Menu News

Seafood Cakes

Offer tasty seafood at affordable prices with the Krab Patty from Phillips Foods, under its Sea-Wings brand. The 3-oz. Krab Patty features a crunchy Japanese panko coating on the outside and a creamy center filled with a mayonnaise-based mix of surimi, Worcestershire, parsley and spices. Visit www.phillipsfoodservice.com [2] to learn more.

Sweet Potato Fries

New Sweet Things® Sweet Potato Julienne Fries from ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston offer crisp texture plus great plate coverage. The exclusive Stealth® coating provides better flavor, texture and holding time. For more information about the fries, visit www.lambweston.com [3].

Breaded Calamari

Get a made-from-scratch appearance and taste with the convenience and consistency of Mrs. Friday's® Breaded Ring & Tentacle Calamari. It's hand-breaded in a crispy flour coating, and comes in a 6-oz. portion pack size. For additional product information, contact King & Prince Seafood at www.kpseafood.com [4].

Benghiat Adds Client

The Cleveland-based agency, Benghiat Marketing & Communications, has added New Pig Corporation to its foodservice account roster. Headquartered in Tipton, PA, New Pig manufactures industrial absorbent products.

Turkey Hot Dogs

Farmland Turkey Cheddar Hot Dogs make a great choice for kids' menus, with 100 percent real Cheddar cheese inside every bite. The smoked hot dogs offer real country flavor, and are made from tender USDA-inspected cuts of meat. For product details from Farmland Foodservice, visit www.farmlandfoodservice.com [5].

Gruppo Cimbali VP

Gruppo Cimbali Americas, Inc. announces that Assaad Benabid has been appointed senior vice president and is responsible for the company's operations — Cimbali, Faema and Casadio — in North, Central and South America. Benabid has more than 25 years' experience in the global coffee market.

Syrup Pumps

Server Products introduces the newest addition to its line of durable, stainless steel portion-control pumps — the BP ¼- and ½-bottle pumps. These petite combination stainless steel and plastic pumps are ideal for dispensing syrups for slush, cocktail and coffee drinks. For details, visit www.syrup-pump.com [6].

Chefs of Grey Poupon

Kraft Foodservice announces that its 2010 Chefs of Grey Poupon — Shannon Johnson, Applebee's director of culinary; executive chef Joshua Linton of Aja and the Dana Hotel and Spa, Chicago; and Michael Siry, culinary director, Branded Restaurants, Big Daddy's, City Crab and Duke's — selected the winner of the 2010 Chefs of Grey Poupon Student Culinary Competition. Sonali Ruder, a student at The Institute of Culinary Education, was awarded the $20,000 culinary scholarship Grand Prize for her original recipe. Kraft Foodservice awarded a total of $30,000 in scholarships.