Consumer Trends http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en 10 restaurants that shaped popular taste http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/10-restaurants-shaped-popular-taste <div class="node-body video-body">Delmonico's in New York City has been setting the table for the better part of two centuries.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/10-restaurants-shaped-popular-taste" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/10-restaurants-shaped-popular-taste#comments Consumer Trends Operations Tue, 22 Nov 2016 14:55:00 +0000 59541 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Seafood demand skips from slump to surge http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/seafood-demand-skips-slump-surge <div class="field-deck"> Sushi lovers, poke bowl fans driving fish and shellfish orders </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sushi lovers, poke bowl fans driving fish and shellfish orders</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/seafood-demand-skips-slump-surge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/seafood-demand-skips-slump-surge#comments Food Trends Consumer Trends Thu, 03 Nov 2016 22:09:00 +0000 59141 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Sushi, poke bowls and other seafood specialties stand to grow in popularity, based on recent consumption trends.</p> Neilson Barnard/Getty Images Study: Industry headwinds could persist in 2017 http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/study-industry-headwinds-could-persist-2017 <div class="field-deck"> Some factors behind current no-growth environment for restaurants could linger </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Some factors behind current no-growth environment for restaurants could linger into 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/study-industry-headwinds-could-persist-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/study-industry-headwinds-could-persist-2017#comments Consumer Trends Mon, 31 Oct 2016 11:52:00 +0000 58941 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Independents might have the edge in a recovery: Only 14 percent of U.S. consumers told AlixPartners they prefer chain restaurants.</p> Thinkstock Kick Apps: 5 tech tools to raise your restaurant’s game http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/kick-apps-5-tech-tools-raise-your-restaurant-s-game <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>From a delivery engine to food safety and marketing assistance, these tools have the potential to turn your game up a notch.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Contact Lisa Jennings at <a href="mailto:lisa.jennings@penton.com">lisa.jennings@penton.com</a><br /> Follow her on Twitter:<a href="https://twitter.com/livetodineout" target="_blank"> @livetodineout</a></p> </div> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/kick-apps-5-tech-tools-raise-your-restaurant-s-game#comments Consumer Trends Technology Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:00:00 +0000 58741 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Indian flavors, Asian noodles, goat top 2017 trends http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/indian-flavors-asian-noodles-goat-top-2017-trends <div class="field-deck"> Sterling-Rice Group’s dining predictions reflect closer connection between consumer beliefs, food </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sterling-Rice Group’s dining predictions reflect closer ties between consumer beliefs, food</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/indian-flavors-asian-noodles-goat-top-2017-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/indian-flavors-asian-noodles-goat-top-2017-trends#comments Consumer Trends Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:46:00 +0000 58511 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Sterling-Rice says Stephanie Izard&#39;s Girl &amp; the Goat restaurant in Chicago helped launch the goat trend.</p> Girl & the Goat 10-unit Hillstone tops Consumer Reports chain rankings http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/10-unit-hillstone-tops-consumer-reports-chain-rankings <div class="field-deck"> Demanding customers weigh in on full-service chain restaurants they like, call out those they don’t </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Demanding customers weigh in on full-service chain restaurants they like, call out those they don’t</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/10-unit-hillstone-tops-consumer-reports-chain-rankings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/10-unit-hillstone-tops-consumer-reports-chain-rankings#comments Consumer Trends Fri, 14 Oct 2016 14:59:00 +0000 58461 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>What do consumers like about Hillstone? It provides a high-caliber adult experience that&rsquo;s short on trendiness and a sophisticated, yet not stuffy, experience.</p> Hillstone Video Pick: Delivery from your favorite restaurant http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/video-pick-delivery-your-favorite-restaurant <div class="node-body video-body">Thinking about using UberEats for delivery? Here’s a first-hand look at how the service works.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/video-pick-delivery-your-favorite-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/video-pick-delivery-your-favorite-restaurant#comments Consumer Trends Operations Video Thu, 13 Oct 2016 18:12:00 +0000 58291 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Restaurants face slumping lunch sales http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/restaurants-face-slumping-lunch-sales <div class="field-deck"> Fewer midday diners spells trouble for some operators; so does higher turnover among employees and managers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fewer midday diners spells trouble for some operators; so does higher turnover among employees and managers. </div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/restaurants-face-slumping-lunch-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/restaurants-face-slumping-lunch-sales#comments Consumer Trends Mon, 19 Sep 2016 13:53:00 +0000 57711 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Fewer people seem to have the time or money for lunch these days.</p> Thinkstock Diners are drinking a lot more cider http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/diners-are-drinking-lot-more-cider <div class="field-deck"> Apple- and pear-based alcoholic beverages see popularity spike over five-year period </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Apple- and pear-based alcoholic beverages see popularity spike over five-year period</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/diners-are-drinking-lot-more-cider" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/diners-are-drinking-lot-more-cider#comments Drink Trends Consumer Trends Naturally Inspiring Beverage & Culinary Flavoring Solutions Thu, 15 Sep 2016 15:51:00 +0000 57661 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Trendinista: Can restaurants profit from an edible cannabis boom? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-can-restaurants-profit-edible-cannabis-boom <div class="field-deck"> If voters OK recreational marijuana ballot measures, chefs and operators will have a lucrative way to leverage their brand. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If voters OK recreational marijuana ballot measures, chefs and operators will have a lucrative way to leverage their brand. </div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-can-restaurants-profit-edible-cannabis-boom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-can-restaurants-profit-edible-cannabis-boom#comments Trendinista Consumer Trends Thu, 01 Sep 2016 16:55:00 +0000 57381 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Chicago chef&nbsp;Mindy Segal was one of the first to create edible pot products.</p> Cresco Labs