Market trackers at international business intelligence firm IBISWorld think sriracha is poised to go mainstream, thanks to the rising popularity of ethnic cuisine, particularly among Millennial consumers.
But because attention to the caliber of food and drink that will be served to guests has become a key part of the wedding planning process, restaurants now have a better shot at making catered receptions a profitable sideline business.
Not every new item that catches on with natural and organic food devotees will cross over onto mainstream restaurant menus. But enough of them do that it’s worth your time to check out the latest natural and organic food trends.
As the results of the just-released American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) make clear, it’s smaller chains and independent restaurants that are delivering what diners expect from a full-service restaurant experience these days.