Trend Spotting at the Fancy Food Show - The top five food trends for 2013 have been picked by a panel of trend-spotters at the 38th Winter Fancy Food Show, which took place Jan. 20-22 in San Francisco.
National Pie Day-A single day is emerging this month as a beacon of hope, joy and warmth – National Pie Day, Wednesday, Jan. 23. This year, the American Pie Council with Linda Hoskins released its first cookbook, a collection of nearly 200 award-winning recipes throughout 18 years of the National Pie Championships. Here are great pies from past events and fun facts about pies.
Gear Down - In the spirit of relaxing in the New Year, hopefully after wrapping up a successful holiday season at your bakery, try these ideas on for size to kick back a little. Here’s wishing everyone a happy and prosperous 2013.
Top 10 Products at Hispanic Bakeries - Fueled by the continually rising Hispanic population in the US, along with more familiarity and interest in Hispanic foods among all Americans, Hispanic pastries, sweet breads and sandwiches are trending upward.
On the Road to Success - The RBA Roadshow, which took place Dec. 2, proved a big hit with bakers, vendors and attendees of the new expo/seminar held at Kendall College in Chicago. The next RBA Roadshow will be March 3, 2013, in Seattle. Here are highlights from the Chicago event.
Owner Amanda Michael, who named her place after daughter Jane, opened her first San Francisco location in 2011, starting with pastries, breakfast and lunch items. A second store followed in 2013. Then came their “bursting at the seams” moment.