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The Value of Upcharging: Parkway Bakery & Tavern

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Learn how these operators overcame common, real-world challenges by using Simplot products to improve consistency and profitability while reducing labor and waste.


Faster-Cooking Fry Helps Drive-Thru Beat the Pandemic

For many restaurants, the order to close down during the coronavirus pandemic was crippling—but not for all. At a time when your car felt like the safest place you could be, drive-thru held a considerable advantage over their dine-in-only competition.


Purdue University Adopts Frozen Grains to Match Plant-Based Trend, Reduce Labor

On campus, Gen Z students mindful issues like climate change and animal welfare appreciate their environmental benefits and sustainability of plant-based, relative to other food choices. So it's no surprise many students are actively looking for plant-based dishes in their dining halls.


Differentiate or Die: How Unique Fries Help a Jersey Shore Operator Stand Out

Competition has always been stiff in the restaurant business. But it's especially tough on the Jersey Shore near Stone Harbor, New Jersey. There, dozens of operators have only 15 weeks to make the bulk of their annual profits before their summer season ends.

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Amazing Loaded Fries

Hot Birdie's Chicken

No More Soggy Fries

Hot Birdie's Chicken

Goodbye, Soggy Fries

Parkway Bakery & Tavern

Upcharging for Sweet Potato Fries

Parkway Bakery & Tavern

How to Avoid Soggy Delivery Fries

Seattle, WA

How to Beat Avocado Price Spikes

Siesta Key, FL

Simplifying Operations

Siesta Key, FL

Cali "O" Burgers & Simplot SIDEWINDERS™ Fries

San Diego, CA

Attracting Families

Gilbert, AZ

How to create something new

Uncle Bear's Phoenix, AZ

Raising K-12 Meal Participation

Mannheim, PA

Healthier Options for C&U

Purdue University

Beating the Labor Shortage

Purdue University

Maintaining Quality with Frozen

Stone Harbor, NJ

Serving Quality Fruit Year Round

Siesta Key, FL

Serving Consistent Grains

Siesta Key, FL

Feeding a Stadium

Boise State University