4 Appetizers You Need to Make for Game Day

Make your place the place to be.

More than half of customers are interested in food and beverage pairings when dining out. When you entice dinner guests to order an appetizer, alcoholic beverage, and an entrée, check averages are 47% higher than average!

We’ve got some menu ideas below to ramp up your game day sales.

Idea #1

Cheesy Curly Fries

Get your cheese fry fix with a small plate of hot and crispy McCain Seasoned Spirals and creamy aged Cheddar cheese sauce.

We suggest: #689043 McCain Seasoned Spiral French Fry

#214095 Gehl’s Aged Cheddar Cheese Sauce

Idea #2

Bloody Mary-nara

Combine zesty Bloody Mary seasoning with marinara sauce and pair it with rich and creamy beer-battered fried cheese for the ultimate flavor combo.

We suggest: #705855 Anchor Italian Breaded Mozzarella Cheese Sticks

#220824 J. Wilbur Bloody Mary Seasoning

#290258 Heinz Classic Marinara Sauce

Idea #3

Cast Iron Waffles

A small cast iron skillet of red-battered waffle fries comes topped with melted cheese curds and a sprinkling of fresh green onions. Served with creamy buttermilk bacon ranch dressing for dipping.

We suggest: #690038 McCain Battered and Seasoned Waffle Fry

#705560 Anchor Wisconsin Breaded Cheese Curd

#138884 Mann Green Onions

#270155 Ventura Foods Classic Gourmet Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

Idea #4

Sunset Ranch Tots

Bold ranch-flavored tots piled high and served with a ramekin of roasted red pepper dressing for indulgent dipping.

We suggest: #702771 McCain Ranch Seasoned Tater Tots