Short Ribs Across The Menu

Close-up of glazed short ribs

Sterling Silver Signature Chef Alan Ferrer’s favorite cut is the bone-in short rib. “Bone-in short rib gives me a blank canvas to work with, allowing me to apply many different flavours from around the world. When it’s done right, the end result is a fork-tender piece of meat full of umami-rich flavours.” This portion-friendly cut […]

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Working Modern Steakhouse Ideas Into Your Menu

Tenderloin dish

Chefs are giving diners the experience they are asking for The average diner is no longer willing to shell out top dollar for a huge slab of steak with cream of spinach on the side. Modern chefs are innovating to meet customer demand for something fresh and memorable, says Sterling Silver® Premium Meats Chef Pete […]

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Give Guests What They Want: New Flavors From Across the Globe

Global Flavors

Global flavors can help define your establishment as a modern steakhouse, especially when coupled with unique cuts and serving more small, shareable plates. New tastes and dishes from around the world can help your guests explore flavors outside their comfort zone and experience something new and exciting. Finding inspiration from a specific country or region […]

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Travel-Friendly Cuts & Preparations

Close up of steak stir fry

“Delivering hot, beef braised will be the best experience because it can take the abuse of long hot-holding, and still deliver on tenderness and juiciness.” Sterling Silver Chef Pete Geoghegan recommends travel-friendly braised meats, particularly ones that use short ribs, blade roast, and chuck roll for takeout and pick-up menus. Additionally, stir-fry or bowls with […]

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Customize Compound Butter Flavors to Enhance a Steak

Bavette steak

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 flavor from the spices, chilis or herbs you choose. Get inspired by these flavors and combinations, including: Black garlic Lime and ancho chili Piquillo […]

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Sharing Plates Let Guests Choose Their Favorites

wine glasses clinking

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

Roast with herb topping on cutting board

The Modern Steakhouse is all about bold flavors. Use herbs to add an extra punch of flavor 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

Plate of hummus

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 flavor and color that thinner sauces had in the past. Herbs, nuts, and vegetables can combine to create nutritious, flavorful sauces […]

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