Trends, Innovations & Insights

Catering: Using Catered Meals to Drive Sales & Grow Customer Base

Posted by Tampa Maid on Wed, Jul 18, 2018

Catering favorites reflect customers’ desire for convenience or indulgence.

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Topics: Small Plates

The Catering Industry BOOMS [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted by Tampa Maid on Wed, Jul 18, 2018

 The catering industry is presenting new and exciting opportunities for foodservice operators!

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Topics: Small Plates

Using Value-Added Items In LTOs [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted by Tampa Maid on Mon, Jun 11, 2018

Using value-added items in LTOs can help increase check averages and positively impact the bottom line. 

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Topics: Small Plates, Millennials

Managing Consistency with Value-Added Products

Posted by Tampa Maid on Mon, Jun 11, 2018

Chefs lower stress, see improvements throughout their kitchens with value-added ingredients.

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Topics: Small Plates

9 Tips for Menuing Appetizers [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted by Tampa Maid on Tue, May 15, 2018

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!

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Topics: Small Plates

Food & Restaurant Trends: The Rise of Appetizers & Small Plates

Posted by Tampa Maid on Tue, May 15, 2018

‘Left side of the menu’ becomes showcase for chefs’ versatility and variety through appetizers and small plates.

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Topics: Small Plates

From Street Food to the Left Side of the Menu [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted by Tampa Maid on Mon, Apr 9, 2018

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. 

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Topics: Small Plates, Millennials

Food Trends: Street Food Morphs into Small Plates & Appetizers

Posted by Tampa Maid on Mon, Apr 9, 2018

Street food morphs into shareable restaurant plates and appetizers.

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Topics: Small Plates

Take a Tour Across the U.S. - Small Plate Preferences are Impacted by Regional Trends [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted by Tampa Maid on Thu, Mar 15, 2018

Small plate and appetizer trends are influenced by different geographical regions.

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Topics: Small Plates, Millennials

Regional Food Trends in Appetizers & Snacks

Posted by Tampa Maid on Thu, Mar 15, 2018

What’s trending on the left-hand side of the menu varies across different parts of the country.

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Topics: Small Plates