Texture

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Modern pearls, dusts, powders and crystals introduce captivating texture
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Ideas for textual enhancements to update existing menu items.
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Insights into the texture trend from our panel of experts
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Modern menu development takes textural play to the next level.
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When it comes to desserts, dining consumers want to be surprised and delighted. Enter modern texture. In this age of complex flavor experiences, we’ve moved well beyond sprinkles and tuiles. Here are five examples of pitch-perfect textural play in modern desserts.
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The hot dog boom is built on flavor and texture play
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Texture helps weave a unique narrative, perhaps through cooling, crisp fresh greens or a crispy bite of battered onions
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4 ways to develop a sustainable and 100-percent utilization approach to seacuterie.
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Creative brittles, crumbles, crispy bits and popped grains are upgrading the dining experience. Chefs are taking textural play to the next level - and having fun.
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Dust beverage rims with sugar crystals and spices to add textural delight
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Use texture to surprise and delight consumers with unexpected, flavor-enhancing experiences
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4 ways to develop a sustainable and 100-percent utilization approach to seacuterie.
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Insights into the trend of interesting textures, from our panel of experts
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No more limp leaf of lettuce—produce is the creative force in today’s sandwich builds
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More menus are featuring small bites that are shareable, craveable and crunchy
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Restaurant research in major U.S. cities uncovers creative menu ideas at every turn
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