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.
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 Issues
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 Flavours 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 favourite comfort foods on your menus. Drawing inspiration from international fare can offer opportunities to feature unexpected beef cuts and more contemporary flavours.
The State of Beef in 2022
Recently, it feels like dining habits, plating trends and flavour 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.
Rustic Preparation & Presentation Trends
While many restaurant industry trends are of a digital nature – with the rise of third-party delivery services and ghost kitchens – many establishments are choosing to take their guests back in time. Rustic and traditional preparation methods from all over the globe are returning to restaurants and offering guests experiential dining in addition to delicious menus.
TRENDS TO MAKE SUMMER SPECTACULAR
As the calendar pages continue to flip and diners are getting antsy to return to normalcy, we point our eyes toward the summer season and present a few exciting trends that can help shape your menu for the upcoming months.
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