Recipe: Pineapple Pecan Goat Cheese Ball

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on Jun 15, 2018 4:50:00 PM

A fresh summer appetizer, this goat cheese ball serves as a great sharing centerpiece for the table. (An added bonus: Woolwich Dairy's crafted goat cheese is made with fresh Ontario goat's milk!)

Read More

Tags: Ontario, Recipes

5 Ways to Minimize Loss by Maximizing Kitchen Waste

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on Jun 13, 2018 4:05:00 PM

More than $30 billion worth of food is wasted in Canada each year, and more than half of that waste happens as it is produced, processed, transported, sold, prepared and served, according to Ontario based consulting firm Value Chain Management International’s (VCMI) annual “Food Waste in Canada” report. But by reducing food waste, businesses can reduce operating costs by 15 to 20 percent and increase profitability by the equivalent of 5 to 11 percent.

Read More

Tags: Maximize Profits

Recipe: Scallop and Andouille Sausage Gumbo with Shrimp

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on May 24, 2018 2:00:00 PM

The traditionally humble Louisiana stew is elevated to a haute entrée by topping the dish with exquisite sea scallops and jumbo shrimp that are seared to order for the ultimate comfort food.

Read More

Tags: Recipes, Grille & Galley Gourmet

Flanagan Team Build Days at Habitat for Humanity

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on May 24, 2018 10:20:00 AM

For the second year in a row, Flanagan employees have volunteered their time (and muscles!) at the Kehl Street build in Kitchener as part of our partnership with Habitat for Humanity.

Read More

Tags: Flanagan Foodservice

Cooking with Asparagus

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on May 16, 2018 12:05:00 PM

Along with maple syrup, fiddle heads and rhubarb, asparagus is a harbinger of spring, a clarion that the winter is behind us and fresh produce is ready to roll out consistently. There aren’t many chefs – or restaurant patrons who really care about good food – who don’t look forward to asparagus season. 

Read More

Tags: Get Seasonal, Ingredient Spotlight, Ontario

Our Favourite New Products from the 2018 Food Show

Posted by Jackie Oakes on Apr 27, 2018 10:07:00 AM

Each year our spring trade shows aim to inspire guests with exciting menu suggestions, new cooking techniques and more. Walking the show floor this year, I was truly inspired by all the products and presentations. Truly outstanding!

Read More

Tags: Keep Up With Trends, Ontario, Carve Premium Ontario Beef

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

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