Trends, Innovations & Insights

Tips for Frying & Cooking Oil Maintenance [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted by Tampa Maid on Thu, Oct 4, 2018


Fried foods are some of the most craveable, popular items on any restaurant menu. When cooked correctly, they’re piping hot, wonderfully crisp, never greasy and always receptive to sauces and condiments.

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Topics: Small Plates, flavor, frying oil, frying techniques, frying, deep fried foods, batter

Global Flavors: Spicing Up Menu Options with Exotic Ingredients

Posted by Tampa Maid on Fri, Sep 7, 2018

Familiar dishes can be made more flavorful and distinctive with the addition of global flavors and exotic ingredients.

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Topics: Small Plates, global ingredients, menu options, exotic ingredients, appetizers, exotic flavors

Spicing Up the Menu [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted by Tampa Maid on Fri, Sep 7, 2018

By using a variety of spice and seasoning selections, operators can enhance their
menu options with unique global flavors.

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Topics: Small Plates, increase sales, global flavors, flavor, menu, menu application

Comfort Food 101: Increasing Sales With Breakfast Offerings

Posted by Tampa Maid on Fri, Aug 10, 2018

Operators menu innovative breakfast items to grow the day-part — and not just in the morning.

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Topics: Small Plates, breakfast, appetizers, breakfast items, breakfast menu, comfort food, increase sales, all-day breakfast, brunch

Breakfast Small Plates [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted by Tampa Maid on Fri, Aug 10, 2018

Small plates offer exciting new ideas for breakfast menus, and consumers can't get enough!

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Topics: Small Plates, brunch, all-day breakfast, increase sales, comfort food, breakfast menu, breakfast items, breakfast

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