Bob Krummert

Bob
Krummert
Articles
2017 operations forecast: creative food, creative management
Hard-to-control costs may be offset by cool new ways to drive the top line next year
pot vs alcohol
Legalized marijuana could dilute drinks sales 1
Figures from Washington State suggest impact of cannabis availability on spirits consumption
Trendinista: Cash still king for restaurant guests
Nifty apps and cool devices speed payments, but customers have been slow to embrace them
Three tools aid in slashing food waste
Operators now have the means to streamline their food production systems, possibly profit from excess
Another take on 2017 restaurant trends
Plenty of new items will spice up the food world next year; others are ahead of their time
Seafood demand skips from slump to surge
Sushi lovers, poke bowl fans driving fish and shellfish orders
Study: Industry headwinds could persist in 2017
Some factors behind current no-growth environment for restaurants could linger into 2017.
Trendinista: Foodies’ latest find: tinned fish
Sushi joints and raw bars still rule, but some serious eaters now get their kicks from cans
Indian flavors, Asian noodles, goat top 2017 trends
Sterling-Rice Group’s dining predictions reflect closer ties between consumer beliefs, food
10-unit Hillstone tops Consumer Reports chain rankings 1
Demanding customers weigh in on full-service chain restaurants they like, call out those they don’t
Booking startup Tock reaches out to casual operators
Web-based reservation system that requires deposits might be just the ticket for many restaurants
Restaurant glut fueling no-growth scenario 1
Darden CEO says more restaurant closures would be helpful for overall industry
Sweetgreen
How top fast-casual chains drive traffic 1
Morningstar considers what fast-growing fast-casual chains are doing right to boost business in a challenging market environment
Operators: Millennial employees just aren’t that into you 3
Like it or not, members of what Gallup calls “the least-engaged generation in the workforce” require special handling by managers.
Walmart hosts fair food restaurant experiment
A new concept brings crazy state fair concoctions to shoppers at the country’s largest retailer.
Penton Restaurant Group

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