Trends http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6583/more en Shake Shack collaborates with Massimo Bottura http://restaurant-hospitality.com/video/shake-shack-collaborates-massimo-bottura <div class="node-body video-body">The better-burger chain partnered with the Michelin-starred Italian chef on a limited-time burger available only on Columbus Day.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/video/shake-shack-collaborates-massimo-bottura" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/video/shake-shack-collaborates-massimo-bottura#comments Food Trends Top Chefs Video Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:48:00 +0000 37111 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Consortium fires next shot in mobile payment wars http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/consortium-fires-next-shot-mobile-payment-wars <div class="field-deck"> Forget Apple Pay, says a new mobile payment solution provider whose system lets restaurant operators avoid paying credit card fees. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Forget Apple Pay, says a new mobile payment solution provider whose system lets restaurant operators avoid paying credit card fees. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/consortium-fires-next-shot-mobile-payment-wars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/consortium-fires-next-shot-mobile-payment-wars#comments Eat Beat Business Consumer Trends Technology Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:49:00 +0000 37081 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Should you give it away? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/should-you-give-it-away <div class="node-body blog-body">The benefits may outweigh the risks of giving away free items, if you're confident in your restaurant</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/back-basics-restaurant-marketing">Back-to-Basics Restaurant Marketing</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/should-you-give-it-away" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/should-you-give-it-away#comments Industry Experts Blogs Eat Beat Business Marketing Back-to-Basics Restaurant Marketing Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:19:00 +0000 37071 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com 6 ways to finance a restaurant purchase http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/6-ways-finance-restaurant-purchase <div class="field-byline"> Bob House </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Any potential operator can choose from among a half-dozen financing options when buying a restaurant. Here’s how to pick the one that might be the best fit for you.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/6-ways-finance-restaurant-purchase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/finance/6-ways-finance-restaurant-purchase#comments Eat Beat Business Finance Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:16:00 +0000 37061 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 2015 restaurant trends preview http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/2015-restaurant-trends-preview-authenticity-wane <div class="node-body article-body">Hybrid cuisines and technological advancements are undermining any sense of authenticity, one prominent restaurant advisory group argues.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/2015-restaurant-trends-preview-authenticity-wane" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/2015-restaurant-trends-preview-authenticity-wane#comments Eat Beat Business Food Trends Drink Trends Ultimate Beverage Solutions Gated Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:10:00 +0000 37051 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Chef-driven casual concepts, like Bob Kinkead&#39;s Campono, are popping up across the country.&nbsp;</p> Exploring the flavors of Puerto Rico http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/exploring-flavors-puerto-rico <div class="field-deck"> Puerto Rican chefs are finding their way into the limelight after adding unique twists to the island’s culinary influences. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Puerto Rican chefs are finding their way into the limelight after adding unique twists to the island’s culinary influences.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/exploring-flavors-puerto-rico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/exploring-flavors-puerto-rico#comments Chef Interviews Eat Beat Food Trends Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:41:00 +0000 37021 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>The island of Puerto Rico is rich in history and culture, and with the help of a few rising star chefs, its food scene is beginning to make a name for itself.</p> Jason Q. Freed Trendinista: Restaurants stand to gain from elections http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/trendinista-restaurants-stand-gain-elections <div class="field-deck"> A challenge to one city’s law mandating a 70-30 food-to-alcohol sales ratio in restaurants is just one of many election battles to watch. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Several election-day contests whose outcomes could have a significant impact on how restaurant operators do business.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/trendinista-restaurants-stand-gain-elections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/trendinista-restaurants-stand-gain-elections#comments Eat Beat H.R./Legal Mon, 27 Oct 2014 15:42:00 +0000 36971 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Pricing strategies key to holiday catering profits http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/pricing-strategies-key-holiday-catering-profits <div class="field-byline"> Sandy Korem </div> <div class="field-deck"> A winning catering proposal should factor in a variety of costs beyond the food. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The profits can be boundless if—and only if—you have priced the off-site catered events correctly. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/pricing-strategies-key-holiday-catering-profits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/pricing-strategies-key-holiday-catering-profits#comments Eat Beat How To Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:43:00 +0000 36921 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Book review: Delving deeper into fries http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/book-review-delving-deeper-fries <div class="node-body article-body">There is a science to frites.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/book-review-delving-deeper-fries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/book-review-delving-deeper-fries#comments Food Trends Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:00:00 +0000 36851 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Not too big, not too small http://restaurant-hospitality.com/not-too-big-not-too-small <div class="node-body link-body"><p>Restaurants and foodservice operators find the 'less-is-more' sweet spot for desserts. Sponsored by PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese.</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/site-files/restaurant-hospitality.com/files/13-3633711-DC08-595.jpg?1414174347" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/not-too-big-not-too-small" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food Trends Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:30:00 +0000 36841 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com