Trends http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6583/more en Study: Restaurant week deals build business, boost bottom line http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/study-restaurant-week-deals-build-business-boost-bottom-line <div class="field-deck"> The numbers show that restaurant weeks pay off big, to the point where at least one chef/owner is going solo with a DIY version limited to his company’s concepts. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The numbers show that restaurant weeks pay off big, to the point where at least one chef/owner is going solo with a DIY version limited to his company’s concepts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/study-restaurant-week-deals-build-business-boost-bottom-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/study-restaurant-week-deals-build-business-boost-bottom-line#comments Eat Beat Marketing Consumer Trends Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:00:00 +0000 39571 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock The evolution of tasting menus http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/evolution-tasting-menus <div class="node-body gallery-body">A look at six chefs that are sticking with tasting menus, which allow chefs to get creative and connect with their diners.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/evolution-tasting-menus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/evolution-tasting-menus#comments Food Trends Top Chefs Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:30:00 +0000 39581 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Michael Mina's Bardot Brasserie opens at Aria in Las Vegas http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/michael-minas-bardot-brasserie-opens-aria-las-vegas <div class="node-body gallery-body">The James Beard award-winning chef debuts a stylish interpretation of a Parisian brasserie</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/michael-minas-bardot-brasserie-opens-aria-las-vegas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/michael-minas-bardot-brasserie-opens-aria-las-vegas#comments New Restaurant Concepts Top Chefs Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:00:00 +0000 39561 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Employee restaurant ownership drives motivation to succeed http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/employee-restaurant-ownership-drives-motivation-succeed <div class="field-deck"> Ram Restaurants and Breweries is the latest to set up an ESOP, giving all team members shared ownership of the company. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ram Restaurants and Breweries is the latest to set up an ESOP, giving all team members shared ownership of the company.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/employee-restaurant-ownership-drives-motivation-succeed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/employee-restaurant-ownership-drives-motivation-succeed#comments Eat Beat Owner Interviews Operations Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:00:00 +0000 39501 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Eighty percent of Ram Restaurants and Breweries&#39; beer sales are of their in-house brews.</p> Ram Restaurants and Breweries Dominique Ansel: 5 things I can't live without http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/dominique-ansel-5-things-i-cant-live-without <div class="node-body article-body">You probably know Ansel as the creator of the Cronut</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/dominique-ansel-5-things-i-cant-live-without" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/chef-interviews/dominique-ansel-5-things-i-cant-live-without#comments Chef Interviews Eat Beat Gated Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:44:00 +0000 39531 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Editor's Picks: 5 topics trending this week http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/editors-picks-5-topics-trending-week <div class="field-deck"> Pork prices are down, six restaurants receive Five Diamonds, Mexican-style chocolate gets mixed reviews, and more. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pork prices are down, six restaurants receive Five Diamonds, Mexican-style chocolate gets mixed reviews, and more.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/editors-picks-5-topics-trending-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/editors-picks-5-topics-trending-week#comments Editors Space 5 Things You Need to Know Now Consumer Trends Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:20:00 +0000 39521 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Pork prices are beginning to return to normal, thanks to the stabilization of a pig virus outbreak that affected producers last year.</p> Thinkstock NYC latest to nix foam cups and clamshells http://restaurant-hospitality.com/back-house/nyc-latest-nix-foam-cups-and-clamshells <div class="field-deck"> A ban on tough-to-recycle takeout containers is about to make New York City restaurants more sustainable, whether they want to be or not. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A ban on styrofoam takeout containers is about to make New York City restaurants more sustainable, whether they want to be or not.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/back-house/nyc-latest-nix-foam-cups-and-clamshells" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/back-house/nyc-latest-nix-foam-cups-and-clamshells#comments Eat Beat Back of the House Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:22:00 +0000 39511 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 7 ways to reduce common insurance claims http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/7-ways-reduce-common-insurance-claims <div class="field-deck"> Restaurants face some unique risks, but preventive measures can help manage them. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Preventive measures at restaurants can minimize reasons for insurance claims.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/7-ways-reduce-common-insurance-claims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/7-ways-reduce-common-insurance-claims#comments Eat Beat How To Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:39:00 +0000 39491 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 3D food edges closer to reality for restaurants http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/3d-food-edges-closer-reality-restaurants <div class="field-deck"> Now that the Culinary Institute of America will train chefs how to use 3D food printers, they could become more than just a thing. They could be the next big thing. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">3D food printers could be the next big thing</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/3d-food-edges-closer-reality-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/3d-food-edges-closer-reality-restaurants#comments Food Trends Technology Fri, 16 Jan 2015 16:00:00 +0000 39481 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Barilla is working with a research organization to develop a 3D pasta printing machine.</p> How Genghis Grill measures ROI on tabletop tablets http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/how-genghis-grill-measures-roi-tabletop-tablets <div class="field-deck"> The stir-fry chain is deploying freestanding tablets to increase table turns, interact with families and market directly to consumers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The stir-fry chain is deploying freestanding tablets to increase table turns, interact with families and market directly to consumers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/how-genghis-grill-measures-roi-tabletop-tablets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/how-genghis-grill-measures-roi-tabletop-tablets#comments Management Tips Consumer Trends How To Technology Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 39471 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>In a recent test at 18 Genghis Grill locations, tabletop tablets increased table turns 30 percent, more that one-third of all guests paid via tablet and servers benefitted from a 16-percent bump in tips.</p> Photo: E la Carte