Consumer Trends http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en 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> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/operations/inside-flat-top-grills-makeover#comments Eat Beat Business Consumer Trends New Restaurant Concepts Operations Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:19:00 +0000 37781 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com 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 10 food trends heading to your kitchen http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/10-food-trends-heading-your-kitchen-0 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Innova Market Insights outlines 10 food and ingredient trends with staying power.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/10-food-trends-heading-your-kitchen-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/10-food-trends-heading-your-kitchen-0#comments Eat Beat Business Food Trends Trends Consumer Trends Wed, 12 Nov 2014 15:00:00 +0000 37501 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Food, cocktail, marketing trends to expect in 2015 http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trends/food-cocktail-marketing-trends-expect-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Consultant Andrew Freeman and his team on what's next for restaurants</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trends/food-cocktail-marketing-trends-expect-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trends/food-cocktail-marketing-trends-expect-2015#comments Eat Beat Food Trends Drink Trends Trends Consumer Trends Gated Fri, 07 Nov 2014 20:38:00 +0000 37481 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Trendinista: Technology at the table http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-technology-table <div class="field-deck"> If you haven’t explored mobile payment options yet, be warned. 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