Patricia Cobe

Senior Editor

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Pat plans and executes the menu sections of Restaurant Business and FoodService Director, covering food and beverage trends, Menu R&D, profiles of chefs and restaurateurs and Technomic research. She also contributes to the digital content of both RB and FSD and is editor of two weekly e-newsletters, Recipe Report and On the Menu. Pat’s weekly podcast, MenuFeed, covers a wide range of menu topics through interviews with chefs and operators.

Pat came to Winsight from Hearst, where she was an executive editor. She is the co-author of the Mompreneurs series of books as well as two cookbooks. She graduated from Cornell University and earned a Masters in Journalism from Boston University. She is active in several professional organizations, including Les Dames d’Escoffier and the International Foodservice Editorial Council (IFEC), and serves as a judge for the James Beard Media Awards.

Articles by
Patricia Cobe

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Too Soon for Pumpkin Spice?

What chains and products launched in early August and what else to expect


42 Foods and Beverages Shaping What’s Next on Menus

National Restaurant Association Show’s 2023 FABI award winners showcase most influential new foodservice products, trends

Here’s what stood out after 4 days walking the trade-show floor

The annual food and beverage awards recognized 24 products for their uniqueness, taste, creativity and sales potential

Technomic offers insights into developing successful limited-time offers

Cold is hot among caffeine-seeking consumers