Enhance your sandwich, salad and appetizer offerings with the three taste-tempting varieties of Hellmann's® Real Aioli. Choices include Classic Aioli, Sun-Dried Tomato, and Wasabi-Flavored. All are made with extra virgin olive oil and real bits of garlic. For product details from Unilever Foodsolutions, visit www.unileverfoodsolutions.us/Aiolis.
Wallets & Waistlines
Looking for recipes to see you through these cost-conscious times in style? The Idaho Potato Commission's “Watching Waistlines & Wallets” online recipe resource offers a repertoire of adaptable recipe ideas. Visit www.idahopotato.com/waistlines_wallets for menu inspirations.
Healthful Side Dishes
Fruit and vegetable blends from Simplot help you satisfy customer demands for healthier menu options. Among the selections: Simplot Classic® Culinary Select™ Edamame Succotash, Simplot Classic® Culinary Select™ Monterey Blend and Simplot Classic® Triple Berry Blend. To learn more, visit www.simplotfoods.com.
Flavorful Fruit Purees
Add a flavorful boost to your beverge menu with Monin Fruit Purees with Natural Flavors. Available in seven flavors, they're made from highest quality fruits picked at the peak of ripeness so you can add fruit-full goodness to your iced teas, lemonades and cocktails year-round. For product information from Monin Gourmet Flavorings, visit www.monin.com or call 800-966-5225.
Uncle Ben's Infused® Rice can wake up your menu with its range of flavors that have seasoning locked into every grain. Choose from 11 varieties, including Cheese Flavor, Saffron Rice, Tomato & Basil Flavor and more. All Uncle Ben's® Rice products contain 0g trans fat per serving, and are 100% cholesterol-free. For more product and nutrition information, visit www.MARSfoodservices.com.
Twisting Time is Here
The newest addition to the Tyson® Value Collection is a fun, tasty form of chcken that adds versatility and value to your menu. Tyson® Chicken Twists™ are made from 100% chicken breast meat and are just right for sharing. Offer them as an alternative to chips in nachos, as salad or burger toppers or in wraps. For details from Tyson Food Service, visit www.tysonfoodservice.com.
Specialty onions from Christopher Ranch, both the classic Pearl and the unusual Cippolline varieties, allow you to differentiate your menu. Christopher Ranch Peeled Specialty Onions are prepped and ready to be braised, roasted, poached, cured or pickled. To learn more, visit the website: www.christopherranch.com.
This summer, you can offer new twists on classics with recipe ideas from Hershey's Food Service. Create menu excitement with recipes that tap into customers' appreciation for branded ingredients. For recipes and more, visit www.hersheyfoodservice.com or call 877-772-3556.
Going With The Fillo
Make a strong impression with Athens Fillo Dough and Mini Fillo Shells from Athens Foods — premade cost-effective ingredients that offer handmade appeal and can command a higher menu price. For recipes and info, visit www.athensfoods.com/foodservice.
Premium Pan Coating
Get dependable nonstick performance and capitalize on the trans-fat-free health trend with Vegalene® Canola premium pan coating from Par-Way Tryson. For details, call 800-642-0088 or visit the website: www.parwaytryson.com.
Indian Harvest announces its new division, Indian Harvest Boutique, dedicated to rare and exclusive heirloom grains and legumes. For information about Eighth Wonder Tinawon Fancy Rice, Charcoal Wheat, Wild Black Quinoa, Ulikan Red Rice and other Indian Harvest Boutique products, visit the website at www.indianharvest.com.
Egg Sandwich Recipes
For your complimentary copy of six egg-based, hand-held sandwich recipes from the American Egg Board, call 847-296-7043 or visit www.aeb.org/fs/order_recipes for a PDF version.
It's easy and convenient to offer your patrons all-natural alternatives to refined sugar and artificial sweeteners, with the Natural Sweetners from Sugar Foods. Options include Sugar in the Raw®, Stevia Extract in the Raw™ and Natural Sugar made from 100 percent Hawaiian Evaporated Cane Juice. For details, visit www.sugarfoods.com.
The free California Avocado Commission recipe collection includes ideas such as Double Guacamole Burgers featuring Fresh California Avocados. For this recipe and more, visit www.CaliforniaAvocado.com/Foodservice or call 800-370-3782.
Lamb Weston offers foodservice operators the chance to try all three varieties of new Tantalizers® dipNside™ Appetizers for free. These chef-inspired combinations include Spicy Bean dipNside, Queso dipNside, and Spinach dipNside. The free case rebate offer, available for a limited time, is valued at up to $210. Call Lamb Weston at 800-766-7783 or visit the website: www.lambweston.com.
Call for Beef Entries
The Beef Checkoff is currently accepting entries for the 2009 Beef Backer Awards program for foodservice operations that exhibit leadership and innovation in menuing and promoting beef. Please contact your state council for entry form and deadline information. State Beef Backer winners advance to the national competition. For entry details, visit www.beeffoodservice.com.
Create beautiful dessert presentations with Pipeables™ from Sweet Street Desserts. Each prefilled bag comes with 1.62 lb. of mousse which can be used to layer, fill, or garnish to suit your dessert needs. Choose from 10 flavor profiles. Visit www.sweetstreet.com for details.