This post was originally written by FohBoh member Cess Padilla. You can visit her profile here.
Now there’s more reason for you to step out and try out new restaurants this year with friends and loved ones, because for sure, following the release of the National Restaurant Association’s Industry Forecast this year, restaurants across the United States will be stepping up their game to provide the best food…Continue
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Today, smart restaurant marketers focus on building relationships and creating meaningful interactions by engaging audiences through multiple channels. Your ability to understand the consumer and stay in tune with current trends ensures that you stay in front of the right people in order to build a strong following, and stay relevant in an ever-changing marketplace. This infographic shows the Top Restaurant Marketing Trends of 2013 to help you target consumers in smart and influential…Continue
From artisan craft cocktails to shareable plates and mobile apps, let’s explore some of the top trends that bars and restaurant owners should be paying attention to this year according to industry experts.
The National Restaurant Association (NRA) surveyed more…Continue
Added by Barry Chandler on April 17, 2013 at 6:19am — No Comments
Now that 2012 is over, 2013 is off to a very busy start. But Industry experts believe certain developments from 2012 will continue in the coming year. Yet new trends are also on the horizon and will influence the nation’s restaurant business during 2013 as well.
Value Menus and Nutrition
Although it’s a new year, the recession is still a…Continue
Reported by foodem.com, the online wholesale food marketplace-
Not that the "sustainability and "local" trends have lost their mojo, but it’s time to look forward to the food trends that will grace 2013. I mean, 2013 is just around the…Continue
Added by Foodem on December 19, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments
No two diners are the same, but like any groups, different styles of diners may have similar nutrition needs during dining. Here are some of the groups and trends that I have observed:
The Business Lunch Crowd:
For you lucky ones where gluten is not a problem, going out to eat is a pleasant assault on your senses. So you do it quite regularly. You hear about some place new or something new to eat through your friends. You see something in an ad or on a menu that looks really, really delicious. Or maybe you get lucky with a Groupon or something similar in social media that motivates your new dining experience.
So, you plan an evening out. You grab your keys and go with…Continue
Added by Sharna Kahn on August 1, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments
By straight definition? NOTHING By commonality? PLENTY! They are all food movements of one kind or another reflecting choice whether medically necessary, of religious foundation or nutritional concerns. These food ‘movements’ are trend signals of what people are now choosing to eat. AND, they all require a commitment by food service to provide special accommodation.
I have always belonged to the ‘you are what you eat’ group. I like to think that my choices have…Continue
Added by Sharna Kahn on July 28, 2011 at 12:07pm — No Comments
Without going down the rat h*** of percentages and numbers in regards to the gluten free market size, suffice to agree that the gluten free demand is growing faster than any other market segment and that this demand is not a fad.
As proof that what I say actually resembles fact, I see food service quickly embracing this market and announcing gluten free and allergen free menus. Go into any retail food store now and you will find many, many gluten free products.…Continue
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This happens to me all the time: I go into a restaurant with the intention of making a healthy choice and end up falling victim to a less healthy option because it just sounds so good. I love restaurants that serve healthy options because they help me…Continue
Added by John A. Gordon on January 13, 2010 at 6:41am — No Comments
The interior design industry underwent some serious changes in 2009. With the recession many interior design firms closed and many more were forced to lay-off much of their staff. All of this has an effect on the end product that the industry…Continue
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