Dunkin’ Donuts Exec Commits Food Heresy, Predicts “Sausage Will Be The New Bacon”

Dear Dunkin' Donuts, if you're going to make the push for sausage as teh new bacon, you'll have to do something more appealing than this. (Morton Fox)

Dear Dunkin’ Donuts, if you’re going to make the push for sausage as teh new bacon, you’ll have to do something more appealing than this. (Morton Fox)

Now I enjoy sausage just as much, maybe even more, than the average meat-eater, but no matter what form it takes — breakfast sausage, bratwurst, chorizo, andouille, kielbasa, etc. — sausage just isn’t bacon, which can be laid atop, wrapped around, and crumbled into just about any dish with good results. But one Dunkin’ Donuts exec believes there is truly untapped potential in the sausage.

“Sausage will be the new bacon,” Stan Frankenthaler, Executive Chef and VP of Product Innovation at Dunkin’ Brands, tells QSRweb.com about his predictions for the upcoming year in fast food. “This includes seeing sausage pop up in new and interesting ways, and also seeing different types of flavors of sausage being offered more broadly, from the traditional pork sausage to other varieties, such as turkey sausage, infused with different spices and ingredients.”

May we suggest the following:
•Sausage fries: They look like french fried potatoes, but are really just sausage
•Sausage burger: No, not replacing the beef patty in a hamburger with sausage, but using sausage patties as the buns. It’s like the KFC Double Down but with an extra layer of meat.
•Turduckensausage: Cook a chicken inside a duck inside a turkey inside a massive sausage casing.

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  1. BrainDamage says:

    Chris Morran for Executive Chef and VP of Product Innovation at EVERYWHERE.

  2. theoriginalcatastrophegirl says:

    i would eat a sausage burger, but i would want to make it a sausage bacon cheeseburger

    • SirJanes says:

      Denny’s has a sausage, bacon, and cheese on the scrambled egg breakfast. It comes with pancakes. Is that so close to a ‘sausage bacon cheeseburger’ that one would not care for it?

  3. FusioptimaSX says:

    Only bacon can be the new bacon. No exceptions. Sausage still has it’s place though, but it will NEVER be bacon.