The appeal of roasting is as old as cooking itself. Cooking at high heat with an uncovered pan produces juicy, well-browned food that patrons love. Beyond the additional flavor and color, adding “roasted” to the description of a menu item can help increase the perceived quality of the dish. 81% of diners love or like roasting (Datassential SNAP™, 2018) While roasting is most common in fine dining and casual operations, it is expected to grow more common across all segments by 2021. (Datassential Haiku™, 2018) Even more compelling, roasted vegetable sides command a 32% upcharge versus non-roasted, a fact every operator can appreciate. (Datassential 2014) The median price of roasted dishes is up 17% over 4 years. (Datassential MenuTrends, 2017) These roasted smashed Baby Bakers are a smart way to capitalize on the roasted trend. Make sure you are using the term "roasted" on your menu to describe these delicious, latin-inspired spuds.
|RoastWorks®: Roasted Baby Bakers™ 6/2.5lb||4.0 lb|
|Pesto Sauce, Warm||10.0 oz|
|Ham, 1/4" dice||5.0 oz|
|Cotija cheese, crumbled||3.0 oz|
|Parsley, fresh chopped fine||0.25 cup|