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Shareable menu items are perfect for showcasing a chef’s creativity and culinary point of view. By introducing guests to unique flavors in an experiential format, shareables have a high perceived value—and great profit potential. In this issue, we’ll uncover the trend... Continue Reading
From grilled cheese to green bean casserole; pot roast to pizza—comfort food dishes appeal to the child in all of us. These feel-good favorites are a source of consumer delight on every menu, and the comfort food category is a great place to introduce signature flavors... Continue Reading
Handheld menu items hit on so many of today’s consumer hot buttons— they’re portable, they’re convenient, they’re perfectly portioned and perceived as a great value. And with interest in global flavors continuing to grow, handheld items are the ideal vessels... Continue Reading
It’s no surprise that flavor and indulgence are key attributes for patrons choosing to order desserts when dining out. While decadent desserts will always have a place on the menu, it’s important to consider the needs of consumers who are looking to satisfy their sweet tooth... Continue Reading
Nothing speaks to the identity of a country, region or neighborhood like signature local cuisine. The street food category hits on such culinary hot buttons as authenticity, “food with a story” and bold flavors—the issues that today’s consumers truly care about. In this issue,... Continue Reading
Call it brinner, brunchfast or simply all-day breakfast. The point is, consumers crave breakfast-inspired dishes at all hours of the day. In this issue, we’ll investigate how breakfast dishes can be transformed into appetizers, entrées, sandwiches and even desserts that can be menu... Continue Reading
It’s healthy. It’s delicious. It stands on its own, but it complements myriad other ingredients. We’re talking, of course, about fruit! In this issue, we’ll explore how fruit can play a larger role in menu development—supported by recipe ideas, culinary tips and industry examples. Continue Reading