The line between restaurant menus and home cooking is blurring, thanks to social media like TikTok where restaurant dishes become viral sensations and in the right culinary hands popular social "food fads" are translating to menus and limited time offers.
Company offers chef-inspired lineup of value-added products for restaurateurs
June 16, 2023
Hormel Foods once again took the National Restaurant Association show by storm with its one-of-a-kind 5,000sq-ft exhibit, which was built around a professional kitchen run by the Hormel Foods Culinary Collective.
Chick-fil-A is testing its first-ever plant-forward entrée, the Chick-fil-A™ Cauliflower Sandwich
February 10, 2023
The Chick-fil-A Cauliflower Sandwich was created, developed, and tested in-house by Chick-fil-A chefs who worked diligently for nearly four years finding the right ingredients and perfecting the recipe for the new sandwich.
From burgers to ice cream, brands went above and beyond to create products to attract customers
December 21, 2022
“These brands went above and beyond to reach their guests but also give them new and exciting products during a challenging time for restaurants and consumers alike,” said Ramon Melgarejo, global managing director of NielsenIQ BASES. “In our second year of the Menu Innovation Awards, we’re excited to include Canada in this year’s North America awards and recognize the hard work of so many great brands.”
Technomic thought leaders forecast trends for 2023 to help aid US foodservice professionals prepare for the year ahead
November 14, 2022
Economic headwinds, including inflation and the threat of a recession, are setting up new hurdles for operators to navigate. But, despite a challenging start to 2023 expected, the latter part of the year should bring about optimism as the industry emerges from high inflation and a soft economy.
FABI Awards celebrate industry-altering products that shape what's new and next for the future of food and beverage
March 21, 2022
The National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show announced the 2022 recipients of the Food and Beverage (FABI) Awards, which recognize companies for developing extraordinary food and beverage products that are leading the way in new tastes, flavor profiles, creativity and their potential to boost sales.
What are some of the trends on the horizon for the foodservice industry in 2022, from the state of the industry and operations to menu optimization and enhancing the guest experience? Here's Technomic's big picture forecast.