Millennials, one of the fastest growing consumer groups, often want their food fast, though not necessarily fast food.In fact, they eat more meals in restaurants and have purchased more prepared foods than both Gen Xers and Baby Boomers, according to analyst Bernstein, a global asset management firm, which recently pulled data from the U.
There are a number of things that have the ability to bridge cultural gaps and unite people in one go. One of those things is food. The world is privileged to have so many different nationalities, each with its own cuisine.
Serving up memorable, engaging dining experiences isn’t easy.And not having access to valuable customer feedback can make it even tougher. In the full-service restaurant space, knowing what’s on the mind of your customers when it matters most might not always be an option.
Most caterers start out pretty simple with one line of business, whether it is baking for wholesale accounts or doing on-site events. This simple model starts from a small kitchen that seems impossible to ever outgrow.
With plant-based food businesses, festivals, and pop-ups booming, it’s clear that veganism is becoming a global phenomenon. Over the last five years, people have started to make more informed food choices, driven by a growing awareness of the impacts of animal agriculture on climate change, health, and animal welfare.
Pests are thirsty.With summer in full swing, it’s likely that your restaurant bar is as well. More and more establishments are embracing the craft beer and cocktail trend, but while the crowd moves in, it’s possible pests could join them.
All industries, including restaurants, are moving toward mobile to provide better service to their customers. Mobile is convenient and allows customers to engage with businesses on a device they’re already using most of the day.
The atmosphere of an elite restaurant kitchen is similar to that of well-tuned sports team. A number of highly trained individuals come together and collectively use their talents to create something that goes beyond what any individual could accomplish.
On Monday, May 21, the Supreme Court ruled that class- and collective-action waivers in employee arbitration agreements are enforceable and may prohibit employees from pursuing class- or collective-action lawsuits for workplace claims, a decision that could alter employment contracts in the restaurant industry moving forward.
Word of mouth travels fast. In fact, it’s likely there’s a conversation going on about your restaurant right now. Under the right circumstances, the conversation can go from zero to viral. Sadly, they’re usually the wrong ones.