Recipe Deck: Rootham Gourmet Preserves

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on Jul 19, 2018 9:37:01 AM

With a focus on using Ontario ingredients, Rootham Gourmet Preserves partners with farmers in our community to source as much local produce as possible. 

Browse our collection of Rootham Gourmet recipes featuring the chutneys, dressings, jams and jellies from this local, family-owned business, and purchase their products from our own Flanagan Market.

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Tags: Ontario, Recipes, Flanagan Market

10 Ways to Build Your Restaurant's Brand Awareness on Social Media (Examples + Photos)

Posted by Flanagan Foodservice on Jun 21, 2018 8:41:38 AM

As long as you post on social media, whether it be Twitter, Instagram or Facebook or a combination of any channels then you’re good, right?

Not necessarily! Posting is a great start, but engaging your followers is how you create strong brand awareness, encourage repeat visits from loyal customers, and attract new guests to your establishment.

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Tags: Ontario, Flanagan Market

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

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

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!

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

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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Tags: Ontario, Flanagan Foodservice

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