Telling bold flavor stories gives menus a sharper competitive edge
Landing on unique dishes that carry broad appeal stems from an intuitive understanding of what drives the guest connection
Chef Mary Grace Viado showcases creative comfort while building in clever menu versatility.
Chipotle peppers, ginger and rosemary make a simple marinade
Nuance marks the flavor approach to each of these builds.
A mindful yet playful approach to flavor building yields creative and compelling menu items
A strategic use of flavor building and cooking techniques promises craveability
A strategic use of soft textures ensures a comfort-centric build
Garlic, pomegranate molasses and eggplant - three Mediterranean ingredients not often used together in the same dish
The three ingredients O’Leary chose—angelica, burdock root and Seminole pumpkin—each carry intrigue
Hearty, satisfying builds stand out with clever flavor play
Taking ingredients in unexpected directions leads to sublime discovery
Touchpoints of the familiar come through in these three recipes
Plant-based additions enhance recipe development
Evocative flavors turn comfort-centric and adventurous builds into stars
Bold flavors carry both light and hearty dishes
Offering comfort while still serving up menu excitement
Classic techniques with modern touches bring home memorable flavors
Comforting indulgence with a sense of place
Thoughtful approaches to the mash-up create modern, craveable flavor combinations
Two recipes that offer signature spins on beloved builds
Assertive global flavors rounded out by softer tones from familiar ingredients
Three recipes that highlight flavor versatility and menu adaptability
Flavorful menu development that looks for inspiration close to home.
High impact flavor needs the right supporting players
Offering familiar ingredients in surprising, flavor-forward applications
Building crave in a comfort classic, a bright summer dish and a modern entrée
Playing with formats and adding unexpected flavor touches reveals new ideas
Thoughtful flavor combinations give breakfast, all-day and brunch a lift
Creative texture play takes favorites in exciting directions
Strategic flavor development ensures menu hits with both plant-forward and meat-centric items
Three creations showcase a modern American mash-up theme
Two recipes that nail craveability and comfort while demonstrating beautiful flavor touches.