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Ultimate Fried Chicken Sandwich

A sandwich should speak to customers before they even take a bite. Offerings like this chicken sandwich do just that. Your eye travels from the buttery brioche bun, to the mouthwatering garlic and honey aioli sauce and spicy hot cherry peppers and then makes an epic landing on the fluffy, pickle-brined, deep-fried chicken breast. Incorporating high-quality ingredients and culinary techniques ...

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ServiSolutions: An Opportunity is Brewing

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Sixty percent of Americans drink an average of 3.1 cups of coffee each day. If you aren’t offering coffee, you’re letting potential customers and profits pass you by. Consumers are crunched for time and seeking quick and quality drink options. As the thermometer dips, this is the ideal time to consider implementing a hot beverage program or upgrading  your current ...

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Chocolate-Bananas Foster Donut Bread Pudding

Following food trends is critical in keeping up with consumer demands. Donuts are a go-to comfort food that have become a huge trend, showing up in milkshakes, pies, cakes, and more. Add this popular pastry to desserts for an innovative mash-up that will create new buzz on your menu. Housemade desserts show off a restaurant’s uniqueness and style. A well-made-from-scratch ...

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Fresh-Baked Cookies

Is there anything more tempting, satisfying, or sublime than a chocolate chip cookie fresh from the oven? Baking a cookie requires only 10 minutes cooking time, ideal for a “baked-to-order” option whether you’re using pre-made cookie dough from Maines or your own from-scratch signature recipe. Capitalize on the shareable trend with a cookie plate that will meet the demand for ...

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Roasted Asian Duck

Duck is a popular center of the plate item that is celebrated worldwide. This versatile protein can speak volumes as the foundation of a menu, as it represents hospitality, commitment, and community. Roasted or seared duck also conveys craftsmanship as an entrée that was thoughtfully and delicately prepared, creating an authentic and memorable dining experience. Pairing with accompaniments like warm, ...

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Jamaican Rundown Seafood Stew

Seafood stews are showing up on menus across the country. A hearty, comforting ethnic-inspired stew made with a wide variety of seafood makes sense, both from a customer demand and food cost perspective. According to Technomic Inc., tropical flavors are on-trend and restaurants are giving menus a tropical touch with ingredients such as pineapple and coconut. Rundown, a traditional Jamaican ...

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“Everything” Brunch

Shareable meals are trending because they are economical, intimate, and give each diner the chance to taste a bite of everything. Brunch is a perfect setting for a shareable plate, and this traditional presentation has been served at nostalgic Jewish-owned delis for decades. Take inspiration from this deep cultural fabric by constructing your own brunch spread with whipped smoked trout ...

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