Indulgent Breakfast Trends

Savoring Savory Satisfaction

In the ever-evolving landscape of breakfast menus, a delightful shift towards savory indulgence is taking place. Breakfast lovers are seeking dishes that not only satisfy their morning hunger but also offer a touch of indulgence to start their day on a high note. The good news for operators is that the ingredients and products used for lunch and dinner can seamlessly transition into these morning delights, making them both delicious and cost-effective to prepare. Let’s dive into the top-growing breakfast dishes that are captivating diners’ taste buds:

  • Avocado Toast (+68%):

Avocado toast has become a beloved breakfast staple, offering a harmonious blend of creamy avocado, crunchy toast, and a variety of toppings to tantalize the taste buds. Whether it’s topped with a poached egg, smoked salmon, or a sprinkle of everything bagel seasoning, avocado toast continues to reign supreme on breakfast menus, experiencing an impressive 68% growth in popularity.

  • Breakfast Burrito (+31%):

The breakfast burrito has evolved from a humble morning option to a savory sensation packed with hearty ingredients like scrambled eggs, crispy bacon or sausage, melted cheese, and flavorful salsa, all wrapped snugly in a warm tortilla. Its convenience and customizable nature make it a go-to choice for breakfast seekers, experiencing a notable 31% growth in popularity.

  • Breakfast Taco (+21%):

Tacos aren’t just for lunch or dinner anymore – they’ve become a morning favorite as well. Breakfast tacos are versatile vessels for a variety of fillings, from scrambled eggs and chorizo to black beans and avocado, all wrapped in a warm tortilla for a satisfying start to the day. Their popularity has surged, with a notable 21% growth in demand.

  • Chicken and Waffles (+25%):

The sweet and savory combination of fried chicken and fluffy waffles has captured the hearts and appetites of breakfast enthusiasts across the country. Whether drizzled with maple syrup, honey butter, or hot sauce, chicken and waffles offer a delightful contrast of flavors and textures, experiencing a commendable 25% growth in popularity.

  • Chicken Fried Steak (+26%):

Traditionally a Southern favorite for lunch or dinner, chicken fried steak has made its way onto breakfast menus, delighting diners with its indulgent combination of tender steak, crispy breading, and creamy gravy. This hearty dish offers a comforting start to the day and has seen a significant 26% growth in popularity.

The allure of these savory, slightly indulgent breakfast dishes lies in their ability to satisfy morning cravings while offering a delightful departure from traditional sweet options. Operators can capitalize on this trend by repurposing ingredients and products typically used for lunch and dinner to create innovative breakfast and brunch offerings that cater to evolving consumer preferences.

As diners continue to seek out memorable morning meals, embracing these top-growing breakfast dishes can help operators stay ahead of the curve and keep their menus fresh, flavorful, and irresistibly satisfying. So, why wait? It’s time to savor the savory side of breakfast and indulge in culinary creativity that delights morning patrons and drives long-term growth.

Source : FoodPRO Marketing Team