enFuso-Smoked Olive Oil News
June 4th, 2011: Under Cooking Classes - Food Trends for 2001..."Like to be on the cutting edge of new culinary trends - this class series will introduce upcoming ingredients popular now from California to Austrailia...You'll feel like a Top Chef or Iron Chef creating flavorful dishes with these ingredients - smoked olive oil, dakkar spice, chili threads, yuzu juice and bamboo rice." http://www.lechatgourmet.com/lcg/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=247&Itemid=506
July 7, 2011: Check out the new lunch menu at this posh restaurant in the Arlington Westin Hotel, http://www.pinzimini.com/menu. Smoked Olive Oil with marinated olives is one of the new antipasta small plates.
June 3, 2011: CSP.com reported on the National Restaurant Association Hotel-Motel Show. CSP is the number one business publication for convenience retailing and retail foodservice. With respect to flavor and menu trends, they report that smoked ingredients continue to grow in trendiness icnluding a smoked olive oil...
June 12, 2011: A recent blog post about the Lake Austin Spa Resort (www.lakeaustin.com) spoke highly of their flavorful, healthy and elegant cuisine. This spa was rated the #1 Destination Spa in North America by readers of Conde Nast Traveler Magazine. We noticed the use of Smoked Olive Oil to add flavor to a hearty white bean & ham soup that was paired with a garden salad and Cuban water bread for lunch.
October 21, 2010: Nation's Restaurant News (www.nrn.com) reported on a webinar hosted by Andrew Freemen, a San Francisco consultant on marketing for restuarants and hotels nationwide. He identified ten most popular restaurant ingredients or influences for 2010. Number 5 is Smoking, with Smoked Olive Oil being called out specifically.