Bring 'em in on game day with crowd-pleasing bar snacks, small bites and appetizers
Serve them what they yearn for on game day—shareables, bar bites, appetizers—food they can dig into while enjoying a shared experience. And although these fantastic recipes below are suited up for game day, they also answer a call for flexible dining options. Engineering your menu with more choices makes good business sense. According to Technomic, 37% of overall consumers and 47% of Millennials say they are more likely to order small plates when dining with others.¹ Appetizer orders are up, too, so make yours stand out: 38% of consumers say they order appetizers on all or most of their restaurant visits, up from 27% in 2009.²
Hot Artichoke Dip
Alternate profile: spread over flatbread for another great shareable
Special extra: change out the fresh basil for a sprig of fresh thyme
¹ Technomic's 2013 Starters, Small Plates and Sides Consumer Trend Report.
² Technomic's 2013 Starters, Small Plates and Sides Consumer Trend Report.