The culinary experts with Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, San Francisco, identified heat – often melded with global flavors – is where the action is this year. In its 2017 forecast of flavors trends, the experts identified “Turning Up the Heat” and “Spicing It Up,” with cardamom, cumin and turmeric gaining momentum as spices that add an extra kick to any dish.

View this infographic for the Kimpton culinary forecast.