The Party Starts with Potatoes
The holiday season is right around the corner and your guests will be expecting their favorite comfort food dishes. Potatoes of all kinds are prepared in all ways imaginable- baked, mashed, au gratin, scalloped and the list goes on!
At Giambrone, we have all the options to make sure you can satisfy your guests' holiday cravings while keeping your food cost and product waste on target.
The feedback we get with chefs and kitchen managers alike is uncertainty on what types we inventory and would be best suited for their meal planning needs, and also novice culinarians have little experience with all the potato size offerings.
Quick Facts- our stocked inventory of potatoes
50 pound case
Bakers 60-120 count
50 pound case
B' Red or White
50 pound bag
Fingerling or Marble
10 pound case
40 pound case/or by the pound
50 pound bag/ or by the pound
Yukon Gold - are named after their thin lightly golden to tan skin and bright gold flesh. The Yukon Gold is iconic for mashed potato recipes with their slightly sweet, waxy texture best suited for boiling.
Baking Potatoes- great on their own with the traditional toppings served or boiled mixed in with the Yukon's for the perfect mashed potato blend
Below is a picture of our 6 different size cases ranging from 60 count to 120 count
60 count Bakers. Average weight is 12-13oz per potato. On average you can expect 57-63 potatoes per case.
70 count Bakers. Average weight is 11-12oz per potato. On average you can expect 67-74 potatoes per case.
80 count Bakers. Average weight is 8-9oz per potato. On average you can expect 76-84 potatoes per case.
90 count Bakers. Average weight is 7-8oz per potato. On average you can expect 86-95 potatoes per case
100 count Bakers. Average weight is 6-7oz per potato. On average you can expect 95-100 potatoes per case
120 count Bakers. Average weight 5-6oz per potato. On average you can expect 114-126 potatoes per case
B' Red or White Potatoes. "B" refers to the size grading of potatoes most falling within 1 1/2 to 2 1/4 diameter. They are also may be called New Potatoes or Baby Reds
Fingerling or Marble potatoes. Best for roasting and showing off their unique colors and shapes! They are sourced locally from Wayland, NY
Sweet Potatoes a fall and holiday season staple, we offer by the case or pound year round! On average you can expect 2-3 potatoes per pound.
Chef's Potatoes. Russet style potatoes averaging one-pound per potato. The chef's potato is the only white potato option we offer by the pound. Great for roasting, steaming, baking, or boiling their large size allows for less scrubbing and peeling for prep.