Mushrooms Make Menus Better
Whether you are looking for flavor and umami, nutrition and performance, sustainability, consumer appeal or all of the above, mushrooms are the answer.
It’s changing today’s menus. It’s changing how chefs can make a difference. It’s changing the way America eats. Blending finely-chopped or ground umami-rich mushrooms with meat makes America’s iconic menu items more delicious, nutritious and sustainable.
Blended Burger Project™
Join the nationwide movement of chefs who are blending finely-chopped, umami-rich mushrooms with ground meat in America’s iconic menu items making them more delicious, healthy and sustainable. When you Blend, it is your chance to make a difference in meeting guest needs.
Mushrooms were featured as the hottest food trend by major national publications. Called the “It” vegetable by major media from the New York Times to Livestrong to Pinterest, mushrooms have been designated the vegetable/food of the year. Find out what the trends analysts say.
Mushrooms for Sports Performance
Athletes—in fact all of us—are looking for performance foods, but want to eat in approachable, familiar ways. The Blend ™ creates a true power meal since it offers less of the things that slow you down and more the nutrients that keep you at your best.
Q&A: Chef Christian, WSU Dining, Washington State University
Q&A: Chef Ian Keith, Rutgers Dining, Rutgers University
Q&A: Chef Stephen, NC State Dining, North Carolina State University
Beef and Maitake Mushroom Meatball Burgers with Tomato Butter Sauce
Muenster Stuffed Veal And Mushroom Burger
The Mushroom Council participates in a number of noteworthy industry events, samplings, presentations, conferences, and tradeshows. See what foodservice events we’ll be attending this year.
All About Mushrooms
Mushrooms are nature’s hidden treasure: always in season and grown year-round. Learn more about the magnificent mushroom – from nutritional benefits to umami – we shed some light on this versatile superfood.
Find our past and present press releases distributed by the Mushroom Council.