Menu Strategies

Best practices for creating innovative menus and signature dishes
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The approach of keeping the menu local isn’t limited just to produce sourced close to home. Three operators share how they incorporate local specialties.

hispanic diners

Here are five findings from Technomic’s new Hispanic Foodservice Consumer Trend Report that reveal how operators can attract this demographic’s dining dollars.


Take stock of these troubleshooting tips from operators.

hawiian teriyaki burger

What’s trending on menus as we head into the second half of the year? Operators can expect the unexpected but shouldn’t ignore proven hits and customer favorites.

chipotle line taco assembly

See which factors truly make a taco that encourages guests to return.

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New takes on the beverage—and its flavor—are creating a buzz on menus.


lego land food

Summer thrill-seekers may visit these parks for the wild rides, but some of the attractions are of the edible sort.

burger to go

Diners’ favorite burger ingredients, builds and consumption habits have shifted in several ways during the last two years.

fried chicken plate

New renditions of the comfort food favorite are finding their way onto menus.

chef cooking bowl

These tools lend a hand in cutting waste and producing meals in-house.


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