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Celebrating 25 Years of Great Taste!

The list of MenuMasters winners from the past 25 years is steeped in culinary history, with some of the most iconic chefs and culinary research & development chefs who have truly shaped the dining experience for consumers now and in the future.
Chef Stephanie Izard
Featured Past Winner - 2017
Chef Stephanie Izard
Chef Stephanie Izard
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Bonefish Grill
Featured Past Winner - 2015
Bonefish Grill
Bonefish Grill
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Oona Settembre
Featured Past Winner - 2004
Oona Settembre
Oona Settembre
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Robert Okura
Featured Past Winner - 2003
Robert Okura
Robert Okura
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Chef Thomas Keller
Featured Past Winner - 2020
Chef Thomas Keller
Chef Thomas Keller
Thomas Keller Restaurant Group
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Chef Paul Kahan
Featured Past Winner - 2019
Chef Paul Kahan
Chef Paul Kahan
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    2010
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    Winner 2010
    Tropical Smoothie Café
    2019
    piada_mm (002)
    Winner 2019
    The Piada Group
    Piada Italian Street Food
    2016
    company photo forwarded 3-2016 by Jennifer Schmalz, Sodexo Culinary Solutions, Jennifer.Schmalz@Sodexo.com
    Winner 2016
    Sodexo
    Crisol Latin American Menu
    1999
    redlobv2
    Winner 1999
    Red Lobster
    2013
    red-lobgrilled-chix-w-portobello-wine-sauce_0
    Winner 2013
    Red Lobster
    2011
    oldchicagothaisteakwopt_0
    Winner 2011
    Old Chicago
    Past Winners

    Menu Revamp

    2020
    buffalo
    Winner 2020
    Buffalo Wild Wings
    2019
    piada_mm (002)
    Winner 2019
    The Piada Group
    Piada Italian Street Food
    2018
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    Winner 2018
    Fogo de Chao
    2017
    91909538_10157740515188141_6537842000140435456_n
    Winner 2017
    Denny's
    Buttermilk Pancakes
    2016
    company photo forwarded 3-2016 by Jennifer Schmalz, Sodexo Culinary Solutions, Jennifer.Schmalz@Sodexo.com
    Winner 2016
    Sodexo
    Crisol Latin American Menu
    2015
    Spicy Tuna Bowl
    Winner 2015
    Bonefish Grill
    2014
    Ebczm8CXsAEUX1h
    Winner 2014
    Joe’s Crab Shack
    2013
    red-lobgrilled-chix-w-portobello-wine-sauce_0
    Winner 2013
    Red Lobster
    2012
    download
    Winner 2012
    Buffalo Wild Wings
    2011
    oldchicagothaisteakwopt_0
    Winner 2011
    Old Chicago
    2010
    1618949899256
    Winner 2010
    Tropical Smoothie Café
    2009
    tuscanipastas-1
    Winner 2009
    Pizza Hut
    Tuscani Pasta Dinners
    2008
    ocharleysv2
    Winner 2008
    O’Charley’s
    2007
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    Winner 2007
    Captain D’s Seafood
    2006
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    Winner 2006
    Ruby Tuesday’s
    2005
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    Winner 2005
    Logan’s Roadhouse
    Spring & Fall Menu Changes
    2004
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    Winner 2004
    Olive Garden
    2003
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    Winner 2003
    Bob Evans Farms
    Children’s Menu
    2002
    Claim-Jumper-Steakhouse-Bar-Launches-Spring-Limited-Time-Menu-With-a-Fresh-Take-on-Classic-Dishes
    Winner 2002
    Claim Jumper Restaurants
    Manchego pepper burger, ham sandwich, spinach salad pizza, and shrimp taquitos
    2001
    18077390_1442486105772250_1386183926637453554_o
    Winner 2001
    Bennigan's Grill & Tavern
    Burger & Ribeye
    2000
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    Winner 2000
    Denny's
    1999
    redlobv2
    Winner 1999
    Red Lobster
    1998
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    Winner 1998
    Legal Sea Foods
    Children's Menu
    Past Winners

    New Menu Item

    2021
    wndys-break
    Winner 2021
    The Wendy’s Company
    2020 Breakfast Menu
    2020
    19.CknSndw_IconBkgd (1)
    Winner 2020
    Popeye's
    Chicken Sandwich
    2019
    tacobelllv2
    Winner 2019
    Taco Bell
    Nacho Fries
    2018
    DTC-16902_Epic_Chix_Queso_2-page-001
    Winner 2018
    Del Taco
    Epic Queso Chicken Burrito
    2017
    Chickn-Shack-Square-2-540x540
    Winner 2017
    Shake Shack
    Chick’n Shack
    2016
    company photo forwarded by Bret Thorn 3-2016
    Winner 2016
    Jack in the Box
    Classic Buttery Jack
    2015
    130251CFA_CharChkSand_Beauty_G7C1_300
    Winner 2015
    Chick-fil-A, Inc.
    Grilled Chicken Sandwich
    2014
    chiliv2
    Winner 2014
    Chili's
    Pizza
    2013
    tacobellllv2
    Winner 2013
    Taco Bell
    Doritos Locos Tacos
    2012
    menuproduct_hotdog_all-american-dog
    Winner 2012
    Sonic Drive-In
    Premium Beef Hot Dogs
    2011
    pandahwshrimpbowlopt_0
    Winner 2011
    Panda Express
    Honey Walnut Shrimp
    2010
    1507802_10152603527929387_5549214409605716294_n
    Winner 2010
    Outback Steakhouse
    Sweet Glazed Roasted Pork Tenderloin
    2009
    culverv2
    Winner 2009
    Culver Franchising System Inc.
    BBQ Brisket Sandwich
    2008
    1577504986631
    Winner 2008
    Maggiano’s Little Italy
    Braised Beef Cannelloni
    2007
    dunkinv2
    Winner 2007
    Dunkin’ Donuts
    2006
    download (15)
    Winner 2006
    California Pizza Kitchen
    Thai Crunch Salad
    2005
    jackboxv2
    Winner 2005
    Jack in the Box
    Pannidos
    2004
    davesv2
    Winner 2004
    Famous Dave's
    "Sassy Barbecue Salads"
    2003
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    Winner 2003
    PF Chang’s China Bistro
    2002
    cheesecakev2
    Winner 2002
    The Cheesecake Factory
    Miso Salmon
    2001
    champpsv2
    Winner 2001
    Champps Americana
    Shanghai Steamers
    2000
    72136942_10162266322630545_6072646546053136384_n
    Winner 2000
    Bob Evans Restaurants
    Homestyle Pork Chop Roaster
    1999
    einsteinv2
    Winner 1999
    Einstein/Noah Bagel Corp.
    Portabello Baguette Sandwich
    1998
    wendysv2
    Winner 1998
    Wendy's International
    Fresh Stuffed Pita
    Past Winners

    Limited Time Offer

    2021
    smokeybones
    Winner 2021
    Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill
    Cook at Home Meal Kits
    2020
    WTF_BBQ Jalapeno Sausage
    Winner 2020
    Velvet Taco
    WTF (Weekly Taco Feature)
    2019
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    Winner 2019
    Culver's
    Pretzel Haus Pub Burger
    2018
    SONIC_Drive-In_Slinger_Classic_0
    Winner 2018
    Sonic Drive-In
    The Sonic Slinger
    2017
    PFC-DaliChicken
    Winner 2017
    P.F. Chang’s
    Local Favorites Menu
    2016
    BANANA SPLIT
    Winner 2016
    The Melting Pot
    Dip into the Summer
    2015
    BmilkBiscBflyShrimpRT
    Winner 2015
    Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen
    Buttermilk Biscuit Butterfly Shrimp
    2015
    NRG Stadium- No Bull Texans Chicken Stack - cropped
    Winner 2015
    ARAMARK Sports & Entertainment Division
    Stadium Sandwiches
    2014
    wendyspretzel-cheeseburgersilo_0
    Winner 2014
    Wendy's
    Pretzel Bacon Burger
    2013
    papajohnsbuffalocknpizzapromo_0
    Winner 2013
    Papa John’s International
    Buffalo Chicken Pizza
    2012
    quakerv2
    Winner 2012
    Quaker Steak & Lube
    “Shake, Wrap & Roll”
    2011
    popeyeswickedchicken11_0
    Winner 2011
    Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen
    Wicked Chicken
    2010
    redrobinv2
    Winner 2010
    Red Robin Gourmet Burgers
    Southwest Ancho Chicken Salad
    2009
    91909538_10157740515188141_6537842000140435456_n
    Winner 2009
    Denny's Corporation
    Plain White Shake
    2008
    bk
    Winner 2008
    Burger King Corporation
    Homestyle Melt Sandwiches
    2007
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    Winner 2007
    Golden Corral
    Everyone Deserves a Good Meal Every Day promotion
    2006
    tacobellv2
    Winner 2006
    Taco Bell
    The Crunchwrap
    2005
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    Winner 2005
    Panera Bread
    Vegetarian Fiesta Con Queso Soup
    2004
    12036717_10153586231022508_5817751109061874740_n
    Winner 2004
    Ninety Nine Restaurants & Pub
    Bamboo Chicken Skewer, Shrimp Primavera Skillet, Smokin' Apple
    2003
    roundv1
    Winner 2003
    Round Table Pizza
    Mama Zella Pizza Pie
    2002
    mcdv2
    Winner 2002
    McDonald's Corporation
    Sourdough menu, Latino-focused menu, German-oriented fare
    2001
    tgifridaysv2
    Winner 2001
    T.G.I. Friday's
    Tropical Coconut Chicken Finger
    2000
    wyndhamv2
    Winner 2000
    Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
    Winter Feast Festival
    2000
    countryv2
    Winner 2000
    Country Kitchen International
    60th Anniversary Skillet Menu
    1999
    download (4)
    Winner 1999
    Taco Bell
    Gorditas
    1999
    download (7)
    Winner 1999
    Wolfgang Puck Café
    Summer Menu
    1998
    1519856409539
    Winner 1998
    Marriott Domestic Hotels
    Alaskan Salmon
    1998
    CBCampfireSmore and Smore LatteCompliation
    Winner 1998
    Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
    Campfire Chicken and Campfire Beef
    Past Winners

    Hall of Fame

    2021
    Jen-Jasinski
    Winner 2021
    Chef Jennifer Jasinski
    Crafted Concepts
    2020
    Tom-Keller-timeline2
    Winner 2020
    Chef Thomas Keller
    Thomas Keller Restaurant Group
    2019
    tower fix
    Winner 2019
    Jeremiah Tower
    2018
    Daniel Boulud, guest chef July 2017, portrait, Restaurant Ikarus, Hangar-7, Salzburg, Austria, 2017 07 01 / Daniel Boulud, Gastkoch Juli 2017, Portrait, Restaurant Ikarus, Hangar-7, Salzburg, Österreich, 2017 07 01
    Winner 2018
    Chef Daniel Boulud
    2017
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    Winner 2017
    Chef Stephan Pyles
    2016
    NormanVanAken fix
    Winner 2016
    Chef Norman Van Aken
    2015
    johnbeshpromo_0
    Winner 2015
    John Besh
    2014
    susanfenigermarysuemillikenpromo_0
    Winner 2014
    Mary Sue Milliken & Susan Feniger
    2013
    josev2
    Winner 2013
    Chef Jose Andres
    2012
    jose garces fix
    Winner 2012
    Chef Jose Garces
    2011
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    Winner 2011
    Tom Colicchio
    2010
    Jonn Luther fix
    Winner 2010
    Jon Luther
    2008
    4218nrnmenumasters9-fig1_0
    Winner 2008
    Roger Berkowitz
    2007
    Bert-Cutino fix
    Winner 2007
    Burt Cutino
    2006
    Emeril fix
    Winner 2006
    Emeril Lagasse
    2005
    overtonv2
    Winner 2005
    David Overton
    2004
    paul prud fix
    Winner 2004
    Paul Prudhomme
    2003
    martin yan fix
    Winner 2003
    Chef Martin Yan
    2002
    jasperv2
    Winner 2002
    Jasper White
    2001
    melmanv2
    Winner 2001
    Richard Melman
    2000
    jacques-photo-tom-hopkins-credit_0
    Winner 2000
    Jacques Pépin
    1999
    sandersv2
    Winner 1999
    Colonel Harland Sanders
    1998
    warren fix
    Winner 1998
    Warren Leruth
    Past Winners

    Healthful Innovations

    2020
    chipotle
    Winner 2020
    Chipotle Mexican Grill
    Lifestyle Bowls
    2019
    MSC LOGO_2019
    Winner 2019
    Military Sealift Command – Food Service Program
    2018
    _1180019
    Winner 2018
    University of Connecticut
    Healthy and Lean Pasta Dishes
    2017
    022_Strawberry_Salad_BLT_Lemonade_DSC_0039.jpg_4_5_2017_1_33_35_PM
    Winner 2017
    Panera Bread
    100% Clean Menu
    2016
    company photo forwarded 3-2016 by Jesse Parziale
    Winner 2016
    Stanford University Dining
    Jamie Oliver’s Cook Smart Program
    2015
    whichv2
    Winner 2015
    Which Wich Superior Sandwiches
    Beyond Meat, Vegan Chicken
    2014
    panera
    Winner 2014
    First Watch
    Quinoa Power Bowls
    2013
    silverdinerkidssalmon_0
    Winner 2013
    Silver Diner
    Kids Menu
    2012
    0e223401265f41ff87cda6904625c670
    Winner 2012
    The Cheesecake Factory
    “SkinnyLicious” Menu
    2011
    subwaybkfstv2
    Winner 2011
    Subway
    Build Your Better Breakfast
    2010
    kfcv2
    Winner 2010
    KFC Corp.
    Kentucky Grilled Chicken
    2009
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    Winner 2009
    Qdoba Mexican Grill
    Smart Meals
    2008
    56555910_2213407342059435_2704523850976067584_n
    Winner 2008
    University of Connecticut, Department of Dining Services
    Spa Foods
    2007
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    Winner 2007
    Chartwells
    Balanced Choices
    2005
    tgifridaysv2
    Winner 2005
    T.G.I. Friday’s
    Chicken La Boca
    2004
    1639732509506
    Winner 2004
    Sodexo
    Asian Street Food
    2004
    87328303_10158038485879814_2823774077511008256_n
    Winner 2004
    Ruby Tuesday
    "Smart Eating" Program
    2003
    71116203_10157583616389334_4872252080728834048_n
    Winner 2003
    Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar
    Low-fat Chicken Quesadilla
    2002
    1589548715993
    Winner 2002
    ARAMARK
    Dip 'n Chick'n snack, Hearty Meals in Tasty Bowls & Scone Sticks
    2002
    groundv2
    Winner 2002
    The Ground Round
    Black bean and salsa veggie burger
    2001
    1625142559749
    Winner 2001
    Chartwells Educational Dining Services/Compass Group
    Terra Ve (vegan menu)
    2001
    freshv2
    Winner 2001
    Fresh Choice Restaurants
    Low Fat San Jose Chicken Chili
    2000
    Picture23
    Winner 2000
    Chili's
    Lettuce Wraps
    1999
    jambav2
    Winner 1999
    Jamba Juice
    Jambola Bread
    Past Winners

    Innovator

    2020
    Monteverde Chef-Partner Sarah Grueneberg Headshot Photo Credit Galdones Photography
    Winner 2020
    Chef Sarah Grueneberg
    2019
    Paul-Kahan_Michael-Salisbury
    Winner 2019
    Chef Paul Kahan
    2018
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    Winner 2018
    Chef Fabio Viviani
    2017
    Stephanie Izard_2017
    Winner 2017
    Chef Stephanie Izard
    2016
    DavidBarzelay2
    Winner 2016
    Chef David Barzelay
    2015
    bannos_jr_jimmy fix
    Winner 2015
    Chef Jimmy Bannos Jr
    2014
    smith fix
    Winner 2014
    Chef Michael Smith
    2013
    sawyer fix
    Winner 2013
    Jonathon Sawyer
    2012
    1517444893544
    Winner 2012
    Stan Frankenthaler
    2011
    scott davis fix
    Winner 2011
    Scott Davis
    2010
    1517014598500
    Winner 2010
    Brad Blum
    2009
    1611943724890
    Winner 2009
    David Burke
    2008
    carrv2
    Winner 2008
    Paul Carr
    2007
    cliffv2
    Winner 2007
    Cliff Pleau
    2006
    dan fix
    Winner 2006
    Dan Coudreaut
    2005
    1516823532642
    Winner 2005
    Kurt Hankins
    2004
    oona fix
    Winner 2004
    Oona Settembre
    2003
    download (19)
    Winner 2003
    Robert Okura
    2002
    1600698110433
    Winner 2002
    Stephen Anderson
    2001
    lawv2
    Winner 2001
    Johnny Law
    Past Winners

    Menu Line Extension

    2021
    lazydog
    Winner 2021
    Lazy Dog Restaurants
    TV Dinners
    2020
    BK_ImpossibleWhopper_Posts_
    Winner 2020
    Burger King Corporation
    Impossible Whopper
    2019
    Oscar and California Omelet-square
    Winner 2019
    Bonefish Grill
    Brunch Menu
    2018
    Cajundillas_01
    Winner 2018
    Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar
    2017
    Katsu Chicken
    Winner 2017
    Brigham-Young University (BYU)
    Hawaiian Plate Lunch
    2016
    company photo forwarded 3-2016 by Jason C. Rollins, Corporate Communications, Arby’s P: 678-514-4219; E: jrollins@arbys.com
    Winner 2016
    Arby's
    Arby’s Sliders
    2015
    ArugulaBurger_Tabletop_cmyk
    Winner 2015
    Smashburger
    Organic Arugula, Truffle Mushroom & Swiss Burger
    2014
    mcdonaldsmcwrap2013_1
    Winner 2014
    McDonald's
    Premium McWraps
    2013
    noodlesporksandwichpromo_0
    Winner 2013
    Noodles & Co
    Slow Braised, Naturally Raised Pork (BBQ Pork Mac & Peppery Pork Sandwich)
    2012
    wendysv2
    Winner 2012
    Wendy's
    The W Cheeseburger
    2011
    sharsv2
    Winner 2011
    Shari’s Management
    Fresh Blackberry Season Menu
    2010
    275053697_10160147597557272_3059960499734963981_n
    Winner 2010
    Au Bon Pain
    Chicken Artichoke Sandwich
    2009
    chickv2
    Winner 2009
    Chick-fil-A, Inc.
    Chargrilled Chicken & Fruit Salad
    2008
    4218nrnmenumasters5-fig1_0
    Winner 2008
    Red Lobster
    Expanded Fresh Fish Menu
    2007
    jackboxv2
    Winner 2007
    Jack in the Box
    Chipotle Chicken Ciabatta Sandwich
    2006
    bostonv2
    Winner 2006
    Boston Market
    Roasted Top Sirloin Meals
    2005
    uno fix
    Winner 2005
    Uno Chicago Grill
    2004
    36851117_10155898769133152_3762899390092541952_n
    Winner 2004
    IHOP
    Stuffed Crepes & Stuffed Crepes Supreme
    2003
    schlotzkysv2
    Winner 2003
    Schlotzsky’s
    All American Angus Sandwiches
    2002
    125427083_10158964072429629_1764809715140065226_n
    Winner 2002
    Panera Bread Company
    Hot Robust Sandwiches
    2001
    subwayv2
    Winner 2001
    Subway Restaurants
    Gourmet Sandwiches
    2000
    dominov2
    Winner 2000
    Domino's Pizza
    Italian Originals Meatsa Trio Pizza
    1999
    popeyesv2
    Winner 1999
    Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits
    Louisiana Legends
    1998
    download (15)
    Winner 1998
    California Pizza Kitchen
    Portobello Pizza
    Past Winners

    Trendsetter

    2020
    doghaus
    Winner 2020
    Dog Haus
    2019
    seamorev2
    Winner 2019
    Seamore's
    2018
    Kitchen1883-beer-cheese-pretzels-044
    Winner 2018
    Kroger
    Kitchen 1883
    2017
    by CHLOE. Lafayette Interior6
    Winner 2017
    By Chloe
    2016
    potato crusted fish tenders
    Winner 2016
    SLAPFISH
    2015
    mendv2
    Winner 2015
    Mendocino Farms
    2014
    truefoodv2
    Winner 2014
    True Food Kitchen
    2013
    coopers-hawkasian-bbq-pork-belly
    Winner 2013
    Cooper’s Hawk Winery
    2012
    mamav2
    Winner 2012
    Mama Fu’s
    Banh mi Vietnamese Street Sandwich
    2011
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    Winner 2011
    University of Massachusetts at Amherst
    Be Smart. Eat Smart. Live Smart.
    2010
    logo (1)
    Winner 2010
    Burgerville
    2009