British food manufacturer Premier Foods has launched a new carvery guide to its menu solutions range including recipes for everyday and special occasions such as Mother's Day and Easter when carveries are an ideal offering.
From expert butchery advice, to inspiration from a pub already running successful weekly carveries, the guide and recipes are all underpinned by exclusive consumer research.
The guide also tackles the topic of food waste with suggestions to reduce waste in caterer's outlets.
Premier Foods executive chef, Mark Rigby used the research to create traditional dishes with a twist such as buttered roast chicken with Bisto thyme & rosemary gravy.
"It was really interesting in our research to uncover diners' favourite meat choices and the trimmings they just can't do without," said Rigby.
"Of those surveyed, 62% strongly agreed that a carvery would be nothing without a good gravy, and beef came out as the favourite meat choice with Bisto the consumer's number one gravy brand.
"We also broke our research down by regions, discovering that 33% of people from Northern Ireland are extremely likely to enjoy a starter, and people from the South of Great Britain most likely to seek gluten free and low-salt options. The regional specific insight helps chefs across the country ensure they are offering the right dishes to increase spend per head."
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