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Tips to Succeed through the COVID-19 Pandemic

The past year saw all types of businesses take a financial hit, which immediately forced thousands of operators to embrace new trends or close their doors. Here are helpful ideas for bakeries and cafes to succeed through the pandemic. Online Ordering Offering no-contact online ordering is a great way to make customers feel safe during the pandemic while also allowing them to enjoy your fresh, quality goods. The pandemic has resulted in many consumers feeling more comfortable ordering their treats digitally compared to in-person. Easy, Convenient To-Go Options Having safe to-go options ready and waiting for people looking to get in and out is one way

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Your Guide to a Successful and Scrumptious Spring

Over the past year, a global pandemic has forced a change in all aspects of the restaurant industry. Some of that change came easy, and some were much more difficult. The effects of the pandemic are still shaping your restaurant business. As we head into spring, here is what to focus on: Continued Investment in Outdoor/Patio Seating Areas Outdoor seating has proven to be a good compromise between traditional dine-in service and safe distancing. Colder weather may have temporarily closed down patios, but as temperatures rise, your guests will return. Put your money into expanding or updating your outdoor seating

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Top Easter Sweets for Your Bakery!

Easter is just around the corner, and that means it’s time for bakeries to spruce up their shops with colorful decorations and a selection of quality Easter-themed baked goods. Here are some ideas that bakeries can put into place this Easter. Pastel Store Decorations The use of pastel colors for in-store decorations will give off the calming feelings that come with early springtime and fresh flowers. Paper chains, flowers, posters, and more can all be used to help bring people into your bakery and give them a feeling of springtime cheer. Related: Essential French Pastries for Every Bakery Floral Designed

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Festive Treats for a Sweet St. Patrick’s Day!

St. Patrick’s Day can be one of the most festive times of the year when it comes to baking. The Irish holiday has a history of baked goods (and beer) that make it the perfect time to add festive offerings to your kitchen or bakery. Here are some of our favorite options for decadent St. Patrick’s Day desserts. May the luck of the Irish be with you! Looking for the best bakery supplies in your area? Sunrise Food Service is the bakery specialist in Southern California with years of experience pleasing our customers. Contact us today for your next order!

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Sweeten the Menu with Fruity Pastries!

If you don’t already have fruit-filled pastries on your menu, you are missing out. Offering a variety of fruity flavors can entice customers to indulge in their favorite sweet. Adding fruit fillings to your baked goods and pastries brings a bright, fresh flavor to your existing menu. These are great options for a midday pick-me-up, especially when enjoyed with a cup of coffee. These fresh and flavorful treats are a perfect upsell. Customers love being able to combine their favorite fruits with warm croissants. Other baked goods can offer a soft texture to pair with the lightly sweetened fruit. They make

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Show Love and Affection with Heart-Warming Cakes!

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, bakeries and other businesses are beginning to display their love-themed holiday treats at premium prices. Here are some cute ideas to help you make sure that you’re giving your customers the sweetest treats possible. Heart-Shaped Cakes No need to stick with the typical circle or square confections you find the rest of the year. The heart-shaped cake presents a lovely opportunity for a sweet and delicious Valentine’s Day surprise. Custom Love Messages There’s nothing quite like a declaration of affection, and you can sweeten things up even more by adding a customized message of love

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Guiding You Through the History of Baking

Baking has changed a lot over the years, but ingredients and staple goods used thousands of years ago are still prevalent today. Here’s an overview of the history of baking, from the beginning to modern times: Early Baking The first bread was baked nearly 30,000 years ago by mixing flour and water into a flat, round shape. The early bakers would cook the dough on a large stone over a fire. Later, when it was discovered that fermented grains produce yeast, the baking industry changed, and being a baker turned into a respected, popular profession. Baking in the Middle Ages

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Best Practices to Improve YOUR Baking in 2021!

Do you want to improve your baking in 2021? You’re in luck; we’ve put together these five quick tips that are easy to follow and will always result in a better batter! Follow the recipe: This is the single most important tip for baking: always follow the recipe, from preheating notes to the temperature of ingredients like butter and eggs. Calibrate your oven: Your oven might not actually heat to the temperature you set it at, and your recipe won’t turn out right if you’re not baking at the correct temp. Related: How to Calibrate Your Oven Measure your ingredients:

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Essential French Pastries for Every Bakery

Here is a quick guide to the essential french pastries that any bakery needs to have. Croissants are a layered, flaky, French pastry. The shape in which they curl this delicate item is where its namesake comes from. The texture of these is chewy and decadent while still being a light and cloud-like puff pastry. Baguettes are a staple french bread. These crusty loaves are made of flour, water, yeast, and salt. Different bakers each have their own ratios, making this simple yet delicious loaf a must-have.  Related: How to Calibrate Your Oven Temps. Madeleines are sometimes called petite madeleine.

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