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.
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.
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.
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.
The perfect blend of sweet and salty, these appetizers are ideal for a pre-dinner appetizer or fresh bar snack.
Fresh cantaloupe, honeydew, and watermelon check all the boxes for a healthy dessert: vitamin-rich, low carb, gluten-free, vegan, and delicious! Garnish with subtly spicy Thai basil for a sophisticated touch.
Ideal for mid-meal palate cleansers or a light dessert, these bite-size fruity spoons are visually stunning and packed with natural flavors.
Comfort foods are growing up and going global. Consumers still crave the classics, but taste buds are yearning to explore worlds (and tastes) unknown. Our own Artisanal Provisions expert Jonathon Merrick shows us new techniques to take five all-time favorites to the next level.