March 1, 2011/Prepared FoodsMagazine -- Burrowing out of the recession, consumers will be exploring more exotic territory in the quest for unique flavors and nourishing foods in 2011. The Center for Culinary Development (CCD) and Packaged Facts have identified eight culinary trends that will be attracting adventurous diners and influencing product development this year. These trends will be profiled in 2011 issues of the bi-monthly Culinary Trend Mapping Report. The trends are identified in stages, from Stage 1--emerging from independent restaurants--to Stage 5--those that have landed in the mainstream. The Culinary Trend Mapping Report is co-published by the Center for Culinary Development and Packaged Facts. For the more information on this report and subscription information, go to Packaged Facts, 800-298-5294,; Center for Culinary Development,