Nation’s Restaurant News asked some of the industry’s top trend-watchers to discuss what they expect for foodservice in the year ahead. Here are their predictions:


Darren Tristano

Darren Tristano, executive vice president, Technomic Inc.

Restaurant nutrition: Growth in menu labeling will increase nutrition awareness among many restaurant users, compelling some operators to add vegetable entrees and appetizers; expand their use of whole grains, such as buckwheat and quinoa; or use salts less for cooking and more as dish-finishing components or customer-applied garnishes.

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We are Veterans of the service industry! Maybe even, titans since we have been in this sometimes difficult but mostly rewarding industry for over 25 years! We have dedicated  ourselves to the industry and finally designed book that doesn’t come from a credit card company to organize us at the table, in front of a guest and on the job!


Lose just a few dollars or one credit card slip and well your night can be ruined! We have all been there! Our Happy Waitress “Original Waitstaff Organizer” is sensible and economical! We offer many versions & colors of our original design, get one get them all!


Created for the service industry, our Waitstaff organizer provides a neat and simple way to keep orders, guest checks & cash together. Its compact size  5 inches wide by 8 inches tall is packed with features. This collection is made in either Vinyl, the economic choice or Leather. Both are made with durability and longevity in mind. The left side contains a pouch with a sturdy metal zipper to secure large bills and change, underneath an added pocket for collected guest checks or signed credit card slips.


On the right a place to put an order book and pen secure so your not digging in an apron! All of these features combined create a useful Waitstaff Organizer that will surely become an essential on the job!


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