Creativity Takes the Cake
Crab cakes were one of the ﬁrst native dishes adopted by early settlers. Over time, colonists developed numerous versions that varied along the East Coast: some crab cakes were thickened with a cream sauce, others loosely held together by eggs and ﬂ our, and some were bound with breadcrumbs, crackers, and various ﬁllers. In today’s restaurant landscape, consumers want minimal distractions from the natural ﬂavor of the crab-meat. They’re seeking crab cakes made using healthier, thoughtful preparations and served with fresh twists, on-trend, natural ingredients, and captivating presentations. Reﬁne your crab cake strategy to help your operation increase transparency, boost menu innovation, and reinvent this destination dish for contemporary consumers.