Craft, Local and Artisan Beverages are Hot in 2019

admin | January 14th, 2019 - 5:44 pm

Beverages, especially craft, artisan and locally made varieties are going to make a splash in 2019, according to early results from the NRA’s annual What’s Hot survey. The survey, which gauges food, beverage and concept trends around the country, looked at responses from approximately 650 professional chefs – all members of the American Culinary Federation, for insights […]

On-Trend Beverages to Warm Up Winter Menus

admin | January 11th, 2019 - 5:46 pm

From interactive tableside treats to sophisticated liqueurs, the beverage category represents an exciting and profitable opportunity. As a playful response to the rise of craft cocktails, whimsical takes on the classics are growing in popularity. Think salted caramel mimosas, tiramisu martinis or a bacon Old Fashioned. What’s more, creative alcoholic beverages are being served at […]

Saval Foodservice has named Brian Saval as Vice President of the company

admin | January 9th, 2019 - 3:35 pm

Saval Foodservice, Maryland’s largest independent broad line foodservice distributor, has named Brian Saval as Vice President of the company. Brian is a fourth generation member of the family business that started 87 years ago. In his new role, he will be responsible for training the sales force, creating new partnerships, and executing the company’s strategic […]

Beef production forecast for 2019 lowered on lighter carcass weights

admin | January 8th, 2019 - 6:06 am

USDA recently lowered its 2019 beef production forecast by 25 million pounds to 27.8 billion pounds, reflecting lighter expected average carcass weights in early 2019, according to the latest Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Outlook report. At the same USDA recently boosted its 2018 beef production by 25 million pounds to 26.9 billion pounds based on […]

New Meat Cuts, Breakfast Dishes, Top Chefs’ 2019 Trends

admin | January 5th, 2019 - 6:07 am

Globally inspired breakfast items and new cuts of meat are among the top menu trends forecast for 2019 by chefs in a National Restaurant Association (NRA) survey. The group’s annual What’s Hot survey gathered responses from about 650 professional chefs who are members of the American Culinary Federation. Here are the chefs’ predictions: More than […]

Key Trends For 2019

admin | January 2nd, 2019 - 6:08 pm

It seems that every shift to the restaurant landscape brings withit a whole host of new questions: What is the next hot flavor trend to watch? Which segment truly owns convenience? What is today’s definition of health? What type of technology is up and coming next? As consumer preferences cycle forward at a furious pace, […]

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