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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!)

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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Tags: Get Seasonal, Ingredient Spotlight, Ontario

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. 

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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Tags: Ontario, Recipes, Carve Premium Ontario Beef

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