Megan Rowe

Megan Rowe
Online Editor
Restaurant Hospitality
Email: megan.rowe @penton.com
Phone: 216-931-9951
Follow Megan on Twitter: @restaurantrowe

Staff editor Megan Rowe writes features about consumer and food trends, emerging restaurant concepts, marketing, design, service, best practices and profitability. Her interviews with chefs, owners and entrepreneurs appear regularly in the magazine and on restaurant-hospitality.com.

As online editor, Megan coordinates Restaurant Hospitality’s two e-newsletters, EatBeat and EatBeat Business. She also edits Show Daily, a newspaper for the annual National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show.

Over a long career as a business and travel journalist, Megan has reported on food, hospitality, travel destinations and meetings for a variety of publications. She earned a bachelor’s degree in American Studies and a master’s in journalism.

Articles by Megan Rowe
Charlie Trotter: The Next Chapter 
Pioneering chef Charlie Trotter talks about closing his Chicago restaurant, which raised the bar on American cuisine, and what’s next for him.
12 to Watch in 2012 
Who are the next rising stars? Who is poised to break away from the pack? Who has accomplished something really cool? We've found a dozen individuals and duos who fit the bill.
9 More to Watch in 2012 
More Restaurant Hospitality picks for 2012 taste makers.
Retooled Pollo Campero Poised for Growth 
Restaurant Hospitality speaks with Pollo Campero's marketing VP Lisken Kastalanych about its new strategy.
Buying Local, Kids’ Nutrition Top 2012 Restaurant Trends 
In a recent NRA survey, chefs said they expect local foods, better kids’ meals and smart phone apps to rule in 2012.
Regional, House-Made Top 2012 Buzzwords 
After crunching the numbers from its Menu Insights database, research firm Mintel has identified five trends shaping the restaurant landscape for 2012.
Next-Gen Takeout 
Supermarkets and quick-service operators are taking business away from restaurants. Here are strategies to reclaim it.
Concepts of Tomorrow: LYFE Kitchen 
At LYFE Kitchen, the object is to Love Your Food Everyday.
More Diners Seek Local, Sustainable Restaurants 
As restaurant customers increasingly gravitate toward local and sustainable products and businesses, many independent operators are sitting pretty.
Michel Richard Cashing in on Bar Foods 
Two happy hours in one day? At Central Michel Richard, open 24/7, it makes perfect sense.
Napa Hot Spot Takes a New Approach to Wine 
At Brassica Mediterranean Kitchen, Cindy Pawlcyn’s latest venture, wine is front and center.
High Voltage 
With a new cookbook and restaurant projects, Bryan and Michael Voltaggio are very busy brothers.
10 Food Cost Fixes 
Maybe you can't raise your prices, but you can lower your average food costs. Here's how.
Ellen DeGeneres Behind New Vegan Spot 
Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi are planning a vegan eatery in California’s San Fernando Valley. Will they learn from partner Chrissie Hynde’s experience?
Smaller Operators Mixed on Daily Deals 
Are daily deals a boon or a bane for you? Technomic found a mixed bag of opinions from independent restaurants.
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