All indications are that comfort foods will continue to reign supreme. Yet “expect the pendulum to keep swinging from classic comfort foods, to people wanting to mix it up,” explains Chef Bradley Borchardt, Cargill Senior Corporate Chef of Innovation and Strategy, “restaurants need to offer classic foods, but also try new things.” One way to
Mustards are another interesting tool in your burger toolbox, and a cost effective way to kick up or change up the flavor. There are literally hundreds of mustard varieties – from classic, sweet and course styles to flavored mustards, international mustards and more. We listed a few simple yet delicious burger concepts just to get your
Adding a second protein can boldly take a burger from ‘good’ to ‘unforgettable.’ Even better, it provides you endless possibilities to create and differentiate your menu. Let’s look at a few simply-to-execute, yet super-impressive, burger ideas. More Burger Builds – With Recipes! Check out these live links to great ‘meat-topped’ burgers created by your BurgerCravings chefs.
From toppings to bun ideas and special sauces, here are some delicious (and simple) ways to transform a burger into the best part of the morning.2 6% of consumers say they enjoy eating foods associated with lunch of dinner for breakfast.2 2Technomic Breakfast Consumer Trend Report Do these breakfast ideas have your wheels turning? Get
Whether you need a healthy or low-carb option for your guests, or just want to try something that goes beyond bread, there are a ton of fantastic options for ways to serve your burgers. Even the usual simple cheeseburger gets an upgrade with these creative ideas. Branching out your bun offerings is a great way
Add a little summer to your burger Although it might take some convincing for some customers, the added sweetness and unexpected flavor combinations that come with fruit toppings will not only broaden some palettes, it might help customers see you in a whole new light. Give these great fruit-featuring burgers a try and see what
Bourbon can add so much to a simple recipe. These are just a few hints to get you started, but the ideas are endless! Can’t get enough? Have huge bourbon lovers in your restaurant? How about adding a shot of bourbon right on top of the bun? And for the “more is better” crowd, consider
Here are a few simple ways to bring in some global influences to your burger and stretch the borders of your menu. By just switching out a few simple items, you can open up a whole new world of flavor for your customers. After all, broadening someone’s palate can be a fantastic gift.
Sides are the perfect way to upscale your menu offerings. The key is to keep them fresh — both in terms of ingredients and ideas! Think about what’s been getting buzz among your peers, your customers and the market in general, and see how you can adopt those trends to take your menu to a
Other vegetables offer a great opportunity for creating new types of fries. Whether baked or fried, lightly seasoned or covered in herbs, there’s something for everyone.