When it comes to delivery, it turns out there are tried-and-true favorites. Our expert team of chefs provide tips on the most popular dishes your diners are looking for, and offer new twists that will make people come back for more!
#1 Burger Kits
For a delivery-friendly option that lets guests enjoy freshly prepared burgers at their convenience, offer Burger Kits where your guest can have the option the burger anytime they wish to have it.
CHEF TIP: Use mayonnaise instead of butter when toasting your bread buns to add extra texture and flavor. Make a signature sauce with your mayonnaise. Use loved and trusted brands like Lady’s Choice to show your guests the high quality product you’re producing. Learn more about what Lady’s Choice mayo can do for you here.
#2 Pizza (Bonus Points if it’s Artisinal!)
Who doesn’t love a good pizza night? Aside from offering customization options, upgrade your guests' pizza choices by trying new and innovative variants – like Pizza Bianca which uses a cream sauce base to boost flavors and add innovative variety.
DELIVERY TIP: Offer dipping options as add-ons to your menu to give your guests the flavor combinations that they crave. Experiment with other sauces to create innovative options and serve them in a souffle cup.
#3 Salted Egg Fried Chicken Wings
Whether it’s family wing night or one of your diners is just looking for the simple pleasures in life, salted egg fried chicken wings are always a takeout-friendly offering that you can dress up with your signature flavors.
CHEF TIP: Dress up your wings and offer new and exciting flavor combinations to keep your regulars coming back for more. Knorr Rock Sugar Honey Sauce offer a broad spectrum of flavour dimensions, making it easy to tweak your current sauces and or dressings. Try adding Korean gochujang paste to your Knorr Rock Sugar Honey Sauce for some excitement and innovative menu options!
Diners are turning towards options that keep mealtime fun and exciting, and having your own signature taco item or set meal is a great way to provide these options.
CHEF TIP: Knorr Liquid Seasoning and Knorr Beef Broth Base are great flavor enhancers for braising any tough cut of beef. Try to look for options like chuck or pectoral beef, which are usually fairly priced and can be used across a variety of menu items – offering no waste and guaranteeing big flavors that will leave your guests wanting more!
DELIVERY TIP: Make taco night a DIY event for your guests by packing tortillas separately, preferably in foil. Offer family meal deals with 2 proteins, 2 sides/sauces and options to upgrade or add guacamole/chips for a full meal.
#5 Salads (Caesar, Cobb, Greek, Taco, etc)
For the health-conscious diner, salads have always been a go-to meal to enjoy a variety of flavors and textures and maintain great nutrition. If you’re offering different ethnic meal options on your menu, try creating fusion salads to keep variety – like Taco salads, Greek salads, etc. You can also try combining popular protein options on your menu as an add on to your salads, such as Salmon, Chicken, Steak, etc.
Get inspired with this Caesar Salad with Chicken Inasal Recipe.
CHEF TIP: Lady's Choice Real Mayonnaise is a great base for innovative and creative salad dressings to offer during this time. Lady's Choice Real Mayonnaise is easy to use in a variety of applications, and can help you with labour and cost.