Trends http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6583/more en Bloomberg: When fake meat is better than the real thing http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/bloomberg-when-fake-meat-better-real-thing <div class="node-body video-body">Beyond Meat targets carnivores with its soy-protein-based hamburger patty called the Beast Burger.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/bloomberg-when-fake-meat-better-real-thing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/bloomberg-when-fake-meat-better-real-thing#comments Food Trends Video Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:41:00 +0000 37791 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Flat Top Grill makeover taps into consumer trends http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/flat-top-grill-makeover-taps-consumer-trends <div class="field-deck"> Post-bankruptcy, a brand that has plodded along for two decades gets a push start from new owners, management. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Post-bankruptcy, a brand that has plodded along for two decades gets a push from new owners, management.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/flat-top-grill-makeover-taps-consumer-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/flat-top-grill-makeover-taps-consumer-trends#comments Eat Beat Business Owner Interviews Consumer Trends New Restaurant Concepts Operations Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:25:00 +0000 37741 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Inside Flat Top Grill's makeover http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/inside-flat-top-grills-makeover <div class="node-body gallery-body">Post-bankruptcy, a brand that has plodded along for two decades gets a push start from new owners, management.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/inside-flat-top-grills-makeover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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Business Marketing Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:00:00 +0000 37731 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Study: Open kitchens boost restaurants' bottom line http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/study-open-kitchens-boost-restaurants-bottom-line <div class="field-deck"> Customer satisfaction and employee productivity rise if patrons and cooks can see one another in restaurants. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Customer satisfaction and employee productivity rise if patrons and cooks can see one another in restaurants.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/study-open-kitchens-boost-restaurants-bottom-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/equipment/study-open-kitchens-boost-restaurants-bottom-line#comments Management Tips Eat Beat Business Equipment Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:31:00 +0000 37751 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Chef Gerard Craft's long, strange trip http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rising-star-chefs/chef-gerard-crafts-long-strange-trip <div class="node-body article-body">For a relatively young guy, Gerard Craft has been on a long, strange trip</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rising-star-chefs/chef-gerard-crafts-long-strange-trip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rising-star-chefs/chef-gerard-crafts-long-strange-trip#comments Eat Beat Business Rising Star Chefs Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:00:00 +0000 37631 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com When bucking the "buy local" trend makes sense http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/when-bucking-buy-local-trend-makes-sense <div class="field-deck"> Most chefs want to be known for quality ingredients, whether those come from local or far-flung purveyors. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Most chefs want to be known for quality ingredients, whether those come from local or far-flung sources. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/when-bucking-buy-local-trend-makes-sense" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/when-bucking-buy-local-trend-makes-sense#comments Eat Beat Food Trends How To How To Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:00:00 +0000 37691 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>The Moroccan Benedict at Travelle, featuring Merguez sausage, mint and piquillo sauce.</p> Schnaps stars at new San Diego restaurant http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/schnaps-stars-new-san-diego-restaurant <div class="field-deck"> A bar devoted to a misunderstood spirit is a focal point at Rare Form, CH Projects' latest concept. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Rare Form, described as a contemporary Jewish deli in San Diego, has a bar dedicated to Schnaps. Yes, Schnaps.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/schnaps-stars-new-san-diego-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/schnaps-stars-new-san-diego-restaurant#comments Eat Beat Drink Trends New Restaurant Concepts Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:00:00 +0000 37621 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>The bar at Rare Form</p> Zack Benson Trendinista: Are tech-savvy diners getting too much information? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/trendinista-are-tech-savvy-diners-getting-too-much-information <div class="field-deck"> Digital tools that provide up-to-the-minute data on dining room occupancy may require careful handling by full-service restaurant operators. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New apps give guests a heads up on how busy a restaurant is before they arrive.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/trendinista-are-tech-savvy-diners-getting-too-much-information" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/trendinista-are-tech-savvy-diners-getting-too-much-information#comments Eat Beat Trendinista Consumer Trends How To Technology Fri, 14 Nov 2014 22:00:00 +0000 37671 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock