Posts Tagged "Restaurant Trends"

Waist vs. Taste: Get the Skinny on Skinny Cocktails

Skinny cocktails are a hot trend for dieting diners – and sales data indicate the trend is going strong. Restaurants face two main challenges when designing a skinny cocktail menu, but crafty innovators and problem solvers in the industry have engineered workarounds.Read more...

Restaurant Trend: Composting Not Only Cool, Legally Required

The green movement has people and restaurants alike looking for ways to reduce waste and improve the sustainability of food production. Bits of food that would have sat useless and decomposing, producing methane in a trash heap, are turned into rich fertilizer for gardens. Composting is an easy way to reduce a restaurant’s carbon footprint. But what was first a…read more →Read more...

Restaurant Trends 2013 – Why Today is Yesterday to a Restaurant

Your success begins with restaurant trends. Not today’s. Tomorrow’s. Change is accelerating faster than ever. And never before has this been clearer: restaurant success favors those who innovate. Those perceived to be original—not by knowing the trends but by creating them—are those who leapfrog ahead.Read more...

The Importance of Sourcing in Menu Strategy

For the past 50 years, consumers became less interested in where their food came from than they had been in the 10,000 years that preceded it. The pendulum is about to swing swiftly back in the direction of consumers having a real interest in where their food comes from. This movement – which is just gearing up – offers real…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...