Labor. It impacts every facet of every business – and especially healthcare facility kitchens. That’s why we tapped the experts at Shamrock Foods to develop a two-week “labor lean menu.” Now, no matter the reason for being short-staffed, this tool will help successfully manage the situation.
Globally-inspired flavors continue on an upward trend and are expected to maintain this momentum as consumers get back to dining out, and crave vibrant dishes they have missed while eating more home-cooked meals over the last year. By using Katy’s Kitchen® Spices to incorporate new and unique flavors into your menu, you can satisfy customers’ desire for adventurous cuisines while eating out – in a relatively inexpensive way.
This year has been all about comfort foods like pizza, burgers, mac and cheese, ice cream, rice bowls, and pasta, but distinguishing your dish goes beyond quality. Streamlined menus add variation to these customer favorites with innovative presentation, unique flavor additions, and plenty of global condiments.
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With the approach of fall and the change of weather in sight, our Artisanal Provisions expert Dan Gilpatricks shares ideas to warm things up with unique ingredients in soul-satisfying comfort foods.
Shamrock Foods, the largest independent foodservice distributor in the West, announced its 7th Annual Supplier of the Year Awards at its 2021 Supplier Summit taking place in Cabo San Lucas.
Two of our in-house culinary experts are back to share their top five Artisanal Provisions products trending now. This time, C Marden and Tim Schlarbaum bring you a diverse list of sweet and spicy, all sharing a key commonality – they each pair beautifully with wine.
Many of the best-run companies in our industry regularly analyze operations and procedures to determine where cost-reducing changes can be made. That’s where ProClean No Boil Fryer Cleaner comes in! A breakthrough spray-on fryer cleaner that’s simpler and faster to clean tough, cooked-on grease in the deep fryer.
Bo Bryant has touched every part of the restaurant industry through his career and now helps restaurant owners navigate the challenges they are facing. He is no stranger to periods of inflation and staffing issues, so knows what areas to focus on in order to maximize profitability amidst the demands of the current economy.
In addition to great taste and consistency, with Escalon tomatoes, you never have to worry about harsh processing methods or unnecessary ingredients. Natural quality is Escalon’s hallmark and what allows our operators to consistently provide the dining experience their guests demand.
Shamrock Foods recently hosted its second Chef Master Competition with senior living facilites from the Ensign Bandera group. Each property had participants such as dietary directors, chefs, and executive directors facing off to create a winning entrée as judged by five local judges with healthcare backgrounds. Finalists moved on to a dessert round which revealed the ultimate winner.
Melons are at their peak flavor in summer and early fall, making now the perfect time to incorporate these sweet and juicy favorites into your menu. With their vibrant colors and refreshing flavors, cantaloupe, honeydew and watermelon are incredibly versatile in both sweet and savory applications.
A light, chilled fruit soup that refreshes and delights the senses—this Thai-inspired soup is vibrant, healthy, and social media worthy.
These sophisticated dessert bites meld the mild, yet refreshing flavors of cucumber and honeydew melon with creamy custard and delicate pastry. Ideal for diners that prefer savory over sweet.