What’s Hot in 2017 chef survey highlights

December 20, 2016

Menu trends to watch in 2017

While the National Restaurant Association’s What’s Hot in 2017 chef survey highlights what’s trending on restaurant menus, additional analysis of survey results and respondents’ answers to open-ended questions reveal a few more food ideas to keep an eye on in the next year:

 

Local farm-to-table as the new normal?

Local sourcing and farm-to-table concepts have been long-standing elements in culinary circles and restaurant hot spots, but the mainstream dining public has only caught on in recent years. While farm-to-table concepts and locally sourced food still rank as top trends,