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Foodservice menu trending: California cuisine, Korean flavors, 2020 culinary trends

Food Management editors predicted the top culinary trends for 2020 including the new hot chicken, elevated breakfast, the crispy-crunchy buzzwords for menus, the plant-based bandwagons to jump on and more. Check out the 20 trends to look out for on menus this year.

Also, find out what ingredients are trending in foodservice including Korean flavoring and salmon. 

Korean food is seeing a surge in popularity according to Yelp and menu flavorings ranging from kimchi to sesame oil are being added across foodservice menus in both expected and inventive ways. Mentions of this cuisine grew by the largest margin between 2018 and 2019 on Yelp's website and onsite operators at Centerplate, Aramark and colleges have gotten in on the trend. Click through the gallery for some inspiration. 

See what else is trending on menus across foodservice operators this month.

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