O F BUI L DI NG U P YOU R B U RG E R At first sight and first bite of every well-crafted burger is the bun. Proudly presenting your carefully chosen ingredients, EuroBake® brings innovative new artisan bun varieties that, like our full line of classic artisan buns, are crafted in authentic European tradition to elevate every element of burger bliss.
B EH I ND EVERY CRAFT BURGE R I S AN ARTI SAN BUN* When paired with a new twist, the familiar craveability of burgers satisfies modern cravings for unique and on-trend flavors.
The patty will always be the hero, yet consumers say toppings are the most important element of a burger. Operators will continue to evolve toppings through premium meats, specialty cheeses and artisan buns.
In addition to high-end burgers, consider a more affordable version. Simply upgrade using artisan buns or specialty cheeses to meet the desire for unique choices without raising prices too high.
Freshness/ingredient menu modifications help ensure burgers maintain craft integrity—throughout the dining experience or as a carryout item. EuroBake breads stand up to stunning stacks of ingredients including sauces, spreads and melted cheese.
Burgers are one of consumers’ most preferred entrees. Te ch nomic Burger Consum er Trend Report 201 7
* Tech nomic B u rg e r Consum er Trend Report 2017
STAR T B UILDIN G ON FLAVOR The foundation of every craft burger begins with a bun that can live up to—and hold onto—its thoughtful combination of ingredients. See how our new artisan buns complement contemporary flavors.
HATCH CH ILE BU N
P OTATO BUN
M A K E - M E -M E LT BACON BURGER
MI SO MU SH ROOM SWI SS BI SON BURGER
CRAFT BEER BU N WIT H SESAM E SEEDS
MI N I KA I S E R S L I D E R BUN
C A ROL IN A G OL D BEER-BRAISED P ORK BURGER
KOREAN SH ORT RI B BBQ SLI DER S
W HEAT BRIO CH E B U N C HO RIZO & E G G BRUNCH BURGER
H AWAI I AN I SLAND SLI DER S SMOKE & SPI C E ANDOU I LLE C H I C KEN SLI DER S 3
TURN UP THE HEAT CHILE-STYLE. Chopped jalapeño bacon adds indulgence and flavor to a beef burger patty that’s griddled and topped with melty queso quesadilla cheese and a combination of sautéed Hatch green chiles, red jalapeños and onions. Cilantro lime crema adds a cooling finish to the ultimate in bacon cheeseburger luxury.
Southwestern/Tex-Mex burgers are up 10% over the past two years and rank second behind traditional American. As the popularity of heat continues to build, so will Southwestern burgers. Technomic Burger Consumer Trend Report 2017
Take burger naming seriously with not-so-serious names—this is how some operators are creating buzz around their menu. Mintel Menu Insights Sandwiches & Wraps Feb 2017
Bacon? Yes please. Bacon burgers are up 26% in menu incidence Q1 2015-Q1 2017. Mintel Menu Insights Chicken, Beef, Pork & Seafood June 2017
DOUBLE UP ON FLAVORFUL FAVORITES. A grilled brat-style pork patty loaded with tangy Carolina BBQ-sauced, beer-braised pulled pork and crisp cabbage coleslaw explores pairing perfection in a two-way pork brat burger and in a bun equipped for over-the-top flavors.
Putting alcohol in a substantial sandwich is likely to
appeal to hungry menâ€”42% of men cite meat as the most important factor when choosing a sandwich restaurant, compared to 36% of women. Mintel Sandwiches, Subs and Wrapsâ€”US, October 2016 Report
Burgers and sandwiches piled high with additional meats make for extreme, noteworthy eats and drool-worthy social media posts. Mintel Menu Insights, The State of the Burger April 2016
CREATE A NEW DAY WITH BOLD BREAKFAST GENIUS. A griddled chorizo burger patty topped with creamy white queso, a fried egg, a blend of fire-roasted bell peppers and onions, and a finishing drizzle of salsa ranch awakens exciting tongue-tingling flavors perfect for breakfast and brunchâ€”even if itâ€™s being eaten during lunch, dinner or late-night.
Breakfast sandwiches are leading on menus. Further experiment with interesting, flavorful, and trendy ingredients at the expense of better-for-you options. Mintel Menu Insights Sandwiches & Wraps Feb. 2017
PILE ON MOUTHWATERING UMAMI PERFECTION. A 60/40 housemade patty features a combination of ground bison and savory mushroom duxelles thatâ€™s chargrilled and topped with melting Swiss cheese, roasted shiitake mushrooms, caramelized onions, and creamy miso-chive mayo spread on toasted garlic-buttered buns.
Housemade blended burger patties are easy to create, providing cost savings to the operator and the opportunity to serve a better-for-you option packed with hearty vegetables and rich flavor. Foodservice Director 5 Winning Blended Burgers 2017
Operators may highlight blended patties, such as
Major commercial burger chains are menuing
beef and bacon or beef and mushroom burgers,
beef/mushroom blended patties to offset beef costs
to stand out in the crowded burger space.
and enhance the offering with greater nutrition.
Technomic Burger Consumer Trend Report 2017
Technomic Burger Consumer Trend Report 2017
MAKE A BIG IMPACT IN A SMALL WAY. Housemade ground short rib patties chargrilled and smothered with Korean BBQ sauce and crisp Asian slaw (jicama, Asian pear, green onion, ginger and kimchi) combine sought-after Asian-inspired fare in easy-to-eat form.
Fermented foods, such as kimchi, are attention-getters with pickled vegetables and fruits appearing on more than 40% of all menus. Marlin Network Flavor Atlas 2018 Food Trends
OVER HALF OF AMERICANS LOVE OR LIKE SLIDERS. Datassential SNAPTM Food Profile February 2018
These mini burgers and sandwiches offer the perfect way to serve up an old menu favorite or let customers try a variety of flavors on one plate.
HAWA I I A N I S L AND S L I DE R S
S MO KE & S PICE ANDO UILLE CH ICKEN SLIDER S
F E AT U RIN G T H E COCONUT-PINEAPPL E ROL L
FEATU RI NG TH E MI NI BRI OC H E BUN
Classic SpamÂŽ, sliced, griddled and spread
Spicy smoked Andouille sausage piled with pulled, smoked
with warm jalapeĂąo cream cheese, fresh
chicken and drizzled with cayenne pepper hot sauce-kissed
pineapple relish and crispy fried onions
honey gets refreshing balance from crisp romaine
creates big flavor in a small bite.
lettuce and crunchy red onion.
On-trend Hawaiian cuisine presented in a small
Chicken is top in the sandwich category, overtaking
slider burger format fits the bill for an exciting
turkey as the second most menued type of sandwich
sharable appetizer or snack.
between Q4 2015 and Q4 2016.
Marlin Network Flavor Atlas 2017 Food Edition
Mintel Menu Insights Sandwiches & Wraps Feb 2017
and your offerings, with artisan buns that not only complement the crafted burger flavor experience, but serve as a crucial element.
NEW HATCH CHILE BUN | 74798 Notes of jalapeĂąo and red hatch chile pepper deliver subtle heat in a bun thatâ€™s crisp on the outside, soft on the inside, and ready to complement daring combinations of flavor.
CRAFT BEER BUN WITH SESAME SEEDS | 74802 Craft beer imparts subtle malty and hoppy flavor in a substantial bun that satisfies with a golden brown sesame crust.
WHEAT BRIOCHE BUN | 74781 A well-balanced blend of healthy grains and seeds and a slightly crisp exterior dusted with wheat bran flakes further enrich the traditional brioche bun finished with a hint of sweet molasses.
POTATO BUN | 74797 Subtly sweet flavor and soft, fine texture offers a luxurious eating experience thanks to potato flour made from 100% American potatoes.
MINI KAISER SLIDER BUN | 5107 Inspired by the heartiness of the classic crusty Kaiser roll for traditional flair in trendy slider format.
C L ASS I C S BRIOCHE SANDWICH BUN, 4" | 74711; 4.5" | 74788 BRIOCHE SLIDER BUN | 74712 MINI BRIOCHE BUN | 74713 Old-world European brioche bun glazed and baked to a sunburst color, creates a crisp shell and light, soft interior.
CIABATTA SANDWICH ROLL, 4.7" | 745 A classic European recipe made with 100% extra virgin olive oil results in a light, crisp sandwich roll featuring artisan appearance in open-cell structure.
COCONUT-PINEAPPLE ROLL, 2.7" | 50981 A hint of tropical sweetness offers a departure from the typical with a crisp outer shell and soft interior.
ONION POTATO BUN, 4" | 74796 Diced onion adds deep flavor in a crisp crust atop this soft, savory bun with silky, melt-in-your-mouth texture created from potato flour. Made using 100% American potatoes.
PRETZEL BUN, 4" | 5010 Imported from Germany and made using an old traditional recipe, this true Bavarian pretzel bun retains moisture and softness beneath a lye-made crust. Made with less sugar vs. American-made pretzel breads.
PRETZEL BURGER BUN, 4" | 5380 Made in the same tradition as the Pretzel Bun, this version is less dense, making it perfect for loading up with substantial ingredients.
E uro B a ke A r t i s a n B u n s Case Pack
Frozen Unit Weight (oz.)
Ciabatta Sandwich Roll - Sliced
Brioche Sandwich Bun - Sliced
Wheat Brioche Bun - Sliced - NEW
Brioche Bun, 4.5" - Sliced
Potato Onion Burger Bun - Sliced
Potato Bun 4" - Sliced - NEW
Hatch Chile Bun - Sliced - NEW
Craft Beer Bun with Sesame Seeds -Sliced - NEW
PR ETZ E L B U NS 5010
Pretzel Bun - Sliced
Pretzel Kaiser Roll
Pretzel Burger Bun - Sliced
Pretzel Sandwich Twist - NEW
SLI D E R B U NS 5107
Mini Kaiser Roll - NEW
Pretzel Dinner Roll / Slider
Brioche Slider - Sliced
Mini Brioche Bun
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