Seafood Mac & Cheese

Kasia PaprockiFoodservice

Mac is back! Re-imagine comfort food with this upscale Seafood Mac ‘n’ Cheese. The richness of Bongards American Melting Cheese with a touch of Dijon mustard is the perfect complement to the understated flavors of shrimp, crab, lobster – or all three! Mix in Cavatappi noodles and Bongards Cheddar Shreds, and top with finely chopped chives for a subtle bite … Read More

Bongards crafts only Top Quality Cheese Product

Kasia PaprockiFoodservice, General Insights

It’s a difference you can taste Bongards is committed to crafting  a cheese product  slice that doesn’t sacrifice on taste or performance. We use our own farmers milk to guarantee Consistent quality Top melting  performance Unbeatable flavor Our Promise Unlike our competition we’re committed to producing a cheese product that tastes as close to American cheese as possible.  This means … Read More

Adding customization to your menu

Kasia PaprockiC-Store, Foodservice, General Insights

While diners of all ages have long delighted in customizing their meals, the build-your-own trend has now grown to epic proportions.  Consumers can make their own salads, pizzas, burgers, burritos and more and they can do it for an affordable price.  Some restaurants center their entire concept around this trend, and others offer 1-2 entrees that can be customized with … Read More

The Magic in Bongards American Slices

Kasia PaprockiFoodservice, General Insights

Creating American cheese is an art form and no one takes their craft more seriously than the cheese makers at Bongards!  To make the best American cheese we must start with the best natural cheddar cheese which is made at our plant in Perham Minnesota from our own farmers milk. Each of our process cheese recipes is specifically crafted to … Read More

Tequila Infused Queso

Kasia PaprockiFoodservice

Nothing beats the combo of warm crispy chips and melty queso except when a  splash of tequila is added into the mix.   To make this dish melt Bongards Super Melt cheese with a sautéed tomatoes, onion, garlic, jalapeño and a splash of tequila. Then top your bowl of creamy, cheesy goodness with the pico de gallo mixture and serve with tortilla chips for an … Read More

Petite Beef Sliders

Kasia PaprockiFoodservice

For a fun and premium twist on the traditional burger try Bongards Petite Beef Sliders.  Form dry-aged beef into three petite burgers and grill. Top each with a slice of Bongards Pepper Jack, then place on gourmet slider buns with micro greens and red onion slices. Finish with thick-cut pickle slices (and homemade ketchup for bonus points) for a must order … Read More

Gourmet Tuna Melt with Charred Radicchio

Kasia PaprockiFoodservice

Three types of cheese make this tuna melt extra special. Top toasty, thick-sliced whole-grain bread with diced crispy pancetta and charred radicchio. Spread with a light and creamy mixture of chunky Ahi tuna, green onion, celery and mayo. Arrange Bongards Provolone, Cheddar and Mozzarella natural cheese slices over the top and broil until the cheese is golden brown and bubbly. Tuna … Read More

Breakfast ideas that are trending Millennial


Here are some easy-prep ideas for turning classic breakfast ingredients into hearty, cheese-alicious lunch and dinner faves: Chicken and Biscuit Breakfast – a fried chicken breast over a flaky buttermilk biscuit, topped with two poached eggs and a spicy queso sauce made with Bongards White Super Melt Process American Loaf. Chile Verde Benedict – pulled pork over corn tortillas with … Read More

Millennial Munching: Here’s what they really want


Most savvy foodservice operators know that Millennials are changing the way we think of traditional meal times, driving demand for eating on the go and – yes – all-day breakfast. In fact, according to the National Restaurant Association, 77% of Millennials say they want restaurants to serve breakfast throughout the day, so it’s no surprise that more and more operators … Read More

Queso Fundido: Win Big On Game Day With A New Signature Starter


Can your guests resist a Mexican dish that translates to “molten cheese?” We didn’t think so. This season, kick off game days with Queso Fundido featuring versatile Bongards Jalapeño Pepper Process American Loaf and Monterey Jack/Cheddar Shreds mixed with fire-roasted poblano peppers, zesty chorizo sausage, chopped onion and fresh cilantro—all melted into a kickin’ concoction that makes a signature, shareable … Read More