Baby lettuce, kale, beets, hemp hearts, avocado, orange, hazelnuts, goat cheese, crusty fig toast
Make salads signature with one of America's favorite fruits
Blueberries offer a meaningful connection for healthy diners
High-impact flavor techniques leveraging the power of blueberries
12 inroads into signature salads, all offering opportunity to create a memorable, come-back-again flavor experience.
Viewhouse offers a Wasabi & Sweet Garlic Chicken Salad: Mixed greens, scallion, celery, carrots, Granny Smith apples, wasabi-aïoli dressing, chicken in chile-soy sauce
Farmer Boys offers a Southwest Chicken Salad with grilled chicken breast, roasted corn, black beans, avocado, tortilla strips, iceberg and green leaf lettuce, chile-ranch dressing
Princeton University offers a Kale, Carrot, Sriracha Salad: Shaved tri-color carrots, kale, and Brussels sprouts with Sriracha vinaigrette
Salon By Sucré offers a Beet Salad with goat cheese mousse, walnut granola, champagne vinaigrette, bittersweet chocolate
Matadora offers a Kale Salad with melted provolone, chickpeas, olives, red onion, burnt raisins, crispy pumpkin, pepitas
Inspirations for salad builds with a modern flavor narrative
Brining and braising introduce moisture, complexity and nuance to modern dishes.
Newk’s Eatery offers an Ahi Tuna Salad with radishes, carrots, cucumbers, tomatoes, greens and ginger-wasabi dressing
FoodE offers a Smoked Trout Salad with romaine, wheat berries, fresh vegetables, avocado and bacon
Hen Quarter's Watermelon Salad - compressed watermelon, mozzarella, baby heirloom tomatoes, fennel, cucumbers, basil, lemon-curd vinaigrette.
Chefs are staging a coup, toppling the reign of tender greens and bringing back the crunch. Driven by a more intentional approach to salad-building, romaine and iceberg are getting called up, tucking craveability and, yes, innovation, among their crisp leaves.
Incorporating unusual ingredients and combinations
Rethink your salad menu strategy. Go with two to three core salads on your menu that have longevity year-round, then implement a robust salad LTO cycle that features a new seasonal salad offering every two months.
The cilantro yogurt dressing is really the difference maker in this dish. It’s so creamy, fresh and flavorful, and yet lower in calories thanks to non-fat Greek yogurt.
In this recipe, thin slices of golden pineapple are topped with rich chunks of avocado and drizzled with a fruity pomegranate vinaigrette. An excellent menu option for vegetarian menus.
Fresh roasted garlic and a bit of black pepper are all that's necessary to turn out a flavorful grilled salmon fillet. Serve topped with a fresh green salad and bulgar for a healthy, flavorful menu option.