A collection of menu planning ideas for foodservice operators.


4 menu trends that might hit the mainstream

Technomic tracks the latest ingredients and flavors to trickle down from independent restaurants.


Recipe report: Craveable snacks

Almost 14% of restaurant visits are made in order to purchase a snack, according to Technomic, and consumers report that they are replacing meals with snacks more often.

Here’s what Gen Zers of legal drinking age are looking for in establishments that serve alcohol, according to Technomic data.

What do consumers approaching drinking age want to imbibe—and what does that say about what’s trending?

Which ingredients are poised to garner mainstream attention on menus in 2019 and beyond? This third annual report provides a deep, data-driven dive.

Menu launches are showing off seasonal ingredients and innovative flavors.

When it comes to food, ideas around health and wellness are shifting.

As the weather warms up, customers begin to crave lighter desserts with fresh, fruity flavors. These five new recipes will take your menu in a sweet, seasonal direction.

See which salad types stand to edge out Caesar and garden as customer favorites.

A restaurant chain is building its program on only meatless options.