More and more, the American dinner table is an amalgamation of different cultures and regional cuisines. But do you know where commonplace foods like apple pie, French fries, and fajitas originated? How did those foods end up on our plate? Take our quiz and find out! The answers may surprise you.
The science of gastronomy has its own language that chefs live by. Learning a wide variety of culinary terms is a must for restaurant owners and culinary artists. Test your knowledge on basic, and not so basic, culinary techniques by taking our fun and educational quiz!
Johns Hopkins Medicine defines a phobia as an uncontrollable, irrational, and lasting fear of a certain object, situation, or activity. If you manage or work in a restaurant, there will times when customers may have seemingly extreme reactions to certain stimuli. After all, restaurants are bustling social landscapes of people, smells, flavors, textures, objects, and […]
Restaurant employees and managers understand the importance of preventing foodborne illness. It’s important to keep this knowledge fresh, so we’ve prepared some fun, educational questions to help keep cleanliness top of mind. How does your knowledge of this ever-expanding topic stack up? Take our quiz to find out!
It’s important to always be ready for a health inspection. Testing your knowledge now will save you time and money in the future. Many restaurant managers and owners have had great luck in orchestrating practice inspections; this practice helps to teach employees the ins and outs of food safety. There is a lot to keep […]
Been following our “New Normal” series? Take this quiz to see if you’re up to speed on your COVID-19 knowledge & tips for the restaurant industry.
At Wasserstrom, we learn something new every day. In 2019 we not only helped our customers succeed and grow, we also continued to expand our foodservice knowledge. After 100 years of partnering with both small businesses and large restaurant chains, we’ve realized the only thing more fun than discovering something new is sharing it with […]
It may be a little cliché to say bakers are artists, but it’s true. Your customers appreciate the creativity and skill put into every bite of your cheesecake, Bundt cake or pizza pie. But how well do you know the baking tools you use every day? If you fancy yourself a master pastry chef or […]
Think you know these latest foodservice industry trends? We’ve pulled together some questions you may find tricky but will definitely find interesting in this quiz on restaurant trends in the United States. After you take our quiz, you’ll walk away with at least a couple memorable stats to pull out of your back pocket during […]
Not just anyone could be a professional chef, not to mention being on TV, writing books, owning restaurants, and also handling the fame and success of also being a celebrity. Take our quiz to see which celebrity chef channels your inner stardom. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn a thing or two?
In case you hadn’t heard, there is a big football game coming up. And Americans consume a lot of food and drink on this Sunday. It’s really “super!” In fact, according the Department of Agriculture, food consumption on this super Sunday is second only to Thanksgiving day in terms of sheer volume. So, do you […]
Ignoring food safety is one of the quickest ways to get into a whole heap of trouble. Just ask mega-chains like Chipotle or McDonalds. So, how well do you know your food safety facts? An ounce of prevention is worth way more than a pound of cure. Or the PR nightmare that you could experience from […]
What type of knife would you use to fillet a fish? Is there an ideal knife for slicing tomatoes? How about shucking oysters? Our professional knife type quiz will test your knowledge on which cutlery you need for the right job in the restaurant. Think you can ace it? Need some help? Study our Professional […]
How well do you know beer glassware? Every beer has a perfect mate for the best tasting experience. Try our quiz below and see if you know what your customers should be drinking from.