EatTurkey.com's Foodservice Manual and Curricula Offers Guidelines and Training
Web site Training Tool Provides Easy Menu Conversion Ideas to Meet Consumer Demand for Healthy Dishes Featuring the Perfect Protein - Turkey
WASHINGTON, D.C., November 1, 2004 -
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
"Today's consumers are expecting healthy menu options, such as turkey, which has 8 percent more protein than chicken or beef and 0 percent saturated fat making it the 'perfect protein.' Industry professionals can meet consumer dietary needs by using the NTF's online manual to find nutrition information that helps create versatile signature dishes using turkey products," said Sherrie Rosenblatt, the federation's senior director of marketing and communications. "The subtle flavors, high-protein nutrition profile and adaptability of turkey makes it appealing and allows consumers to enjoy a satisfying meal that is healthier than other low-fat options."
The all-in-one NTF Foodservice Manual and Curricula provides refreshing reminders on the basics of food labeling explanations to turkey cooking techniques. To access the manual, log onto www.eatturkey.com, click "foodservice," followed by "foodservice manual." Some offerings include:
The National Turkey Federation (NTF) is the national advocate for all segments of the turkey industry, providing services and conducting activities that increase demand for its members' products by protecting and enhancing their ability to profitably provide wholesome, high-quality, nutritious products. Its award-winning web site, www.eatturkey.com, offers consumers, food professionals and the media an extensive library of information including healthy eating and restaurant trends, turkey cuts and purchasing tips, turkey nutrition and cooking techniques, and turkey facts and trivia. Additionally, the site presents a searchable database of more than 1,500 recipes, offers a recipe E-mail program and provides special seasonal and holiday ideas. The National Turkey Federation is headquartered in Washington, D.C.
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