Over the past year, simplifying menus has become an essential move as operators strive to serve customers under ever changing conditions and sustain their businesses.
A new year calls for trying new things and Shamrock Foods Artisanal Provisions Specialist Jonathon Merrick hand-picked his top five products and accompanying recipes to inspire you.
Restaurant guidelines and customer needs are continuing to evolve, sometimes daily. It’s more important than ever for restaurant operators to adapt on the fly and Shamrock Foods has six powerful tools than can help you succeed in 2021.
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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.
Shamrock Foods is proud to introduce Riverhill Poultry® adding to our extraordinary lineup of Exclusive Brands. Riverhill specializes in delivering value-added poultry for center-of-the-plate and accompanying menu applications. The portfolio includes a wide variety of frozen chicken and turkey selections, in your choice of raw or value-added products that are available fully cooked, par-fried, battered, or breaded. Riverhill Poultry takes out the prep work, saving you time and money, so you can focus on the unique menu creations that set you apart from the competition.
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.
Restaurant operators can apply on Monday for federal grants of up to $10 million from the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced Tuesday.
With Mother’s Day and Memorial Day right around the corner, there’s no better time to breathe a little fresh air into your menu with bursts of spring flavors. Shamrock Foods own 40-year culinary expert, Dan Gilpatrick, shares his top five Artisanal Provisions products to jazz up your salads, top off your tacos and elevate your entrees.
Typically, Mother’s Day is the most lucrative holiday of the year for operators and although this year has been anything but typical, families are longing for opportunities to celebrate. Whether providing a special occasion experience at home with takeout and delivery or boosting in-dining traffic with unique menus and offers, operators will benefit by providing guests ways to recognize the mom figure in their family.
Hiring the right people is essential. But improving how they’re integrated into an operation both virtually and in person is especially important right now. Effective onboarding lays the foundation for success – greater profit margin, enhanced employee engagement, higher productivity, reduced turnover and a crew that’s better prepared to meet future demands.
Pier 22 Seafood CO.® provides unrivaled access to freshly harvested fish from across the globe. We procure our bountiful selection from locations where the best fishmongers know to look, from seafood mainstays to exotic specialty locales.
Resident dining in a senior living community is much more than a meal. It’s social connection. It’s fuel for the body and soul. It’s simultaneously a comfortable routine and a break from monotony. Here are a few creative and effective ways to refresh your culinary model to go beyond meal service and meet the diverse needs of your community.