Lift your reputation with Carême Puff Pastry

Lift your reputation with Carême Puff Pastry Chefs all around the world know the struggles of making the perfect puff pastry from scratch. Flaky texture and impressive lift are always sought after but rarely achieved. Pies and other pastry dishes are served with unimpressive, flat lids due to poorly made pastry. Fundamentally, the recipe for…

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Balancing menu costs with high quality pastry

Balancing menu costs with high quality pastry As chefs and foodservice professionals we are always balancing menu costs with creating inspiring dishes that your customers will love. We often fall back on the tried and true recipes or magical ingredients that we know work. Pastry is one such magical ingredient as it is versatile and…

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Can you charge $10 for a dinner roll?

Can you charge $10 for a dinner roll? The costs of running a restaurant are sky rocketing in 2018 with both the costs of utilities and ingredients rising. Despite this, most restaurants are still offering complimentary bread to all their guests, even though a lot doesn’t get eaten. Does this still add value to the…

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Good Quality Pastry Makes Cents

Good Quality Pastry Makes Cents “Good quality pastry doesn’t cost you more, it makes you more money.” This was the catch phrase used by Carême head chef William Wood at a recent Two Providores trade show. Visitors at this trade show had the perception that high quality pastry was expensive and not worth using on…

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Keep your Menu Fresh and On-Trend with Spelt Pastry

Keep your Menu Fresh and On-Trend with Spelt Pastry There is no doubt that more and more consumers are looking for healthier food ideas every year. The recent Modern Food Trends Report states that 85.7% of Australians are currently looking to follow a healthy diet. So why are some caterers, restaurants and cafes not following these trends?…

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The rise of the Vegivores and Flexitarians

The Rise of the Vegievores and Flexitarians As more and more consumers seek out the benefits of a healthy, often more veggie-centric diet, how can caterers, cafes and the like (foodservice industry) create dishes to accommodate these health-savvy eaters? The desire to seek more healthier food choices is driving menus across the country as consumers…

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