Quality Roast Beef
For a cost-effective prime rib alternative, try roasted Certifed Angus Beef® strip loin. The cut offers better yields and more reasonable portion sizes. Typically, the strip loin has better availability through January, too, so it's a great choice for winter meals. To locate a supplier, call Certifed Angus Beef LLC at 330-345-2333.
Add texture, flavor and crunch to your holiday menu with Fresh Gourmet® Crunchy Toppings. The five varieties include Crispy Onions, Crispy Jalapeños, Lightly Salted Tortilla Strips, Tri-Colored Tortilla Strips and Wonton Strips. For recipe ideas or to receive a free Fresh Gourmet® Winter Recipe Book from Sugar Foods, call 888-708-2222.
Meet the needs of your health-conscious customers with Mexican Original® brand specialty tortillas from Tyson Food Service. Choose from Whole-Wheat Heat-Pressed Tortillas, Reduced-Sodium Heat-Pressed Tortillas, Low-Fat Heat-Pressed Tortillas and Carb Conscious® Heat-Pressed Tortillas. They're all available in a variety of sizes. Visit www.tysonfoodservice.com for details.
Fruit Pairings Wheel
Dole® offers the Dole Fruit-Pairings Wheel to help you create appetizers featuring fruit flavor combinations. Creative recipes include Pineapple Cheese Chipotle Empanadas and Seared Scallops with Strawberry-Balsamic Glaze. To order the Dole Fruit Pairings wheel, visit www.dolefoodservice.com.
Icelandic® USA seafood company joins forces with D.G. Yuengling & Son, America's oldest brewery since 1829, to launch Yuengling® Lager Panko Breaded Scallops. The scallops are wild-caught from North Atlantic waters, and are breaded rather than battered. For more information from Icelandic USA, visit www.icelandic.com.
Vegetarian Dim Sum
Authentic vegetarian dim sum appetizers are the latest addition to the Steve Phillips World Cuisine™ product line from Phillips Foods. Vegetarian Shiitake Mushroom Pot Stickers and Vegetarian Roasted Red Pepper Spring Rolls are handmade in Asia by Asian chefs and deliver authentic Asian flavors. The items cook from frozen in just minutes. For product details, visit www.phillipsfoodservice.com.
Marzetti® offers an extensive variety of gluten-free dressings, ranging from Apple Cider Vinaigrette to original Cardini's® Caesar. The line of dips, sauces, and gluten-free dressings includes light and fat-free varieties, so it's easy to accommodate customers with gluten allergies. For a complete listing of gluten-free products, visit http://www.marzettifoodservice.com/pdfs/faq/Foodservice_Gluten_Free_Product_Listing.pdf.
McCormick For Chefs™ — Food Away From Home Division has launched McCormick Culinary™ Roasted Spices and new Lawry's® Rubs to enhance your menu offerings. For information about these foodservice products, visit www.McCormickForChefs.com.
For softly-lit pendanats with a “moonglow” effect, consider the collection of Nora Moonglow lighting styles. Nora Moonglow pendants come in five different lamp sources, and can be mounted in a range of options. Visit the Nora Lighting website at www.noralighting.com for details.
Create drama with appetizer and dessert presentations displayed on the 3-Tier Riser. The K-D Stand joins two other new styles of Wrought Iron Risers from American Metalcraft. The stair-step concept for rectangular platters allows you to display sandwiches and other specialties, and is designed as a knock-down stand for easy assembly and storage. Visit www.amnow.com.
The CR1 front-loading currency counter from Carnation Enterprises is an affordable money counter with ultra-violet, magnetic and infra-red counterfeit detection. The CR1 works with USD, Canadian Dollars, Mexican Pesos and other currencies. Visit www.carnation-inc.com for more information.
Brewing gourmet coffee is easy with Curtis ThermoPro™ Brewing Systems. The Generation Three (G3) digital systems from the Wilbur Curtis Company quickly brew up to one-and-a-half gallons of gourmet coffee into vacuum-insulated and stainless steel servers. With the ThermoPro server, your customers will appreciate the optimal heat retention and freshness of your brewed coffee. Visit www.wilburcurtis.com for details.
Cambro® offers the newest phase of its complete storage solutions, with the Camshelving® Elements Series. This strong, hygienic, non-corrosive shelving boasts a weight-bearing capacity that meets the demands of high-volume foodservice operations. Elements” exclusive 78" traverse holds up 600 pounds per shelf. For product details, visit the website: www.cambro.com.
Get the best food flavor without overcooking or dehydration with FWE Low Temperature Cook & Hold (LCH) Ovens. FWE's LCH Ovens use radiant and gentle air circulation, and are designed to accommodate a variety of trays and pans. For information, visit www.fwe.com.
Christopher Koetke, dean of Kendall College School of Culinary Arts and v.p. of the Laureate International Universities Centers of Excellence in Culinary Arts, received the Chefs Collaborative inaugural Pathfinder Award for his dedication to raising awareness of sustainability in the food industry.
Schwan's Names Clough
The Schwan Food Company announces that Jim Clough has joined the company as president of Schwan's Food Service. He brings more than 25 years' industry experience to the job. Clough's responsibilities include the direction and growth of the Schwan subsidiary that provides frozen food products to chain restuarants, public and private schools, universities, health care facilities and convenience stores through more than 1,800 distributors.
Comark Gets USDA Approval
The USDA's Treatment Quality Assurance Unit recently approved the Comark RF500 Wireless Temperature Monitoring System for use in data collection for Cold Treatment of imported produce. To prevent the introduction of pests such as Mediterranean fruit flies into the U.S., imported produce is quarantined and processed according to standards set by the USDA. Comark manufactures high-quality, precision instruments for temperature, humidity and pressure measurement.