of operators surveyed said they were adding new small plate options to their menu to boost sales.
Technomic Starters, Small Plates & Sides Consumer Trend Report 2019
small plates
are often perceived as higher-quality and more innovative than appetizers, so consumers are usually willing to spend a premium for them.
Technomic Bar & Grill Trends 2018
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Start here for small plate success

Discover more about the role small plates can play in your initiative to rebuild foodservice sales post COVID-19.

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Explore more big ideas for small plates.

From the growth of Spanish flavors, to the trending popularity of Italian regional cuisine, our chef-curated ideas can help inspire new guest favorites on your menu.

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Good things come in small lates

Small plates. Big merchandising support.

Customizable point-of-sale materials are available to help you create excitement for your new small plate menu offerings, including drink pairings and drive incremental sales.  Includes the ability to add your QR code for easy scanning by guests!

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