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

Grilled Cheese Sandwich

B&h Dairy Kosher Restaurant (Nyc, New York)

$5.00

Short Rib Grilled Cheese

The Scout Waterhouse + Kitchen (Chicago, Illinois)

$16.00

Grilled Cheese Tomato Soup

Commonwealth (Birmingham, Michigan)

$13.00

Grilled Cheese Fries

Oh My Burger (Gardena, California)

$10.50

Top rising variations The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with grilled cheese See More
#1bay scallops
#2sardines
#3tea
47.66%
#4pistachios
36.96%
#5bourbon
34.30%
#6water
31.76%
#7soup
28.11%
#8berries
22.96%
#9cherries
19.34%
#10red wine
18.55%
Percentage of restaurants that serve grilled cheese Restaurants

40.52%

110,529 of 272,783 Restaurants
Percentage of all online grilled cheese recipes Online Recipes

0.21%

8,753 of 4,201,050 Recipes
Overview
grilled cheese Growth Over Time How grilled cheese has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Nov '18Dec '18Jan '19Feb '19Mar '19Apr '19May '19Jun '19Jul '19Aug '19Sep '19Oct '19Nov '19Dec '1900.10.20.30.40.50.60.7
Year Over Year
Grilled Cheese growth or decline vs one year ago
4.13%
Yearly Eating Frequency
Average yearly consumption of grilled cheese per consumer
1.97
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

40.52%

110,529 of 272,783 Restaurants
Percentage of all online grilled cheese recipes Online Recipes

0.21%

8,753 of 4,201,050 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 Trends Highlights the most popular food ingredients with grilled cheese, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top food Ingredients
#1meat
35.76%
#2salad
10.35%
#3sandwich
10.3%
#4seafood
9.54%
#5burger
8.85%
#6grilled chicken
8.48%
#7eggs
5.94%
#8soup
4.72%
#9tacos
2.9%
#10pizza
2.76%
Fastest Falling food Ingredients
#1baby ribs
84.93%
#2biryani
79.91%
#3sashimi
76.45%
#4ziti
72.38%
#5huevos rancheros
66%
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
56.78%
#2cheddar
9.17%
#3cream
6.21%
#4mozzarella
5.31%
#5butter
5.3%
#6parmesan
5.2%
#7blue cheese
3.28%
#8feta
3.27%
#9goat cheese
2.49%
#10jack cheese
2.39%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1paneer
71.18%
#2greek feta
69.87%
#3dairy sour cream
68.93%
#4vanilla yogurt
55.81%
#5chihuahua cheese
53.48%
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
19.49%
#2greens
18.24%
#3onion
17.95%
#4lettuce
7.82%
#5potatoes
7.56%
#6mushrooms
6.85%
#7avocado
6.27%
#8pickles
5.65%
#9beans
4.95%
#10corn
4.85%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1italian tomatoes
#2mung
#3mung beans
#4chinese broccoli
#5soybeans
#6mushrooms
2.65%
#7potatoes
0.49%
#8tomatoes
0.23%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1iceburg lettuce
93.86%
#2pickled ginger
87.99%
#3julienne carrots
87.72%
#4wakame
84.93%
#5water chestnuts
84.22%
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
24.77%
#2bacon
17.12%
#3steak
14.64%
#4sausage
11.8%
#5beef
10.59%
#6pork
6.03%
#7breasts
5.88%
#8ham
4.25%
#9brisket
1.66%
#10ribeye
1.59%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1goat meat
#2stewing beef
#3kielbasa
#4sirloin steak
60.88%
#5ribeye
54.31%
#6brisket
12.20%
#7sausage
2.71%
#8chicken
2.50%
#9pork
0.18%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1beef sirloin
72.38%
#2rotisserie chicken
70.82%
#3guanciale
55.81%
#4pork sausage
49.9%
#5skirt steak
43.29%
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
22.66%
#2toast
16.16%
#3buns
11.14%
#4tortillas
9.66%
#5sweetener
9.61%
#6roll
8.67%
#7caramel
7.23%
#8cake
5.35%
#9brioche
4.62%
#10crust
4.48%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1streusel
#2rum cake
#3wedding cake
#4peanut butter cookie
#5bear claw
#6brioche
12.33%
#7sweetener
9.57%
#8buns
2.07%
#9toast
1.84%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1cookie dough
86.19%
#2macaron
81.59%
#3bunuelo
77.9%
#4peanut butter cup
75.45%
#5gingerbread
68.43%
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
#1mayo
11.99%
#2vinaigrette
11.86%
#3vinegar
11.86%
#4chili
11.12%
#5honey
9.45%
#6oil
9.38%
#7salsa
9.25%
#8mustard
8.52%
#9aioli
8.28%
#10stuffing
7.64%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1mint sauce
#2agave syrup
#3coconut butter
#4szechuan sauce
#5pad thai sauce
#6chili
10.48%
#7honey
9.99%
#8stuffing
4.98%
#9mayo
2.11%
#10aioli
0.92%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1garlic tomato sauce
90.79%
#2honey balsamic vinaigrette
90.79%
#3chocolate syrup
87.72%
#4remoulade sauce
82.18%
#5ponzu sauce
77.9%
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
34.61%
#2garlic
23.06%
#3cilantro
9.26%
#4chipotle
7.78%
#5salt
7.48%
#6chocolate
5.46%
#7sesame
3.17%
#8dill
2.99%
#9ginger
2.78%
#10vanilla
2.52%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1pepper jalapeno peppers
#2rose water
#3onion salt
#4chamomile
#5cacao nibs
#6chocolate
9.20%
#7garlic
7.99%
#8dill
3.61%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1tahitian vanilla
93.5%
#2spice rub
79.54%
#3garam masala
77.9%
#4tajin
68.43%
#5seasoned salt
68.43%
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
25.26%
#2prawns
21.41%
#3shrimp
21.41%
#4salmon
11.72%
#5tuna
4.76%
#6oysters
3.72%
#7scallops
3.37%
#8lobster tails
2.25%
#9crab meat
2.17%
#10clam
2.06%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1pollock
#2baby clams
#3bay scallops
#4sardines
#5salmon steaks
#6scallops
8.56%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1popcorn shrimp
94.98%
#2flounder
77.9%
#3atlantic salmon
68.81%
#4baby shrimp
68.43%
#5alaskan salmon
55.81%
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
20.19%
#2berries
15.41%
#3apple
11.68%
#4lime
10.5%
#5cherries
8.76%
#6pineapple
7.95%
#7strawberries
7.52%
#8orange
5.96%
#9bananas
5.47%
#10grapes
4.72%
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1dragon fruit
#2cantaloupe
#3bitter orange
#4pink grapefruit
#5gala apples
#6strawberries
34.50%
#7bananas
31.67%
#8grapes
24.92%
#9berries
22.96%
#10cherries
19.34%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1kumquat
77.9%
#2melon
77.07%
#3goji berries
44.76%
#4tangerine
44.76%
#5black cherries
44.76%
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
29.95%
#2wine
20.55%
#3cocktail
20.14%
#4ale
6.79%
#5bourbon
4.44%
#6red wine
3.88%
#7margarita
3.77%
#8vodka
3.06%
#9mimosa
2.76%
#10white wine
2.61%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1rose wine
#2blanco tequila
#3sambuca
#4apple brandy
#5calvados
#6mimosa
39.82%
#7bourbon
34.30%
#8red wine
18.55%
#9vodka
12.53%
#10white wine
8.11%
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1pernod
84.22%
#2shrimp cocktail
82.65%
#3riesling
81.59%
#4wheat beer
77.9%
#5moscato
77.9%
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
36.01%
#2rice
26.84%
#3grits
5.98%
#4noodles
5.24%
#5macaroni
4.93%
#6quinoa
4.89%
#7spaghetti
4.54%
#8shells
3.8%
#9penne
3.19%
#10polenta
3.01%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1bran
#2apple jacks
#3vermicelli noodles
#4spaghetti noodles
#5rotini pasta
#6macaroni
18.38%
#7quinoa
14.49%
#8noodles
7.97%
#9pasta
7.27%
#10spaghetti
6.78%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1cheerios
77.9%
#2chow mein noodles
72.38%
#3buckwheat
59.82%
#4red rice
58.57%
#5rice noodles
47.39%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with grilled cheese, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
31.75%
#2juice
18.37%
#3water
12.24%
#4fruit juice
10.43%
#5tea
6.95%
#6cider
5.44%
#7latte
3.63%
#8lemonade
3.17%
#9soda
2.95%
#10apple cider
2.8%