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    3 Grab-and-Go Dishes that Wowed Diners

  • These innovative items are perfect for guests on the go.

    HMSHost
    Grab-and-go doesn't have to be boring.

     

    HMSHost’s Paleo Lunch Box

    “The Paleo Lunch Box was created as part of ‘Eat Well. Travel Further.’ This is a health-forward platform HMSHost launched at major airports and travel plazas across the U.S. that features food and beverage choices based on popular health-food trends. Low-calorie, cleaner eating, and wholesome ingredients are not something you would expect to find in an airport or along a motorway, and it’s perfectly packaged to take on a plane or on the go. Travelers don’t have to sacrifice their mindful dining choices.”

    —Atousa Ghoreichi

    VP of marketing and communications

    The Players:

    • Julienned squash and zucchini
    • Red bell peppers
    • Grape tomatoes
    • Fresh herbs
    • Diced grilled chicken
    • House-made lemon vinaigrette
    • Whole almonds
    • Fresh mixed berries

     

    Farmer's Fridge's Southwest Salad

    Farmer's Fridge

    Farmer’s Fridge’s Southwest Salad

    “Farmer’s Fridge is a rapidly growing network of 180-plus automated smart fridges stocked with chef-curated, restaurant-quality meals and snacks. Since 2013, Farmer’s Fridge serves value food for daily customers in venues across Chicago and Milwaukee, including hospitals, universities, airports, retail stores, and office buildings. We offer over 25 salads, sandwiches, bowls, snacks, and beverages handcrafted in our kitchen and delivered fresh to the fridges. Good health starts with what we eat, and eating well shouldn’t be hard.”

    —Luke Saunders

    Founder & CEO

    The Players:

    • Chopped romaine lettuce
    • Black beans
    • Fire-roasted corn
    • Avocado
    • Grape tomatoes
    • Pickled red onions
    • Feta
    • Pepitas
    • Avocado-lime dressing

     

    Everytable's Mediterranean Salmon Bowl

    Everytable

    Everytable’s Mediterranean Salmon Bowl

    “Everytable’s Mediterranean Salmon Bowl highlights both innovation and really great flavors. I wanted to make a dish that is just as beautiful as it is flavorful and highlights the cultures it represents. It’s not something you see too often from a quick-serve dish; it presents really well, and once heated has a surprise for our guests. You could almost say it’s interactive.”

    —Zachary Thomas

    R&D Chef

    The Players:

    • Ras el hanout
    • Roasted salmon
    • Brown rice
    • Baby spinach
    • Castelvetrano olives
    • Pomegranate seeds
    • Sesame seeds
    • Pickled red cabbage
    • Mediterranean red pepper and herb sauce