Rich’s Plant Based Cooking Creme Provides a Healthier Alternative to Dairy-Based Menu Items

Rich’s Plant Based Cooking Creme Provides a Healthier Alternative to Dairy-Based Menu Items
  • Rich’s Plant Based Cooking Creme allows chefs to include plant-based options on their menus without creating a whole new dish.

  • Chef’s can meet consumer demand by modifying recipes with a cost effective plant-based alternative.

It’s no secret that plant-based menu sales have risen tremendously over the years. With the wave of consumer demand seeking plant-based alternatives for health-related reasons, or out of  good conscience for the environment, solutions are increasingly sought out.

As a result of this, more chefs and operators are creating new plant-based menu items that feature a variety of next-generation plant-based products.

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Will Startup Hungry Planet™ Gain Momentum After Recent Success in a California School District?

Will Startup Hungry Planet™ Gain Momentum After Recent Success in a California School District?

A California school district began to offer plant-based meals across all their cafeterias this past academic year and had students choose whether or not they wanted to eat them based on taste. “The initiative was so successful, the meals will likely be offered again next year,” reports KEYT.

We’ve heard about companies like Impossible Food and Beyond Meat making their way in restaurants, but the Santa Barbara Unified School District actually sourced her plant-based protein from a startup based out of Missouri. It’s called Hungry Planet™.

According to the company’s website, it focuses on creating an alternative protein to ground beef, chicken, pork, Italian sausage, chorizo sausage, and crab for culinary professionals to use as a 1:1 substitution in innovative entrees. The company says it develops its faux meats to delight the demanding tastes of meat lovers in the heart of the Midwest.

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McDonald’s Rolls Out New Gourmet Burgers

McDonald’s Rolls Out New Gourmet Burgers

McDonald's offers new gourmet creations for its on-the-go eaters. By trying to compete with other well-known elevated burger chains including Shake Shack), McDonald’s created it’s “new series” called Signature Crafted. Here are the different amped up patties you can try.

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New Year, New Menu: Revisions for Your Guests’ Resolutions

New Year, New Menu: Revisions for Your Guests’ Resolutions

By Brian Murphy, Foodable Industry Expert

The change of the calendar year provides an opportunity for everyone to “start over” in some way, and your establishment is not excluded. Drastic changes at the start of the year may be a bit cliché, considering nearly half of the US population makes some sort of New Year’s resolution, but guests will be more receptive to menu changes — especially when they will be inundated with resolution-related media for weeks. 

According to Statistic Brain, only about 8 percent are successful in achieving their resolution. Don’t be a statistic. Make an effort to embrace rapidly changing customer demands in order to be a business that supports customers’ efforts in the new year.

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Diet Restrictions? Adjusting Your Menu for Health-Conscious Guests

Diet Restrictions? Adjusting Your Menu for Health-Conscious Guests

By Brian Murphy, Foodable Industry Expert

Guests are getting wiser when it comes to their overall health, and the knowledge they are gaining is having an impact on the restaurant’s bottom line. Keeping guests happy and fed in a healthful way is a rising trend in the fast casual market and beyond. Here are some ways to make simple modifications to accommodate the latest trends in health and lifestyle that won’t cause too many headaches for team members.

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