Key to the Pantry: July/August 2017
HARRI TECHNOLOGIES has released TeamLive, an end-to-end workforce management solution designed for the hospitality industry. In an industry faced with rapid technology and regulatory change, TeamLive ensures that the future success of a hospitality organization will be driven by their ability to increase productivity and revenues through smart management, risk reduction, and actionable insights. TeamLive provides value for the entire spectrum of hospitality business stakeholders by consolidating up to 10 operational systems into a single, mission-critical platform, including instant team communications, team scheduling overlaid with labor costs, and live sales performance data, providing operators with greatly enhanced profit visibility. Streamed collection and analysis of data takes employee performance to new levels of intelligence and industry relevance. TeamLive includes a revolutionary, app-based time clock that uses biometric facial recognition to track employees hours, eliminating wage theft while also enhancing team communications and compliance.
TYSON FOODSERVICE gets back to the basics with all-natural meats done just right. Authentically Crafted™ Exceptional Meats from Tyson® and Hillshire Farm® provides hand crafted chicken, beef, and pork with real meat texture and appearance. The roasted meat flavors allow operators to season with their own signature ingredients or serve as-is. According to Tyson Smart Shortcuts Research Dataessential 2015, 81% of consumers expect high-quality authentic meat crumbles to have distinct, non-uniform pieces. The perfectly imperfect size of the Authentically Crafted proteins make them ideal for a variety of dishes, such as steak gorgonzola pasta or pork street tacos.
FRONTLINE INTERNATIONAL manufactures equipment to automate the dangerous and disgusting job of filling and emptying fryers. Our fresh oil, filtration, and waste oil management equipment helps our customers achieve improved safety, cleanliness, sustainability, food quality, and savings. Web-based data management widget provides total system control.
IntelliDish™ from DIVERSEY CARE is a closed-loop system which monitors the status of commercial dishwashing operations, identifying irregularities and providing real-time feedback. Managers have access to data such as total number of wash cycles, water, energy and cleaning product usage, hygiene compliance information and more. Learn more at www.sealedair.com/ intellidish. And Diversey Care’s Suma® Bio-Floor® Cleaner D3.7 is bacteria-enhanced, premium-liquid, no-rinse floor cleaner with solvents. It is ideal for removing the fats, grease, and oils that build up in the grout and tile pores of quarry tile floors and increase slip-fall risks. It provides a residual cleaning effect that can last for up to several days.
For information, visit www.sealedair.com/diversey-care/diversey-care-products/suma-bio-floor-cleaner-d37.
American Metalcraft has come up with some pretty cool product ideas in recent years, but nothing as sharp as these new Evolution™ Cheese Knives. Clean lines and satin stainless steel give them a contemporary look that’s right out of a retail catalog. In seven different styles, there are knives for hard, semi-hard, and soft cheese, as well as a cheese spreader. Best of all, American Metalcraft’s Evolution Cheese Knives are all sold individually and not in sets. Pair these knives with new Cheese Paper in either a leaf design or an olive wood design. Completely food-safe, American Metalcraft’s Cheese Paper is grease-resistant and available in three different sizes.
Young consumers today are driving demand for more filling, entrée-worthy soups. They’re exploring and embracing new flavor profiles and seeking more seafood menu options, specifically clam chowder, lobster bisque and shrimp. To support operators and cater to the rising consumer trend, CAMPBELL’S FOODSERVICE has updated its entire seafood portfolio and introduced three new seafood soups that deliver rich, diverse flavors, leaving no room for artificial ingredients. The new and reformulated seafood soups include Campbell’s® Reserve Coconut Green Curry with Shrimp, Campbell’s Reserve Crab Bisque with Sherry, Campbell’s Signature Seafood & Wild Rice Chowder, and Campbell’s Signature New England Clam Chowder. These three flavors join a seafood portfolio that includes Reserve Kickin’ Crab & Sweet Corn Chowder, Reserve Riverboat Red Pepper & Crab Bisque, Signature Boston Clam Chowder, Signature Maryland Style Crab, and Classic Manhattan Clam Chowder.
The unforgettable style of Contour glassware from LIBBEY’s Master’s Reserve® Performa Collection provides superior value and improved service life for banquets, events, and hospitality settings. Features Libbey’s exclusive HD2 rim for high definition and durability, and ClearFire™ glass for a purely radiant shine free of harmful heavy metal oxides.
Arcoroc, an Arc Cardinal brand, is reinventing barware in the hospitality industry with 80-plus new barware items. The brand is raising the bar with 40-plus new SKUs—Triborough, Urbane, Skyscraper, and Facets collections—designed and produced in the USA, competitively priced and rim-tempered for everyday bartender demands. These American-made collections compliment Arcoroc’s entire 2017 barware portfolio of stylish glasses, bar tools, and fully tempered barware designs. Produced on state-of-the-art modern forming lines in Millville, New Jersey, Arc Cardinal’s new products are extra tough. New ArmoRIM® technology strengthens glass rims to reduce chipping, adding up to five times more resistance at the rim than annealed glass.
Chef’s Pass™, recently introduced by KERRY FOODS, helps chefs bolster their menu with fresher meals featuring simple, natural ingredients. This new line of speed-scratch products includes Caramelized Vegetable Reduction, Bruschetta Builder, and Quick Pickling Brine. Each includes a unique blend of proprietary ingredients to help quickly create finished products in five minutes or less. Whether chefs are looking to quickly caramelize onions, mushrooms or potatoes; quickly pickle jalapeños, peppers, or carrots; or simply build a fast and easy bruschetta, Chef’s Pass has the product to meet their needs.
800-670-2666, www. kerryfoodservice.com/brands/chefs-pass
Foodservice operations of all shapes and sizes are under pressure to do their part for people and the planet, from sourcing locally to clean labels and waste reduction. In that effort, even the smallest improvements can resonate with guests and add up to a big impact; that’s the driving force behind GMO-free ECOSTICK SWEETENER. Rated an “Environmentally Preferable Product” by third-party certification group SCS Global Services, ecoStick’s dramatic reduction—near nearly 50%—in filler and packaging material across the line of sweeteners reduces the environmental impact across the life cycle, from production to transport and disposal. When you make that change in a product that is used over 150 million times a day in the U.S., even a tiny sweetener packet can have a big impact. Visit ecoStick online to learn more, including about ecoSticks’ commitment to the National Parks Foundation and Reforest Patagonia, initiatives that are saving trees and planting trees across the globe. In addition, the short-form documentary “Voices in America” profile of Sugar Foods and ecoSticks can be previewed on the site.
The HOMER LAUGHLIN COMPANY (HLC) has introduced the newest color in the iconic Fiesta® dinnerware line: Daffodil, a warm and brilliant yellow. Fiesta, a hit since its introduction in 1936, continues to introduce new colors annually to the delight of restaurateurs, foodservice operators, consumers, and collectors of the vibrant, universally appealing dinnerware line. Since its creation, 48 colors have been introduced in a range of shapes and hues from pastels to brights, bringing a colorful and distinctive personality to decades of tabletops. The versatile Fiesta collection can be easily mixed and matched to make your presentation—and your food—pop. Orders for Daffodil may be submitted in mid-summer to early fall. Typical foodservice items include plates, cups, mugs, and platters.
According to Datassential research, 56% of consumers want more protein. Operators can attract these patrons with Dannon® Oikos® Greek Nonfat Yogurt, which contains twice as much protein as most regular yogurt. As consumers are willing to pay 34% more for menu items made with Greek yogurt versus regular, going Greek also brings profit potential. Dannon Oikos Greek Nonfat Yogurt is designed to have a mild flavor and creamy texture so it tastes great on its own and as an ingredient in hot, cold, savory and sweet dishes. DANNON FOODSERVICE offers the Plain and Vanilla flavors in 32-ounce plastic tubs and 6-pound bags to give operators bulk options. Chefs can adapt traditional fare by using Dannon Oikos Plain Greek Nonfat Yogurt as an ingredient substitute to reduce calories and fat while including protein when replacing sour cream, cream cheese, mayonnaise, heavy cream, and oils, to add appeal across the menu—in salads, dips, dressings, sauces, and more.