It can be a challenge to meet the demand for healthy options out of home. Healthy food and drink options have held steady as an important trend throughout the downturn and is the number two demand of guests after 'better value'. Some guests believe that healthy dishes can lack flavour. Keep this in mind for your menus so taste is never compromised. This will keep your guests coming back for more and your menu more profitable. There are lots of small steps you can take with your ingredients, preparation methods and a new menu items that can make your menu healthier and even more appealing.
This first issue of Healthy Dishes contains practical ideas covering:
All 13 questions – FANTASTIC! You have your customers’ health interests at heart, read on for more great ideas.
7-12 questions – your menu is well balanced and your customers do have the choice of healthy menu options, but you could offer more.
6-3 questions – your customers may want more choice of healthier dishes and this demand will increase in the future. Time to put a plan in place.
2 questions or below – your menu could limit your appeal and needs to have more healthier options.