Flanagan Food News_Blog Header Image_January

Peppered with Flavour

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on Apr 5, 2018 11:39:00 AM

When Christopher Columbus showed up in what would become North America a few hundred years ago, he was hoping to find highly prized black peppercorns (as in the fresh cracked kind we use regularly as a condiment and for seasoning). Instead, the intrepid explorer got bell or sweet peppers, which are native to Central and South America. When he brought the fruit – and it is technically a fruit – back to Europe, it was called a pepper. 

Read More

Tags: Ingredient Spotlight

Recipe: Cobb Salad Panzanella

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on Mar 19, 2018 2:11:00 PM

With all the flavours of a Cobb salad and freshness of a bread salad, this delicious lunch salad is so hearty that you can serve it as a dinner item, too.

Read More

Tags: Recipes

All About The Brand

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on Mar 9, 2018 2:07:00 PM

When running a restaurant, you can have the best food, the lowest prices and the most courteous staff, and still not find people coming through your doors as often as you’d like.

Read More

Tags: Marketing Your Restaurant, Maximize Profits

Recipe: Butternut Squash Soup with Ontario Hot Sauce

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on Feb 16, 2018 9:00:00 AM

The sweet, nutty taste of butternut squash is enhanced with a drizzle of Ontario hot sauce (made using locally grown roasted red peppers, garlic, lime juice, herbs, spices and a hot pepper blend) for a vegetarian dish of simple, flavourful ingredients. 

Read More

Tags: Ontario, Recipes, Flanagan Market

Recipe: Grilled Tenderloin Crostini with Pickled Onions and Horseradish Cream

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on Feb 11, 2018 12:41:00 PM

Tender slices of grilled steak are complemented with tangy pickled onions, a tart cream sauce, peppery arugula and pungent blue cheese to create a two-bite hors d’oeuvre offering that’s perfect any time of year.

Read More

Tags: Ontario, Recipes, Carve Premium Ontario Beef

Beets: The New Beloved Root Vegetable

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on Feb 2, 2018 10:36:00 AM

This year, chefs are reinventing the earthy root vegetable and helping beet haters face their phobia and reap the rewards.

Beets are a powerhouse full of fiber, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals like folate, vitamin C, calcium, iron and magnesium. By introducing beets in new ways, you can tap into one of this year’s hippest and healthiest foods.

Read More

Tags: Get Seasonal, Ingredient Spotlight, Ontario

Recipe: Gluten-Free Pizza Dough

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on Jan 18, 2018 3:03:47 PM

Gluten Free Pizza Crust

In 2017, "gluten free pizza" ws the fourth most-searched gluten-related query on Google (after "gluten free bread," "recipes," and "flour").

Appeal to your gluten-sensitive guests with this flavourful, crunchy canvas for your customers' favourite pizza sauces and toppings.

Read More

Tags: Ontario, Recipes

Martin's Family Fruit Farm: Flanagan's Exclusive Apple Supplier

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on Jan 12, 2018 3:03:00 PM

In October, Flanagan Foodservice, along with its sister company Roseland Produce, embarked on a new partnership of joint procurement that will see Martin’s Family Fruit Farm become its exclusive apple supplier. It’s part of an effort to continue to build Flanagan’s local food foundation and at the same time help meet an increasing demand for local apples.

Read More

Tags: Ontario, Flanagan Foodservice

Create an Experience with Nostalgic Food

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on Jan 5, 2018 2:13:00 PM

It is a cliché that restaurants sell not food and drink but rather “an experience.” It’s cheesy, but it’s true. Restaurants address a basic human feeling – hunger – but they also set in motion feelings of excitement, anticipation, romance, and comfort and warmth with family and community. In doing so, they often appeal to our sense of nostalgia.

Read More

Tags: Marketing Your Restaurant, Maximize Profits

Frape & Sons Boutique Bitters

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on Dec 7, 2017 1:51:10 PM

Nestled just north of Ontario’s Northwestern mountains - and across the harbor from the famous Sleeping Giant - sits a unique food business that is one of the newest additions to the Flanagan Market.

What makes Frape and Sons unique is that, to owner Justin Frape’s knowledge, it is the only excise-exempt craft distillery in Canada. The distillery dedicatedly produces craft cocktail bitters for domestic and international markets.

Read More

Tags: Ontario

About Flanagan Food News

Flanagan Food News is your resource for foodservice industry trends, ingredient inspiration, and tips to maximize profit. An extension of the Flanagan brand, Flanagan Food News shares your passion for foodservice.

Subscribe to our blog, monthly e-newsletter and follow us on social media to stay up-to-date with Flanagan news.

Subscribe to Email Updates

Recent Posts