Menues: Going Up

Because wholesale food prices went up 8 percent over the past six months, menu pricing is on the rise.

“Menu prices have gone up 3.1 percent at full-service restaurants and 3.3 percent at quick-service restaurants since June of last year, according to the National Restaurant Association.”

That’s faster than the rate of inflation for all other consumer goods, and it’s expected to continue with the impact of the new minimum wage law.

Read the AP story here.


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In culinary school and getting ready to trade the writing life for the cooking life. Or not. Might do both. At the moment I'm a feature writer for The Patriot-News in Harrisburg, Pa. My name is Pat Carroll.

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