Flavor Trends, Strategies and Solutions for Menu Development

March-April 2020

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March-April 2020 Flavor cover

A deep dive into smoke. Flavor Expedition 2020 part 1 with Gerry Ludwig. New ideas for global handhelds. Pizza trends, flavor play with fries, modern Mexican inspiration, and new deli flavors.

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Stories in this Issue

Welcome to Best of Flavor 2021

This special “Best of Flavor” issue features 100 entries from our readers that showcase the flavor-forward innovation taking place in menu development today

Flavor Takeaway: Puree Luxury

James Beard award-winner Zachary Engel shows off the menu potential of tahini with his black garlic version, with roasted beets and fresh dill

Pantry Powerhouses

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Go With The Dough

Chefs take pizza to the next level with clever flavor play

Fry High

This fan favorite stands out when trending flavors come into play

The State of Pasta 2020

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French Dip

This timeless classic is primed for innovation