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What Chefs Want

Market Report April 19, 2019

By | Produce, What Chefs Want

Lettuces: Up $4-6

 

Cauliflower: Up some.  

 

Broccoli: Steady

 

Grapes: Steady

 

Strawberries: Stabilizing.  Better quality expected

 

Melons: Steady

 

Lemons: Steady

 

Squash: up $2-3

 

Peppers: Green steady.  Reds up

 

Onions: Remain higher but stabilizing.  

 

Celery: Remains very high.  Super tight supplies!  Historic high prices.

 

Apples: Steady

 

Cucumbers: Steady

 

Limes: Steady

 

Avocados: Remain high.  

Item of the Day – World Centric 2 oz Souffle Cups

By | Item of the Day, Staples, What Chefs Want

World Centric

2 oz Souffle Cups

Item 99022 – 2000 ct

Yes, you can be more eco-friendly even with your 2 oz soufflé cups. World Centric soufflé cups are made with NatureWorks Ingeo which is derived from plants grown in the USA. Designed to be as light and strong as plastic, these disposables fully break down in a commercial compost facility within 2 to 4 months.  Perfect for condiments, sides, dips, salad dressings, and toppings. Matching lid available (item #99648).

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Item of the Day – World Centric 32 oz Soup Container

By | Item of the Day, Staples, What Chefs Want

World Centric

32 oz Soup Container

Item 99044 – 500 ct

These handy soup containers are made with FSC certified paper and plant fibers. The lining is Natureworks Ingeo which is derived from USA-based plant fibers. Most disposable bowls on the market use petroleum derived products in their lining.  Suitable for liquids up to 220F. Matching lid available (Item #99630).

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Item of the Day – World Centric 32 oz Clear Fiber Salad Bowl

By | Item of the Day, Staples, What Chefs Want

World Centric

32 oz Clear Fiber Salad Bowl

Item 99066 – 600 ct

Made from NatureWorks Ingeo PLA derived from plants grown in the USA – these clear bowls provide a functional and sustainable solution for salads. Freezer safe and also suited for foods up to 120F –breaks down in 2 to 4 months in a commercial composting facility – clear lid available (item #98095).

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New Produce Items!

By | Local and Specialty, Produce, What Chefs Want

Dew Drop Artisan Cabbage – Item 04210

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jim Dandy Red Tasty Tomatoes – Item 50011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ramps – Item 70920

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Knobby Vidalia Onions – Item 20939

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kentucky Grown Mint – Item 40017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Green Almonds – Item 70931

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Caulilini – Item 03643

 

 

 

 

 English Peas – 20921

 

 

 

 

Pixie Mandarins – Item 02408

 

 

 

 

 

 Fava Beans – Item 20721

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maradol Papaya – Item 10985

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Watch Krey’s Korner to see some of the latest produce arrivals!

 

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Item of the Day – World Centric 32 oz Fiber Burrito Bowl

By | Item of the Day, Staples, What Chefs Want

World Centric 32 oz Fiber Burrito Bowl

Item 99623 – 300 ct case

You may have seen this functional oval-shaped bowl at your favorite fast-casual burrito spot. All World Centric products are made from unbleached plant fiber- which is annually renewable, an incredibly sustainable manufacturing solution. These bowls are freezer safe and contain no wax or plastic lining.  Compatible lid item- 99630.

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To-Go Products

By | Chef's Feed, Gourmet, What Chefs Want

We carry a wide selection of to-go containers.  Here are a few examples:

 

Cubeware 7” Round 32 oz Container & Lid – 150 count – Item 98279

 

 

 

 

 

World Centric Burrito Bowl – 300 count – Item 99623

Lid – 99630

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Eco 32 oz Salad Bowl – 600 count – Item 99066

Lid – 98095

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paper Soup Bowl – 32 oz – 500 count – Item 99044

Lid – Item 99063

 

 

 

 

 

Souffle Cups – 2 oz. – 2000 count – Item 99022

Lid – Item 99648

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Monday Seafood News

By | Gourmet, Seafood, Southern Foods, What Chefs Want

From Kelly Probst our director of Seafood purchasing:

“Incredible spring runs on a lot of fish! I witnessed first hand pompano fishing where Kevin had four rods out at New Smyrna Beach and didn’t stop pulling pompano off the lines from 6 am until 3 pm. The Yellowedge Grouper have been biting like crazy. If you want to serve what is biting, here’s what’s going on!”

Here’s a list of our top sellers with pricing for the week:

WHATCHEFSWANT FRESH SEAFOOD LIST 4 15 19

 

Pompano

Ponce Inlet

Item 71195 – Whole 1-2 lb avg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yellowedge Grouper

Ponce Inlet

Item 71154 – Whole 20-30 lbs avg

 

 

 

 

Pacific Halibut

Oregon Coast

Item 04584 – Whole 12-20 lbs

Item 04585 – Fillet

 

 

 

 

Large Spanish Mackerel

Cape Canaveral, FL

Item 02218 – Whole – 3-4 lbs avg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pink Baja Grouper

Baja, California

Item 03810 – Whole 5-8 lb avg

Item 03811 – Fillet

 

 

 

 

 

Yellowtail (Hamachi)

California

Item 71105 – Whole 8-12 lbs avg

 

 

 

 

American Red Snapper

Chauvin, Louisiana

Item 71271Whole – 4-6 lbs avg.

 

 

 

 

Hokkaido Scallops on the Half Shell

Japan

Item 04240 – Frozen 3 lb bag

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check out this week’s edition of Cap’n Joey’s Catches of the Week!

You can call or TEXT our Seafood hotline at 502-587-1505.

Have a question?  Get answers quickly from our seafood specialists.

Item of the Day – Cubeware 7” Round 32 oz Container

By | Gourmet, Item of the Day, Pizza, Salads, What Chefs Want

Cubeware 7” Round 32 oz Container

 

Item 98279 – 150 count

 

Our CUBEware line features high-performance take-out solutions for both hot and cold foods.  These are heavy duty, microwave, dishwasher, and freezer safe.  They offer a different level of sustainability through being reusable. CUBEware is comprised of significantly less material than other comparable containers on the market.

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