2021 is upon us and we're taking one steady day at a time in preparation for the newest food and beverage trends that are hitting the market. With the arrival of the new year, things might look a little different in the foodservice industry. We've seen a complete 180-degree change in how the foodservice industry had to operate in 2020 in order to maintain the safety of employees and consumers. So, how's that going to help shape 2021 and drive industry trends?
If the adage “simplicity is the best policy” can be applied to food, then it would suffice to say that hummus is one of the best foods out there that fits this description. Made from chickpeas, (which is what hummus means in Arabic), garlic, lemon juice, and Tahini (an oily paste made from pressing sesame seeds), hummus is both delicious and healthy. And with Robot-Coupe, making your own hummus is a breeze!
Going all the way back to the days of my youth, some of my favorite memories were made while attending Chicago Cubs baseball games with my family. Like many young boys in Chicago, I had my favorite players who I loved to see play in person at historic Wrigley Field, and it was fun to see them play against other teams and other great players.
As we've discussed before, the ways in which foodservice operations reopen in a current- and post-COVID world requires some discussion. Day-by-day we're learning more and more as to what reopening is going to look like, and what we have learned so far is there will likely be some new foodservice equipment and supplies to consider for successful operation.
All across the country and in pretty much every state, we're starting to reopen for business in some capacity. The question becomes, how do we do this safely while getting things running again as quickly as possible?
Who doesn't love a good bowl of chili on a chilly night? That's where it gets its name, right? You've got the sautéed onions and peppers, the browned meat, the aroma of spices climbing out of the pot and steaming up the windows -- all of these things contribute to one of America's best-loved dishes.
Innovative menus, ingredients bursting with health and flavor, value, and sustainability supported by leading edge technology are high on the list of trends that will shape the food service industry in 2020.