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February Food Holidays

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Make the most of your seasonal menu with these fun February food holidays. Valentine’s Day, the second busiest day of the year for foodservice establishments, is celebrated in the middle of the month. Every year, nearly one quarter of Valentine’s Day customers choose their restaurant based on its romantic atmosphere and holiday menu selections. Therefore, refreshing your menu is not only festive, but can also make a big difference in your bottom line. Start building excitement for your seasonal menu by featuring these fun food holidays:

February 1
National Cake Pops Day

February 2
National Tater Tot Day

February 3
National Carrot Cake Day

February 4
National Homemade Soup Day

February 5
National Frozen Yogurt Day

February 6
National Chopsticks Day

February 7
National Fettuccine Alfredo Day

February 8
National Potato Lover’s Day

February 9
Pizza Pie Day

February 10
National Cream Cheese Brownie Day

February 11
National Peppermint Patty Day

February 12
National PB&J Day

February 13
National Tortellini Day | National “Italian Food” Day

February 14
National Cream-Filled Chocolates Day

February 15
National Chewing Gum Day

February 16
National Almond Day

February 17
National Cafe’ Au Lait Day

February 18
National Drink Wine Day

February 19
National Chocolate Mint Day

February 20
National Muffin Day

February 21
National Sticky Bun Day| National Biscuits and Gravy Day

February 22
National Margarita Day

February 23
National Banana Bread Day

February 24
National Tortilla Chip Day

February 25
National Chocolate-Covered Peanuts Day | National Clam Chowder Day

February 26
National Pistachio Day

February 27
National Chili Day | National Strawberry Day

February 28
National Chocolate Soufflé Day

In-House Cooking Lessons

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Cooking lessons are an engaging way to showcase the heart of your establishment. Offering in-house cooking lessons not only builds your brand and engages customers, but also helps earn you extra profits. No matter the size of your establishment, you can give customers an unforgettable cooking experience and make it easy for you to:

  • Showcase Your Chefs

Every day chefs are behind the scenes creating culinary masterpieces, but why not let their culinary skills shine? Allowing your best chefs to lead in-house cooking lessons brings their masterful skillset to the forefront. Having close interaction between the chefs and the guests they serve regularly adds a unique personal touch to the cooking lessons.

  • Engage with Customers

Hosting in-house cooking lessons engages your most loyal customers face to face. Teaching your guests valuable cooking skills or insider secrets makes them feel like part of the team. Consider offering exclusive discounts or coupons for your establishment as an extra incentive for those participating in the cooking classes.

  • Demo Dishes

In-house cooking lessons can be the perfect platform to demo new dishes for your menu. From seasonal favorites to adventurous appetizers, cooking lessons allow you to test out possible additions to your menu with immediate feedback from potential patrons. With this method, your customers can ask questions and offer menu suggestions before blowing your budget on the new dishes.

Stay Versatile with a Griddle

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Adding a griddle to your kitchen arsenal can help your foodservice establishment expand menu options and remain versatile in the industry. However, adding a separate, standalone griddle can eat away a good chunk of your budget. Instead of investing in an expensive griddle upfront, consider utilizing the versatile Turbo Pot Griddle. These well-crafted, aluminum griddle plates easily convert two gas burners on your range into a fully-functional griddle, significantly increasing the productivity and efficiency of your kitchen.

These easy-to-use griddle plates give you the functionality of a full griddle without the added expense. The quick, efficient cooking ability of Turbo Pot Griddles produces a consistent finished product every time for unparalleled food quality. Easily expand and experiment with your menu using the griddle plate’s multifaceted cooking ability. These griddle plates allow you to maximize your menu and prepare dishes off-site in catering, buffet, or other on-the-go applications.

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