Flavor & The Menu current issue
Flavor Trends, Strategies and Solutions for Menu Development

Trend Takeaways

Off-menu items can generate buzz and increase revenue
A few creative moves take this Philly classic beyond the bun
Fire up appetites with strategic hits of heat in this always-trending format
Harnessing food trends for quick-turnaround LTOs
Exploring a global flavor build with a Gen Z favorite


Maeve Webster talks to a culinary director at a top university as he shares insights on this generation’s dining preferences and flavor profiles
What is driving this generation and how can brands attract them?
A relaxed afternoon off-site dining atmosphere is becoming the ideal setting for an imaginative menu mix
Expand your culinary point of view with boldly flavored premium meat toppings
Younger consumers share their dining preferences, habits and drivers


Creative, intentional approaches to flavor building provide critical points of differentiation
Providing the checks and balances to deliver next-level flavor experiences
A combination of three intriguing ingredients
Chefs are spinning these craveable classics into modern menu stars
Exploring the opportunity within these craveable styles of pizza