Chain: Culinary Visions

Survey Reveals Foodies’ Flavor Secrets

Adventurous diners, often called foodies, are significantly more likely to choose menu items with bitter, sour, and umami flavors, according to the results of a new Culinary Visions Panel survey.     The survey explored over 500 consumers’ preferences for all five flavors, including sweet and salty.  The Culinary Visions Panel defines a foodie as those who […]

Survey Reveals Popularity of Ethnic Salads

A Mediterranean-style salad holds the most appeal as a new flavor for diners at casual dining restaurants, according to a Culinary Visions Panel study done by Chicago-based Olson Communications.  “When restaurants want to add new salads they should look to the Mediterranean for inspiration,” says Sharon Olson, president of Olson Communications in Chicago.   “We […]