Trends http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6583/more en 4 buzzwords to strengthen menus and marketing http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/4-buzzwords-strengthen-menus-and-marketing <div class="field-byline"> Carin Stimolo and Leah Schwartz </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Use terms that speak to Millennials: fresh, customized, local and authentic.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/4-buzzwords-strengthen-menus-and-marketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/4-buzzwords-strengthen-menus-and-marketing#comments Marketing Consumer Trends Thu, 30 Apr 2015 20:00:00 +0000 42411 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Menu Moves: Chipotle customers asking, 'Where’s the carnitas?' http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/menu-moves-chipotle-customers-asking-where-s-carnitas <div class="field-deck"> Patrons balk when a shortage of humanely raised pork puts the fast casual giant’s commitment to sustainable sourcing to the test. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Patrons balk when a shortage of humanely raised pork puts the fast casual giant’s commitment to sustainable sourcing to the test. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/menu-moves-chipotle-customers-asking-where-s-carnitas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/menu-moves-chipotle-customers-asking-where-s-carnitas#comments Food Trends Wed, 29 Apr 2015 14:36:00 +0000 42391 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Chipotle carnitas lovers have taken their business elsewhere, the company admitted on a recent earnings call.</p> Serious Eats 6 brands vying to be 'The Next Chipotle' http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/6-brands-vying-be-next-chipotle <div class="node-body gallery-body">Too many fast-casual concepts are being touted as The Next Chipotle. Here’s a rundown, as well as our thoughts on their chances to duplicate the burrito king’s success.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/6-brands-vying-be-next-chipotle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/6-brands-vying-be-next-chipotle#comments Food Trends Consumer Trends New Restaurant Concepts Wed, 29 Apr 2015 13:52:00 +0000 42361 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Restaurant owner ditches fine dining for tacos http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/restaurant-owner-ditches-fine-dining-tacos <div class="node-body video-body">The son of a surfer was finally able to ditch the corporate world, throw on a pair of blue jeans and get back to creating some seriously good Mexican food.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/restaurant-owner-ditches-fine-dining-tacos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/restaurant-owner-ditches-fine-dining-tacos#comments Owner Interviews Food Trends Consumer Trends New Restaurant Concepts Video Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:42:00 +0000 42341 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Trendinista: Cannabis market ready for culinary touch http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-cannabis-market-ready-culinary-touch <div class="field-deck"> Some restaurants are experimenting with pot pairing menus. But the real opportunity may be with edibles. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There’s a big surprise to be found in the first set of full-year sales figures for legal marijuana in Colorado: recreational users like to eat pot almost as much as they like to smoke it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-cannabis-market-ready-culinary-touch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-cannabis-market-ready-culinary-touch#comments Marketing Trendinista Food Trends Consumer Trends Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:07:00 +0000 42331 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 9 new restaurants that caught our eye http://restaurant-hospitality.com/restaurants-were-dying-try/9-new-restaurants-caught-our-eye <div class="node-body gallery-body">A handful of stunning high-end places opened recently and we’re thinking it might be time for a splurge.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/restaurants-were-dying-try/9-new-restaurants-caught-our-eye" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/restaurants-were-dying-try/9-new-restaurants-caught-our-eye#comments Restaurants We're Dying to Try New Restaurant Concepts Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:45:00 +0000 42291 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Menu Moves: What’s new with BBQ http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/menu-moves-what-s-new-bbq <div class="field-deck"> Gear up for National Barbecue Month by thinking outside the smoke box. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Gear up for National Barbecue Month by thinking outside the smoke box.</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/menu-moves-what-s-new-bbq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/menu-moves-what-s-new-bbq#comments Food Trends Consumer Trends Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:16:00 +0000 42271 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Brisket from Midwood Smokehouse in Charlotte, NC.</p> Emily Chaplin Photography An inside look at Irvington Bar & Restaurant http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/inside-look-irvington-bar-restaurant <div class="node-body gallery-body">Chef David Nichols favors carefully prepared market ingredients and straightforward presentations</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/inside-look-irvington-bar-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/inside-look-irvington-bar-restaurant#comments New Restaurant Concepts Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:00:00 +0000 42251 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Trendinista: Momentum builds toward nixing tips http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-momentum-builds-toward-nixing-tips <div class="field-deck"> Now that a number of high-profile restaurants have eliminated gratuities, is it time for you to consider a new way of compensating servers? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Now that a number of high-profile restaurants have eliminated gratuities, is it time for you to consider a new way of compensating servers?</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/trendinista/trendinista-momentum-builds-toward-nixing-tips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-momentum-builds-toward-nixing-tips#comments Trendinista Consumer Trends Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:00:00 +0000 42211 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 2015 NRA Show spotlights latest foodservice solutions, trends, more http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trends/2015-nra-show-spotlights-latest-foodservice-solutions-trends-more <div class="field-deck"> The four-day annual event focuses squarely on the business of eating, drinking and hospitality. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The four-day annual event focuses squarely on the business of eating, drinking and hospitality.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trends/2015-nra-show-spotlights-latest-foodservice-solutions-trends-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trends/2015-nra-show-spotlights-latest-foodservice-solutions-trends-more#comments Trends Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:01:00 +0000 42231 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>The Foodamental Studio, a popular introduction to the NRA show last year, will touch on topics such as Modern German, Instagram Cram, Java as a Rub and more.</p> NRA