Moving beyond traditional barbecue

February 3, 2017

Sponsored By Ken’s Foodservice.

One of the great things about America is the diversity of its barbecue heritage. Though long established regional barbecue styles continue their reign, an evolution is taking place around one of this country’s great comfort food categories.

Consider, for example, one of nine foodservice trends predicted for 2017 in Restaurant Hospitality. While the barbecue compass has long pointed to well established barbecue meccas in the South, Restaurant Hospitality says, “Some unlikely barbecue destinations are emerging. Northern urban areas like Cleveland, Chicago and Brooklyn, New York,  have been putting themselves on the map with styles that aren’t