5 flavors to add to your summer menu


Searing. Smoking. Rotisserie. Roasting. No matter how you fire up your summer features, the hottest ways to add the biggest flavor to your dishes as you cook through the summer season are with spices and spice blends.

Drawing inspiration from spirits and iconic cocktails, spice blends from McCormick For Chefs® brings the bold flavors of the grill and the tastes of diners’ favorite beverages together for a savory patio season experience that can thrive long after summer vacation is over.  

Here are five ways to take summer menu favorites from ordinary to extraordinary with McCormick® Grill Mates®.

1. McCormick® Grill Mates® Montreal Steak® Seasoning

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This seasoning’s robust blend of coarsely ground peppers, garlic and spices is made for your restaurant’s Steak Kebabs, but it’s also a great way to add bold savory flavor to Grilled Vegetables too! Liven up your dishes here.

2. McCormick® Grill Mates® Mojito Lime Seasoning:

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Not everyone can plan a Caribbean vacation every summer, but this mojito-inspired blend can bring the tropics to the table in a snap. After all, nothing says summer like the sweet combination of lime, chili and mint in this seasoning. Refresh your Chicken Wings, Whole Grilled Fish and Vegan Spicy Lentil Rice Cakes in a pinch with McCormick® Grill Mates® Mojito Lime Seasoning. Wake up your dishes here.

3. McCormick® Grill Mates® Brown Sugar Bourbon Seasoning:

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Bourbon? Check. Molasses? Check. Brown sugar? Check. These three flavors, often found in the most delicious barbecue sauces, are now available in an easy-to-use spice blend. Three essential flavors perfectly blended to make up this must-have seasoning of the season. Its natural flavor enhances dishes, making it a bold yet familiar accompaniment to your Steak & Potatoes or Pork Tenderloin w/ Peach Glaze. Shake it on your menu here.

4. Grill Mates® Montreal Chicken® Seasoning:

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Chefs, strike the word bland from your vocabulary with this product’s robust blend of premium spices and seasonings. Guaranteed to give your signature summer dishes, from chicken to pork to seafood, a bold kick all season long, this savory blend is a versatile option that’s great for more than just poultry. Spice up your menu here.

5. McCormick® Grill Mates® Vegetable Seasoning:

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A premium combination of sun-dried tomatoes, red bell peppers, leeks, chives, onions and tomatoes, this veggie-packed blend is the perfect addition to your restaurant pantry and adds zesty flavor to any Buffalo Chicken Dip or Key West Tequila-Lime Chicken Kabobs. Sprinkle it on your menu here.

Want to add McCormick For Chefs® Grill Mates® to your menu? Click here for an exclusive, limited-time offer just for you.

This post is sponsored by McCormick For Chefs®


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