Main Ingredient

Oregon's Premiere Foodservice and Lodging Industry Magazine

The Main Ingredient (MI) is widely regarded as one of the top trade association magazines and receives high praise for its production quality. The MI is a monthly publication covering interesting timely topics such as: sustainability, social marketing and wine while supplying informative articles on legislative and operational issues that impact the foodservice and lodging industry.

July 2014

ORLA Endorsed Services

ORLA Endorsed Services

Although Tom Halligan of MICROS won’t be on the starting front line for the US in the World Cup this summer, he knows how tough it can be to navigate a rigorous qualification process. Winning the association’s approval was not as simple as showing up with an application.

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Manage My Restaurant: Making Your Mark Through Menu Design

Manage My Restaurant

The buzz is in the air, as lawn mowers burst out from their hiding places to signal the dominance of warmer weather. It is also your sign to mix more fresh local vegetables into your menu; customers expect your spring menu to reflect and showcase seasonally available offerings.

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Managing the Cold Chain

Managing the Cold

Proper maintenance of your restaurant’s refrigeration units is essential in preserving high-quality products, providing energy savings and, most important, preventing food-borne illness. Often your maintenance schedule is reflective of your sales volume, and sometimes cooler and freezer units get overlooked during busy times.

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