2014 Top Trending Menu Items

September 3, 2014

From shareable plates to chicken, here are some of popular menu trends taking a front seat this year, according to Allegra Foodservice’s 2014 Menu & Food Trends report.

While some of the findings seem predictable, others may come as quite a shock. Here’s what the report reveals.

The main course winner is chicken:

Chicken, according to the report, accounts for 31 percent of all main dishes at restaurants. This is largely due to its cost-effectiveness, universal appeal and use as a staple by a variety of ethnicities and cultures around the world.