Chef Gerry Ludwig

Corporate Consulting Chef

Chef Gerry Ludwig is a nationally recognized food writer, speaker, and trend tracker. Through a combined analysis of statistical and media data, coupled with extensive street-level research, Gerry oversees the creation of trend-based culinary solutions for Gordon Food Service customers, and is a frequent speaker at customer events and industry conferences across the country.

Latest Articles by Chef Gerry Ludwig

Chefs are moving beyond the classic caesar and house salads, giving greens an exciting culinary spin. Guests appreciate the flavor exploration of such a familiar format.
Porchetta, bacon and briolle offer prime first-to-market menu differentiation opportunities.
The classic chophouse menu takes a turn toward a new generation of diners.
Filled creatively, bao buns, wonton or eggroll wrappers and paratha bread hold the secret to appealing menu mashups.
Executing an all-day dining menu using these approaches can help you succeed … and profit.
Veg-centric is about shifting produce to the center of the plate and bringing out its flavor with aggressive cooking methods.