Trends

The Restaurant Recession Is Overblown

There’s been a lot of chatter around a so-called “restaurant recession” recently. The phrase really took off in July 2016, when analyst Paul Westra warned that

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Restaurant Uniforms Go Eco-Friendly

People nowadays are all talking about sustainability and creating an eco-friendly workplace. Increasingly, the restaurant industry is getting in on the “green scene” – from

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Restaurant Trend: Divergent Trading

There’s been a lot of conjecture that guests are “trading down” when it comes to eating out. That they are monitoring their wallets more and

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

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

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.