Seasonal Suggestions

Give Your Burger Menu a Spring/Summer Makeover

2017-04-27T14:13:44+00:00April 26th, 2017|Categories: Gourmet Ranch, Seasonal Suggestions|

Spring has sprung, and summer is just around the corner. Burgers are definitely one of those all-year-round foods, but even everyday favorites can use a little freshening-up every now and then. Check out these ideas for incorporating spring and summer twists into your burger menu: Spotlight Seasonal Produce Take advantage of asparagus season by mixing coarsely-chopped [...]

Jake’s 2016 Pairing Menu

2016-04-19T16:27:51+00:00February 14th, 2016|Categories: Featured Foods!, Gourmet Ranch, Seasonal Suggestions, Tips & Ideas|

The New Year is off and running, and Jake’s wants to help you keep up! With an eventful spring approaching fast, many establishments will take this time to spruce-up their menus, and one popular trend is offering a pairing menu that guides the experience of the diner. Jake’s would like to take this opportunity to offer [...]

More to the Holidays than Pumpkin Spice…

2015-11-18T17:42:50+00:00November 18th, 2015|Categories: Seasonal Suggestions, Tips & Ideas|

Five weeks…that ever-shrinking amount of time you get to take advantage of this billion dollar shopping season. Shoppers run in a frenzy, all in hopes to hit the best sale with their holiday bonus in hand. However, retail is not the only place this chaos goes down.  There’s a reason why so many New Year’s resolutions [...]

For the Love of Fajitas

2015-07-28T14:54:20+00:00April 23rd, 2015|Categories: Gourmet Ranch, Seasonal Suggestions|

What is it about fajitas that we just can’t seem to resist? Is it the smell of smoke on a sizzling platter, filling the dining room as they make their way to your table? Or perhaps that tender bite of meat cooked to perfection rolled up in a warm flour “blanket?” And let’s not forget the [...]

Lent starts early this year…

2014-12-01T16:16:08+00:00November 28th, 2014|Categories: Seasonal Suggestions|

While consumers are burning up the Butterball Hotline and putting up Christmas decorations as subtly and early as they can get away with, our focus turns to Lent. Lent? Yes, Lent. ‘Tis the life for those of us who work in marketing, retail, and foodservice (that’s YOU)—always have to be one step (aka 3 months) ahead [...]

Holiday Promotional Ideas

2014-12-01T16:16:21+00:00November 21st, 2014|Categories: Seasonal Suggestions|

READY? GET SET. SHOP! Are you ready for the holidays? Have you planned your promotions yet? Keep these special shopping dates in mind and use these creative tips to capture your share of the holiday (food) dollar. Black Friday, Nov. 28 Stay up late! Offer a special late nite dessert promo so shoppers can grab some [...]

‘Tis the season for holiday parties!

2014-12-01T16:16:30+00:00November 6th, 2014|Categories: Seasonal Suggestions|

A fabulous time of corporate parties, and other gatherings filling dining rooms around the country. And let’s not forget catering too! You’ll serve up more meatballs and punch then you care to think! So, what IS on your holiday menu this year? Anything new? Anything different? Jake’s offers many items perfect for all your menu needs. [...]