We believe food is central to hospitality. This special group of classically trained chefs with diverse expertise across categories, chains, commercial and non-commercial, distributors and brokers is at your service.
Curiosity About the World of Flavor Is as Old as the Time
Flavor Atlas is our proprietary tool to track tastes as they move across the food landscape. Covering important food and beverage trends, Flavor Atlas highlights “mainstream,” “opportunity” and “emerging” flavors.
Industry Connectivity, with a Twist
Cirque is our annual showstopping experience that ignites the senses with mouthwatering culinary delights, innovative drinks and see-it-to-believe-it entertainment… all the while bringing together industry leaders for the ultimate networking event. Sponsorship details for 2022 will be available shortly
Keeping Consumers Engaged
Checker’s & Rally’s host multiple vendor summits quarterly. Sessions include market trend tours, collaborative brainstorming, concept development and prototype development to build out the LTO pipeline.
Get a Real Taste of What’s New
The best way to know what is happening in any given market, or in any given category, is to lace up your shoes and experience it firsthand, tasting what a city has to offer. CSSI brings you a variety of firsthand experiences—from in person, real time tastings at a variety of food and beverage locations in a city of your choice, domestically to internationally—to virtual gatherings with pre-shipped Ferocious Innovation™ kits and a real-time chef demonstration allowing for a shared experience, all with our unique culinary perspective and insight.
Designed by Chefs for Chefs
Whipstir™ puts your entire recipe library within easy access of your chef team. If your recipe collection is hiding out in presentation decks, file drawers and servers, Whipstir brings them all together in one place. The experience is intuitive, user-friendly, collaborative and secure.
Superior Soy Sauce, Reimagined
For their annual Quality Never Compromised campaign, Lee Kum Kee turned to CSSI to develop and execute an integrated communications plan designed to position their soy sauces as second to none.
JIF® Menu Tool & Live Culinary Demo
At a time when peanut butter is surging in popularity and restaurant operators need more support than ever before, Jif Peanut Butter is here to help! The Jif Menu Tool and Live Culinary Demonstration are bold, fun interactive ways to engage operators with, shall we say, “sticky” content they’ll keep coming back for.
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From daily coffee stops to weekend lunch capades to once-in-a-lifetime vacations, consumers are always on the go. Brands that meet them where they are with the products, services and experiences that delight will win. Marlin Network is a destinations marketing agency that understands where guests are going, what makes them stay and what brings them back for more.