Menu Innovator Blog

Convenience is Key

By Tony Lagana / December 10, 2020

Convenience stores are more convenient than ever, and as a result they are booming with business. In fact, they are taking sales away from quick service restaurants, especially as they offer more options that make each visit worthwhile. Stores are now adding kiosks for quick ordering and a greater choice of pre-made, ready-to-go snacks and…

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Agern, New York, NY (Seafood)

By Tony Lagana / November 23, 2020

Chef Gunnar Gislason is a well-respected Nordic Chef who has gained success in numerous Iceland restaurants before moving to New York to take on the Executive Chef role of Agern. Gislason is well known in Iceland for his creative cooking style, his ability to seek out the best ingredients, and his desire to uphold traditions…

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Acquerello, San Francisco, CA (Italian)

By Tony Lagana / November 21, 2020

Chef Suzette Gresham has been working as a Head Chef in San Francisco since her first role at The Donatello Hotel in 1988. Following a short stint in that role, she moved to take on the Head Chef role of Acquerello in 1989 and remains there to this day. She specializes in Italian cuisine and…

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