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Lizzy Freier
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Lizzy Freier

Managing Editor

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Lizzy Freier is a managing editor at Technomic, a Winsight Company, with a focus on menu trends. Lizzy covers trending flavors, ingredients, dishes and preparations for food and beverage at independent restaurants, emerging chains and top chain restaurant brands. She has also analyzed global trends. She has presented at numerous conferences in the U.S. and Canada on menu trend development for restaurant operators, manufacturers and distributors.

Lizzy studied English at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She currently resides in Chicago.

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Lizzy Freier

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Chicken entrees from Asia are especially increasing in menu mentions.

See which 10 chains are meeting consumers’ morning cravings the most.

Consumers reveal which chain limited-time offers they are most likely to order based on the name and description.

Operators outline six tactics they use to sell trademark dishes.

French foods and concepts are “tres chic” right now.

See which toppings and crust types are cresting on this indulgent favorite.

Consumers reveal which limited-time offers they are most likely to order based on the name and description.

Take your cocktails out of the glass and into one of these creative carriers.

See which 10 chains are winning with chicken that consumers say they can't get anywhere else.

Operators give insight on words to use or avoid on menus.

From regional American to ethnic versions and spicy to sweet variations, here are the barbecue sauce flavors on the rise, according to Technomic data.

Consumers reveal which chain limited-time offers they were most likely to order last month based on the name and description.