cheese Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More
#1 CHEESE CURDS
Forge Pizza - Jack London Square (Oakland, California)
#2 GRILLED CHEESE SANDWICH
B&h Dairy Kosher Restaurant (New York, New York)
#3 PIMENTO CHEESE
Willa Jean (New Orleans, Louisiana)
#4 BAGEL
Black Seed Bagels (New York, New York)
Top rising variationsSee More
#1kimchi
64.49%
#2juice
60.50%
#3macaroni
48.12%
#4pickle
43.81%
#5jalapeno
42.20%
#6brie
37.92%
#7bagel
37.56%
#8fig
35.93%
#9beer
35.07%
#10noodle
34.66%
Restaurants

62.73%

96,675 of 154,111 Restaurants
Online Recipes

23.57%

183,718 of 779,374 Recipes

Overview

Growth Over Time
Aug '17Sep '17Oct '17Nov '17Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '1800.511.522.533.544.5
Year Over Year
9.4%
Posts Per User
3.55
Share of Plate
Eat in vs Eat out
  • Eat In
  • Market Avg.
  • Eat Out
Restaurants

62.73%

96,675 of 154,111 Restaurants
Online Recipes

23.57%

183,718 of 779,374 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

The most popular ingredients, flavors, and variations for cheese, as well as the food and beverage combinations trending and fading over the past year

drink Trends
Top drink Ingredients
#1juice
2.39%
Fastest Rising drink Ingredients
#1juice
60.50%
produce Trends
Top produce Ingredients
#1jalapeno
38.02%
#2tomato
29.96%
#3fig
19.82%
#4mushroom
19.55%
#5bean
18.59%
#6potato
18.25%
#7lettuce
18.24%
#8chive
14.97%
#9grape
13.56%
#10artichoke
11.30%
Fastest Rising produce Ingredients
#1grape
63.23%
#2chive
58.67%
#3jalapeno
42.20%
#4fig
35.93%
#5tomato
29.11%
#6lettuce
27.01%
#7artichoke
16.81%
#8mushroom
13.46%
#9potato
11.68%
#10bean
3.11%
alcohol Trends
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1beer
4.84%
#2wine
3.47%
#3margarita
2.67%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1beer
35.07%
#2wine
15.21%
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1margarita
3.25%
bread & baked goods Trends
Top bread & baked goods Ingredients
#1bagel
28.72%
#2crackers
27.00%
#3bun
18.24%
#4toast
9.25%
#5brioche
4.43%
Fastest Rising bread & baked goods Ingredients
#1brioche
66.59%
#2bagel
37.56%
#3toast
24.37%
#4bun
20.03%
Fastest Falling bread & baked goods Ingredients
#1crackers
30.25%
dairy Trends
Top dairy Ingredients
#1brie
39.03%
#2queso
38.82%
#3cheddar
35.35%
#4parmesan
26.97%
#5mozzarella
23.00%
#6gorgonzola
22.74%
#7pecorino
21.58%
#8burrata
21.46%
#9feta
20.49%
#10ricotta
15.05%
#11switzerland
5.70%
#12philadelphia
4.15%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1philadelphia
61.01%
#2switzerland
42.23%
#3brie
37.92%
#4burrata
32.73%
#5parmesan
23.21%
#6queso
17.26%
#7pecorino
14.29%
#8gorgonzola
13.33%
#9ricotta
8.42%
#10cheddar
7.85%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1feta
8.5%
#2mozzarella
1.13%
pasta & grain Trends
Top pasta & grain Ingredients
#1macaroni
45.51%
#2penne
11.82%
#3spaghetti
7.18%
#4noodle
4.45%
#5quinoa
3.32%
Fastest Rising pasta & grain Ingredients
#1quinoa
65.52%
#2macaroni
48.12%
#3noodle
34.66%
#4spaghetti
33.20%
Fastest Falling pasta & grain Ingredients
#1penne
71.4%
condiment Trends
Top condiment Ingredients
#1olive
29.45%
#2pickle
27.11%
#3mustard
11.89%
#4guacamole
9.44%
Fastest Rising condiment Ingredients
#1pickle
43.81%
#2olive
0.44%
Fastest Falling condiment Ingredients
#1mustard
35.58%
#2guacamole
2.66%
prepared Trends
Top prepared Ingredients
#1kimchi
3.07%
Fastest Rising prepared Ingredients
#1kimchi
64.49%

Diets & Traits

Why people choose this dish, and how it performed in various popular diets over the past year

Top Motivators
snack
10.77x
protein
4.17x
meal prep
3.48x
Diets Over Time
Aug '17Sep '17Oct '17Nov '17Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '1800.511.522.533.544.555.566.577.5
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Clean Eating
  • Gluten Free

Restaurant Analysis

A look at the most popular cheese dishes served in restaurants, their price points, and popularity

Restaurant Penetration

62.73%

Restaurant Category

american restaurant

16%
Pricing Analysis
$8.26$6.84$9.11$10.54$7.55AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Popular Dishes
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Cheese Curds Forge Pizza - Jack London SquareOaklandCalifornia
#2 Grilled Cheese Sandwich B&H Dairy Kosher RestaurantNew YorkNew York
#3 Pimento Cheese Willa JeanNew OrleansLouisiana
#4 Bagel Black Seed BagelsNew YorkNew York
Total Dish Count
523,769
Dish Count Per Menu
14.27

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online cheese recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count
29,276
Used As Ingredient
179,360
Leading Online Recipes
#1

Cowboy Queso from The Cozy Cook

#2

No Bake Orange Creamsicle Cheesecake from CincyShopper

#3

Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese from OMG Chocolate Desserts

#4

Cream Cheese Cookies from Pizzazzerie