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Chef’s Corner: Maximizing the Versatility of Sweet Corn

Nothing speaks to fresh, local, and seasonal better than sweet corn in the summer. Locally, this remarkable ancient crop is abundant in July and August. There are five main types grown around the world: pod corn, the least known variety found in South and Central America; popping corn that originated in Peru; Indian corn that was cultivated by Native Americans; ...

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Incorporating Seasonal Produce Onto Your Menu

With more consumers gravitating toward plant-based diets, fresh and seasonal produce is an ideal way to showcase creativity, technique, and innovation. To source the freshest produce, Maines supports and works with local farmers such as Tassone Farm in Cicero, New York, which is an hour and a half from headquarters, to offer some of this season’s best fruits and vegetables ...

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Ways to Kick Up Your Entree Salads

Kicked Up Salads

With the increasing focus on healthy menu offerings and produce-based options, you may want to take a look at your salad selection to make sure you have an array of tempting entrée salads that your customers can order for lunch or a light, wholesome dinner. And that doesn’t mean adding a chef salad to the menu and calling it a ...

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