Salad's new leaf

Salad's new leaf

Creative plates crop up amid increased consumer desire for lighter fare

Main-course salads are gaining traction on restaurant menus, as consumers seek out light and healthful meals and chefs embrace the dish as a blank canvas for culinary creativity. 


Chefs across all segments are aiming to distinguish their offerings from other garden-
variety options and present more exotic ingredients in a familiar format. The result is a range of dishes that goes beyond greens and vegetables to also incorporate ancient grains, seeds, beans, citrus and berries.


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