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Strategies for Profitable Seasonal and Holiday Limited Time Offers (LTOs) for Restaurants and Foodservice Operations

Limited Time Offers (LTOs) – used to create customer loyalty and repeat business – are crucial to the success of most restaurant foodservice operations. This page can help you build a profitable, FOMO-inducing LTO strategy, with specific tips for upcoming food and seasonal holidays.
For help with anything from food costing to promoting on social media, schedule free 1:1 support from our experts here.

Tools for Building Seasonal, Special Occasion and LTO Menus

SPECIAL OCCASION, EVENT AND HOLIDAY PLANNING GUIDE FOR RESTAURANTS
Make holiday and special occasion planning easy with help from our experts. Get tips on building your menu, taking orders, training your staff and more.
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Game Day Recipes
Whether it be brunch, lunch or dinner, we've got great ideas to drive diners to Game Day with you – for dine-in or takeout.
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USE FOOD HOLIDAYS TO YOUR ADVANTAGE
Food holidays can be a strategic way to attract new customers. Use this national food holiday calendar to find marketing opportunities for your restaurant.
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Seasonal Menu and Marketing Resources
Promote your seasonal offerings and win customers with professionally designed menus, table tents, posters and more. Our team of dedicated menu managers can give you the expert advice you need.
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HOW TO PROMOTE YOUR RESTAURANT ON INSTAGRAM
Seven Instagram tips to up your social media game in an oversaturated but necessary space.
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A GUIDE TO SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING FOR RESTAURANTS
Get best practices on supporting your restaurant on social media platforms, including strategy and content creation.
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THE SUPPORT TEAM AT US FOODS®
Book a free 1:1 consultation with our culinary and operations experts to build a menu that drives revenue.
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Live and On-Demand Webinars
Get prepared with our live and on-demand webinars, including how to create profitable menus.
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ADD NEW PRODUCTS. ADD NO LABOR.
Find products to help you create new menu items for your seasonal, special occasion and LTO menus – but without additional labor.
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Game Day Products

Be ready for fall sports season with winning products and strategies to help promote your Game Day offerings to sports-loving diners.

TENDER BY DESIGN™ 6 OZ. HALF-FACED CENTER CUT CHOICE TOP SIRLOIN STEAK
Stock Yards® Tender by Design™ steaks are frozen, but as tender as fresh. See the difference our cutting-edge process makes.
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TENDER BY DESIGN 10 OZ. HALF-FACED CENTER CUT CHOICE TOP SIRLOIN STEAK
Developed over 15 years, the cutting-edge Tender by Design process incorporates proprietary practices in sourcing, aging, packaging, freezing and tempering of beef.
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ALL NATURAL* AMERICAN WAGYU BURGER
This burger is made from 100% American Wagyu beef and is ready to cook from frozen, minimizing labor.
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GREEN CHICKPEAS
Monarch® Green Chickpeas are a colorful, flavorful option to add to any dish. Use them fried, in salads or anywhere you might use traditional chickpeas.
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ALL NATURAL* HICKORY SMOKED DICED PORK BELLY
Chef’s Line® All Natural* Hickory Smoked Diced Pork Belly is seasoned with Kansas City-style rub and smoked for five hours, saving you labor and time.
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ALL NATURAL* BISON BURGER
Your diners will enjoy this unique protein, and since these burgers are ready to cook, you save on labor.
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KOREAN BARBECUE SAUCE
This will be your new go-to sauce for anything on the grill. It’s perfect for glazes, dips, basting or dipping.
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ORGANIC CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER NON-DAIRY FROZEN DESSERT
Glenview Farms® Organic Chocolate Peanut Butter Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert is the perfect addition to any dessert menu – a plant-based** option they will love.
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PUB GRAIN HAMBURGER BUN
Hilltop Hearth® Pub Grain Hamburger Buns are upcycled – made from spent grain flour, a byproduct of beer brewing – and blended with barley, wheat and rye for an earthy take on the traditional bun.
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VEGAN CHEDDAR-STYLE SLICES
Glenview Farms Vegan Cheddar-Style Slices boast the creamy texture, sharp flavor and melty goodness of dairy, but are perfect for anyone. Try it on a plant-based** burger.
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*No artificial ingredients. Minimally processed.

SUPERFOOD SLAW
This matchstick slaw brings a fresh, crisp, colorful crunch to any dish, hot or cold.
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APPLE PINEAPPLE PICO DE GALLO
Spoon and serve this sweet-zesty addition to appetizers, fish, tacos, shared plates and more. Adds pizzazz to beloved favorites and specialty dishes any time of day.
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POBLANO AND BELL PEPPER BLEND WITH ONIONS
Poblanos deliver an earthy, balanced flavor and slight spice. These fresh-cut, colorful veggies are ready to add to fajitas, sandwiches, stir-fries and sides.
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TENDER BY DESIGN™ BISTRO NY STRIP STEAK
Tender by Design™ delivers frozen, high-quality, tender steaks at a competitive price.
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TENDER BY DESIGN™ 12 OZ. CENTER-CUT CHOICE STRIP LOIN STEAK
Developed over 15 years, the cutting-edge Tender by Design process incorporates proprietary practices in sourcing, aging, packaging, freezing and tempering of beef.
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VEGAN MOZZARELLA STYLE SHREDS
Diners will love this plant-based** option on pizzas, in omelets, salads, plant-based burgers, baked pasta and anything else you can imagine.
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*No artificial ingredients. Minimally processed.
**Made with ingredients derived from plants, fungi and algae; no animal-derived ingredients. Reasonable efforts to avoid cross-contact with animal-based ingredients.