As Summer Cools Down, Heat Up Your Menu with Fall Menu Ideas

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That all-too-familiar chill has started creeping back into the air again (which isn’t surprising considering CaterTrax is headquartered in upstate, New York) and while that means summer is coming to an end, it also means warm, seasonal menu items will start heating up noncommercial foodservice menus. The shifting of the seasons delivers a great opportunity to offer limited-time fall menu offerings that drive sales and keep orders flowing in. To help, we’ve come up with a few ideas that will intrigue your customers during the fall season as they continue to enjoy the convenience of your online ordering platform.

Warm Up Those Crisp, Fall Mornings

This simple, 4-ingredient recipe for Butternut Squash and Bacon Fall Breakfast Hash is a healthy addition to any breakfast menu and falls within gluten-free and Paleo diets. To increase your average check size, offer customers optional add-on items like breakfast potatoes, toast, warm apple cider, a side of warm oatmeal with diced apples and cinnamon, and beverage options like these:

Fall = Pumpkin Everything, Right?

Wrong. Some customers steer clear of pumpkin-flavored anything, so keep that in mind as you add new items to your menu. Luckily, seasonal fall ingredients like apples, caramel, pears, cranberries, and pecans are popular among dishes within all day parts and dessert. Try adding one or a few of these tasty products to your dessert menu: 16 Fall Desserts for People Who Hate Pumpkin.

On the other hand, you will still have customers who love anything and everything pumpkin-flavored so make sure you cater to their taste buds as well. Let us know what they think of these fall-fresh ideas:

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Autumn Meats

If it’s not already available on your menu, roast beef is a great item to add to your fall menu offerings. Customers will love the savory flavor of this Rosemary and Garlic Roast Beef and kitchen staff will welcome the fragrant, kitchen aroma. Additionally, you might offer the same meat and protein options each season but change up the flavors and spices used in preparing each dish to offer a new spin on everyday menu items. This Fall Rub Recipe contains paprika, coriander, celery salt, cayenne pepper, and cinnamon to satisfy taste buds this fall and goes best with chicken, beef, pork, or fish.

Update Your Online Ordering Menu Now

Our Menu Services team is excited to help you update your fall menu! Simply submit a new menu support ticket detailing the limited-time, fall-inspired menu items you’d like to offer your customers this season, and they’ll be happy to assist you with your needs. Questions? Email [email protected].

Are you currently in need of an online ordering solution? Streamline operations and drive customer satisfaction with our catering management software, the TRAX Platform, which provides a user-friendly, online ordering experience your customers will love as well as powerful back of the house tools so you can better manage your foodservice operation. To get started, book a demo with one of our knowledgeable Sales Executives today and see how CaterTrax can help you.

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