bbq pulled pork sandwich

BBQ Made Easy

Whether you prefer barbecue or BBQ, one thing is certain, with warmer weather upon us smoked, grilled and sauced flavors will be making their way into everyone’s minds. Create, supplement or simplify BBQ takeout with premium, prepared products designed to reduce labor while delivering authentic customizable flavors. For example, a simple pulled pork sandwich can […]

Reopening Guidance

To the restaurant operators getting ready to reopen… The purpose of guidance is just that, to offer you direction and provide a framework for best practices as you reopen. 

Delivering Normality

Whether it be the weekly date night, family movie night, birthdays or anniversaries; your restaurant has the ability to create packages geared towards maintaining a feeling of normalcy.

Brown Bread… A New England Classic

Canned brown bread, also known as Boston bread, is a long lasting shelf stable bread that’s well worth every twist of the can opener required to access it.

The Thyme to Save Your Herb Stems is Now

By simply submerging your herb stems, thyme, oregano and rosemary work best, in a container of vinegar you will soon have (after a resting period of a few days) an herbal infused vinegar…

Labor Saving Products

Here’s a list of a few labor saving products that fit all platforms and are geared towards adding maximum consistency while eliminating as many steps for your operation as possible. 

3-Minute Makeshift Smoker

If you want to add rich smokey flavor to your dishes – here’s an easy way to create a makeshift smoker in just a few minutes. Smoke your own meats with supplies you probably already have on hand.

Chef’s Pantry: Wicked Clean

Maine based Wicked Strong cleaner and degreaser makes the work of a dreaded end-of-night cleaning a little easier, safer and environmentally friendly… green.

Bacon, Rendering Phat Flavor

Most establishments use bacon in some capacity. Those who do know there is normally a considerable amount of fat remaining from the rendering (cooking) process; in some cases nearly 20% of your bacon is rendered to the form of fat…

Caribou Lasagna

This gluten free rendition of lasagna was inspired by the Greek dish Moussaka, which I first experienced on my recent visit to Athens. Moussaka, much like lasagna, is a Greek dish comprised of layers of potato, ground meats, eggplant and tomatoes.

Caribou Shrimp

Tender shrimp enveloped with crispy thin strands of local potatoes is sure to be a winner on any menu, winter, spring, summer or fall. As an appetizer or an entree Caribou Shrimp is a unique menu item with local flare.

Caribou Spaghetti

This potato and vegetable based pasta-like dish is vegan, gluten free, hearty, comforting and full of flavor… the full meal deal. 

Split Pea Soup, a Winter Staple

Growing up in Maine, the smell of split pea soup simmering was always tell tale sign that the chill of changing seasons was officially upon us and winter was about to settle in for the long haul.

Mussels in a Bread Bowl

You name it and you can most likely find it batter dipped and fried at your local fair. In my opinion, the best and most user friendly fried fair food is the corn dog.

Caesar Salad Bread Bowl

For this Caesar salad, I like to treat the bread bowl as if it was a crouton (a giant round crouton), seasoning with the same garlic flavor profile as I would a standard crouton.

Is it Bread Boule or Bread Bowl?

The season of hearty fare and soups is upon us, and so to is the need for us to come up with fun creative dishes to match the seasonal appetite changes of our guests.

Wild Maine Blueberries, Touring Wyman’s with Chef Tim

The Wyman’s mission is simple: They want to help the world eat more fruit. To do that, they impeccably maintain barrens of antioxidant-rich wild blueberries, and source from some of the best fruit farmers on the planet, revolutionizing how it’s all grown, harvested and fresh frozen.

Timbale of Crab, Avocado & Watermelon

This timbale is an ideal representation of summer. Fresh layers of mildly spicy crab, sweet watermelon, buttery avocado and vine ripe tomatoes are flavor balanced in a way that spotlights the individuality of layers…