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Plate Mates

Time to sidle up to your seconds-in-command

Lift your profits and your menu with creative sides. They’re a great way to freshen menus without too much extra financial outlay, and you can even reduce the cost of proteins by offering smaller portions dressed up with their sidekicks.

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Share & Share Alike

Your diners are looking for creativity and new taste sensations by sharing plates like tapas, cheese and dessert selections. Technomic reports that 47% of consumers who eat small plates strongly agree that they are more likely to try new flavours on small plates than in entrées. According to the Canadian Snacking Nation 2016 study by Ipsos, more than two-thirds of all consumption occasions occur outside of traditional meals.

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Creative Staging

However you define “casual dining” these days, what it often means is “on trend.” Let’s take a look at some of the strategies and venues that give customers what they want today, from chef-casual to fast-casual to QSR.

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Seriously Casual

However you define “casual dining” these days, what it often means is “on trend.” Let’s take a look at some of the strategies and venues that give customers what they want today, from chef-casual to fast-casual to QSR.

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