Consumer Trends http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en Menu Moves: Lofty beef prices have chefs eyeing goat, lamb http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/menu-moves-lofty-beef-prices-have-chefs-eyeing-goat-lamb <div class="field-deck"> Goat—lower in fat than chicken but higher in protein than beef—is one of the most widely consumed meats in the world. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Goat—lower in fat than chicken but higher in protein than beef—is one of the most widely consumed meats in the world.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/menu-moves-lofty-beef-prices-have-chefs-eyeing-goat-lamb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/menu-moves-lofty-beef-prices-have-chefs-eyeing-goat-lamb#comments Trendinista Food Trends Consumer Trends Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:16:00 +0000 41521 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Armando & Sons Meat Market Meet your new target customers: Generation Z http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/meet-your-new-target-customers-generation-z <div class="field-deck"> With Millennials cutting back on restaurant visits, it’s time to reach out to an even-younger crowd. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With Millennials cutting back on restaurant visits, perhaps it’s time for restaurants to reach out to Gen Z.</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/meet-your-new-target-customers-generation-z" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/meet-your-new-target-customers-generation-z#comments Consumer Trends Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:30:00 +0000 41481 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Concept of Tomorrow: Punch Bowl Social http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/concept-tomorrow-punch-bowl-social <div class="field-deck"> Watch out for Punch Bowl Social, a rapidly growing “eatertainment” concept offering craft cocktails, a from-scratch kitchen, bowling, ping-pong, shuffleboard and more. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Watch out for Punch Bowl Social, a rapidly growing “eatertainment” concept offering craft cocktails, a from-scratch kitchen, bowling, ping-pong, shuffleboard and more. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/concept-tomorrow-punch-bowl-social" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/concept-tomorrow-punch-bowl-social#comments Consumer Trends New Restaurant Concepts Mon, 23 Mar 2015 13:54:00 +0000 41441 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>A rendering of the Punch Bowl Social&nbsp;expected to open in The Flats neighborhood of downtown Cleveland in June.</p> Punch Bowl Social Menu Moves: Demanding a more humane supply chain http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/menu-moves-demanding-more-humane-supply-chain <div class="field-deck"> More restaurants are broadening the definition of transparent sourcing to include practices for raising animals. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More restaurants are defining transparent sourcing to include animal living conditions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/menu-moves-demanding-more-humane-supply-chain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/menu-moves-demanding-more-humane-supply-chain#comments Trendinista Food Trends Consumer Trends Wed, 18 Mar 2015 12:08:00 +0000 41311 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Sodexo announced it will source all of its eggs from cage-free systems by the end of 2020.</p> Thinkstock Reports: Boom times back for restaurants http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/reports-boom-times-back-restaurants <div class="field-deck"> February’s epic blast of winter weather temporarily slowed the restaurant industry’s rapid rate of growth—but by a lot less than you’d think. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">February’s epic blast of winter weather temporarily slowed the restaurant industry’s rapid rate of growth—but by a lot less than you’d think.</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/reports-boom-times-back-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/reports-boom-times-back-restaurants#comments Consumer Trends News Analysis Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:43:00 +0000 41241 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Trendinista: Airports become showcases for local food http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-airports-become-showcases-local-food <div class="node-body gallery-body">Despite operational challenges, airport locations help showcase the best food of the region and create a sense of place for visitors.</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/trendinista/trendinista-airports-become-showcases-local-food" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-airports-become-showcases-local-food#comments Trendinista Food Trends Consumer Trends Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:00:00 +0000 41081 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Trendinista: Meet kalettes, the latest superfood http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-meet-kalettes-latest-superfood <div class="field-deck"> Good news if you’ve made a bundle selling kale salads and smoothies. The produce industry has an even-better vegetable ready to take its place on your menu. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Kalette, a kale-brussels sprouts hybrid, might be the next big superfood.</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-meet-kalettes-latest-superfood" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-meet-kalettes-latest-superfood#comments Trendinista Food Trends Consumer Trends Fri, 06 Mar 2015 14:15:00 +0000 41051 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Mann Packing Co. Flat traffic triggers decline in restaurant ranks http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/flat-traffic-triggers-decline-restaurant-ranks <div class="field-deck"> Independent restaurants remain in the majority but had the biggest attrition in the last year, according to NPD Group. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Independent restaurants remain in the majority but had the biggest attrition in the last year, according to NPD Group.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/flat-traffic-triggers-decline-restaurant-ranks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/flat-traffic-triggers-decline-restaurant-ranks#comments Consumer Trends Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:18:00 +0000 40971 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Editor's Picks: New York will boost tipped minimum wage http://restaurant-hospitality.com/5-things-you-need-know-now/editors-picks-new-york-will-boost-tipped-minimum-wage <div class="node-body article-body">RH editors recap five stories you may have missed this week.</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/5-things-you-need-know-now/editors-picks-new-york-will-boost-tipped-minimum-wage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/5-things-you-need-know-now/editors-picks-new-york-will-boost-tipped-minimum-wage#comments 5 Things You Need to Know Now Consumer Trends Finance Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:30:00 +0000 40731 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Proposed dietary guidelines target sugar, soft drinks http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/proposed-dietary-guidelines-target-sugar-soft-drinks <div class="field-deck"> The nation’s top food scientists want the federal government to tax two menu categories that are key profit centers for many restaurant operators. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">By targeting sugar, the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans could have a negative impact on restaurant profitability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/proposed-dietary-guidelines-target-sugar-soft-drinks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/proposed-dietary-guidelines-target-sugar-soft-drinks#comments Food Trends Consumer Trends Regulations Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:02:00 +0000 40751 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock