Flavor Trends, Strategies and Solutions for Menu Development

By Katie Ayoub
January 10, 2023

In our second installment of Flavor Discoveries (see Part 1 here), we highlight seven more ingredients inspiring menu innovation. When asked to describe one new flavor or ingredient that you discovered or enjoyed working with this past year, chefs from across the country responded with discoveries of creative flavor builders and how they’re sparking ideas to enliven the culinary process.

Scroll through this slideshow of flavors that are fueling modern menu-development.


About The Author


Katie Ayoub is managing editor of Flavor & The Menu. She has been working in foodservice publishing for more than 16 years and on the Flavor team since 2006. She won a 2015 Folio award for her Flavor & The Menu article, Heritage Matters. In 2006, she won “Best Culinary Article” from the Cordon D’Or for an article on offal.