What does it take to make a five-star thanksgiving feast? The head chef at the Lanham in Chicago gives us the inside scoop into how the menu items are chosen and when they start preparing for this holiday!
Thanksgiving is the largest holiday for grocery stores and requires the most planning. Planning for Thanksgiving begins a year in advance when the supermarket teams assess what flew off the shelves and what didn't that year.
Surprisingly, it's not Turkey's that sell out first, but the smaller condiments and spices, like the turkey baster. Due to COVID, stores are planning for smaller groups, and "millennial" trends towards organic and vegan sides.