Jason Q. Freed

Jason Q.
Freed
Articles
Chicago operator mines customer data to drive profits, growth
Four Corners Tavern Group uses the data to target repeat guests and help build a loyalty program.
When bucking the "buy local" trend makes sense
Most chefs want to be known for quality ingredients, whether those come from local or far-flung sources.
Restaurants finally give flour its due
Chefs looking for a way to differentiate their wheat-based products are adding flavor to their flour or even milling their own flour in the kitchen.
10 food trends heading to your kitchen
Innova Market Insights outlines 10 food and ingredient trends with staying power.
Food, cocktail, marketing trends to expect in 2015 
Consultant Andrew Freeman and his team on what's next for restaurants
Cava Mezze team accelerates foray into fast casual
After opening three full-service restaurants, one DC-area operator is thriving with a scaled-back spinoff.
Trendinista: Technology at the table
If you haven’t addressed mobile payment options yet, be warned. Diners are going to be requesting—and expecting—easier ways to pay the tab with their phone.
Exploring the flavors of Puerto Rico
Puerto Rican chefs are finding their way into the limelight after adding unique twists to the island’s culinary influences.
Two designers tackle today’s restaurant design issues
Celano Design Studio and Kraemer Design Group discuss the challenges to designing restaurants as well as strategies to meet evolving consumer demands.
A closer look at today’s restaurant design trends
A slideshow of images illustrate today's restaurant design trends.
Gavin Kaysen will carry the torch back home
Kaysen grew from a cook to a chef under the watchful eye of Daniel Boulud. Now he’s bringing that knowledge to his native Minneapolis.
Spicy flavors still hot on restaurant menus
Millennials are leading the charge of spicy food and drink in restaurants
Fresh, local, customizable offerings resonate across demographics
America’s largest chain restaurants have significantly reduced calories; and Virgin Hotels unveils the hotel's bars and restaurants.
TripAdvisor shifts focus to the restaurant industry
The travel review site is shedding light on how to optimize your online presence
Acme Feed & Seed elevates Nashville bar scene 
Tom Morales and Matt Farley are turning honky-tonk up a notch

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