Here’s some starter ideas with useful tips to keep things moving in your kitchen ...
- Encourage guests to order starters to buy time.
- Offer combo starters, to feed more diners at once, which ultimately frees up valuable time in the kitchen.
- Offer a smaller selection of starters for back of house efficiency.
CRUMBED PERFECTION – STUFFED CALAMARI AND CHORIZO KEBABS SERVED WITH A SPICY GAZPACHO SHOOTER
Here’s a super quick starter with pre-stuffed, pre-crumbed calamari tubes,pre-made gazpacho and bruschetta, all ready to plate in less than 5 minutes.
CRUNCHY PAN-FRY – FISH CAKES WITH A GARDEN-FRESH MICRO HERB SALAD SERVED WITH ONION RINGS AND PEA CREAM
Plate up this epic starter in less than 10 minutes, with pre-made fishcakes, pea cream, and onion rings set aside and ready to garnish.
FLAMING COOL – PERI-PERI CHICKEN LIVERS WITH HOMEMADE WHEAT TRIANGLES AND CRÈME FRAÎCHE
This starter serves up homemade wheat triangles prepped in advance,pre-portioned livers with pre-made peri–peri sauce – all ready to leave the kitchen in less than 10 minutes.