Megan Rowe

Managing Editor,

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

Managing 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

As managing editor, Megan coordinates Restaurant Hospitality’s EatBeat e-newsletter. She also edits Show Daily, a newspaper for the annual National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show.

Over a long career as an award-winning business and travel journalist, Megan has reported on food, hospitality, travel destinations and meetings for a variety of media outlets. She is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University and Ohio State University.

NRA Show 2012 Menu: Clinton, Kids’ Eats, Innovators 
Former President Bill Clinton will provide the keynote speech during the show.
Yard House gains ground across U.S. 
What’s fueling the growth spurt at this California-bred brand?
Low-Ball Luxury 
Looking for ways to pamper your guests without breaking the bank?
Low-Ball Luxury 
Looking for ways to pamper your guests without breaking the bank? Read on.
From Fat to Fit: One Chef’s Journey 
Food Network’s Fat Chef, which debuted Jan. 26, puts the spotlight on 12 chefs with serious weight problems.
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.
Penton Restaurant Group

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