Smart operators may be trimming their menus for faster, easier service, but they are supplementing the reductions with simple flavor options that give the customer choices in flavor.
Tom Cook, a principal at King-Casey, a restaurant and foodservice consulting service, says, “A reduced menu that is faster and easier for customers to navigate results in improved throughput as well as customer satisfaction.” Giving customers a choice of three flavors of PC hot sauce gives them three ways to customize that menu any way they choose. Offloading that freedom can set your foodservice options apart from the rest while streamlining your back-of-house execution.
Chad Trader, Associate Sales Manager for Convenience Stores for Garner Foods’ Texas Pete® Hot Sauce, says demand for Texas Pete® PC hot sauces has never been as great among convenience store operators. “We are unique in our offering of portion control hot sauces because of the positive brand recognition from our flagship Texas Pete® Original Hot Sauce and our Mexican-style and sriracha flavors as well.”
Spicy flavors continue to be a mainstay of foodservice menus. Datassential reports that 72% of all menus mention “spicy.”
¡SABOR! by Texas Pete® Mexican-Style Hot Sauce is ideal for everything from wraps to burritos. Gen Zs and Millennials love CHA! by Texas Pete® Sriracha Sauce for any menu item and is plentiful, while other sriracha sauce brands have faltered. Sriracha sauce is growing on restaurant menus, up 5% in just the past year*.
Texas Pete® outsells its top two competing brands combined in the portion control category**. It is the PC hot sauce that top national restaurant chains embraced as their go-to spicy flavor for take-out, drive-thru, roller grill, or grab-and-go.
“The Texas Pete® brand is known and loved by millions of consumers nationwide,” says Trader. “Our growth in PC flavors overall has given convenience store operators more options for streamlining their process for bringing flavor to their menus.”
“We’ve expanded our leadership in portion control by adding four flavors of 1-ounce dipping cups for convenience retailers,” Trader explains. “These are in demand by operators promoting larger meal deals with a higher ring at the register. The flavors include Texas Pete® Original Hot Sauce, Texas Pete® Honey Mustard Sauce, Texas Pete® BBQ Sauce, and Texas Pete® Mild Wing Sauce.”
Streamlining your menu makes you faster, more efficient, and ultimately more profitable. Giving your customers the option to spice up their order with a variety of Texas Pete® portion control flavors is the easy way to offer flavor that is customized by your customers.
Operators can save on Texas Pete® PCs and other products by joining the Loyalty Program by completing a rebate form and mailing in their proof of purchase for up to $500 in savings before December 31st. Visit the website for more information on Texas Pete® flavor options.
*Datassential, September 2023
**NPD, August 2023