Veg Centric

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Produce as a bar snack? Yes, yes indeed.
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In this case study of King + Duke’s foray into veg-forward flavors, Chef E.J. Hodgkinson centers his menu around the red-hot veg-centric trend. For starters, he developed a comforting Hearth Baked Lasagna combining ground beef and mushrooms in a way that delivers on the flavor promise.
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Gerry Ludwig and his team visited 113 restaurants and tasted 1,107 dishes on their annual street-level trends tour, finding actionable insights that can translate onto today's menus. Here's part two in our series, delivering even more on-trend takeaways.
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Using beans and legumes in creative applications promises modern results
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No longer the also-ran to protein’s starring role, vegetables are the driver for some of the most exciting innovation happening in foodservice today.
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The game is afoot. The fire is lit. The hunt is on. The stakes are raised. Quite simply—the veg-centric movement is rolling along like thunder, and with each creative, craveable dish starring vegetables added to menus, consumer expectations go up.
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Blaze Pizza offers its Veg Out with roasted seasonal vegetables, mushrooms, red onion, mozzarella, Gorgonzola, red sauce
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Vegetables aren’t just shining in food, they’re lighting up the cocktail menu as well
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Tap into these menu-ready dessert trends for prime opportunities
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Savvy menu-makers are front-loading menus with produce-driven bar bites, appetizers and small plates that entice diners
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This Mediterranean-inspired egg strata, with Swiss chard, olives, thyme and fresh mozzarella is ideal for vegetarians looking for a protein-rich meal, or any guest who wants a healthy meal with great flavor.
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No more limp leaf of lettuce—produce is the creative force in today’s sandwich builds
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When chefs make produce craveable, customers come back for more
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