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.

6 Oscar-worthy dishes and drinks 
Even average people like to celebrate the movie industry’s big night. What are you doing to win over that audience?
Casual dining gets cooler 
High-end concepts may grab all the glory, but casual dining dominates the sweet spot right now. Here’s why.
Fast casual pizza: It's what's for dinner 
A USDA study finds that Americans eat a lot of pizza, much of it during the daypart in which fast casual operators need them to the most.
B Too immersed in Belgian food, culture 
Bart Vandaele brings European style to Washington, DC
A look inside B Too
Bart Vandaele brings European style to Washington, DC
Brian Malarkey talks quirky cooking style 
Enlightened Hospitality’s casual concepts are thriving, thanks in no small measure to Brian Malarkey’s playful approach to food.
Valentine's Day second only to Mom's Day for restaurants 
How to overcome potential glitches on a potentially profitable occasion
Restaurants aim Cupid's arrow at lovers 
Looking for ideas to capture a bigger piece of the hefty Valentine’s Day pie?
The love/work equation: One couple's balancing act 
Married to each other and their business, Brooke Williamson and Nick Roberts keep it on an even keel.
Niche products can spur takeout orders for full-service restaurants 
Half of all consumers order in at least weekly, Technomic says.
NRA seeking nominations for 2014 Operator Innovations Awards 
The awards celebrate restaurant operators that are transforming the industry
Bring in the guest chefs, bring out the foodies 
New blood can inject energy into any restaurant.
How branded dishes can boost restaurant sales 
When Sheila Lucero added the name of a Maine fisherman to her lobster roll, she saw the ROI.
14 to watch: A photo gallery 
Get to know the restaurants and food offered by the upcoming year's hot chefs
14 to watch in 2014 
It isn’t easy proclaiming 14 standouts from a nationwide pool of hundreds doing amazing things, but we did.
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