Using value-added items in LTOs can help increase check averages and positively impact the bottom line.
Chefs lower stress, see improvements throughout their kitchens with value-added ingredients.
‘Left side of the menu’ becomes showcase for chefs’ versatility and variety through appetizers and small plates.
The small plates section is a central piece of any menu. Using a menuing strategy can impact the the profit potential of an appetizer menu!
Awe-inspiring street food recipes can be used on the left side of the menu to drive small plate sales in brick-and mortar restaurants.
Street food morphs into shareable restaurant plates and appetizers.
What’s trending on the left-hand side of the menu varies across different parts of the country.
Small plate and appetizer trends are influenced by different geographical regions.
Using trendy appetizers and small plates is a great way to increase sales. Fried green tomatoes are a hot item for small plates now, take advantage of this easy innovation to start driving increased sales.
Younger generations trend toward sharing small plates while boomers tend to stick with traditional meals.