Themed treats debut for Valentine’s Day.
Krispy Kreme is celebrating Valentine’s Day with four new heart donuts.
The Sprinkled Heart Doughnut is filled with cake batter creme, dipped in red icing and topped with heart sprinkles.
The Sugar Cookie Heart Doughnut is filled with sugar cookie creme, dipped and drizzled with white icing and sprinkled with a Valentine’s sugar blend.
The Strawberries & Kreme Heart Doughnut is filled with strawberries and creme, dipped in strawberry icing and decorated with a sugar piece heart.
The Chocolate Caramel Heart Doughnut is filled with caramel creme, dipped in chocolate icing, drizzled with white icing and topped with Valentine confetti sprinkles.
Baskin-Robbins is offering the new Box of Chocolates Cake. Designed to look like a classic heart-shaped candy box, the cake is made with a choice of ice cream flavor topped with a layer of fudge and adorned with an assortment of milk chocolate candies.
For Valentine’s Day, Duck Donuts is debuting the Love Assortment, featuring 12 donuts:
P.F. Chang’s is celebrating Lunar New Year with a new dessert. The Fire & Ice dessert features warm bread pudding and vanilla ice cream in a chocolate shell served flaming.
Panera Bread is introducing the Teriyaki Chicken and Broccoli Bowl, featuring teriyaki-glazed chicken thigh and steamed broccoli served over cilantro-lime brown rice and quinoa topped with sesame seeds and cilantro.
Sonic is now serving Extra-Long Ultimate Cheesesteaks in two varieties.
The Original Extra-Long Ultimate Cheesesteak features seasoned steak, grilled onions, cheddar cheese, zesty cheese sauce and tots in an extra-long bun.
The Spicy Extra-Long Ultimate Cheesesteak includes seasoned steak, grilled onions, cheddar cheese, zesty cheese sauce, jalapeños and tots in an extra-long bun.
Church’s Chicken is debuting Church’s Texas Tenders, a new permanent menu item. The boneless chicken tenders are marinated in buttermilk, breaded with Church’s signature seasoning blend and cooked. Church’s Texas Tenders come with new Smoky Honey-Q dipping sauce that is a blend of barbecue and honey mustard with a hint of seasoning.
Red Lobster is launching four new menu items.
The Ultimate Surf & Turf includes a 6-oz filet mignon, butter-poached Maine lobster tail and bacon-wrapped sea scallops served with a choice of two sides.
The Kung Pao Noodles with Fried Lobster dish features battered and fried lobster tail with noodles tossed in a sweet and spicy soy-ginger sauce with edamame, cabbage, crispy onions, cashews and green onions.
The Baja Shrimp Bowl contains seasoned shrimp, avocado, black beans, quinoa rice, pickled red onion, crispy slaw, pico de gallo, sour cream and tortilla strips with jalapeño ranch.
The Wagyu Bacon Cheeseburger features a grilled Wagyu beef patty, bacon, white cheddar, lettuce and tomato on a toasted brioche bun with a choice of side.
New from Auntie Anne’s, Pretzel Rollups include melted cheddar cheese and a choice of turkey or bacon rolled up in soft pretzel dough and baked. Each rollup contains 10 grams of protein.
Firehouse Subs is serving the new Everything Hook & Ladder Sub. Inspired by the classic everything bagel paired with cream cheese, the sandwich includes smoked turkey breast, Virginia honey ham, Monterey Jack cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, deli mustard and Philadelphia cream cheese served on a new everything bagel-seasoned sub roll. The savory seasoning blend comprises sesame seeds, poppy seeds, garlic, onion and salt.
Noodles & Company is catering to carb-cutting consumers with the debut of Cauliflower Gnocchi.
Containing half the carbs of traditional pasta and a full serving of vegetables, the gluten-free, vegetarian and plant-based Cauliflower Gnocchi stars in two new dishes: Cauliflower Gnocchi Rosa and Cauliflower Gnocchi with Roasted Garlic Cream.
Cauliflower Gnocchi Rosa is sauteed with roasted zucchini and mushrooms served with a spicy tomato cream sauce and finished shredded Parmesan cheese and parsley.
Cauliflower Gnocchi with Roasted Garlic Cream is sauteed with roasted zucchini and spinach over a light garlic and onion crema sauce then topped with Parmesan cheese and parsley.
Donatos Pizza is debuting Cauliflower Wings, made with oven-roasted cauliflower florets. The wings are served with a choice of sauces and dry rubs, including mild, hot, barbecue, blue cheese and ranch sauces and hot chicken, Italian Parmesan, roasted garlic and wood-fired chipotle dry rubs.
Taco John’s new Queso Blanco is a premium white cheddar cheese sauce with jalapeños. The queso stars in the new Queso Chicken Boss Burrito and Queso Loaded Nachos.
The Queso Chicken Boss Burrito is packed with more than a pound of cilantro-lime rice, black beans, grilled chicken and queso blanco.
The Queso Loaded Nachos feature a bed of tortilla chips loaded with queso blanco, roasted corn and pepper salsa, sliced jalapeños, tomatoes, queso fresco, and a choice of chicken or beef.
Yogurtland is putting a new twist on its flagship frozen yogurt flavor, Plain Tart, with the launch of Small Batch Super Tart. The flavor includes probiotics, is gluten-free and offers a stronger tart taste balanced with subtle sweetness, the company said.
Veggie Grill is introducing the Orange Chickin’ Bowl, featuring plant-based crispy chicken in an orange sauce with wild rice, roasted garlic broccolini and candied sesame almonds.
The 2023 show saw indulgent treats expand in snacking occasions.
Sauces, dressings and seasonings land on shelves.