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Groups Gather Where They Can Share.

Become the destination where guests love to gather and they’ll keep coming back. McCain® can help you build on the growing popularity of both sides1 and shareables2 with pass-around portions that invite more gatherings and more return visits. Take a look at how The Gathering Plates program could work for you.

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What’s the Occasion?

People go to family dining restaurants for a variety of reasons. Bring more groups through the door with shareable portions for the most common occasions:*

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Make it comfortable with shareable sides that feel more like home.

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Attract more families who tend to put kids first with kid-favorite shareables.3

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A great family-style experience gives diners a reason to visit your restaurant when planning their next celebration.

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Every day offers an opportunity to satisfy more diners with shared experiences.

*Data broken out into 28% with children 12 and under; 17% with children 13 & up.

Choose from three professionally designed promotions that will help bring shareable sides to life at your operation with customizable table tents and menus today:

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Give & Take Sides

Bring the fun of back and forth to your dishes with shareable sides that encourage guests to take some and share the rest.

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Food Families

Baseball families. Book-club families. Family-families. When diners shift from eating food to sharing a meal, food families just... happen.

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Share & Tell

Create a fun atmosphere at the table by getting groups talking as they pass their favorite dishes and funny stories from person to person.

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Build even more menu appeal by browsing other merchandising options on our merchandise page.

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Access ideal products and turnkey support to start driving traffic with the Gathering Plates program today!

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Products for Sharing

See some of the products that can help you build memorable, sharable dining experiences.

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Culinary Inspiration

Take a look at chef-crafted sharable dishes that will keep guests gathering around your tables.

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Service Support

Download server tips and order servingware that will give servers what they need to provide the best guest experience, attracting more return visits.

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Communication Support

Download customizable social media templates to entice guests to visit your operation today.

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12014 Technomic Inc.; Future of FSR: Family & Casual Dining Consumer Trend Report.
2Innovative, shareable appetizers drive sales," Nation's Restaurant News, 2013
3Nation’s Restaurant News, 2015. “To Attract Millennials, Put Their Kids First.”
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