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Sysco Imperial Pimento Cheese Bites

Serve these versatile cheese bites as appetizers, shared plates, and late-night snacks.

  • February 17, 2020
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Cheese-centric appetizers are menu mainstays that have a widespread appeal. Made with a blend of pimento cheese and red bell peppers and lightly breaded in a cracker crumb coating, Sysco Imperial Pimento Cheese Bites offer a unique twist on a Southern favorite that maximizes menu versatility. The flavor profile and size of these mouthwatering cheesy bites bring excitement to a variety of applications and occasions such as appetizers, shareable plates, toppers, and late-night snacks. Utilize Pimento Cheese Bites to add premium flair and craveability to signature menu items.

The Sysco Imperial Pimento Cheese Bites offer a unique twist on a Southern favorite that maximizes menu versatility. 

Features & Benefits

  • Convenient; ready-to-prepare from freezer to fryer, reducing ticket times
  • Versatility creates a unique product that an operator can utilize across the menu
  • Unique flavor profile provides operators with opportunities to differentiate themselves from the competition
  • Pimento is a regional item that’s growing on non-regional menus; product features traditional Southern flavor that’s on trend and approachable for consumers
  • Menu mentions of pimento cheese have risen by 65% over the past four years*
  • Snacks are increasingly replacing meals for consumers, and 80% of consumers say they snack at least once a day**

Sources:
*Datassential
**Technomic, Inc.

Recipes

Get inspired and start incorporating Sysco Imperial Pimento Cheese Bites into your menu today:

1. Pimento Cheese BBQ Chicken Bites: Toasted white bread squares topped with barbecue pulled chicken, classic coleslaw, fried pimento cheese bites, and bread and butter pickles.

2. Southern Belle Bloody Mary Mocktail: Bloody Mary mix in a celery salt-rimmed glass topped with skewered crunchy pimento cheese bites and a jalapeño slice garnished with a deviled egg, bacon, bread & butter pickle slice, and served with pork rinds.

3. Smoked Ham & Pimento Cheese Bite Sliders: Smoked ham, spicy brown mustard, beef slider patty, confetti chow-chow relish, and fried pimento cheese bites on brioche slider buns.

4. Mini Pimento Cheese Biscuit Sandwiches: Fried charred collard greens, pimento cheese bites, pepper jelly, and cherry pepper slices on mini “everything” biscuits.

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