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Global Culinary Excellence Academy: The 3 Winning Menus

If our chefs know anything, it’s how to cook well – and that much was proven at the Global Culinary Excellence Academy Finale in November 2018. Even with specific challenge requirements, our students not only managed to excel, but surprise the jury too. Armed with the same, s...

LSG Group LSG Sky Chefs Global Culinary Excellence Academy Finale Chicago

LSG Group: Culinary Academy Final in Chicago

In Chicago, the 13 participants of the first Global Culinary Excellence Academy completed the final exams of the jurors. From 13 to 15 November 2018, the 13 finalists of the first Global Culinary Excellence Academy (GCEA) met in Chicago. There, three challenging examination days ...

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The 5 Tools for Managing and Monitoring Future Food Trends

What will we be eating in 10 years? This is an important topic for the LSG Group. Jörg Hofmann, Director Culinary Excellence Innovations & Trends, monitors the trends in this field very carefully. Hofmann works in the Corporate Culinary Excellence division of the LSG Group. ...

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Ruby Chocolate – A New Type of Sweet

The launch of the ruby chocolate, the “fourth type of chocolate”, was highly anticipated by chocolate lovers around the world. Amongst them was our very own pastry chef, Mathieu Castex, who had to wait until September 2018 before the product was available in Germany. Now that...

Augmented Reality at the WTCE: How exactly does it work? LSG Group

Augmented Reality at the WTCE: How exactly does it work?

An interview with Martin Buchholtz (Innovation and Research, LSG Group) and Oliver Tappe (Global IT, LSG Group) As recently reported here on our Blog, the LSG Group will use Augmented Reality (AR) at the WTCE. A wide variety of dishes will be presented virtually on high-quality ...

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Of the Innovative Power of Food Start-Ups and Healthy Foods

Andreas Nagel, Head of Convenience Retail LSG Group was out and about at Internorga, Germany’s premier trade fair for the Out-of-Home market. Get to know his take on trends. 1. What surprised you? First of all, the innovative power of food start-ups; nearly all the innovations ...

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LSG Group uses Augmented Reality at the WTCE

An interview with Laura Lane, Oliver Tappe and Martin Buchholtz Oliver, Martin, could one of you please briefly explain what is behind the term Augmented Reality? Oliver: Sure! Augmented Reality (AR) means extended reality. The reality that can be grasped directly by the human se...

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Galley Guide: Paperless on Board

A conversation with Oliver Tappe and Martin Buchholtz (Business Analysts, LSG Group) “Crews will love the Galley Guide App, we have no doubt about that,” said a convinced Oliver Tappe and Martin Buchholtz, both LSG Group business analysts. “The Galley Guide makes life much ...

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You can’t go wrong with coffee, beer and water

I was surprised to find that coffee, beer and water are always top sellers, no matter what time of the day it is. As the LSG Group’s Train team, we regularly review the sales figures accordingly to make sure we are getting the right product mix on board the trains we serve. The...

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Trendspotting in Mexico – Are You Ready to Ride the Next Wave of the Mexican Food Trend?

When it comes to learning something truly authentic about food, you have to cross oceans and borders If we believe food-trend researchers and chefs, Mexico has caught up with Peru – speaking in culinary terms, of course. That is why it is hardly a coincidence that the LSG Sky C...