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We’ve put together a collection of our best resources to help you grow and market your restaurant.


Restaurant Marketing to Millennials (Who They Are And Why They Matter)

As one generation of consumer replaces another, new spending habits, areas of interest, competencies and culinary behaviors emerge. Such is the case with the Millennial generation, which represents those born from 1980 to 2000, and follows on the heels of Generation X and the Baby Boomers before them. Here are some tips for restaurant marketing to Millennials.Read more...

Food Trend: Celebrity Farmers

Celebrity status will move one link further up the food chain and the Celebrity Chef will soon share the limelight with a new genre of celebrity; the Celebrity Farmer in this new food trend.Read more...

Origin of Menu Trends

Look close and you will find that many menu trends start out in major metro markets and in fine dining, but they eventually make their way all the way down the spectrum to fast food restaurants and impact main stream American dining behavior. If you want to spot restaurant menu trends early, look at what they are doing in fine…read more →Read more...

Food Documentaries

One of the biggest movements in the food industry that will greatly impact restaurant trends in the future is the rise of powerful food documentaries. The popular and groundbreaking “Food Inc.” made a major impact on millions of American’s and the way we look at food. The consciousness around where our food comes from, how nutrition effects our bodies, and…read more →Read more...

Hot Restaurant Trends for 2011: Mobile Kitchens

One of the restaurant trends that we’re noting as part of our upcoming 2011 Trends Forecast is the rise of mobile kitchens. Due to a number of economic and social factors, mobile kitchens are one of the hottest restaurant trends that we see for 2011.Read more...

Restaurant Trends and Story Ideas for Media

Restaurant Industry Journalists – Here are a few story ideas for your consideration… We are seeing dozens of very interesting restaurant industry trends shaping up which would make for fascinating feature articles.  Here are a few bullet points of ideas.Read more...