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Sysco Connecticut

Menu Doctor

Tips on best menu practices and engineering. Doodle Area

Soft Chicken Tacos

Soft Chicken Tacos

Grilled Chicken Taco Chicken soup

Grilled Chicken Taco Chicken soup

Mini Chicken Sliders

Mini Chicken Sliders

Scrambled Eggs Hard Boiled

Scrambled Eggs Hard Boiled

Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti Squash

Whole Wheat Pancakes

Whole Wheat Pancakes

Baked Potato

Baked Potato

Small Chili Veggie Pizza Vege Pizza Whole Wheat Pizza w.wheat pizza

Small Chili Vege Pizza w.wheat pizza

11 x 17 Posters Sluggers Simple Table Tents Buzz Cards

11 x 17 Posters Sluggers Simple Table Tents Buzz Cards

Sysco Connecticut

Sysco Connecticut

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Business Resource News Sysco Customer Resource Site There is so much going on with Social Media today it would be nice if you could get all of your information about the business of Foodservice in one spot. Well you can if you are a customer at Sysco Connecticut. INTRODUCING CHEF REF - THE NEW CULINARY APP FROM SYSCO PACKED WITH INSPIRATION AND NEW IDEAS FOR EVERY CHEF!

Whether you’re cooking for a restaurant of 80 people or a dinner party of eight,ChefRef has all the tools, tips and trends you need to make every meal a success.

Go to SyscoCT and log on and you will see what we are talking about.You can look at our weekly market updates to catch what the Protein markets are doing, what fresh fish is available for the week,are blackberries in season yet or what is running for local produce. We are now the supplier for Certified Angus Beef and we stockhundreds of items. You can look at the latest Flip Book catalog and see for yourself what you could use.


Special Features-

Industry news, cuisine trends and up-to-the-minute meal ideas


Thousands of recipes from chefs and suppliers across the nation, customized withSysco-exclusive ingredients

- No waiting for the latest on-trend recipe Automatic Updates Favorites

find recipes

-A list of your top quick-

Shopping List

- Adds ingredients from any recipe for easy shopping

Serving Sizes-

Scale recipes up and down as necessary for any size group

Videos- Step-by-step visual instruc-

tions on recipes, food safety and product information,all featuring Sysco chefs

Categories- Search by keyword, ingredients, recipe type or menu category

Timer - Cooking timer starts and stops with a touch


-Share favorite recipes on Facebook and Twitter and send shopping lists to your Sysco Marketing Associate

2 Versions, Both FREE! -Download

the iPhone/iPod Touch version or the iPad version from the iTunes App Store. If you own both devices, why not download both! Droid coming in May

Sysco Table Top Recipe and Resource Site Keep your business instincts as sharp as your knives. Sysco Table Top is a no cost,easy to use, value-driven website that delivers the tools,recipes, consumer trends and information you need to build and protect your restaurant business. All you have to do is register and you’ll have the collective knowledge and practical expertise of Syscos’ resources at your fingertips.

Menus Drive Customers in... ■The top 10 menu trends

for next year will be: Locally sourced meats and seafood; Locally grown produce; Healthful kids’ meals; Hyperlocal items; Sustainability as a culinary theme; Children’s nutrition as a culinary theme; Gluten-free/food allergy-conscious items; Locally produced wine and beer; Sustainable seafood; and Whole grain items in kids’ meals.


Vegetable Plates Yogurt Trix Motts Applesauce Jello Mashed Potatoes Salad Banana Bread Celery And Carrot Stick With Hummas

Why Market to Kids. 40% of all eating-out dollars are spent by families with children.The amount of two income families has more than doubled within the past 15 years, resulting in a busier life style for parents and fewer meals prepared at home.

MENU SUGGESTIONS Anything on your menu 1/2 size Whole wheat pancakes Diner Meat Loaf Muffins Sweet potato FF Honey ginger chicken bites Popcorn Bacon and potato frittatas Stuffed Baked potato Mini Sliders Small chili Peanut Butter banana spirals

Vege Pizza

GI Joes (vege sloppy joes)

w.wheat pizza

Carrot cake pancakes


Soft chicken tacos

Healthy mac and cheese (skim milk,red fat cheese)

Grilled chicken taco French Toast sticks Chicken soup Personal Pizza Mini Chicken sliders Scrambled eggs/hard boiled

Lemon and Herb chicken leg with steamed Broccolli

Spaghetti squash

Pasta with Butter


Frozen fruit bars Apple slices Chocolate pudding Ice cream sandwich Nutella and banana Mini cupcake Make your own sundae

Start a birthday club!

Keep families Coming back...

Checkerboard Liners Red#7935653, Black# 6856959

The Art of Menu Engineering Aft er


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Before any menu can take this transformation

as shown to the left you need to do your homework and follow certain steps that we can go over with you during your the Business Review process. Believe it or not, there is a science behind a successful menu. MENU ANALYSIS-Knowing the true cost of each menu items is crucial for the rest of the process to be successful. MENU ENGINEERING-3 Step process taking Menu Analysis, Your Sales Reports, to find your menu Stars, Workhorses, Puzzles and Dogs.

Exa Menu mple of your M Analysis fr o arketi ng Ass m ociate .

PAGE POSITIONING-The average person looks at menu for only 109 seconds, are they reading what you want them to? CATEGORY POSITIONING-Are your most profitable items listed in each category correctly? PRICING THE MENU-Keep it simple, 2-3 endings and no more leader dots..........

All items that do not represent 3% of total sales per category need to go.

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This is the main spread of the menu and as you can see it is layed out according to the picture on the previous page. We start in the center then go to the right and counter clockwise from there.



All Kids Network is a network of websites dedicated to providing fun and educational activities for parents and teachers to do with their kids. We have hundreds of kids craft ideas, kids worksheets, printable kids activities and more. So far, we have two main sites - and Kids Learning Station is thewebsite dedicated to printable learning worksheets for kids.

SuperKids WordSearch Puzzle Creator

Riddles,Knock Knock Jokes,Brain Teasers,Rhymes

The National Restaurant Association launched the Kids LiveWell program in collaboration with Healthy Dining to help parents and children select healthful menu options when dining out. Restaurants that participate in the voluntary program commit to offering healthful meal items for children, with a particular focus on increasing consumption of fruit and vegetables, lean protein, whole grains and low-fat dairy, and limiting unhealthy fats, sugars and sodium.

Sysco iCare provides restauranteurs


with connections to business partners that help them compete, stay in the game and focus on what they do best. iCare offers a suite of value-added resources specifically designed to help the restaurant operator boost sales, hire and retain the industry’s best employees, streamline and protect business operations, and much more.

Boost sales and drive traffic to your restaurant with these marketing and promotional resource partners. REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE Let us help you connect with prescreened, top-rated professionals to get the job done right, on time and on budget with our repair and maintenance partners. FOR MORE INFORMATION GO TO WWW.SYSCOICARE.COM

LOCAL SERVICES Looking for local services? This section will help you find partners in your area.

OPERATIONAL SERVICES Optimize operational efficiency, protect your restaurant’s reputation and enhance employee education with these operational partners.

Kids Menus and Menu Doctor  

Spring Open House 2012 April. Booklet on kids menu and menus

Kids Menus and Menu Doctor  

Spring Open House 2012 April. Booklet on kids menu and menus