Quality Counts: Sourcing the Best Beef Supply

Chef cutting beef

When it comes to beef, gone are the days when diners will settle for any plate of food—even quick-service brands have had to upscale their offerings to meet the demands of diners seeking higher-quality food. What constitutes quality, and how to deliver it to diners, have become important questions for restaurant leaders across the industry, […]

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Customize Compound Butter Flavours to Enhance a Steak

Beef and veggies in a pan

Creating a compound butter provides a simple and tasty way to complement and customize any steak on your menu. Guests will love the rich addition of butter and the punch of flavour from the spices, chilis or herbs you choose. Get inspired by these flavours and combinations, including: Black garlic Lime and ancho chili Piquillo […]

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Sharing Plates Lets Guests Choose Their Favourites

Guests toasting with wine glasses

Sharing has recently emerged as a major trend when eating out, especially among Millennials. According to Technmonic’s research,1 42% of consumers agreed that small plates are a great way to share with a larger group, and you don’t need to run a tapas restaurant to capitalize on this trend. Smaller plates are also a great […]

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Herb-Forward Toppings Add Interest to Beef

Herb-crusted meat

The Modern Steakhouse is all about bold flavours. Use herbs to add an extra punch of flavour to your dish – as toppings, they add texture and variety. Try using these herb-forward toppings to accompany your beef dishes: Fried Italian parsley Brown butter-fried sage Fried basil leaves Gremolata Wild garlic-mustard chimichurri […]

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Plant-Based Sauces for the Modern Steakhouse

Hummus on a plate

The hummus craze and desire for dynamic textures has led many chefs to incorporate plant-based purées into their menus. These creamy concoctions can be used as soft bases for many different plates, while delivering flavour and colour that thinner sauces had in the past. Herbs, nuts, and vegetables can combine to create nutritious, flavourful sauces […]

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Classic BBQ Sides with Craft Twists

Barbecue with a twist

Focusing on more than the smoke and the sauce, BBQ joints are now putting craft spins on their sides too. This doesn’t mean the days of mashed potatoes and coleslaw are necessarily over. Classic comfort foods may now have unexpected preparations, like pimento mac and cheese or cornbread topped with house-pickled jalapeños. Serving up something […]

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A Culinary Trip to South America

Slices of beef on a wooden tray

Sterling Silver blade and lifter meat (the rib cap) is the “crown jewel” of the rib section. Try rubbing this meat with garlic, lemon and oregano – then char-grill it. You’ll find it delivers a rich, Latin American flavour. Latino side-dish ideas include diced-ham cornbread, roasted poblano chilis with crème, anise bread rolls, fried sweet […]

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