Salsas are a fantastic addition to any menu. They are quick and easy to make, they taste fresh and have health appeal. Most Americans consider it part of the regular condiment lineup. Salsa has appeared on menus in the US for years, and not just at Mexican eateries. In fact, salsa flavors grew by 26% across US menus between 2011 and 2014.1 The average consumer has grown used to seeing the tomato-based… Read More
I must admit that I used to be firmly in the “if it doesn’t count towards something I’m not using it camp” and then two things happened – I came face to face with high school students and I started writing recipes for Child Nutrition. That is where my transition started. Secondary students are basically adults that can eat more than we can on any given day, which makes them hungry all… Read More
Chef Rob Corliss, a 3x James Beard House guest chef and culinary consulting company owner, provides foodservice professionals with helpful kitchen and culinary tips.
Category: food trends, Foodservice, guest blog, kitchen shortcuts, sales strategy Tags: All Things Epicurean, check averages, Chef Rob Corliss, comfort foods, dry food, efficiency, flavor, food trends, kitchen shortcuts, menu, menu development, menu strategy, restaurant, sales strategies, seasonal flavors, spicy, storage, versatility
Cheese sauce instant mixes are easy, flavorful additions to hot dog and hamburger recipes. Create 18 new recipes for foodservice hot dog menus.
For chefs, creating a signature macaroni and cheese menu item can be intimidating because of its known popularity and strict critics. With a little imagination and some simple ingredients, Foothill Farms helps you create unique recipes that appeal to every appetite.
It’s apparent that customers want vegetables on the menu for health, ethics, or simply just to indulge in a delicious vegetarian recipe.
Category: appetizers, dry mix, dry sauce mix, dry-blend, Foodservice, foodservice trends, Foothill Farms, healthful menu, ingredients, Recipes, restaurant menu, salad, Soups, vegetarian Tags: appetizer, Beer Cheese Soup, bruschetta, Charro Beans, Corn and Black Bean Salsa, entree, Gorgonzola Cream Sauce, hummus, lasagna, meatless menu, menu, menu trend, National Restaurant Association, salad, soup, stir fry, Technomic, Tomato Basil Soup, vegetables, vegetarian
Foothill Farms® created an infographic titled A Foodservice Guide to Gluten Free. The infographic informs restaurant owners about the importance of offering gluten-free menu items. It contains relevant data from leaders in the foodservice and research industries illustrating trends in dining behavior, popular gluten free menu items, and tips to ensuring a gluten free dining experience.
Category: dietary restrictions, Flavorwise™, food professionals, Foodservice, Foothill Farms, gluten-free, healthful menu, infographic, ingredients, K-12 menu planning, Kent Precision Foods Group, menu choices, restaurant menu, restaurant trends Tags: allergens, cheese sauces, cross contamination, crustacean free, desserts, dining, dressings, FDA, Flavorwise, gluten intolerance, gluten-free, gravies, infographic, intolerances, lactose free, menu, no MSG, nut free, research, sauces, seasonings, soup bases, special diets, statistics, vegetarian
The Foothill Farms® K-12 Recipe Challenge kicked off this April and runs until September 30, 2014. Foodservice professionals may submit up to four recipes during the promotional period, earning a $100 airline gift card per recipe submission. This is not a contest, but rather a reward for submitting unique recipes using Foothill Farms® products. The gift cards can be used for any type of travel and is not limited to ANC.
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With more than 80 dressing recipes online, Foothill Farms® offers operators unique salad dressing, sandwich spread and dipping sauce inspiration to satisfy patron cravings while allowing operators to make top dressing menu claims including—freshly made, signature and house.
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Consumers want more power over the dishes they are eating through flexible menus and by choosing their own ingredients for a particular dish. Having a few classic or signature sauces on hand that are easily adaptable will increase the options served on a daily basis and help satisfy even the most discerning customer.
Category: classic sauce, culinary, customization, dry mix, dry sauce mix, food costs, food professionals, Foodservice, foodservice trends, Foothill Farms, ingredients, menu choices, menu ideas, Recipes, restaurant menu, sauce mix, seasoning mix, signature sauce, Technomic Tags: Alfredo sauce, Almond Creme, BBQ Parmesan sauce, Bechamel sauce, blue cheese sauce, cajun, chef, Chocolate Peanut Butter Creme, classic sauce, Creme Anglaise Custard sauce, customer, dessert sauce, dry sauce mix, entree, entree sauce, food costs, foodservice, foodservice professionals, foodservice trends, Garlic Alfredo sauce, gorgonzola sauce, ingredients, Lemon Creme, menu, menu applications, menu choices, menu options, Mornay sauce, Raspberry Rum Creme, sauce mix, signature sauce, Technomic, Veloute sauce, White Russian Creme