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December Food Holidays


Show off your holiday spirit this season with these festive December food holidays. From classic holiday treats to non-traditional cuisine choices, you can spice up your seasonal menu by celebrating these fun December food holidays all month long. 

December 1 
National Fried Pie Day

December 2 
National Fritters Day

December 3
National Peppermint Latte Day

December 4
National Cookie Day

December 5
National Comfort Food Day

December 6
National Microwave Oven Day

December 7
National Cotton Candy Day

December 8
National Brownie Day

December 9
National Pastry Day

December 10
National Lager Day

December 11
National “Have a Bagel” Day

 December 12
National Cocoa Day

December 13
National Popcorn String Day

December 14
National Biscuits and Gravy Day

 December 15
National Gingerbread Latte Day

December 16
National Chocolate Covered Anything Day

December 17
National Maple Syrup Day

December 18
National “I Love Honey” Day

 December 19
National Hard Candy Day

December 20
National Sangria Day

December 21
National French Fried Shrimp Day

December 22
National Date Nut Bread Day

December 23
National Bake Day

 December 24
National Egg Nog Day

December 25
National Pumpkin Pie Day

December 26
National Candy Cane Day

December 27
National Fruitcake Day

December 28
National Box of Chocolates Day

December 29
National Pepper Pot Day

 December 30
National Bacon Day

November Food Holidays


 November Food Holidays

Plot out your seasonal menu this month using these festive November food holidays. From apple cider to gingerbread cookies, you can feature all the flavors of the season in classic and creative culinary ventures. Refreshing your menu with these fun fall favorites is guaranteed to bring in more excitement from guests while building revenue.

 November 1
National Bison Day

November 2
National Deviled Egg Day

November 3
National Sandwich Day

November 4
National Candy Day

November 5
National Doughnut Day

November 6
National Nachos Day

November 7
National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day

November 8
National Cappuccino Day

November 9
National Greek Yogurt Day

November 10
National Vanilla Cupcake Day

November 11
National Sundae Day

November 12
National Pizza with the Works Except Anchovies Day

November 13
National Indian Pudding Day

November 14
National Guacamole Day

November 15
National Raisin Bran Cereal Day

November 16
National Fast Food Day

November 17
National Baklava Day

November 18
National Apple Cider Day

November 19
National Macchiato Day

November 20
National Peanut Butter Fudge Day

November 21
National Gingerbread Cookie Day

November 22
National Cashew Day

November 23
National Espresso Day

November 24
National Sardines Day

November 25
National Parfait Day

November 26
National Cake Day

November 27
National Bavarian Cream Pie Day

November 28
National French Toast Day

November 29
National Chocolates Day

November 30
National Mousse Day

Pumpkin Spice Season

Today is the first day of fall which means pumpkin spice season is here! From coffee to cocktails and desserts there are many ways to attract new customers with pumpkin spice. Use these recipes from Monin to add pumpkin spice beverages to your menu.


Creamy Pumpkin Pie Martini
Yields 6 oz

½ oz coffee liqueur
½ oz Irish cream liqueur
1 oz vodka
¾ oz Monin Pumpkin Spice Syrup
¼ oz half & half
pumpkin pie spice for garnish


  1. Combine ingredients in shaker in the order listed.
  2. Cap and shake vigorously.
  3. Strain into chilled serving glass.
  4. Garnish.


Iced Pumpkin Latte
Yields 12 oz

3 oz. milk
½ oz. Monin Pumpkin Spice Syrup
1 shot espresso
Monin Caramel Sauce, Pumpkin Pie Spice and Whipped Cream for Garnish


  1. Combine ingredients in shaker in the order listed.
  2. Cap and shake vigorously.
  3. Pour into serving glass.
  4. Garnish.