Sometimes you get pairs that don't make sense, but we all know from experience that when you put certain opposites together, magical things can happen. Salt and sugar. Oil and vinegar. Citrus and spice. Even peanut butter on hamburgers can make for an interesting dining experience.
The New Year brings both reflection and anticipation. We hear this in music recaps from the previous year. We see it on the news. And we read what's coming ahead in various articles across the web. Foodservice is certainly part of that collection of content.
So let's take a quick look at what we anticipate to be some of the hot trends in food and beverage in 2018.
This decadent dessert was created by chef Lynn Warnesky from Merrimack, New Hampshire as part of the August 2012 Deep Plate exercise.
BauscherHepp curated the Playground collection to provide options when plating. With unique construction and the potential for improvisation, tabletop can be like recess with Playground, and end users are starting to discover the impact this collection can have.
Almost nothing inspires passionate debate like food. And in the age of Instagram, those passions are apparently spilling out onto the plate, as well. Literally.
In this August 2012 Deep Plate exercise, we explore a brilliant watermelon pairing from Executive Chef of the Highland Country Club, Russell L. Neff.
Lorens and Lansky sounds like a law firm, but this dynamic duo combined forces to create yet another beautiful salad plating.
It's so stunning, it almost doesn't look real. This beautiful fruit salad was created as part of the August 2012 Deep Plate exercise by culinary artist Stella Lorens and tournant Michelle Lansky of Edward Don and Company.
Nothing brings dinnerware to life like the holidays. In this November 2012 Deep Plate exercise, we enjoy holiday platings with chef Elizabeth Buckingham of Kitchen Table Cooking School in Greenwood Village, Colorado.
We've talked about the trends in healthcare foodservice that matter, but those trends can change from year to year, especially in an industry like healthcare with so much volatility. Important factors like budgets and patient volume will always be important, but let's take a look at some of the healthcare foodservice trends we feel will be important in 2018.