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Carving out differentiation in a crowded category
Picture for Targeting Tacos
Chefs hone in on what makes tacos successful for their brands
Picture for Next-Level Asian Condiments
Dial up the experience with on-trend flavor combinations
Picture for Meaty Appetizers
The snacking category offers a great place for meat-centric innovation
Picture for Beef Means Business: Flavor
Why Chef Gus Martin loves cooking with beef, including flavor profiles and aging, as well as his favorite cuts.
Picture for Maximizing French Toast
Deconstructing & modernizing a breakfast mainstay
Picture for 4 Ways to Go With Grapes on the Menu
Go with grapes and take your menu into bold new territory.
Picture for LTO Strategies: Tapping into Functional Foods
Answer the call for nutrient-rich dishes that power menus
Picture for Entrée Innovation
Chefs are upping their main game
Picture for Savory Solutions With Blueberries
Add richness of flavor and gorgeous color to sauces, glazes and more
Picture for Seafood at the Start
Chefs are showing off the shareable side of seafood
Picture for Bring on the Funk
Fish sauce makes a splash on menus
Picture for All About the Bowl
Next-level approaches keep this category exciting
Picture for What makes BBQ so irresistible?
What is it about BBQ that makes it so universally loved? Smithfield Culinary asked its select group of pitmasters to explain
Picture for Build Your Best Menu
10 dynamic, menu-ready builds and how to leverage them, brought to you by Minor's
Picture for Burger Bonanza
Chefs continue to push the crave factor in burger builds
Picture for Fried Chicken Sandwiches Fly High
These three restaurant brands showcase winning moves in this fan-favorite category
Picture for Welcome to Best of Flavor 2019
A Flavor Playbook of 2019 and beyond, showcasing brilliant snapshots of menu successes
Picture for Beef Means Business: Creativity
How Chef Gus Martin Creolizes beef with the use of seasoning blends, sauces and accompaniments that give beef authentic Creole flair
Picture for What’s Next in Taco Innovation
Trending flavors and ingredients that are impacting taco menu development
Picture for Unexpected Flavor Pairings
Blueberries paired with savory, acidic or herbaceous elements surprise and delight diners
Picture for Transform Authentic Dishes with the Help of Potatoes
Chef Keith Lord turns to potatoes to help carry ethnic flavors throughout a dish
Picture for Making the Most of Corn
Trending ideas on maximizing summer’s greatest ingredient
Picture for Meatballs Make Big Moves in the Snacking Category
Hearty, versatile and familiar, meatballs roll out a winning shareables strategy
Picture for Building a Better Burger
The toppings showing remarkable growth on burger menus
Picture for 4 Red-Hot Global Sauces
Condiments that bring the heat—and show significant growth on menus
Picture for LTO Strategies: Going Global with Turkey
Give guests a thrill with exciting global flavors
Picture for Seafood Flavor Adventures
Using comfort-food menu platforms to showcase seafood
Picture for 5 Ways to Combat Seafood Fraud
Here are five steps to take to help keep seafood fraud out of your operation
Picture for Flavors on the Edge
These two lesser known ingredients provide big menu impact
Picture for Easy Moves into Plant Forward
Leverage the potato’s popularity and get creative
Picture for Today’s Best Sandwiches
Three modern opportunities with memorable sandwich builds
Picture for 8 Ideas on Maximizing Premium Cuts
Chefs share flavor-forward cross-utilization ideas
Picture for The Arc of Non-alc: 10 Beverage Builders
Tap into the ongoing potential of the booze-free beverage
Picture for 5 Beverage Stars on the Horizon
Add pops of color, functional attributes, unexpected texture and deepened flavor to your non-alcoholic (hot or cold) beverages.
Picture for A Burger Build For All Demographics
Peanut butter lends childhood appeal to an adult burger build.
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How Custom Culinary® turns trends into reality with exciting new dishes that meet your operational needs, delight your customers and exceed your expectations.
Picture for The Value of Middle Eastern Cuisine
Get to know this red-hot region, including ingredients and flavors on the fringe
Picture for 12 Ways with Dessert
Twelve pathways to on-trend, signature desserts
Picture for Tracking Dessert Trends
Four opportunities for the sweet side of the menu
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Leveraging seaweed in creative applications can help build menu interest and entice modern consumers, while enhancing menu items with a functional foods halo.
Picture for Flavor Trifecta: Alan Skversky
Alan Skversky is the corporate chef for San Francisco-based Boudin Bakery. We asked him to share a flavor trifecta that demonstrates creative, unexpected flavor play.
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How delivery helps restaurants manage customers’ brand experience
Picture for Pasta Gets a Textural Boost
Surprising textural finishes offer big impact
Picture for Global Hits with Turkey: Peru
Butterball Foodservice’s Pavo Saltado demonstrates a creative way to leverage an emerging flavor trend while keeping it familiar and approachable
Picture for The Rising Tide of Seafood Menuing Raises All Boats
Chefs opting to serve more seafood helps fishing communities thrive, provides a place for fishermen and their families to live, and gives consumers better opportunity to enjoy the fruits of the industry’s labor
Picture for Signature Flavor: Going Green
This shareable dish of Middle Eastern Alaska Fish Cakes with Green Tahini Sauce captures the big opportunity in bringing together seafood, snackability and trending Eastern Med flavors
Picture for Wake Up to the World
Exploration of global flavors sparks breakfast creativity
Picture for Portable Breakfast: Fuel Your Bottom Line
Chef DJ Tangalin utilizes fresh, frozen and dehydrated potatoes in order to develop an incredibly delicious gluten-free menu
Picture for Flavor ROI: Sea Island's Southern Inspired Menus
A case study in how Sea Island introduced new, global flavors to reach a younger clientele, and to appeal to global travelers.
Picture for Eastern Med Moves In
Exploring deeper into this region’s food culture serves up big opportunity
Picture for Flavor Postcard: Dubai
Dinner theatre — by way of Dubai — is pure extravagance, and has a definite place in modern foodservice
Picture for Hot Dogs and Sausages Linking Up
Hot dogs and sausages carry a winning combination of familiarity and street cred
Picture for Cauliflower on the Cutting Edge
Cauliflower rice serves up a world of menu possibilities.
Picture for Flavor Playlist: Elizabeth Falkner
Elizabeth Falkner is a renowned chef, author and television personality. She shares five flavors that inspire her culinary creativity.