Fully Cooked Beef
Hormel Foods offers a variety of fully cooked beef products, from prime rib to pastrami. Now, Hormel wants to remind operators to place their orders by giving them a digital photo key chain loaded with two product images. Find out more at www.hormelfoods.com.
Menu the Taste of the Tropics
Fresh mangoes add tropical excitement to menus and boost the dimension and value of any food, beverage and dessert menu. Serve up an unexpected salad. Instead of tomatoes, alternate fresh mozzarella with fully ripe mango slices for Mango Caprese Salad. This and other recipes are available from the National Mango Board at www.mango.org or call 877-MANGOS-1.
Exceptionally versatile, Fresh Gourmet® Crispy Onions from Sugar Foods will add natural onion flavor and crispy crunch to just about any menu item. The possibilities are endless: sprinkle on omelets, add to salads and wraps, layer on steaks and burgers or top off your signature sides. Visit www.foodservice.freshgourmet.com or call 888-708-2222.
Trident Seafoods announces a new addition to its Redi Grilled line of frozen fish portions: a six-ounce portion of Trident's popular Redi Grilled salmon. Previously available only in a four-ounce size, this larger, grill-marked item is ideal for center-of-the-plate applications. For a free recipe booklet, call 800-367-6065 or visit www.tridentseafoods.com.
Easy Pork Products
Tyson Food Service now offers IBP® brand classic pork products, including Pork Cutlets, Diced Pork and Ground Pork. These raw, nonmarinated items have endless applications and offer the conveneince of portion pork. Recipe ideas, such as Moroccan Meatball Skewers with Fiery Harissa Honey Glaze are available at wwww.tysonfoodservice.com or 800-24-TYSON, ext. 900.
Summer is Movie Time
Buy Mars items and have more fun this summer! Mars Foodservices' Entertainment Cash™ Rewards Program gives operators $20 in entertainment certificates when they purchase any 12 standard single boxes of Mars Snackfood products. Visit www.marsfoodservices.com or call 800-432-2331.
Amazing California chefs have created amazing California Avocado recipes for you to borrow. Dozens of chef-developed menu applications are offered in the California Avocado Commission's foodservice recipe database. See it at www.californiaavocado.com/foodservice or call the CAC Foodservice hotline at 800-370-3782.
Get the most return from desserts with tips and tools from Kraft Foodservice's new Dessert Essentials website, www.kraftfoodservice.com/desserts. Find product information, industry insights, recipes and merchandising tips.
Experienced teams of chefs create each batch of fresh soups, chilies and stews for Harry's Fresh Foods. All products are refrigerated, never frozen. Visit Basic American Foods at www.baf.com.
You and your guests will feel “greener” when you use Simplot products. Dedicated to the thre R's: reduce, reuse and recycle, Simplot explores new technologies and alternative solutions to lower its impact on the environment. Find out more at www.simplotfoods.com.
Flavor with Fruit
Fruit purees add flavor across the menu from entrees to beverages and desserts. Get recipes for flavorful fruit purees, like raspberry-chipotle, strawberry-guava or mango-ginger, made with Dole Fresh Frozen Fruits at www.dolefoodservice.com. To learn more about Dole Fresh Frozen Fruit varieties and packs, call 800-723-9868.
Patak's makes it easy to menu the flavors of India with authentic pastes, sauces, chutneys and relishes. Offerings include Tandoori Paste, Mild Curry Paste, Sweet Mango Chutney, Tikka Masala and more. Visit www.achfood.com.
Lighten up your menu with the new Reduced Calorie Recipe CD from Equal. Baked goods, desserts, beverages and marinades are all part of this new collection. Also included is an easy-to-follow sugar-to-Equal conversion chart. Call 888-658-1948.
Sticks with Kick
Brew City® Jack and Blue Cheese Sticks are a creative twist on two top-selling appetizers: Buffalo wings and mozzarella sticks. A rich mixture of Monterey Jack and Blue cheeses is lightly coated in buffalo-style sauce for a spicy kick, then dipped in premium beer batter. Call McCain Foods USA at 866-427-3924 or visit www.mccainusa.com.
Sizzlin' Beef Steak Chili with Beans is just one of three exciting new soup selections from Norpac Foods. Also available: Roasted Yukon Potato Cheese and Cheddar Broccoli. For product information, visit www.norpac.com.
Fill ‘Em Up
Athens Foods offers bite-sized, prebaked Mini Fillo Shells in a variety of savory and dessert flavors, and classic Mini Fillo Shells. Combine contrasting flavors by pairing savory shells — spinach, tomato or black bean — with sweet fillings and fruits. Or, fill a graham cracker shell with a savory cheese mixture. Call 800-837-5683 or visit www.athens.com/trade/contact.aspx.
Bring the Heat
Land O' Lakes®' new Extra Melt® American Cheese with Jalapenos helps operators spice up classic offerings from sandwiches and burgers to soups, omelets, dips and more. The versatile, five-pound cheese is easy to use. Call 800-328-1322 or, for recipes, visit www.landolakesfoodservice.com.
Sweetened with NutraSweet, Smucker's® Sugar Free Blueberry Syrup is a delicious breakfast alternative for guests watching their sugar intake. Call Smucker Foodservice at 330-682-3000 or visit www.smuckerfoodservice.com.