MenuDirections 2013 Day 3: World Cuisines and Menu Trends

The final day of the conference featured tastes from around the globe and a look at upcoming menu trends.

The New Twist on American session focuses on gastropub food that is becoming increasingly popular in restaurants. Chef Andrew Hunter, corporate chef for Kikkoman Sales USA, talked about how operators could use unconventional sauces, like wasabi cream sauce, on American favorites to elevate the flavor.

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