A Baker’s Dozen of Ideas:
Instead of just showing new products, this year’s North Fork culinary showcase focused on menu item ideas . Our Culinary Team scoured the marketplace to compile a selection of unique stand out dishes for many segments of the market that could be used to get customers coming back.
Ideas shown at the showcase include:
• Beef Entrée Ideas
• Breakfast and Brunch Ideas
• Burger Ideas
• Salad Ideas
• Seafood Entrée Ideas
• Cheesesteak Ideas
• Chicken Entrée Ideas
• Pizza Ideas
• Soup Ideas
Some highlight of those menu ideas were:
Guinness Braised Short Ribs
Short Ribs, slow cooked in Guinness and served with sautéed
lollipop kale sprouts and creamy mashed potatoes.
Buffalo Chicken Potato Skins
Shredded chicken tossed in buffalo sauce, stuffed in potato skins
and topped with blue cheese crumbles. Served with Celery sticks,
carrot sticks and blue cheese dressing.
Jalapeno Chicken Cordon Bleu
Panko breaded chicken stuffed with crumbled bacon, jalapenos,
cream cheese, cheddar cheese and scallions.
Pear and Gorgonzola Pizza
Caramelized onion, sliced pears, and crushed candied walnuts
with crumbled gorgonzola
Grilled Asparagus Salad
Grilled asparagus, mixed greens and poached pears topped with
crumbled blue cheese, candied pecans and dried cranberries.
Served with a rice wine vinaigrette.
Breaded avocado wedges fried to a gold brown and served
cool yogurt lime sauce.
Ceviche Shrimp and Watermelon Salad
Shrimp marinated with lemon, diced onion and cilantro
tossed with watermelon.
Philly Cheesesteak Turnovers
Sauteed onions, serrano chilies, chopped sirloin, sautéed mushrooms,
cayenne pepper and cheese wrapped in a puffed pastry.
Turkey Philly Cheesesteak
Hot turkey, gravy, roasted onions and melted swiss cheese
on a toasted hoagie.
Shrimp and Guacamole Tostadas
Tortillas, tossed in a pan, covered with cheese, grilled marinated shrimp
and chopped cilantro. Dressed with olive oil and lime juice.