New on the Market: 14 Game-Changing Products for Restaurants
Harvest Splendor Sweet Potato Fries are a profitable side item. Made with a proprietary batter that stays crisp longer, these fries can satisfy guests’ desire for new and interesting flavors on any part of the menu and in any daypart.
HOSPECO’s SaniWorks EPS (Enhanced Performance for Sanitizing) towels inhibit active ingredients in most sanitizers from binding with the towel so the cleaning solution gets into the towel and releases the proper amount onto surfaces. This helps prevent cross-contamination and is less toxic and corrosive to equipment, improving surface cleanability over time.
Vertex China’s Rubicon Helix collection provides a complete solution for chefs with dinnerware that is white, extra thin, extremely strong, and features hand-sculptured embossed design. This all-in-one dinner dinnerware solution is durable enough for banquets and fine enough for restaurants. The line includes all banquet service pieces and a variety of functional restaurant service offerings.
HME Hospitality and Specialty Communications’ ISC | HD hands-free wireless employee-to-employee communication system facilitates more efficient operators. ISC | HD can be configured for single or dual channel setups and allows simultaneous communication for 15 crewmembers with up to four speaking at the same time.
Schuman Cheese’s Alpine Collection features a trio of specialty cheeses inspired by the Swiss Alps but handcrafted in Wisconsin and introduced under the Yellow Door Creamery brand. The line includes Altu, inspired by Gruyere; Monteau, inspired by Abondance; and Vali, inspired by Raclette.
Vulcan’s VEG gas fryer is value priced and ENERGY STAR certified. Rated at 70,000 BTU per hour, the fryer has a production capacity of 56.8 pounds per hour and a 50 percent cooking efficiency rating. Compared to standard economy fryers, VEG cooks 10 more pounds per hour and reduces operational costs.
Miss Vickie’s Farmhouse White Cheddar kettle chips are made with real cheese, and like all of the brand’s kettle chips, contain no artificial flavors or preservatives. Available in five flavors, Miss Vickie’s kettle chips add a special touch to any meal.
Grayson Natural Farms’ Landcrafted Food Original and Sweet Smoked Beef Sticks are made from 100 percent grass-fed cattle and are gluten- and GMO-free. All Landcrafted Food cattle are raised without added hormones or antibiotics on the company’s small consortium of farms.
S&D Coffee & Tea’s TODDY cold-brew coffee concentrates simplify cold brew for foodservice operations. TODDY is the “original” cold brew with over 50 years of heritage. Using its proprietary TODDY commercial cold brewing process at scale, S&D delivers easy-to-use, superior cold-brew coffee concentrates that deliver craft cold-brew taste with ease.
Kayco’s line of Beetology craft beverage are sweet, organic, cold-pressed juices made from beets. All five varieties contain no more than five ingredients and are 100 percent non-GMO, USDA Certified Organic, and Certified Fair Trade. Varieties include Beet + Lemon + Ginger, Beet + Veggie, Beet + Tropical Fruit, Beet + Berry, and Beet + Cherry.
Alto-Shaam’s newest rotisserie ovens cook up to 21 3.5-pound chickens while saving operators time with automatic cleaning, automatic grease collection, and touchscreen controls. The patent-pending water jet design uses 35 percent less water than competitors while handling the toughest grease, and seven browning levels provide the perfect, crispy finish.
Butterball Foodservice’s Farm to Family by Butterball line of turkeys is all natural, no-antibiotics-ever, and raised on local family-owned farms where they are fed an all-vegetarian diet. The line includes turkey burgers, ground turkey, turkey breast, and ready-to-cook roasts.
Smithfield Foodservice's Farmland Smoke'NFast Roasted & Seared Chicken and Farmland Smoke'NFast Smoked BBQ Pork Belly deliver the authentic, slow-smoked flavors of fully cooked barbecue for chefs to incorporate on their menus without investing hours and labor on seasoning, slow-roasting, and smoking raw meat.
Nestlé Professional’s Trio White Sauce and Cream-Style Soup mix offers creamy texture and savory seasoning in minutes—no slurry required. Operators can use the flavor foundation to explore a variety of regional favorite dishes, such as New England Lobster Bisque.