Top Dish: Chicken Sandwiches
Premium ingredients like brie and prosciutto are growing, as are premium carriers like brioche, hoagie and sourdough—locally sourced bread is showcased in our Chicken Avocado Sandwich.
Top Dish: Steak
Hearty fruits and vegetables are being paired with steak more than others—think eggplant, bell peppers, grits and plantains.
Trend spin: Bring authenticity to your steak dishes by sharing your sourcing strategy and preparation details. Then pair with heirloom vegetables, seasoned with trending spices and sauce ingredients.
Top Dish: Eggs
Hispanic and Middle Eastern-Inspired sauces are growing on menus for non-omelet egg dishes including hollandaise sauce, salsa, ranchero sauce and hummus.
Trend spin:Preparing and serving ethnic inspired egg dishes in cast iron skillet will create a signature experience and deliver amazing flavor to the dish.
Sources: What American Eats OOH at FSR + FCR concepts, Technomic, January 2017; Flavor & The Menu Top 10 Trends 2017, January/February 2017