Creative Inspiration

Winter Seasonal Desserts: Tips and Trends

Use these winter dessert trends and tips to boost profits throughout the holiday season and beyond.

4 Ways to Modernize French Pastry

Giving French pastries a makeover to include modern formats and trending flavors could invigorate your menu — and sales.

Tasty Trio: Three Up-and-Coming Chefs Help Feed Need for New Culinary Experiences

Economic challenges may persist, but there's a big appetite for new culinary experiences. Learn about 3 chefs at the forefront of menu innovation in 2023.

Spring Forward: Foodservice Operators Set the Table for Sales Growth

Foodservice operators look to spring for business to bloom. Explore menu trends for 3 key spring holidays: St. Patrick's Day, Easter and Mother's Day.

Asian Flavors & Formats Feed Dessert Inspiration

Flavors found in a number of dishes traditionally served in Southeast Asia are helping to inspire creative dessert menu options with widespread appeal.

All About Newstalgia in Desserts

Tweaking familiar dishes to include a new flavor or format could be the menu addition that will pique consumer interest and help increase sales.

4 Trending Ways to Elevate Snacks

Tweaking familiar dishes to include a new flavor or format could be the menu addition that will pique consumer interest and help increase sales.

Beverages and Desserts Fuel Flavor Inspiration

Inspired by classic beverage elements, operators are creating new dessert menu items — as well as drinks that feature dessert flavors.

How to Make Fall a Stellar Dessert Season

From traditional flavors to fresh takes on pies and other classic items, incorporating specific elements will make fall desserts can’t-miss menu items.

Time-Honored Elements from Latin Cuisine Are Enhancing Dessert Menus

Find out what traditional flavors from cuisine that originated in Mexico and other Latin countries are being incorporated into today’s desserts.

Time-Tested: Which Pandemic Practices Could Become Permanent?

Find out what adjustments operators across the country made during the pandemic—and how those moves are now helping them increase business.

A Feast from the East: Asian Influences Add Flavor to Foodservice

Asian-inspired dishes and desserts have helped drive menu innovation during COVID-19. Explore a few of the latest examples of Asian culinary influence.

All in Good Time: What Makes for a Winning LTO in 2021?

The pandemic has altered operators’ approach to limited time offers. Find out why—and what consumers want from LTOs now.

All's Well That Delivers Wellness: Better-for-You Foodservice Trend Moves Forward with Meal Delivery

COVI9-19 has caused consumers to be more cautious and wellness-oriented in their foodservice choices. Learn how meal kits and delivery help them adapt.

Stay In, Dig In: Family Meals Feed Need for Ease and Convenience

Sheltering families are hungry for convenient, budget-friendly meals. Explore the foodservice trend of family-oriented takeout and delivery options.

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