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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.
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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 Savory Solutions With Blueberries
Add richness of flavor and gorgeous color to sauces, glazes and more
Picture for Alaska Salmon: Head to Tail
Barton Seaver demonstrates how to use a king salmon from nose to tail for maximum profitabiility
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 Flavor Postcard: Australia
Modern takes on traditional Turkish small plates
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 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 Building a Better Burger
The toppings showing remarkable growth on burger menus
Picture for LTO Strategies: Going Global with Turkey
Give guests a thrill with exciting global flavors
Picture for Flavor of the Year
Monin is calling out Vanilla Spice as the “Flavor of the Year.”
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Signature pork offerings help attract BBQ lovers
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Rickie Perez, Executive Chef/Founder of Logan Oyster Socials, a traveling oyster bar in Chicago, serves up a seafood pasta that is a perfect 10
Picture for Innovating With Pork
We partner with Smithfield to look at today’s biggest menu opportunities that rely on pork for its popularity, familiarity, versatility and flavor
Picture for Rise and Shine
Trend-forward uses of pork ensure that breakfast is good to go
Picture for Easy Moves into Plant Forward
Leverage the potato’s popularity and get creative
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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 Tracking Dessert Trends
Four opportunities for the sweet side of the menu
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 Beef Means Business: Versatile Beef
Chef Martin speaks to the versatility of beef: how it goes beyond center of the plate and how different portion sizes drive business at lunch and dinner.
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 Postcard: Dubai
Dinner theatre — by way of Dubai — is pure extravagance, and has a definite place in modern foodservice
Picture for Cauliflower on the Cutting Edge
Cauliflower rice serves up a world of menu possibilities.
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Make salads signature with one of America's favorite fruits
Picture for Eastern Med Pasta
A classic plant-forward dish from the Levant is paired with pasta for modern comfort.
Picture for Global Hits with Turkey: New Ways with Ramen
This Gluten-Free Turkey Ramen taps into trending global flavors while staying in your guests’ comfort zone
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Monin has introduced bright, clean-label vegetable purées that help deliver the veg-centric trend in drinks
Picture for Build a Gluten-Free Menu with Potatoes
Chef DJ Tangalin utilizes fresh, frozen and dehydrated potatoes in order to develop an incredibly delicious gluten-free menu
Picture for The Future of Flavor
One of the easiest, most cost-effective ways to elevate a popular or familiar dish is with an on-trend condiment. Here are five of the mouth-watering varieties we expect will resonate with larger audiences over the coming year.
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Blueberries offer a meaningful connection for healthy diners
Picture for Chef Ray Garcia on Latin Cuisine
Renowned restauranteur/chef Ray Garcia dishes on the appeal of Latin cuisine and demonstrates how to make his Yolkamole Egg Tostada
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This Fettuccine Carbonara sees a luscious blend of cream, guanciale, Grana Padano cheese and rendered guanciale fat
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Toppings and sauces made with DOLE® Chef-Ready Cuts and Chef-Ready Frozen Fruit Purées lend a premium touch to your menu.
Picture for Global Hits with Turkey: Eastern Mediterranean
Tap into trending global flavors while staying in your guests’ comfort zone
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Three more ways to leverage the popularity of mac and cheese.
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High-impact flavor techniques leveraging the power of blueberries
Picture for Craveable Comfort
Potatoes anchor trends with all-important familiarity
Picture for Flavor Postcard: Japan
Steak is premium, but the experience doesn’t have to be formal, as stand-up steak concept Ikinari Steak demonstrates
Picture for Flavor Postcard: South Korea
Steak in a Cup... yes, that’s right—steak is supremely portable and snackable in South Korea’s steak stalls
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With consumers showing hummus so much love, there’s an opportunity for menu differentiation through creative play in flavor combinations—both in the hummus and atop. Jorge Cespedes brings you five creative ways to top plant-based purées, lending flavor, texture and menu differentiation.
Picture for Beef Means Business: Chef Adam Hegsted
For Spokane, Washington–based chef Adam Hegsted, beef means profits across his restaurant group, from the pure craveability of a Teres major steak, cooked sous vide then grilled, to Spaghetti-Stuffed Meatballs that turn a beloved classic literally inside out.
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Vibrant color dinnerware options from Libbey® help your one-of-a-kind plating ideas take flight, creating new looks to complement your venue’s unique character. Serve up an experience that is funky, eclectic or adventurous – and always memorable.
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Amid the real concern of rising prices in an ever-changing landscape of labor, transportation, food costs and tariffs, flavor should remain every restaurant operator’s top priority.
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Garner Foods donated $20,000 to hunger charities during the Texas Pete® Kitchen Hero Cook-Off.
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Bowl builds are a powerhouse on menus today, and play well in a number of dayparts. Here are three ways to bean up your bowls, using plant-based ingredients to carry big flavors, satisfy hunger and provide nutrient-rich foods.
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Rob Corliss, culinary consultant, translates five sustaining trends that will continue to influence dining behavior, and that require thoughtful attention when it comes to modern menu strategy.
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Jorge Cespedes is consulting corporate chef for Bush’s Beans. He suggests cutting edge ways to serve beans for breakfast, has delicious ideas for seasonings for crispy garbanzo beans, and challenges chefs to see how far hummus can go.
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Haliburton provides a pathway into plant-forward success through the use of scratch-made sauces.
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CMAB recently unveiled a new campaign spotlighting “REAL Makers”—innovative chefs from throughout the country using California dairy in an interesting way.
Picture for Reductions? Yes, You Can!
How Haliburton creates create classic-technique reduction sauces ready to use.
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A select group of chefs with ethnic expertise discuss BBQ
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Hispanic-style cheeses from California tap into the continuing popularity of Latin cuisine on menus today. Chefs are showcasing creativity by leveraging Hispanic ingredients in craveable, delicious dishes.
Picture for Flavors Even Millennials Want
Fresh purées can wow even the most discerning palates. Fruit purées, zests and blends help chefs add precisely the right flavor to a curried ginger peach sauce, instantly transforming Moroccan chicken brochettes into a menu best-seller.
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Chef Jamie, Executive Chef at The Culinary Vegetable Institute at The Chef’s Garden, brings new life to fresh potatoes with these eye catching, scrumptious dishes
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Five trends Katie Sutton is watching at the National Restaurant Association conference in 2018
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Potatoes help the chef tap into the veg-centric/plant-forward trend while still giving diners what they want—satisfaction, satiety and craveability
Picture for BelGioioso Cheese Wins Big
U.S. Cheesemakers dominated the World Championship Cheese Contest in Madison in 2018, and BelGioioso Cheese was awarded eight prestigious medals out of a total of 3,402 entries from 26 different nations
Picture for River & Woods Redefines Avocado Sushi with Fresh AFM
Watch Chef Daniel Asher of River & Woods craft an innovative twist on the classic caprese sandwich.
Picture for Five Trends I’m Watching in 2018 by Kim Haasarud
Five trends Kim Haasarud is watching to help you up your cocktail development, delivery, marketing and creativity game
Picture for Renegade Steakhouse Chefs Turn to Fresh AFM
Watch Chef Jason McLeod of Born & Raised, San Diego, CA create fresh and modern spins on classic steakhouse dishes with fresh Avocados From Mexico
Picture for Five Trends I’m Watching in 2018 by Dave Woolley
Five trends Dave Woolley - Chef of Fun Things to Cook, CD Culinary Approach - is watching in 2018
Picture for Five Trends I’m Watching in 2018 by Charlie Baggs
Charlie Baggs's talks about his NRA 2018 Show roadmap and what trends he foresees for 2018
Picture for Tortilla Española by Dan Kish
Chef Dan Kish of Food Fixe gives new life to dehydrated potatoes, which showcases his innovative use of dehy slices in a creative take on Tortilla Española, and dehy flakes as a delicious and gluten-free alternative breading for Chicken Milanese.
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Chobani® Greek Yogurt gives baked goods a boost, especially this pillowy soft charred Indian flatbread
Picture for Five Trends I’m Watching in 2018 by Kathy Casey
Kathy Casey's top five trends and concepts on the front burner of the foodservice industry in 2018.
Picture for Five Trends I’m Watching in 2018 by Rob Corliss
Rob Corliss, culinary consultant, translates five sustaining trends that will continue to influence dining behavior, and that require thoughtful attention when it comes to modern menu strategy.
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Greek yogurt offers a pleasing balance between acidity and richness to desserts. Use it in Greek Yogurt Icing, Frozen Greek Yogurt and Almond Panna Cotta.
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Flavor Partners Showcase - how Bush's Beans' products and recipes help customers take full advantage of the vegetable-forward menu trend
Picture for Texas Pete Trifecta: Cornmeal  +  Blackberries + Texas Pete® Honey Mustard Sauce
Quinn Adkins introduces this go-to trifecta of cornmeal, blackberries, and Texas Pete® Honey Mustard Sauce
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Avocados From Mexico opens new state-of-the-art Culinary Center which will serve to further education and culinary innovation.
Picture for Natural Solutions for Cocktail Trends
Beverage specialists at Monin have tapped into two major trends that hold big opportunity in the incredibly dynamic universe of modern cocktails
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In his Umami Tuna Poke, Chad Lance finds that balance by replacing soy sauce with Monin® Umami Concentrated Flavor
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Leverage the power of Chobani® Greek Yogurt in a multitude of sauce applications
Picture for Next-Level Soups and Dressings
Enrich and embolden your seasonal soups and salad dressings with Chobani
Picture for Texas Pete Trifecta: Gruyere + Fresh Apple + Texas Pete Original Hot Sauce
Matthia Accurso's go-to flavor trifecta: Texas Pete Hot Sauce, Gruyère and fresh apple
Picture for Appetizer Innovation Gets a Makeover
Flavor Partners Showcase - Idahoan Potatoes offers shareable finger food recipes using Idahoan® Tater Tumbler Appetizer Mix
Picture for Texas Pete Trifecta - Milk Chocolate + Bourbon + CHA! by Texas Pete® Sriracha Sauce
Stephanie Tyson's trifecta of milk chocolate, bourbon and CHA! by Texas Pete® Sriracha Sauce is unexpected, but certainly inviting
Picture for Changing the world one sweetener at a time
Over 150 million sweetener packets are consumed every day. ecoSticks makes sweeteners and their packets more socially conscious, with a 50% reduction in filler and packaging.
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Mango savory toast, mango chimichurri bacon burger and mango michelada. Maximize flavor excitement and minimize labor with chef-ready frozen purées.
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Hummus is having a moment. Nestlé Minor's brings you nine ways to signaturize this craveable, wholesome Middle Eastern dip.
Picture for Great Midwest® Ghost Pepper Cheddar Cheese from Saputo
Saputo Cheese USA Inc. (“Saputo”) is pleased to introduce Great Midwest® Ghost Pepper CheddarCheese.
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Ham is happening. Watch UNCUT Making the Cut to see Chef Cosmo Goss of The Publican in Chicago showcase the delicious “umami bomb”. With the National Pork Board.
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The dramatic presentation combined with umami-laden truffles turns a baked potato into a flavor knockout.
Picture for Idaho Potatoes & Smoked Salmon & Eggs
A new take on eggs Benedict, with salmon and crisp fried potato leek cakes.
Picture for Idaho Potato & French Onion Soup
Maximize the rich, craveable flavor system of French onion soup with a whole baked potato.
Picture for Ted’s Bulletin Shepherd’s Pie Tart
Who says a Shepherd's Pie has to be a pie? Why not a savory tart instead.
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Watch this video to learn how to butcher and name chops coming from a bone-in loin.
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Barilla's annual “Modern Casual” summit brings chefs together to share menu ideation around authentic Italian flavors and ingredients.
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Spicy, aromatic ¡Sabor! is available in 5-ounce bottles with an easy-pour opening.
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TraceMyFries.com, brings operators together with the information they need, allowing them to be more transparent with patrons.
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Vibrant color dinnerware options from Libbey® help your one-of-a-kind plating ideas take flight, creating new looks to complement your venue’s unique character. Serve up an experience that is funky, eclectic or adventurous – and always memorable.