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What to call a new menu item? Need your ideas!


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What to call a new menu item? Need your ideas!

sophiejj | Jul 17, 2011 12:24 PM

I am a menu writer and head of R and D and we have a new salad that was well-received in a recent tasting panel. It is a salad with lettuce, tomato, cucumber, shredded cheddar , hard boiled eggs and house-mace croutons. I know this sounds very basic, but this is a kid's lunch menu and it was a hit!
Last year we had a menu item that was a vegetarian salad with much of the same but kidney beans instead of egg and it was called, "Farmer's Market Salad." It was NOT a hit and I think the name turned kids off. I hate that a good lunch option could suffer not because of yumminess, but because of a name.
What would be a fun, kid-friendly, but descriptive name for the new salad with egg?

Thanks for your ideas!!

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