Holiday Treats to Add to Your Restaurant Menu

Posted on December 3, 2010
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During the holidays, many restaurants add holiday treats to their menu to get in the spirit of the season. In an earlier post, it was stressed that you don’t want to alienate your guests by going secular, and that’s not what I’m trying to do by ordering the recipes the way I did. I ordered them this way so restaurants that want to cater to everyone can mix and match and add a few traditional treats from each celebration.

Christmas Treats

Christmas is a Christian holiday commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, and it is celebrated with family get-togethers, gift giving and feasting. Here are some Christmas treats that should be easy to add to any restaurant menu:

Hanukkah Treats

Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday that is celebrated for eight days and nights and commemorates the re-dedication of the holy temple of Jerusalem. Hanukkah is also known as the “Festival of Lights,” and like any festival, there are several traditional foods that accompany it and can be easily added to a restaurant menu.

Kwanzaa Treats

Kwanzaa is a week-long holiday that is meant to celebrate African-American culture, the well-being of the family. With this holiday comes some savory treats:

Drinks All Around

You can never go wrong by offering seasonal beverages. Most restaurants offer eggnog at the least, but there are several alcoholic and non-alcoholic (NA) drinks that are popular this time of year.

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