You know an idea is a “thing” when Harvard Business School commissions a study. An often-quoted Harvard research project claims positive Yelp reviews can increase sales by up to nine percent! The study, among others, also calls into question the reliability of reviews in Yelp, Zomato, Zagat, MenuPages and similar sites. Many restaurateurs agree that review sites are […]
Many restaurateurs are always looking for the next big thing to drive traffic for the long haul. Hey, who doesn’t want to catch the next culinary wave before it becomes “a thing?” The trick is identifying what truly is a trend… and what are simple stunts or fads. Chef Andrew Hunter explains during this Wing It! […]
Mother’s Day remains the busiest holiday for many restaurants. And while buffets seemingly rule the day, the National Restaurant Association says 62 percent of mom’s day celebrations feature casual dining versus just 15 percent with buffets. Dinner also is the favorite time for celebrating — not brunch! This got us thinking that some restaurants might […]
Chef Andrew talks about how to write menu descriptions that build an appetite! A few simple tweaks to a boring menu description can drive a sandwich’s popularity and profit.
Are you heading to the Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo in L.A. later this month? If so, stop by our booth 1513 early and lunch might be on us! We’ll be handing out special gourmet lunches beginning at 11:30 a.m. each day along with a nifty Foster Farms cooler bag. But here’s the catch! You […]
The Super Bowl has become a favorite traffic-driving event for restaurants. But many fans crave comfort food that has a little more creativity than pizza, chips-and-dip and burgers. So, check out a few profitable ideas below that will break the routine and rev up your crowd.
In 2015, Foster Farms was honored to provide the bird for the annual Presidential Pardon of the Thanksgiving Turkey. So, as we approach this year’s event, here’s our podcast from last year that provides a behind the scenes look of what goes on to prepare the honored guest at the White House. ____________ The annual […]
Football season is upon us and that means hamburgers take on special meaning! It’s the perfect time to promote Foster Farms Turkey Burgers at family diners, bar and grills, C&U, delis, quick-serve and fast casual concepts. And burgers are a favorite for take-out. But what do you do to make your turkey burgers the popular […]
Here’s Chef Andrew’s sneak peek of what’s happening at the Western Foodservice and Hospitality Expo Aug. 28-30, 2016!
Foster Farms’ second-annual Best in the West recipe contest is under way offering cash prizes for the best sandwich, wrap, salad and overall menu idea! Submit your entry by Aug. 14, 2016. It’s easy to apply online! The four winning entries will each win a $250 shopping spree at Restaurant Depot! Winners will be announced […]