Discover the latest industry trends
Each issue of Datassential Creative Concepts explores an important new trend that operators are making a core focus of their business, along with profiles of notable concepts across the US.
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On The Menu
Each month, On The Menu features 6 key trends you need to know plus the latest updates from the nation’s top chains.
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|This issue explores the menu adoption cycle while also exploring the warming spice of Sichuan peppercorn, Italian liqueurs and more.||Datassential discovers how chefs are using vibrant global flavors. Top trends of 2015 are also covered.||This issue discovers how familiar ingredients are being used in new ways. How are operators using unique items like sformato?||This issue dives into what items major restaurant chains reintroduced this March because of popular demand. Also covered are 6 menu trends like Italian desserts.|
|May 2015||Jun 2015||Jul 2015||Aug 2015|
|May’s issue shows operators new ways to add some flair to menus with international dishes like Korean bulgogi and popular tapas meals.||This month’s issue discovers on-trend beverages that take the menu from winter to summer.||July’s edition takes a look at escolar and discovers international favorites like Thai iced tea.||This issue includes a taste of Calabrian peppers and also covers how operators are using pastrami, bourbon, and feta cheese.|
|Sep 2015||Oct 2015||Nov 2015||Dec 2015|
|Covered this month is how tea smoking imparts a delicate tea flavor into meats, fish, and poultry.||This month’s issue discovers the flavor of anise in two different trends and also checks out the rich, bold flavors of miso and balsamic glazes.||This month’s issue covers flavors and dishes from around the globe, yet stays close to home and checks in on raisins, beer cheese and the “bowl” trend.||December’s On the Menu looks at grains in two ways – from operators who are milling grains and flours in-house to rye. How are operators displaying holiday spirit?|