Highlights
Top 4 restaurant dishes Most popular grilled cheese dishes in restaurants See More

Mac Grilled Cheese

Cheesie's Pub & Grub- Wicker Park (Chicago, Illinois)

$3.99

Adult Grilled Cheese

Scratch Sandwich Company (Laredo, Texas)

$5.77

Grilled Ham Cheese

Crema Bakery & Cafe (Austin, Texas)

$6.00

Grilled Cheese Tomato Soup

Aalto Lounge (Portland, Oregon)

$7.00

Top rising variations The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with grilled cheese See More
#1pistachios
44.43%
#2vegetable juice
38.77%
#3juice
32.03%
#4red rice
23.49%
#5pecans
20.97%
#6rice
17.20%
#7cream cheese
16.71%
#8lemon
16.35%
#9steak
15.94%
#10fruit salad
12.69%
Percentage of restaurants that serve grilled cheese Restaurants

44.18%

83,392 of 188,757 Restaurants
Percentage of all online grilled cheese recipes Online Recipes

0.25%

5,919 of 2,398,435 Recipes
Overview
grilled cheese Growth Over Time How grilled cheese has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '18Jan '19Feb '19Mar '19Apr '19May '19Jun '19Jul '19Aug '1900.10.20.30.40.50.60.70.80.9
Year Over Year
Grilled Cheese growth or decline vs one year ago
17.78%
Yearly Eating Frequency
Average yearly consumption of grilled cheese per consumer
1.92
The percentage of the average American diet that grilled cheese represents Share of Plate
The popularity of grilled cheese at home vs at restaurants. The dashed black line represents the breakdown of the industry average Eating In VS. Eating Out
  • Eat In
  • Market Avg.
  • Eat Out
Percentage of restaurants that serve grilled cheese Restaurants

44.18%

83,392 of 188,757 Restaurants
Percentage of all online grilled cheese recipes Online Recipes

0.25%

5,919 of 2,398,435 Recipes
Innovation Analysis
The most popular ingredients, flavors, and variations for grilled cheese, as well as the food and beverage combinations trending and fading over the past year
food and beverages Trends Highlights the most popular food and beverages ingredients with grilled cheese, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top food and beverages Ingredients
#1vegetables
23.97%
#2meat
22.8%
#3grilled chicken
10.13%
#4fruit
9.92%
#5seafood
7.06%
#6sandwich
6.2%
#7cheese burger
5.95%
#8burger
5.87%
#9fries
4.08%
#10grilled chicken salad
3.76%
Fastest Rising food and beverages Ingredients
#1michelob ultra
#2corona light
#3diet dr pepper
#4coca cola
#5chile relleno
#6seafood
8.24%
#7fruit
7.00%
#8grilled chicken
5.58%
#9grilled chicken salad
5.45%
#10vegetables
5.13%
Fastest Falling food and beverages Ingredients
#1york cheesecake
90.35%
#2miso soup
71.04%
#3iced tea
68.48%
#4heineken
65.25%
#5stella artois
56.57%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with grilled cheese, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
45.48%
#2cheese sauce
14.15%
#3cheddar
7.57%
#4cream cheese
5.33%
#5cream
5.33%
#6butter
4.76%
#7mozzarella
4.59%
#8parmesan
4.53%
#9corn cheese
3.95%
#10blue cheese
3.8%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1coffee creamer
#2honey cinnamon butter
#3sour milk
#4nut milk
#5peanut milk
#6cream cheese
16.71%
#7cream
16.48%
#8corn cheese
12.88%
#9cheddar
5.43%
#10butter
4.56%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1vanilla nut milk
71.04%
#2walnut parmesan
64.78%
#3cashew milk
61.39%
#4taleggio cheese
59.6%
#5parmesan reggiano cheese
51.74%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with grilled cheese, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1tomatoes
17.83%
#2greens
16.84%
#3onion
16.76%
#4lettuce greens
7.51%
#5lettuce
7.51%
#6salad greens
7.36%
#7potatoes
7.11%
#8salad tomatoes
6.29%
#9avocado
6.23%
#10mushrooms
6.21%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1redskin potatoes
#2kabocha
#3mung beans
#4mung
#5ginseng
#6lettuce greens
12.29%
#7lettuce
12.29%
#8salad greens
8.18%
#9mushrooms
7.63%
#10greens
7.39%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1iceburg lettuce
92.76%
#2cassava
65.25%
#3savoy
62.77%
#4coleslaw cabbage
61.39%
#5wakame
54.68%
meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with grilled cheese, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1chicken
23.09%
#2bacon
16.58%
#3steak
13.97%
#4sausage
11.11%
#5beef
10.44%
#6breasts
5.83%
#7pork
5.43%
#8ham
4.11%
#9chicken sausage
4.09%
#10goat meat
3.61%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1drumstick
#2bone marrow
#3marrow
#4stew meat
79.34%
#5stewing beef
73.74%
#6steak
15.94%
#7pork
14.84%
#8breasts
6.25%
#9chicken
5.92%
#10sausage
2.72%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1deli turkey
46%
#2duck fat
42.09%
#3deli ham
36.82%
#4rotisserie chicken
27.39%
#5chuck steak
18.4%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with grilled cheese, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1tomato sauce
15.4%
#2tomato meat sauce
13.67%
#3salad dressing
11.28%
#4pickles
9.91%
#5pepper sauce
9.08%
#6hot sauce
8.38%
#7spicy sauce
8.29%
#8steak sauce
7.51%
#9olives
7.5%
#10vinaigrette
7.44%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1arrabiata sauce
#2orange marmalade
#3gochujang sauce
#4agave syrup
#5unagi sauce
#6vinaigrette
20.04%
#7steak sauce
19.13%
#8olives
13.33%
#9pickles
11.75%
#10pepper sauce
9.39%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1dashi
87.59%
#2szechuan sauce
85.52%
#3balsamic syrup
70.05%
#4tamarind chutney
65.25%
#5curry sauce
62.27%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with grilled cheese, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1bread
34.25%
#2toast
11.25%
#3sandwich bread
9.95%
#4tortillas
7.12%
#5buns
7.1%
#6potato bread
6.39%
#7rolls
6.28%
#8roll
6.28%
#9garlic bread
6.18%
#10caramel
4.99%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1ladyfingers
#2marshmallow creme
#3zeppole
#4dark chocolate cocoa
#5mint oreos
#6tortillas
13.53%
#7sandwich bread
12.04%
#8caramel
11.29%
#9garlic bread
8.34%
#10toast
7.94%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1upside down cake
78.28%
#2fortune cookie
71.04%
#3vanilla cupcakes
71.04%
#4peanut butter fudge
71.04%
#5jelly beans
71.04%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with grilled cheese, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1salad
24.65%
#2eggs
14.79%
#3chicken salad
13.47%
#4fruit salad
13.29%
#5vegetable soup
7.86%
#6tacos
6.93%
#7tomato soup
6.1%
#8guacamole
4.13%
#9potato masher
3.26%
#10taco tortillas
2.93%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1maraschino cherries
#2egg beaters
#3soy milk
#4impossible burger
#5lentil soup
#6potato masher
30.76%
#7taco tortillas
24.27%
#8tacos
23.44%
#9guacamole
19.50%
#10vegetable soup
14.40%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1refried pinto beans
71.04%
#2wonton wrappers
56.57%
#3curry
51.58%
#4tempeh
50.36%
#5bean curd
47.88%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with grilled cheese, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1pepper
29.07%
#2garlic
19.31%
#3cilantro
8.57%
#4hot pepper
7.43%
#5chipotle
6.78%
#6garlic pepper
6.45%
#7salt
6.26%
#8cheese salt
6.22%
#9black pepper
5.03%
#10chocolate
4.64%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1peppermint
#2black cardamom
#3allspice
#4cacao nibs
#5pretzel salt
#6garlic pepper
34.34%
#7cheese salt
26.46%
#8salt
26.28%
#9cilantro
12.38%
#10garlic
11.79%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#2hot pepper
5.02%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with grilled cheese, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1fish
20.84%
#2shrimp
16.95%
#3prawns
16.95%
#4shrimp meat
13.08%
#5salmon
8.74%
#6crab meat
5%
#7lobster meat
4.21%
#8tuna
4.06%
#9oysters
3.03%
#10scallops
2.72%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1sashimi grade tuna
#2seafood stock
#3whitefish
#4popcorn shrimp
#5red snapper
#6lobster meat
29.35%
#7salmon
26.81%
#8fish
12.42%
#9shrimp meat
9.43%
#10shrimp
6.37%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1imitation crab meat
56.57%
#2blue crab meat
50.45%
#3sushi nori
50.36%
#4baby scallops
45.31%
#5crawfish
45.04%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with grilled cheese, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1lemon
19.17%
#2berries
14.32%
#3apple
10.79%
#4lime
10.76%
#5seasonal fruit
10.3%
#6cherries
7.89%
#7strawberries
7.1%
#8pineapple
7%
#9orange
5.72%
#10bananas
5.15%
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1goji berries
#2dragon fruit
#3kaffir lime
#4gala apples
73.74%
#5honeydew melon
73.74%
#6pineapple
34.36%
#7orange
27.54%
#8seasonal fruit
20.26%
#9lime
19.44%
#10lemon
16.35%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1fuji apple
73.94%
#2prunes
71.04%
#3medjool dates
71.04%
#4banana chips
40.16%
#5nectarine
37.1%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with grilled cheese, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1beer
24.65%
#2cocktail
20.16%
#3wine
18.31%
#4fruit beer
7.6%
#5red wine
6.6%
#6ale
6.08%
#7margarita
4.14%
#8white wine
4.01%
#9bourbon
3.56%
#10vodka
3.2%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1fruits cordial
#2spanish wine
#3pale lager
#4grappa
#5tuaca
#6red wine
21.32%
#7white wine
17.27%
#8fruit beer
16.46%
#9ale
10.79%
#10wine
9.40%
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1malibu rum
98.83%
#2malibu coconut rum
98.81%
#3dry stout
85.52%
#4stolichnaya
85.52%
#5rye whiskey
82.63%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with grilled cheese, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1pasta
32.54%
#2rice
25.73%
#3red rice
6.96%
#4black rice
6.15%
#5grits
6.15%
#6quinoa
4.58%
#7noodles
4.5%
#8spaghetti
4.27%
#9white rice
4.15%
#10penne pasta
3.85%