Frozen Food

High quality battered taquitos have seasoned meat rolled inside a crispy and flaky tortilla. They’re salty with some sweet and sour. The filling is moist, rich and may possess some oiliness.

High quality beef mini chimichangas have seasoned beef and beans wrapped in a crispy,tender fried tortilla. Specifically, the chimichangas are golden brown and blistered.

High quality frozen taquitos have seasoned meat rolled inside a crisp corn tortilla. They’re salty with some sweet and sour. The wrapper is crunchy and a little chewy. The filling is moist with some oiliness.

Our chefs define a high quality chicken or beef frozen taquito as seasoned meat rolled inside a crispy and flaky tortilla. They’re salty with some sweet and sour. The filling is moist, rich and may possess some oiliness.

High quality frozen breaded chicken pieces have a moist piece of meat with a crisp and even golden brown coating. They taste of chicken, toasty breading, seasonings, and fry oil.

High quality frozen breaded chicken pieces have a moist piece of meat with a crisp and even golden brown coating. They taste of chicken, toasty breading, seasonings, and fry oil.

High quality frozen breaded chicken pieces have a moist piece of meat with a crisp and even golden brown coating. They taste of chicken, toasty breading, seasonings, and fry oil.

High quality Frozen French Toast slices have a moist, rich texture with a sweet egg and toasted bread flavor. Specifically, the slices are cooked to golden brown but aren’t greasy.

High quality seasoned frozen foodservice hamburger patties are moist, tender and rich when cooked. Their lightly salted beef flavor can be supported by vegetable or bouillon notes along with some charred flavor.

The ideal frozen onion rings will bake up to have a crunchy breading and tender, juicy onions. The breading should not be chewy, dense or stick to your mouth. The flavor of the ideal onion ring is a sweet onion flavor with a toasty tasting breading. The taste balance should be sweet and salty; an ideal combination for many of us.

A high-quality frozen orange chicken entrée should lead with “orange” (may be a dried orange or tangerine peel character) and chicken notes. There will also be an expected fried dough or batter note present.

High quality frozen pancakes are moist and tender. They are sweet with the favors of toasted flour, egg, and buttermilk. Specifically, they are golden brown, evenly cooked and have air bubbles.

High quality corn dogs are a salty/sweet snack of crisp, chewy coating with tender meat inside. They combine toasty corn flavor with smoky meat.

Our chefs define a high quality frozen raspberry as having a deep red-purple exterior color. A high quality frozen raspberry will have the following profile of basic tastes: the sweetness will be low to moderate, balanced with moderate sourness. There should be minimal bitterness, and no saltiness.

Our chefs define high quality ravioli as being plump, with abundant filling. The pasta should be a golden yellow color, and look moist and inviting. High quality ravioli will combine the tender, toothsome bite of the pasta with the smooth and creamy texture of the filling.

The aroma and taste profiles of a high-quality spicy beef burrito should include chili, beef, flour tortilla and bean notes.

Our chefs define a high quality frozen strawberry as having a deep red exterior color, and a lighter red interior color. A high quality frozen strawberry will have the following profile of basic tastes: the sweetness will be low to moderate, balanced with sourness.

High quality Frozen Vegetarian Chicken Nuggets have chicken flavor and meaty texture covered with a crispy coating. The aroma/flavor profile combines chicken and toasty breading.

Our chefs define a high-quality vegetarian chicken patty as having a golden brown color with moderate aroma intensity, which is defined as, “the relative strength of the aroma.”

The flavor and aroma of a high quality meatless roast should have meaty bouillon and roasted notes. These profiles may also contain onion, garlic, seasoning (sage and thyme), rosemary, wild rice, celery, stuffing/grain, vinegar and soy sauce notes.
 

A high quality sweet potato fry should have sweet potato as the leading intensity in both the flavor and aroma profiles. There may also be some oil notes and ideally some toasty notes to add to the character of the fry.