NRN 50: Guest stars

NRN 50: Guest stars

Chain promotions tap customers to help with menu development

Customers have been involved in the creation myths of some of the most well-known dishes — from the Earl of Sandwich to the patron at Delmonico’s Restaurant in New York City who was said to have given the world eggs Benedict.

More recent — and far less apocryphal — are the several dishes that originated with customers engaged by chains looking to give their fans a stake in the menu development process.

Last year, Papa John’s Pizza and Toppers Pizza

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