About Taste the Trends™

Taste the Trends™ is a dynamic website dedicated to helping commercial and non-commercial foodservice operators maximize their menus with new and unique recipe ideas. Here you’ll discover valuable—and easily executable—insights from foodservice operator interviews and articles based on consumer research, insights and experience. You’ll also find tons of new side dish recipes to help you achieve that “made from scratch” taste, texture and flavor while realizing the unique benefits of a prepared product.

Taste the Trends™ is brought to you by Basic American Foods. Family owned and operated since 1933, Basic American Foods produces the best-selling line of dry potatoes and beans by combining preparation convenience with made-from-scratch taste. Basic American Foods is also the creator of the annual Taste the Trends™ Tour, the popular behind-the-scenes look at Chicago’s hottest restaurant concepts and dining establishments.