New Foodservice Products 7/15/20

This week we’ve added 5 new items to our inventory. The first two items are very popular when it comes to seafood. From Red E Made we’ve added a 5lb size of their Deluxe Clam Fry breader. From Tampa Maid we’ve added a 3lb pack size of their breaded Popcorn Shrimp. We’ve also added 3 fantastic labor savers from Simplot; Roasted Red Peppers, Roasted Sweet Potatoes and a 9 grain Orzo & Kale Blend.

Chef’s Pantry: Spaghetti Squash

When cooked, the flesh of this unique squash can be forked away from the shell in strands similar in appearance to spaghetti. Spaghetti squash is an amazingly diverse eat that will without a doubt invoke your own creative twists.

Save the Vegetable Scraps

Most of us look at carrot ends/peelings, celery pieces, onion tops or the first slice of a tomato as a scrap suitable for the garbage. I however, call them the building blocks of flavor, and when treated properly and managed effectively can save you money.

K-12 Recipe: Tasty Tots

A healthy, kid-friendly alternative to traditional “fried” potatoes, Tasty Tots are a combination of sweet potatoes, garbanzo beans and cinnamon that come together to form a unique, delicious dish. A great addition to any menu!

Foodservice Recipe: Chicken & Biscuits Pot Pie

Create comfort food on the quick with buttery biscuits, fresh chicken and a vegetable medley baked in a creamy base. An easy alternative to more elaborate chicken pot pies, with only 5 ingredients this dish is a quick win.

Foodservice Recipe: Grilled Vegetable & Pesto Pizza

A vibrant grilled vegetable medley on layer of sun-dried tomato pesto sauce. Decadent and healthy, this flavor pizza is a great vegetarian feature! Serves: 1 pizza INGREDIENTS 1 red bell pepper item #12579 1 green bell pepper item #26110 1 red onion item #26385 1 yellow squash item #16021 1 eggplant item #77641 1 cup ricotta cheese item #179 1 cup […]

K-12 Recipe: Oodles of Noodles

This colorful, whole-wheat pasta dish is accented with grape tomatoes and Swiss chard, and delicately flavored with basil and garlic. Students will love this fresh oodly-noodly delight.

Foodservice Recipe: Golden Barbecue Chicken Skewer

Savory chicken skewers marinated in lemon vinaigrette and cooked over an open flame. Savored slowly, but most likely devoured, this dish has healthy, fresh and seasonal appeal on a stick! Try offering your customers a choice for the number of skewers they want, or skip the couscous and menu them as an appetizer.

Foodservice Recipe: Sriracha Glazed Pan Roasted Vegetables

A fresh and fiery side with a hint of garlic! This upscale vegetable medley pleases with a kick of Sriracha glaze. Featuring a trendy ingredient, it’s quickly prepared fresh and reads great on menus or specials board. Perfect as a side or in a spicy vegetarian dish with mixed rice or quinoa blend.

Foodservice Recipe: Southwestern Grilled Cheese

A vegetarian option that carnivores will crave too! Give your customers a bold ‘n toasty sandwich unlike any other with a helping kick from Ken’s! In this simple masterpiece Boom Boom Sauce and black bean corn salsa meet up for a grilled cheese that has serious Southwestern flair!

Episode 18 – 12 New Products, New England Produce News, Veggie Perceptions, There’s Coffee in the Cocktails, and More!

In this weeks episode of Dennis Knows Food we focus some of the spotlight on New England, with 3 of our 12 latest inventory additions coming from right here in Maine. We’re also putting some emphasis on produce, with Chris Webster, one of our Dennis Account Executives joining us for a discussion on “veggie perceptions.” Heating up alcohol sales with cold brew coffee and more!