Building a successful beverage menu

May 17, 2017

Sponsored by S&D Coffee & Tea

Longer days and warmer temperatures bring a thirst for light, refreshing beverages. It is a time for menu makers to review their offerings and brush up on the trends. Leading the way are customer favorites such as hot and cold specialty coffees, especially cold brew, flavored iced teas, artisanal soft drinks and fruit-and-water beverages like aguas frescas which are hydrating and lightly sweetened.

Cold coffee, in its various forms, is increasingly prominent. The National Coffee Association included frozen blended, cold brew and nitrogen-infused coffees in a new category of non-espresso, gourmet coffee-based beverages in