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Restaurant Trends: Vegetable Dishes & Appetizers Show Growth

[fa icon="calendar'] Tue, Jan 30, 2018 / by Tampa Maid posted in Small Plates

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Menuing innovative vegetable dishes can be profitable and differentiating for any restaurant.

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Trends Worth Sharing - Veggie Plates [INFOGRAPHIC]

[fa icon="calendar'] Tue, Jan 30, 2018 / by Tampa Maid posted in Small Plates

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Veggie plates and appetizers are the trending way to drive sales through 2018 as consumers continue to migrate toward less traditional options. 

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Healthy Appetizers That Taste Great [INFOGRAPHIC]

[fa icon="calendar'] Wed, Nov 15, 2017 / by Tampa Maid posted in Small Plates

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Consumers are looking for balanced options that allows them to eat healthy and indulge at the same time. 

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Balancing Healthful and Indulgent Foods

[fa icon="calendar'] Wed, Nov 15, 2017 / by Tampa Maid posted in Small Plates

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Customers who desire to eat healthy, don’t always follow through when ordering.

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Small Plates Big Opportunities [INFOGRAPHIC]

[fa icon="calendar'] Mon, Oct 9, 2017 / by Tampa Maid posted in Small Plates

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Small plates provide consumers with opportunities to experiment with unfamilar flavors.

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Consumers Seek Global Flavors on Small Plates

[fa icon="calendar'] Mon, Oct 9, 2017 / by Tampa Maid posted in Small Plates

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Research shows younger customers crave interesting variety from new ingredients, smaller portions.

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4 Tips for Pairing Sides and Mains [INFOGRAPHIC]

[fa icon="calendar'] Wed, Sep 6, 2017 / by Tampa Maid posted in Small Plates

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Flavor, color and texture.

These are the main things to consider when pairing sides and mains. 

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Creating a Partnership on the Plate

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

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Chefs, operators explore new combinations as the traditional approach to pairing sides and mains evolves.

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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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