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7 Tips for Menuing Small Plates [INFOGRAPHIC]

[fa icon="calendar'] Thu, Aug 10, 2017 / by Tampa Maid posted in Small Plates

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Small plate menus can boost sales for operators, and provide variety for guests.

This has been driving the rise of small plates for the last four years. But many chefs are still trying to figure out how to menu small plates.

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Small Bites at Small Prices Drive Sales

[fa icon="calendar'] Thu, Aug 10, 2017 / by Tampa Maid posted in Small Plates

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Small plate menus can provide variety for guests, a sales boost for operators.
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Side Dishes Take Center Stage [INFOGRAPHIC]

[fa icon="calendar'] Tue, Jul 18, 2017 / by Tampa Maid posted in Small Plates, Millennials

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Operators are finding sucess with side dishes.

Not only do these small plates provde an opportunity to showcase some creativity and imagination, they can also:

  • Enhance the value perception of a dish
  • Be a standalone item
  • Be combined for a full meal
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Building Check Averages with Creative Sides

[fa icon="calendar'] Tue, Jul 18, 2017 / by Tampa Maid posted in Small Plates, Millennials

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Side dishes take center stage as restaurant operators showcase more imaginative, flavorful preparations.

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Millennials Reshaping the Dining Experience

[fa icon="calendar'] Tue, Jun 20, 2017 / by Tampa Maid posted in Small Plates, Millennials

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Operators cater to influential demographic group with a variety of tactics.

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Millennials Reshaping Dining [INFOGRAPHIC]

[fa icon="calendar'] Tue, Jun 20, 2017 / by Tampa Maid posted in Small Plates, Millennials

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Millennials are having an impact on dining.

They are a large group that dines away from home more than any other generation. They view eating out as an experience, so provide them with a flavorful one.

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Bite-sized Flavor Brings Bar Customers Back

[fa icon="calendar'] Fri, May 5, 2017 / by Tampa Maid posted in Small Plates

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Operators drive traffic and sales with creative bar menus and promotions.Think mouthwatering value when it comes to devising a bar menu that will help to drive happy hour traffic, say chefs and restaurant operators across the country.
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Bite-Sized Flavor Brings Bar Customers Back [INFOGRAPHIC]

[fa icon="calendar'] Fri, May 5, 2017 / by Tampa Maid posted in Small Plates

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Creative & flavorful bites are key to bar menu success.

Chefs are making several upgrades to their bar menus. Menus are featuring more craft cocktails, and great tasting beers and wines. Chefs are also adding smaller, well-crafted dishes that can be paired with these offerings.

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