Breakfast of Champions for Golf Clubs: 4 Food Trends to Update Your Menu

By Team foreUP on Mar 9, 2020 3:00:07 PM

Does your restaurant menu need a bit of a wake-up call this season? 

A quick update to your spring menu will give you a chance to jumpstart your customers’ cravings for a season of not just eating when they come to golf—but also golfing when they come to eat! 

Give your guests the energy they need and help your club rise to the occasion for a revenue-boost as the warm seasons approach. 

As you’re choosing how to best update your club’s menu for the year, you might find it difficult to make every customer happy when it comes to food trends. It can be a headache to find that nice balance between making higher profits and satisfying customers’ appetites.  If you’re more of a burger and shake kind of person and don’t feel like keeping up on EVERY foodie trend, let us do the kitchen work and show you the EASIEST ways to refresh your menu.

 It starts with the most important meal of anybody’s day. No, not dessert, but breakfast of course! 

Better Breakfast = Club Profit Growth 

Before we list the top 4 breakfast examples—here are a few common challenges in the restaurant industry to be aware of: 

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Challenges with Breakfast Menus 

  1. Dietary needs
  2. Interesting ingredients
  3. Natural but affordable
  4. Ready to serve 

Don’t worry! Every one of the ideas listed below will solve these challenges and freshen up your menu. You’ll find that we’ve highlighted a couple of our favorite things about each. 

 

The B.T.T. Breakfast Sandwich

Got Vegans? No problem. You don’t have to replace ALL meat dishes on your club’s menu. The smoked-bacon tofu tomato sandwich is a way into any vegan or vegetarian’s heart!

What You’ll Need 
  • Avocado
  • Tomato
  • Bell pepper or onion
  • Sprouted-grain english muffins
  • Sriracha or hummus
What They’ll Get
  • Sustained Energy
  • Sources of Protein

Why We Love It

  • It’s a delicious meal for under 10 dollars!
  • You’re catering to dietary restrictions for customers who don’t eat meat.

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Falafel Morning Wrap-Up

Think locally AND globally with this popular dish that is easier than fine dining, but tastes just as good. 

What You’ll Need
  • Whole wheat mini tortillas
  • Falafel (aka ground, then fried chickpeas) 
  • Hummus
  • Radish or Red Onion 
  • Cucumber
  • Lettuce
authentic-greek-1649223_640What They’ll Get
  • A wide range of flavors
  • Energy for their day
  • Opportunity to try food outside American tradition

Why We Love It

Dietary Demands: This is perfect for customers who choose Paleo, because it’s made up of whole ingredients, rather than processed. 

Natural-but-Affordable Ingredients: Think quality over quantity. This dish totals overall to about 12 dollars, which is worth the fresh elements. After all, the options you provide for customers should be!

Health Benefits to your Guests: Not only are you successfully pulling off a more interesting and diverse food option for customers of all types, the Falafel Morning Wrap-Up contains an overwhelming amount of vitamins and minerals. Plus, it helps maintain lower blood sugar levels. 

 

Banana Pancakes Sans Sugar

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Ready for a breakfast option that will surely satisfy any sweet-tooth?

Health-conscience golfers without dietary needs exist too! Dessert-like breakfasts that aren’t overloaded in sugar is like providing a comfort food for customers.

What You’ll Need

  • Ripe Bananas
  • Alternative Milks (Almond, Coconut, or Soy)
  • Eggs (Free of Hormones)
  • Flour
  • Baking Powder or Soda to Help it Rise. 
What They’ll Get
  • Unprocessed ingredients
  • Sweet craving satisfied
Why We Love It
  • It’s made with minimal items that won’t make them too full to function. 
  • A fun way to give a dessert experience while maintaining a breakfast standard.

For the final option, we’ve saved the best idea for golfers that will raise your club to be top of the breakfast A-game! 

 

Spinach & Feta Betta On-the-Go 

Golfers are typically early-risers. This easy rolled up option would be handy for those who want to get out and swing on the course first thing. No Utensils Needed! 

spinach-cuts-1083112_640What You’ll Need
  • Baby Spinach
  • Feta Cheese
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Teaspoon of Milk or Water
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 1 Soft Tortilla 
  • Optional: Tomato & Avocado 
What They’ll Get
  • Nutritional benefits & flavor. 
  • Several ingredients all wrapped up.

Why We Love It

  • Breakfast all-in-one is the next food trend for club owners to tackle now! 
  • It’s a quick enough dish to bring in customers who get up before sunrise.

 

Let’s Get Cooking! 

These simple menu enhancements will literally pay off when it comes to club restaurant revenue; better options don’t just add revenue-per-customer on one visit, they will encourage more visits (this time with friends).  

These golf course menu examples are exactly the kind of options that will convince people to choose your restaurant over Jack’s diner down the street. 

*Aside from the best club breakfasts, don’t forget to hire friendly staff who want to welcome and engage with customers—we are in the people-business, after all! 

Click HERE to read up on how to select the most stellar staff. Read HERE for methods to start updating your golf course.

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