Coffee Is King

June 25, 2015

Brewed Coffee: More than 40% of adult Americans drink coffee on any given day, making brewed coffee the most consumed beverage after tap water. Roughly two out of three Americans drink hot brewed coffee. Hot brewed coffee is overwhelmingly consumed at home, but two-thirds of operators that offer non-alcoholic beverages offer hot brewed coffee. Consumers are becoming increasingly aware.. read more →

Say hello to the new superfood Flaxseed. Flaxseed can be added to many different foods as a health supplement without changing the taste of the dish. Restaurants are picking up this trendy nutritional addition to their favorite foods and Flaxseed is a buzzword for health enthusiasts amongst others. In addition to its name recognition, flaxseed has an.. read more →

Michelin star for two years running. Mustard greens are often referred to differently across various cuisines,  “Indian mustard,” “Kai Choi” and sometimes “leaf mustard” but regardless of the name, the greens are sure to bring a tangy mustard flavor to a variety of foods. These greens work well with bacon, onions or garlic and they.. read more →

When it comes to food trends, staying just ahead of the curve and providing guests with a new experience will help position you as an expert. With this in mind, operators are incorporating winning trends such asSformato into their menus. Tough to say, but easy on the palate, the egg-based Italian dish Sformato can be.. read more →

It’s an old adage that is only sometimes true: less is more. In the hospitality business, especially when it comes to food service, the name of the game is often striking the delicate balance between luxury for your guests and cost-effectiveness for your business. Sometimes, less is more; and sometimes, you can even do more.. read more →

Menu Trends Everyone Can Use Top chefs and restaurants are experimenting with many new ideas to spice up their menu. With a little creativity, trends today can be repurposed for almost any scenario or occasions. Here are five ideas on how to incorporate some “hot” trends into menus. 1. Ethnic cuisine won’t go away! —.. read more →

Ingredients • 12 ounces McCain® Sweet Potato Fries • 2 cups grated cheddar cheese or as needed • ½ cup chopped red onions • ¾ cup sour cream • ½ cup chopped tomatoes • ¼ cup bacon bits • ¼ cup sliced, pickled jalapeños Directions 1. Prepare sweet potato fries according to package directions. 2… read more →

What you will need: • 2/3 Cup of all purpose flour • 1/4 Cup of Butter • 1 pkg Cake, Yellow Mix, dry mix • 1 cup Nestle Toll House Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels • 1/2 Cup of light brown sugar • 1/3 cup Almonds • 3 tsp Nescafe Columbian • 1/2 Cup of water Instructions:.. read more →

What you will need: 2 mangoes 1 onion 1 jalapeño, finely chopped 1 handful cilantro Juice of one or two limes 1/4 jar TOSTITOS® Medium Chunky Salsa Instructions: 1. Chop all ingredients into similar-size pieces (except jalapeños, which should be finely chopped). 2. Mix together in large bowl. 3. Serve immediately with TOSTITOS® Hint of Lime flavored Tortilla Chips. read more →

These wings are perfect for parties – very easy to make, and not messy like their glazed counterparts. The Hot Taco Seasoning provides just enough heat to give them some zip without being too fiery. Photo credit: Georgia Johnson from Comfort of Cooking. Ingredients:  Servings: Makes 16 wings 1 package McCormick Taco Seasoning Mix Hot 1/2.. read more →