Flavor Trends, Strategies and Solutions for Menu Development
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Creating next-gen transformations of familiar favorites
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Courtesy of Chef Alex Sadowsky
Sponsor: National Watermelon Promotion Board
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Courtesy of Chef Alex Sadowsky
Sponsor: California Milk Advisory Board
Picture for Merkts Beer Cheese Nachos
Courtesy of Chef Alex Sadowsky
Sponsor: Bel Brands USA
Picture for Kitchen Collaborative: Barb Colucci
Finding flavor and favor in the culinary construction zone
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Courtesy of Chef Barb Colucci Sponsor: National Honey Board
Picture for Taco Fiesta Black Bean Breakfast Torta
Courtesy of Chef Barb Colucci Sponsor: Bush’s Best
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Created by Chef David Viviano
Sponsor: Tyson Foodservice
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Created by Chef David Viviano
Sponsor: Barilla
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Created by Chef David Viviano
Sponsor: National Watermelon Promotion Board

Picture for Kitchen Collaborative: David Viviano
Creating thrilling flavor experiences by drawing from a well of personal experiences
Picture for Kitchen Collaborative: Jeff Mann
Serving a muse that demands new bold flavor takes on traditional dishes
Picture for Idaho® Potato Braised Vegetable Shepherd’s Pie
Created by Chef Jeff Mann
Sponsor: Idaho Potato Commission
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Courtesy of Chef Jeff Mann Sponsor: Bush’s Best
Picture for Kitchen Collaborative: Jennifer Etzkin OBrien
Mining the flavor complexity found within humble ingredients and classic techniques
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Courtesy of Chef Jennifer Etzkin OBrien Sponsor: True Aussie Beef & Lamb
Picture for Tyson Foodservice: Roasted Chicken Farro Salad
Courtesy of Chef Jennifer Etzkin OBrien Sponsor: Tyson Foodservice
Picture for Roasted Vegetables with Dairy Free Boursin® Crema
Courtesy of Chef Jennifer Etzkin OBrien Sponsor: Bel Brands
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Created by Michael Slavin, VP of Culinary & Menu Innovation, Houlihan’s, Inc.
Picture for Kitchen Collaborative: Jeffrey Quasha
Global inspirations lead to inventive flavor builds that surprise and delight.
Picture for Indian Spiced Baked Beans Dal
Courtesy of Chef Jeffrey Quasha Sponsor: Bush’s Best
Picture for Barilla Cellentani Huevos Diablos with Sambal
Created by Chef Jeffrey Quasha
Sponsor: Barilla
Picture for Kitchen Collaborative: Bob Gallagher
Two recipes that nail craveability and comfort while demonstrating beautiful flavor touches.
Picture for Seared Aussie Lamb & Moroccan Spiced Sweet Potato Gnocchi
Courtesy of Chef Bob Gallagher Sponsor: True Aussie Beef & Lamb
Picture for California Cheesy Yucatán Poutine
Created by Chef Bob Gallagher Sponsor: California Milk Advisory Board
Picture for Kitchen Collaborative: Chef Amy Smith
Lively flavor play makes salads trend-forward and memorable
Picture for Arugula Salad with Crispy Boursin® Bites
Created by Chef Amy Smith
Sponsor: Bel Brands USA
Picture for Chile-Lime Watermelon Salad with Queso Fresco
Created by Chef Amy Smith
Sponsor: National Watermelon Promotion Board

Picture for Kitchen Collaborative: Chef Dave Woolley
Telling bold flavor stories gives menus a sharper competitive edge
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Courtesy of Chef Dave Woolley Sponsor: Bush’s Best
Picture for Burnt Honey-Lime Cauliflower Tacos
Created by Chef Dave Woolley
Sponsor: National Honey Board
Picture for Chimayo Chile Grassfed Australian Beef with New Mexico Farmhouse Salad
Courtesy of Chef Dave Woolley Sponsor: True Aussie Beef & Lamb
Picture for Duck Fat Crisped Idaho® Fingerlings
Created by Chef Dave Woolley Sponsor: Idaho Potato Commission
Picture for Grilled Cheese With Boursin®, Apples & Fig Jam
Created by Chef Jeremy Lett
Sponsor: Bel Brands USA
Picture for Barilla Sausage & Spinach Orecchiette
Created by Chef Jeremy Lett
Sponsor: Barilla
Picture for Tyson Foodservice: Spanish Omelette with Aidells Chicken and Apple Sausage
Created by Chef Jeremy Lett
Sponsor: Tyson Foodservice
Picture for Kitchen Collaborative: Chef Jeremy Lett
Landing on unique dishes that carry broad appeal stems from an intuitive understanding of what drives the guest connection
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Created by Chef Mary Grace Viado Sponsor: California Milk Advisory Board
Picture for Thrice-Baked Cheesy Idaho® Potatoes
Created by Chef Mary Grace Viado Sponsor: Idaho Potato Commission
Picture for Tyson Foodservice: Chorizo Birria Stacked Tacos
Created by Chef Mary Grace Viado
Sponsor: Tyson Foodservice
Picture for Kitchen Collaborative: Chef Mary Grace Viado
Chef Mary Grace Viado showcases creative comfort while building in clever menu versatility.
Picture for Kitchen Collaborative: Justin Fields
Nuance marks the flavor approach to each of these builds.
Picture for Wildflower Honey-Turmeric Greek Yogurt Dip
Created by Chef Justin Fields
Sponsor: National Honey Board
Picture for Smoky Mezcal Watermelon Mojito Recipe
Created by Chef Justin Fields
Sponsor: National Watermelon Promotion Board

Picture for Chiles Rellenos Stuffed with California Queso Fresco and Elote Recipe
Created by Chef Justin Fields
Sponsor: California Milk Advisory Board
Picture for Kitchen Collaborative: Quinn Adkins
A mindful yet playful approach to flavor building yields creative and compelling menu items
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Courtesy of Chef Quinn Adkins Sponsor: National Honey Board
Picture for Herb-roasted Aussie Leg of Lamb with Hazelnut Demi-glace recipe
Courtesy of Chef Quinn Adkins Sponsor: True Aussie Beef & Lamb
Picture for Spinach and Kale Salad with Baked Bean “Caviar” recipe
Courtesy of Chef Quinn Adkins Sponsor: Bush’s Best
Picture for Tyson Foodservice: Pulled Chicken On Southwest Stacked Salad
Created by Chef Pam Smith
Sponsor: Tyson Foodservice
Picture for Crispy Prosciutto Watermelon Poppers
Created by Chef Pam Smith
Sponsor: National Watermelon Promotion Board

Picture for Toasted Orzo Salad with Citrus-Seared Salmon
Created by Chef Pam Smith
Sponsor: Barilla
Picture for Kitchen Collaborative: Pam Smith
A strategic use of flavor building and cooking techniques promises craveability
Picture for Idaho® Potato Bialys with Tomato Chutney
Created by Chef Brad Kent
Sponsor: Idaho Potato Commission
Picture for Boursin® Bagel Bites
Created by Chef Brad Kent
Sponsor: Bel Brands USA
Picture for Indian Spiced Baked Beans Dal
Created by Chef Jeffrey Quasha Sponsor: Bush’s Best
Picture for Cheesy Cal-Mex Spinach & Artichoke Enchiladas
Created by Chef Alex Sadowsky Sponsor: California Milk Advisory Board
Picture for Idaho® Potato Braised Vegetable Shepherd’s Pie
Created by Chef Jeff Mann Sponsor: Idaho® Potato Commission
Picture for Australian Grassfed Beef Tartare with Kimchi and Furikake
Created by Chef Brandon Hudson Sponsor: True Aussie Beef & Lamb
Picture for Tyson Pulled Chicken Long Rice
Created by Chef David Viviano
Sponsor: Tyson Foodservice
Picture for Smoky Watermelon and Carnitas Tacos
Created by Chef Jay Smith Sponsor: National Watermelon Promotion Board
Picture for Toasted Orzo with Citrus-Seared Salmon
Created by Pam Smith, RD Sponsor: Barilla America
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Picture for Idaho® Potato Curry and Noodles
Picture for Idaho® Potato Larder Latkes & Koji Cultured Cream
Picture for Idaho® Potato Samosadilla and Cilantro Lime Chutney
Picture for Crispy Lemon & Herb Idaho® Fingerling Potatoes
Picture for Idaho® Potato Mexican Tamale Sphere
Picture for Vegan Deviled Idaho® Red Potatoes
Picture for Idaho® Potato Gnocchi with Peas
Picture for Smashed Idaho® Fingerling Potatoes with BBQ Butter
Picture for Grilled Chilean Salmon, Cured Tomato and Olive Vinaigrette, Shishito Pepper
Picture for Thai Curry “Quick” Alaska Cod with Instant Basmati Rice
Picture for Wild Alaska Salmon with Masa Crunchies Breakfast Burrito
Picture for Lemon-Sumac Alaska Pink Salmon Bowl
Picture for Buffalo Chicken and Avocado Blue Cheese Sandwich
Picture for Campfire Fingerling Potatoes
Picture for Lamb Scottadito with Walnut Anchovy Salsa and Broccolini
Picture for Grilled Mango & Goat Cheese Salad
Picture for Middle Eastern Alaska Fish Cakes With Green Tahini Sauce
Picture for Aussie Grassfed Beef Banh Mi
Picture for Black Soy Bean Burgers
Picture for Pambazo Idaho Potatoes Sandwich
Picture for Bulgogi Marinated Cheesesteak with Oaxaca Cheese
Picture for Honey Tandoori Chicken Flatbread Sandwich
Picture for Spanish-Style Striped Bass Sandwich with Walnut Harissa
Picture for Tex-Mex Steak Torta
Picture for Wild Alaska Salmon Banh Mi
Picture for Idaho® Potato Chorizo Au Gratin
Picture for Idaho® Potato Hash Baes
Picture for Idaho® Potato Wrap Spring Rolls
Picture for Idaho® Potato Dahi Puri
Picture for Roasted Lebanese Potato Shawarma
Picture for Savory Rice Waffles
Picture for Roasted Pear, Spinach & Gorgonzola Omelet
Picture for Blueberry Breakfast Smoothie Bowl
Picture for Fresh Mango & Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash
Picture for Loaded Hash Brown Packets
Picture for Avocado Chicharrones with Steak & Eggs
Picture for Wild Alaska Salmon and Egg Breakfast Tacos
Picture for Bacon, Maine Lobster and Tomato Sliders
Picture for Beer Braised German Bratwurst With Onions in a Tortilla
Picture for Hotel Allegro Short Rib Potato Hash
Picture for Idaho Potato Pig Fries
Picture for Butchertown Gnocchi with Wild Mushrooms
Picture for Chicken Vesuvio
Picture for Paella With Chicken, Chorizo, Clams And Shirred Eggs
Picture for Mediterranean Egg Strata With Swiss Chard, Olives And Mozzarella
Picture for Pear Shrimp Salad with Cilantro Yogurt Dressing
Picture for Avocado Salad with Pineapple Carpaccio, Pomegranate Vinaigrette and Toasted Cashews
Picture for Crab and Avocado Quesadilla
Picture for Crispy Microbrew Onion Rings
Picture for Yamhattan Cocktail
Picture for Fluffy Sweet Potato Bourbon Pie
Picture for Garlic Grilled Salmon Salad
Picture for Chili Garlic Pollock Fillet
Picture for Ceviche-Style Sole & Snow Crab Salad
Picture for Dukkah Dusted Rockfish
Picture for Toasted Almond Gnocchi with Braised Chicken Thighs and Rapini
Picture for Baked Goat Cheese with Almonds, Caramelized Onion, and Figs
Picture for Almond Toffee Martini
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Picture for Gluten-Free Pumpkin Honey Spice Cookies
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