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Eagle ID (November 2015) — An acknowledged favorite of foodservice customers, chefs continually look for new and exciting ways to present potatoes on the menu. With Idaho the leading source for quality Russet, Red, Yukon Gold and other varietal potatoes, giving 12 chefs the mandate to create innovative dishes for the Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) Passionate About Potatoes calendar is a welcome challenge for chefs across the country.

Now in its ninth year, the IPC calendar has created a loyal following of more than 40,000 chefs.
Responding to repeated requests for the calendar, interested chefs can now order the
calendar directly from the IPC website ($4.86 each, includes shipping). This year’s calendar
features an array of ethnically diverse, potato-centric appetizers, sides, entrées and a dessert
from women chefs. Their operations range from restaurants to onsite dining (campus and
military) to food trucks. Each Idaho® potato menu item is both imaginative and distinctive.

Calendar supplies are limited and January 2016 is fast approaching. To ensure a copy for your kitchen wall, order today!

For more information about Idaho® potatoes in foodservice, visit For other menu concepts using all Idaho® potato forms and styles, visit the IPC recipe database. While on the site, check out the Idaho® potato preparation tips, and find answers and solutions to operational and culinary FAQs.

* “Idaho® Potato 2015 Foodservice Calendar Survey,” Readex Research, January 2015.

About the Idaho Potato Commission

Established in 1937, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is a state agency that is responsible for promoting and protecting the famous “Grown in Idaho®” seal, a federally registered trademark that assures consumers they are purchasing genuine, top-quality Idaho® potatoes. Idaho’s growing season of warm days and cool nights, ample mountain–fed irrigation and rich volcanic soil, give Idaho® potatoes their unique texture, taste and dependable performance. These ideal growing conditions are what differentiate Idaho® potatoes from potatoes grown in other states. For more information, visit: