Recipe: East Coast Lobster Rolls

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on Apr 15, 2019 4:26:41 PM

Courtesy of Caudle's Catch Seafood, this East Coast lobster roll recipe is a seasonal favourite.

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Topics: Recipes, Canada

Top 10 Pitfalls to Avoid When Opening a New Restaurant

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on Feb 19, 2019 1:56:00 PM

 By David Hopkins

Opening a new restaurant requires good decision-making, the kind of decision-making critical to avoiding pitfalls along the way. Here are some of the most common missteps new owners make when opening a new restaurant.

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Topics: Maximize Profits

Delivering Convenience: A Simple Guide to Creating a Seamless Takeout Experience

Posted by Sarah Flanagan on Feb 7, 2019 11:52:00 AM

Our world is increasingly becoming one of convenience.

With access to so much information at our fingertips and the ability to have consumer products shipped directly to you same-day, today’s consumers want what they want, when they want it, where they want it, and it’s no different when it comes to their meals.

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Topics: Maximize Profits

Meet The Nesbitts, Ontario Beef Farmers

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on Feb 5, 2019 11:35:00 AM

Ryan and Allison Nesbitt, along with their young children and Ryan’s family, own and operate Cedardale Farms Ltd., a large beef cattle and crop farm in central Ontario.

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Topics: Ontario, Carve Premium Ontario Beef

Let's Talk Turkey

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on Dec 11, 2018 12:02:00 PM

It’s no surprise that the three most popular turkey items on Canadian menus are wraps, club sandwiches and burgers.

Although these favourite dishes are enjoyed by many, why not surprise your guests with a festive turkey dish that embraces the heartiness of the holiday season. 

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Topics: Get Seasonal, Ingredient Spotlight, Ontario, Recipes

Meet Sandra Vos, Ontario Beef Farmer

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on Dec 6, 2018 4:00:18 PM

Unlike many farmers, Sandra Vos is not only a first-generation farmer having purchased a farm that belonged to her uncle’s family in 2001, but as a trained nurse, Sandra is a farmer as her second career.

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Topics: Ontario, Carve Premium Ontario Beef

Recipe: Mediterranean Chicken Supreme

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on Nov 2, 2018 11:40:00 AM

The simple, fresh flavours of sun-dried tomatoes, artichokes, lemon, oregano, garlic and basil come together to create a special make-ahead entrée that will impress a variety of guests.  

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Topics: Recipes, Grille & Galley Gourmet

Fall Flavours

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on Oct 25, 2018 10:05:00 AM

With fall brings the feeling of new beginnings and fresh starts. The shift from warm to cool innately inspires dishes of comfort and depth. While flavour preferences and trends may not vary much from the summer months, main ingredients and their applications are a whole lot heartier.

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Topics: Keep Up With Trends

Boost Your Bottom Line with Pluck's Premium, Local Ingredient Teas

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on Sep 25, 2018 11:15:37 AM

“Tea lovers unite! Demand great tea!”

It’s a rally cry from Jennifer Commins for a restaurant beverage that is seeing growth – and still has great potential to boost margins. The Toronto-based Commins, who founded and operates Pluck Tea, has a childhood steeped in the calming, relaxing beverage.
 
“I had British parents who loved tea,” Commins says. “I drank four cups a day growing up." 

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Topics: Ingredient Spotlight, Menu Makeover, Ontario

Martin's Crispy Apple Chips

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on Sep 18, 2018 8:34:28 AM

Martin's Family Fruit Farm is pillar in the Waterloo Region community, known for their homegrown, orchard fresh apple varieties and passion for the apple industry.

Martin's always had a keen imagination. It was only a matter of time before they came up with a new way to enjoy their world-famous apples: a pure and simple idea to offer apples disguised as chips

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Topics: Ingredient Spotlight, Menu Makeover, Ontario, Recipes, Canada

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