Local sourcing - the process of getting your food, supplies, and other materials from local farms, shops, and vendors - is becoming all the craze for restaurant owners this fall.
In the last few years, Americans have become much more concerned about what exactly they are eating and where their food is coming from, causing restaurant owners to pay more attention to these questions as well.
Since the agricultural industry has become more of a big business, a lot of customers are…Continue
Posted on September 7, 2012 at 11:58am
After two years of little to no growth, the restaurant industry added more chain and independent establishments this spring.
That’s according to “Spring 2012 ReCount,” a new report from The NPD Group. The increase in restaurants is attributed to people eating out more often and spending more money on eating out, both of which are positive signs.
Overall, 2,872 new restaurants were opened between March 2011 and March 2011, marking the first positive growth rate for both…
Posted on July 26, 2012 at 4:10pm
Watching TV used to be an event in and of itself, but now people get too bored during commercial breaks, so they turn to another screen to keep themselves occupied: the one on their cellphone.
“The Rise of the Connected Viewer,” a new report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project, found that more than half of adult cellphone users use their phones while watching TV. And it’s not too surprising that…
Posted on July 26, 2012 at 10:30am
Most employers know that it's important to treat all of your workers with the same respect and appreciation that you want to be treated with - and that the way you treat your employees is what can separate a good employer from a great employer.
Unfortunately, a new study has found that many employers in the restaurant industry have yet to realize this connection, which is unfortunate given the…
Posted on June 12, 2012 at 1:00pm