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17 Creative Ways to Serve Entrée: Burger and Fries

Burgers and fries are an All-American classic that never goes out of style or loses its appeal to the consumer. As burgers continue to get reinvented and revamped, it is important to make sure you are framing your culinary classics and highlighting your offerings in ways that match your vision and brand.


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Delight your guests with this paddle board look emphasizing the industrial feel with a kitchen fry basket included. The handle allows servers to deliver the food easily and perhaps earn a bigger tip!

Products Used:

13.5" x 7.75" Faux Oak Wood Display: SB-1375-COW

2 oz. Condiment Cup: 4-84100

5" x 4" Serving Fry Basket: 4-81868

Wire Cone Basket Liner: 4-T1000


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Board plating has been a rising trend in all aspects of food service. Adding a vertical cone holder to give height for your sides will combine two on spot trends.  

Products Used:

14" x 7" Faux Oak Wood Display: SB_1472

5.5" x 5.5" Wire Cone Basket Liner: 4-T3020

4" Dia. Fry Cone: 4-18180-S

2 oz. Condiment Cup: 4-84100


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Upgrade your basket. Black metal and fun news creative paper lines make this industrial look fun and on trend.

Products Used:

8" x 6" Oval Basket: 4-38808

2 oz. Condiment Cup: 4-84100

Food-Safe Liner: 4-TG1080


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Burgers and rock-n-roll. Plating doesn't have to be boring. Have fun with it! Above is a guitar basket that will impress even the nonmusical enthusiast.  Combined with a paper liner and clean up is a snap. 

Products Used:

2 oz. Condiment Cup: 4-84100

16" x 8.5" Guitar Basket: 4-81929

Food-Safe Liner: 4-TG1080


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 Combining a french mill platter with a bucket for sides creates an interesting combination of casual with an urban edge.

Products Used:

12" x 7.5" Irregular Rectangular Platter: CS-117-UM

3.5" Round Serving Pail: 4-80810

Wire Cone Basket Liner: 4-T1020

2 oz. Condiment Cup: 4-84100


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 Want something a little more casual but still elevating your presentation, pair a stainless steel fry basket with this rustic plate.

Products Used:

12" x 7.5" Irregular Rectangular Platter: CS-117-RM

5" x 4" Serving Fry Basket: 4-81868

Wire Cone Basket Liner: 4-T1020

2 oz. Condiment Cup: 4-84100


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As the industrial trend continues to grow, let your smallwares play double duty. This baking sheet makes a perfect way to deliver your burgers to the table while using a paper wax liner will make keep clean up a snap.

Products Used:

13" x 9" Aluminum Tray: 4-77800

2 oz. Condiment Cup: 4-84100

Food-Safe Liner: 4-TD1900


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Coupe shapes are not going anywhere. In fact, it is just getting stronger!  A subtle pattern on the rim pulls out and highlights the colors of both the burger and the fries. Adding a stainless steel basket, sauce cup and paper wax liner takes a simple round plate and makes it ...More!

Products Used:

10.5" Irregular Round Coupe Plate: CS-10-UM

2 oz. Condiment Cup: 4-84100

4" x 3.25" Single Serving Fry Basket: 4-81865

Wire Cone Basket Liner: 4-T1020


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Another version of the burger basket is to go with stainless steel and wax paper liners. By angling the paper, the customer gets to appreciate the full look of the plating accenting the food even more.

Products Used:

12" x 8" Rectangular Grid Basket: 4-835812

2 oz. Condiment Cup: 4-84100

Food-Safe Liner: 4-TD1900


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Stainless steel fry baskets with paper liners bring a fun look to your plating. Paired with a coupe rectangle platter and you can not only optimize your table space but elevate your presentation to your customers. 

Products Used:

Rectangular Coupe Platter: CS-1156-W

5" x 4" Serving Fry Basket: 4-81868

Wire Cone Basket Liner: 4-T1000

2 oz. Condiment Cup: 4-84100 



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The traditional basket platter can work for many aspects of your menu and the spacing gives a great portion impression.

Products Used: 

10.5" Round Basket: RB-890-BK

2 oz. Condiment Cup: 4-84100

Food-Safe Liner: 4-TG1080


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The normal rule of thumb is to avoid dark colors for plating food, but new looks with dimensions feel are proving that rule wrong. The dark deep green catches the light and frames the food perfectly.

Products Used:

12" x 7.5" Irregular Rectangular Platter: CS-117-CSG

2 oz. Condiment Cup: 4-84100 


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This fun shape has an inset area to hold your fry cup. Not only does this look amaze and set apart from the standard presentation, but there are no worries about the side cup sliding around. Great for customers on the go...to their table!

Products Used:

12" Palette Plate: PP-976-W

12 oz. Bowl: BC-12-W

2 oz. Condiment Cup: 4-84100


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Don't forget to play with shapes. Squares bring a different look to a simple presentation elevating the whole look. 

Products Used:

6" Square Plate: ML-102-W

2 oz. Condiment Cup: 4-84100


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Don't be afraid of color, shapes and or textures. Individually they can help create a look that is perfect for your menu. Combining all three and you not only brighten up your dining room, but it will make your food standout.

Products Used:

10.25" Square Plate: ML-63-RSP

3 oz. Ramekin: RM-388-BK


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Heavy Industrial vintage is the perfect accompaniment to burger and fries. This fun shape also comes with an inset area to hold the bistro pot and keep it from sliding.

Products Used:

12" Palette Plate: PP-976-BK

2 oz. Condiment Cup: 4-84100

10 oz. Mini Bistro Pot: 4-80910


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Utilizing a basket with a paper liner is not only an iconic way to serve burger and fries, it also allows for easy cleanup. Baskets come in many colors so getting one to fit your brand is a snap. 

Products Used:

10.75" x 7.25" Oval Basket: RB-830-SC

2 oz. Condiment Cup: 4-84100

Food-Safe Liner: 4-TG1080

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