7 Mocktails That Pair Perfectly with Beef Dishes
It’s clear to those who own or manage a restaurant that today’s diners are more driven to consume less alcohol. But with the ability of a beverage to balance or enhance a meal, a simple substitute of ice water can leave the guest wanting more. Here are some nonalcoholic cocktail ideas and pairings to suggest to those who are looking to drink less but still enjoy all there is to experience.
Dining Trends in 2023
From Lebanese fare to TikTok, here’s what 2023 looks like when it comes to menus, restaurants and beef.
The Ever-Changing Habits of the Average Diner
Dining habits have undergone a significant shift in recent years due to the pandemic, generational ideologies and new technologies.
29 Desserts That Perfectly Follow A Beef Dish
Your guests have come to your restaurant, enjoyed your meal, and now many of them are hoping for the (sometimes literal) cherry on top: dessert. From chocolate cakes to fruity tortes, there are many types of desserts you can serve to send your guests off with a smile. Here are 29 that are ideal for following a steak, stew, sandwich and any other beef dish.
PLATING TRENDS TO IMPRESS YOUR GUESTS
Plating a meal has long been an artform, and with the advent of social media, the visual appeal of a dish has only become more appreciated. Here are plating trends we’re seeing in today’s restaurants. While some of these techniques are familiar to chefs, they can be a delightful surprise to unassuming patrons.
Here To Stay: Why Red Meat Remains A Hit
Interest in white-meat dishes and plant-based alternatives has risen in recent years. Although you might adapt your menu to fit these moving changes, it’s important to know diners still depend on beef as a go-to menu option.
3 Ways to Make the Most of Supply Chain Shortages
Supply chain issues are hitting everybody hard right now, but while industries like clothing or toys can better survive a temporary hold on some goods, it's not as forgiving for restaurants.
How Global Flavors Can Inspire Comfort Food Applications
Comfort food orders rose in popularity through the pandemic and continue to hold customers’ attentions and appetites. Guests are now looking for globally inspired ways to enjoy their favorite comfort foods on your menus. Drawing inspiration from international fare can offer opportunities to feature unexpected beef cuts and more contemporary flavors.
The State of Beef in 2022
Recently, it feels like dining habits, plating trends and flavor pairings are changing just about every month. So we spoke with Sterling Silver Culinary Manager Chef Pete Geoghegan to get a better idea of what restaurants can expect for all-things beef in 2022.
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