Food Trends for 2017

Food Trends 2017

Food Trends for 2017 is almost like a New Years resolution. Every year Foodfhonebook monitors the projected food trend from multiple websites. we then condense them all on our site for all chefs to view. This allows our followers to make an informed decision on what to follow and what not to follow. We absolutely love the information from So, as usual is leading the way with their list of food trends for 2017 on Foodfhonebook.

Food Trends for 2017 look to be very exciting. As a previous chef I would choose four or five techniques and products. Utilize your special board and test your new creations with your guests. Remember a food trend in New York might not work in Southern New Jersey. Educate yourself and your guests on your new creation. Educate the servers on how to describe your entree or new side dishes. The menu description should include key descriptive words that best sell your dish



1. Adaptogen supplements (Bon App)

2. African food (National Restaurant Association)

3. Alternative pasta (Whole Foods)

4. Amaro (Bon App)

5. Artisanal butchery / Meat (Bloomberg, National Restaurant Association)

6. “Authentic ethnic cuisine” (National Restaurant Association)

7. Beef (James Beard Foundation)

8. Brisket (GrubHub)

9. Buddha bowls (Pinterest)

10. Cauliflower (Bon App, James Beard Foundation)

11. Casual family dinners (Food Network)

12. Cereal (Bloomberg)

13. Charcoal (Bon App, Bloomberg)

14. Charcuterie (National Restaurant Association)

15. Chilled red wine (Bloomberg)

16. Classic French cuisine (James Beard Foundation)

17. Coconut (Whole Foods)

18. Coffee as an ingredient (Food Network)

19. Cooking over fire (Telegraph)

20. Counter-service restaurants (Food Network)

21. Craft beer (Pinterest)

22. “Creative condiments” / House-made condiments (Whole Foods,National Restaurant Association)

23. Delivery services / Delivery apps (Bon App, James Beard Foundation, Telegraph)

24. Edamame noodles (Sainbury’s via Telegraph)

25. Empanadas (Pinterest)

26. “Ethnic” breakfast food (National Restaurant Association)

27. Fermentation (James Beard Foundation)

28. Filipino food (Bloomberg, Food Network)

29. Flexitarian dieting (Whole Foods, Food Network)

30. Frybread (James Beard Foundation)

31. Food waste, serving on menus (Bloomberg, James Beard Foundation)

32. Healthy “chips” (Pinterest)

33. Healthy kids’ meals (National Restaurant Association)

34. Heirloom produce (National Restaurant Association)

35. High-tech cocktails (Bloomberg)

36. “Home-based chefs” (Food Network)

37. Italian food (Telegraph)

38. Jackfruit (Pinterest)

39. Kalettes (James Beard Foundation)

40. Koji (Telegraph)

41. Kombucha (Telegraph)

42. Las Vegas (Bloomberg)

43. Live-streaming video (Food Network)

44. Marbling desserts (Telegraph)

45. Mastiha liqueur (Telegraph)

46. Mead (Telegraph)

47. Meaty vegetables (Food Network)

48. Naan pizza (Pinterest)

49. Noodles (Foursquare)

50. Non-sushi Japanese food (Whole Foods)

51. Nutritional yeast (Bon App)

52. Octopus (Pinterest)

53. “Old-school pizzerias” (Bon App)

54. Olive oil alternatives (Pinterest)

55. Pho (GrubHub)

56. Pignoletto sparkling wine (Telegraph)

57. Poke (GrubHub, Waitrose via Telegraph)

58. Porridge (Food Network)

59. Products made from byproducts / Whey (Whole Foods, James Beard Foundation)

60. Purple food (Whole Foods)

61. Quick-pay coffee cups (Telegraph)

62. Sauerkraut (Pinterest)

63. Savory yogurt (Waitrose via Telegraph)

64. Seafood towers (Bloomberg)

65. 1970s-inspired food (Telegraph)

66. Sherry cocktails (Telegraph)

67. “Smart” gadgets for the kitchen (Telegraph)

68. Sorghum (James Beard Foundation)

69. Sous-vide (Pinterest)

70. Sprinkles / colorful dessert (James Beard Foundation)

71. Street-food inspired dishes (National Restaurant Association)

72. Sustainable seafood (National Restaurant Association)

73. Syrian food (Telegraph)

74. Tacos (Telegraph)

75. Tamales (GrubHub)

76. Tataki (James Beard Foundation)

77. Tater tots (GrubHub)

78. Turmeric root (Sainbury’s via Telegraph)

79. Vegetables (Bloomberg, James Beard Foundation, Telegraph)

80. Wellness tonics (Whole Foods)

81. Yogurt (Bon App)

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