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4 Game-Changing Restaurant Trends to Watch in 2018

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By Jonathan Marek February 13, 2018 Expert Insights
Online innovation, millennials, Gen Z—there is no shortage of compelling trends in store for restaurants in 2018.
Happy friends drinking coffees and cappuccinos at bar cafe
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The growth of online and new preferences set by millennials and Gen Z are changing the restaurant industry: delivery is becoming a prerequisite, the number of guest touchpoints is growing, and the face of competition is shifting from fast casual toward more convenient offerings. In 2018, we expect these trends to further develop as restaurants carefully measure and refine their new innovations. Based on our experience working with leading restaurants globally, here are four trends to watch in 2018.

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  • Happy friends drinking coffees and cappuccinos at bar cafe
  • Close up hand holding mobile phone with order food online word on screen.
  • Chef cook decorating dessert for guests at a restaurant.
  • Cheeseburger at Shake Shack in New York City.
  • Kiosks at a McDonald's in Switzerland, where guests can order food without talking to employees.
  • An empty restaurant with lights hanging from the ceiling.