Key to the Pantry: September 2017
Dessert never looked so sweet or so sinful before the new Bistro Collection® Baileys® Dark Chocolate Swirl Brownie Bars from TYSON FOODSERVICE. These rich dark chocolate brownies are studded with chocolate chunks, topped with a layer of Baileys® ganache swirled with a chocolate drizzle. Made with real Baileys® Irish Cream and Ghirardelli® Chocolate and rich salted caramel, the Baileys® Dark Chocolate Swirl Brownie Bars are hand-finished for a gourmet appearance. Tyson is also proud to unveil five new products in their Kettle Collection™, which offers on-trend, unique, and flavorful mac and cheese, cooking sauces, and delicious dips, adding more excitement to operators’ menus and helping to improve the bottom line. Made with premium ingredients, these artisan-inspired products are slow-cooked to perfection and provide a “scratch-made” taste, the new Kettle Collection™ products accommodate operators with their simple heat-and-serve format.
September 29 is National Coffee Day, and GREEN MOUNTAIN COFFEE invites operators to celebrate with your consumers’ love of coffee by offering one of the many varieties of Green Mountain Coffee. Sourcing only the top 10 percent coffee beans from 28 regions around the world, Green Mountain Coffee offers great taste that is packed with goodness.
DW HABER & SON, manufacturers of indestructible banqueting equipment since 1902, have introduced the Teak Fusion Buffet System. Made from 100% recycled teak, the Teak Fusion Buffet System expertly combines durability and function with style and fashion. The collection includes risers, shelving, and tiles that beautifully present food for small and large functions. Benefits include versatility; the system can be used inside or outside for any size event. It’s extremely easy to clean and store, making catering events a breeze. This system also has the ability to incorporate everything from induction ranges and grills to cold fusion systems, allowing a wide variety of foods to be served. Available in three finishes: Ash Grey, Grey Wash, and Natural Teak.
McCAIN® FOODSERVICE combines guests’ undeniable love of cheese and bacon to introduce new Anchor® Poppers™ made with bacon. All of the crunchy, creamy, spicy goodness of Original Cream Cheese and Cheddar Cheese Jalapeño Poppers is now available with savory, smoky bacon packed inside. The addition of bacon allows operators to increase profit potential with guests willing to pay more for menu items with bacon. Poppers are perfectly sized for the most sought-after menu applications: appetizers, snacks, and sharables. Wow customers with unique items, such as the Fired-Up Philly and Pork-Poppin Poppers.
Nothing keeps things looking cool or feeling cool like these new drinking vessels from AMERICAN METALCRAFT. Featuring stainless steel double-wall construction, they retain cold temperatures longer than ordinary glasses and help reduce condensation on the exterior of the cup. Featured here are 12- and 16-ounce tumblers and a 14-ounce Mule Cup in a hammered black mirror finish. American Metalcraft offers these same three double-wall styles in hammered copper mirror and stainless steel finishes. Also introduced in 2017 are 7-ounce satin or hammered stainless steel double-wall Martini Glasses that are great for beverages or snacks. For beer service, American Metalcraft has added double-wall 16-ounce Pilsners in a satin or hammered stainless steel design to the line as well. All of these double-wall drinking vessels are featured in American Metalcraft’s 2017 New Products Brochure. For your copy, contact American Metalcraft.
Wake, the newest pattern from LIBBEY’s premium plastic drinkware collection, adds new dimensions of appeal to elevate casual environments. Featuring a unique organic texture that hides possible scratches, each piece in the Wake pattern is stackable for efficiency and convenient storage. Its thoughtful design includes notches on the bottom to optimize water draining and prevent pooling. Along with Wake, Libbey has expanded its already versatile Infinium line to include new shapes, sizes, and patterns that serve up even more experiences. Each product in the Infinium collection retains its beauty and durability longer than acrylic, SAN, or polycarbonate. Appealing looks and enduring strength make Infinium the perfect choice for foodservice venues where plastic is preferred, including pools, cruise ships, outdoor dining, and nightclubs.
The increased demand for all-day breakfast and healthy snacks is changing what and when consumers eat. On July 1, DANNON FOODSERVICE launched Snack Hacks, a program with better-for-you snacking solutions. Operators can sign up online to receive a free Snack Hacks kit, which includes point-of-sale materials to use on shelf, ready-made social media posts to promote products, and culinary inspiration for grab-and-go snacks that consumers can enjoy at any time of day. Each recipe incorporates Dannon® Oikos® Greek Nonfat Yogurt, which is available in bulk sizes. This product can serve as a better-for-you ingredient swap in a variety of recipes, because it is lower in fat and calories than full-fat sour cream, cream cheese, and mayonnaise. The range of Snack Hacks recipe ideas encompasses parfait, overnight oats, hummus, and salad options, including the following Citrus Avocado Parfait, Creamy Tomato Bruschetta, and Peanut Butter Banana Crunch Overnight Oats (pictured).