3 Things To Love About Hispanic Heritage Month

Diners are always looking for reasons to get together and try new dishes. What better way to draw them in than by celebrating the contributions Hispanic and Latino Americans have made on some of our favorite cuisines?

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Two Pepper Flavors We’re Loving Right Now

With global flavors becoming more mainstream, it’s no surprise the popularity of chile peppers continues to grow. These ingredients seem to be showing up on menus everywhere. What’s got our attention right now is the way ancho and pasilla peppers are making a splash in everything from condiments and marinades to entrees and desserts. What does this mean for you? We believe it opens up a whole new world of flavor opportunity to draw in more diners. Let’s dig in and see what makes these peppers so unexpectedly special.

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Tex-Mex vs Mexican: What is the difference?

We get this question a lot and it’s a tricky one to answer. In part because there is no singular way to define Mexican food. The country itself is huge — the 13th largest in the world — with several distinct regions, cultures and cuisines that could all be classified as Mexican.

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What’s Next for Birria?

Named one of the fastest-growing food trends of 2020, birria is a foodie favorite heading toward mainstream popularity. It’s most commonly associated with tacos, stews and consommés, but its uses are only getting more deliciously diverse. So, what’s next for this new Mexican flavor mainstay? Now’s the time to see where it could take your menu.

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Mini and Your Menu

America’s interest in mini foods has grown considerably over the past decade1. Everything from pintsize versions of menu mainstays (think sliders and mini tacos) to smaller plates and portion sizes to tiny kitchens cooking tiny foods on Instagram and TikTok. Why is small becoming such a big deal? We dug into this trend to better understand what it means. For you and your menu.

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Sweeten Your Profitability with Simple Desserts

No matter what, desserts will always be on trend. Coveted menu staples that offer comfort to diners and operators alike. For dessert lovers, they can feed the need for a little indulgence. For you, they can increase check size, making them the perfect way to add to your bottom line. If you want to sweeten your menu, here’s what you need to know.

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4 Simple Ways To Make Your Sandwiches Stand Out

Sandwiches are a tried and true menu staple. People will always love them. And you can be more profitable by offering them. Seriously. Of the 3.3 sandwiches consumers eat every week, 60% are purchased away from home1. The challenge is how do you make your sammies stand out? Here are 4 simple ways to add more excitement to your sandwich menu.

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5 Ways to Add More Adventure to Your Cocktail Menu

Looking to make your happy hour even more fun and delicious? Here’s how you can do it with just one or two ingredients. (Yep, it’s really that easy.) These authentic Mexican flavors will spice up your cocktail menu in all the unexpected ways your diners expect.

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Top Your Menu Items with the Flavor of Mexico

Ethnic flavors are showing up more and more on menus across the nation. This exciting change can be attributed to consumers’ shifting tastes and hunger for new food experiences. Impress guests looking for new flavors by adding Mexican-inspired toppings to familiar fare.