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Sandwiches: The Greatest Thing with Sliced Bread

In the important world of portability, sandwiches are the quintessential ever-evolving handheld, and industry-leading menus show that everything from the flavor and menu placement to the ingredients and bread is up for innovation.

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6 Ways to Promote Your Restaurant on TikTok

There is no single formula to follow to ensure your videos go viral, but you can start building a following for your restaurant on one of the fastest growing social media platforms in the world by keeping a few things in mind…

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Healthier Dining Habits Drive Menu Innovation

Health has never been more important. The world is talking about coronavirus, how to prevent it, how to treat it, and the lifestyle diseases that worsen its effects. These conversations have reignited the need for healthful eating because it is one of the most important ways to improve our overall health and well-being.

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Takeout and Delivery are More Important Than Ever for Foodservice

The foodservice industry is in a state of rapid flux. Beginning in 2015, Americans began spending more money at restaurants than they did in grocery stores. Then the pandemic hit and the way those dollars were being spent changed. Now, for many operators, takeout and delivery stand to become even more important. Other trends that will likely accelerate include mobile ordering, mobile pay, and third-party delivery.

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7 Dining Trends That Will Matter in 2021

Few would dispute that 2020 has been a hellacious year for the foodservice industry. While promises of a vaccine offer hope things will turn around, there’s still a long road to recovery…

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Foodservice and Ketogenic Diets

While the diet itself if quite strict; creating dishes that fit within it using commonly stocked foodservice products is relatively easy. Developing a well rounded and flavorful dish will be a bigger challenge than sourcing the actual ingredients.

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Gen Z: The Empowered Generation

Gen Z is more empowered than previous generations to choose where and what to eat, and won’t prioritize health for another five or more years.

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10 Foodservice Trends You Can’t Ignore in 2020

Consumer tastes, automation and population trends will all have an impact on our sector. Those brands that will survive and thrive have one eye on the balance sheet and the other on the future. The year’s coming trends revolve around talent, technology and tastes. See below.

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Kids’ Menus are a Hot Trend

Is it time to give your kids’ menu a facelift? Introducing new flavors with familiar ingredients can assist in balancing a kid-friendly item with unique flavor trends.

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Foodservice & The Street Food Influence

Humans have had street food since the dawn of civilization. The ancient Greeks sold fried fish, while the Aztecs peddled tamales. Iconic American street snacks include pizza, hot dogs and funnel cake. Recently, the street food game has become more elevated and restaurants are cashing in on this age-old dining trend…

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Turkey and Foodservice Specialty BBQ

Specialty barbecue is a growing trend, with smokey flavors and vibrant sauces taking center stage. Exploring unique flavors and diners’ latest cravings for healthy options is a sure-fire BBQ strategy.

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The 4 Best Ways for Restaurants to Draw in Traffic

Increasing competition and customer expectations for consistent, quality service at restaurants makes getting people in the door more difficult than ever in today’s market. Competition created by new establishments and constant scrutiny via social media have raised the bar for service standards. Modern restaurateurs must react faster in order to succeed…

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Foodservice Trends to Watch in 2019

It seems that every shift to the restaurant landscape brings with it a list of questions: What is the next hot flavor trend to watch? Which segment truly owns convenience? What is today’s definition of health? What type of technology is up and coming next?

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Brunch Ramen Bowl

A delicious and unique brunch offering your customers will remember. Inspired by the growing trend in “bowl” dishes and loaded with international appeal, this dish will spice up your mid-morning menu.

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Top Restaurant Industry Trends to Watch in 2018

Despite industry wide growth for several years, restaurant operators face significant challenges keeping pace in an environment that is changing at a much faster rate than ever before. Evolving consumer tastes and preferences, work force constraints and intense competition will continue in 2018…

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Foodservice Breakfast & Brunch Trends

Operators who innovate with new, unique ingredients and all-day breakfast programs find opportunity to drive breakfast sales with premium to-go options and innovative and indulgent dishes that capitalize on the popularity of brunch.

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Spicy Chipotle Corn Waffles

A zippy twist on traditional breakfast waffles, delivering flavors that pair effortlessly with proteins for a hugely satisfying bite; perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner menus!