Flavor Trends, Strategies and Solutions for Menu Development

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Flavor Trifecta: garlic, pomegranate molasses and eggplant

2020 November-December | Chefs | Front Page | Ingredients | Insights | The Latest

Flavor Trifecta: Loay Alhindi

BY Flavor & The Menu | Nov 8, 2020
Garlic, pomegranate molasses and eggplant - three Mediterranean ingredients not often used together in the same dish

2020 September-October | Chefs | Front Page | Ingredients | Insights | The Latest

Flavor Trifecta: John J. O’Leary

BY Flavor & The Menu | Sep 12, 2020
The three ingredients O’Leary chose—angelica, burdock root and Seminole pumpkin—each carry intrigue

2018 November-December | Chef's Notes | Flavor According To | Ingredients | Insights

Flavor Playlist: Estevan Jimenez

BY Estevan Jimenez | Nov 25, 2018
Estevan Jimenez is the executive chef and culinary instructor at Rancho Cielo Youth Campus in Salinas, Calif. He shares five flavors that inspire his culinary creativity.

2018 November-December | Chef's Notes | Flavor According To | Insights

Flavor Trifecta: Aron Habiger

BY Aron Habiger | Oct 30, 2018
Estevan Jimenez is the executive chef and culinary instructor at Rancho Cielo Youth Campus in Salinas, Calif. He shares five flavors that inspire his culinary creativity.

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Telling bold flavor stories gives menus a sharper competitive edge
Dave Woolley developed this fun taco spread featuring mole-inspired Bush’s Fiesta Beans layered with chiles and chocolate, smoky shredded chicken, pico de gallo, pickled jicama, sour cream and “street corn” guacamole.
Courtesy of Chef Dave Woolley Sponsor: Bush’s Best
Chef Dave Woolley’s creative plant-based tacos feature roasted cauliflower, avocado mash, honey-pickled onions, honey combtija (broken honeycomb mixed with cotija cheese) and cilantro.
Created by Chef Dave Woolley
Sponsor: National Honey Board

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Developing a host of trend-forward menu items while maximizing one new SKU

This Turkey Banh Mi delivers the big flavors of the incredibly popular Vietnamese-style sandwich with the wholesomeness and approachability of turkey.

Turkey carries global flavors while keeping things familiar in modern sandwiches

This Southern Fried Chicken Sandwich with Honey Butter is a fierce contender for today’s chicken sandwich showdown. It’s a craveable classic with a perfectly modern twist thanks to a drizzle of honey butter and the lightly sweet King’s Hawaiian Original Little Island Bun.

Say “Aloha” to craveable fried chicken sandwiches

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