Make the Chips at Your Restaurant Famous With These Five Tips

Posted by on Jan 6, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Make the Chips at Your Restaurant Famous With These Five Tips

If you want your restaurant to become famous for its chips, you need a stellar chip strategy, and your chips need to be tasty, innovative and most importantly consistent. Take a look at these tips to famous chips: 1. Invest in wholesale pre-prepared potatoes. Cutting potatoes into chips by hand wastes valuable kitchen payroll hours, and unfortunately, it’s nearly impossible to make hand cut chips 100 percent the same size every time. With pre-prepared potatoes, you get the consistency you need. As a result, all of your chips cook evenly in the fryer, and this makes it possible for your customers to have a consistently enjoyable experience. 2. Keep your oil clean. The oil you cook your potatoes in is extremely important. If you’re not worried about keeping your chips vegan, a bit of chicken or other meats passing through the oil actually helps to improve the final taste of the chips. However, whether you are putting both potatoes and meat in your fryer or keeping it exclusively for potatoes, you don’t want to use old oil. It tastes stale, and that permeates through your chips. Worst of all, you can often smell old oil outside a restaurant, which can be off-putting for approaching clients. 3. Pair them with everything. If you want to be famous for your chips, you need to make them a focal point of your menu. Don’t just pair them with sandwiches or burgers. Instead, go wild, and put chips with curries, pasta sauces, eggs and other items. Basically, you can substitute chips made from wholesale pre-prepared potatoes for the rice or wheat (ie. bread, pasta, etc.) in any dish. 4. Make your own seasoning For chips that are paired with sauces or complicated dishes, you likely just want to use regular sea salt and pepper as seasonings. However, for chips that you are serving on their own or on the side of a sandwich, consider making your own seasoning. Your seasoning is essentially the brand stamp on your chips. Try adding a bit of mushroom or citrus-flavoured salt, or play with flavours such as paprika, sesame or wasabi. Ideally, you should include a few flavours and find a flavour recipe that works for you. Your secret seasoning blend can help your chips become famous in their own right. 5. Offer an all-you-can eat chip deal. Potatoes are relatively inexpensive, and if you want to push your chips, consider offering them on an all-you-can-eat basis. This could be a feature you offer everyone or simply something customers can pay extra for if they wish....

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Mobile Catering Services | 3 Tips For Choosing The Right Mobile Cater For Your Office Party

Posted by on Oct 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Mobile Catering Services | 3 Tips For Choosing The Right Mobile Cater For Your Office Party

If you’ve been entrusted with the task of throwing your next office soiree and you’ve planned everything from the location to the theme, your next job is to plan the catering. Instead of the same old catering options, why not consider something completely off track? Mobile catering services are not only innovative with their food offering, but they also bring a delightful new dimension to your office party. Your colleagues will probably be discussing about this one for a long time and perhaps you’ll be one step closer to that promotion you’re vying for. Here are some tips for choosing mobile caterers for your office party.  Decide Your Food Concept  The first thing you will need to decide before hiring mobile catering services is to determine the kind of food you want to serve at the office party. Do you want to serve entrees and main courses? Or are you happy with spit roasts, barbeques and hot dogs? Narrowing your food concepts down will help you determine the mobile caterers you want. Ideally, you’ll want to choose a mobile catering service that offers a variety of food concepts to help you make a decision.  Choose a Service That Allows Customisation  Some mobile catering services offer set menus, while others will work with you to customise their offerings to your needs. You’ll want to choose the latter option because it gives you complete control over the food service being offered at the party. For example, if you are planning a Hawaiian-themed tropical office party, get the mobile caterers to customise their food menu to include classic Hawaiian dishes like pineapple pizza slices, kalua pork and salmon entrees. If you’re organising a Christmas party, you’ll want to choose foods that come with a festive twist like red-inspired canapés, Santa-themed starters and decorative meat platters. If you have vegetarian colleagues, be sure to inform the caterers in advance, so they can prepare properly for all types of appetites.  Organise a Food Tasting  Before hiring mobile catering services, you’ll naturally want to choose food that’s tried and tested. Let the mobile caterers know the type of food you are looking for, so they are able to cater specifically to your requests. For example, if you are looking for a finger food, salad and spit roast party, let the cater know and organise a special food tasting to establish whether the cater is worth hiring for your office party. A pre-arranged food tasting is a smart way to decide whether the caterer will be able to handle your party’s needs well.  When choosing between mobile catering services, such as Bookacook Mobile Catering, follow these tips for making the right decision for your office...

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