Consumer Trends http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en Poll: Repeat guests value experience over food http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/poll-repeat-guests-value-experience-over-food <div class="field-deck"> Restaurant owners think food is the draw for repeat guests, but a survey suggests other factors carry more weight. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Restaurant owners think food is the draw for repeat guests, but a survey suggests other factors carry more weight. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/poll-repeat-guests-value-experience-over-food" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/poll-repeat-guests-value-experience-over-food#comments Consumer Trends Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:00:00 +0000 36371 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>An ongoing marketing campaign positions Bonefish Grill as the place to have a happy experience.</p> Newscom Spicy flavors still hot on restaurant menus http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/spicy-flavors-still-hot-restaurant-menus <div class="field-deck"> 5 things you need to know now </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Millennials are leading the charge of spicy food and drink in restaurants</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/spicy-flavors-still-hot-restaurant-menus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/spicy-flavors-still-hot-restaurant-menus#comments 5 Things You Need to Know Now Eat Beat Business Food Trends Consumer Trends Wed, 15 Oct 2014 03:16:00 +0000 36161 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Fresh, local, customizable offerings resonate across demographics http://restaurant-hospitality.com/5-things-you-need-know-now/fresh-local-customizable-offerings-resonate-across-demographics <div class="field-deck"> Also, America’s largest chain restaurants have significantly reduced calories; and Virgin Hotels unveils its bar and restaurant concepts. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">America’s largest chain restaurants have significantly reduced calories; and Virgin Hotels unveils the hotel's bars and restaurants. </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/fresh-local-customizable-offerings-resonate-across-demographics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/5-things-you-need-know-now/fresh-local-customizable-offerings-resonate-across-demographics#comments 5 Things You Need to Know Now Eat Beat Food Trends Consumer Trends Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:00:00 +0000 36101 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com TripAdvisor shifts focus to the restaurant industry http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/tripadvisor-shifts-focus-restaurant-industry <div class="node-body article-body">The travel review site is shedding light on how to optimize your online presence</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/tripadvisor-shifts-focus-restaurant-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/social-media/tripadvisor-shifts-focus-restaurant-industry#comments Management Tips Eat Beat Consumer Trends Social Media Fri, 10 Oct 2014 15:00:00 +0000 36091 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com TripAdvisor What restaurants need to know about new maple-syrup grading system http://restaurant-hospitality.com/eat-beat-business/what-restaurants-need-know-about-new-maple-syrup-grading-system <div class="node-body article-body">A prized ingredient might get more plentiful; Hard Rock Cafe courts kids; plus more recent trends</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/eat-beat-business/what-restaurants-need-know-about-new-maple-syrup-grading-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/eat-beat-business/what-restaurants-need-know-about-new-maple-syrup-grading-system#comments Eat Beat Business Food Trends Consumer Trends Wed, 08 Oct 2014 15:53:00 +0000 36071 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Takeout trends: Big data for small restaurants http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/takeout-trends-big-data-small-restaurants <div class="node-body article-body">New consumer ordering data provides some insight into restaurant takeout trends.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/takeout-trends-big-data-small-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/takeout-trends-big-data-small-restaurants#comments Eat Beat Business Consumer Trends Wed, 08 Oct 2014 01:01:00 +0000 36031 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Charging for water often a dealbreaker http://restaurant-hospitality.com/5-things-you-need-know-now/charging-water-often-dealbreaker <div class="node-body article-body">5 things you need to know now, including how Millennials are hooked on online reviews.</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/charging-water-often-dealbreaker" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/5-things-you-need-know-now/charging-water-often-dealbreaker#comments 5 Things You Need to Know Now Eat Beat Consumer Trends New Restaurant Concepts Fri, 03 Oct 2014 15:57:00 +0000 36021 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Restaurant guests favor regular minimum wage hikes http://restaurant-hospitality.com/eat-beat-business/restaurant-guests-favor-regular-minimum-wage-hikes <div class="field-deck"> 5 things you need to know now, including a look at what Millennial staffers want </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Note to restaurant operators: Your guests favor a higher minimum wage</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/eat-beat-business/restaurant-guests-favor-regular-minimum-wage-hikes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/eat-beat-business/restaurant-guests-favor-regular-minimum-wage-hikes#comments 5 Things You Need to Know Now Eat Beat Business H.R./Legal Consumer Trends Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:09:00 +0000 35911 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Full-service restaurants struggle with mobile http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/full-service-restaurants-struggle-mobile <div class="node-body article-body">The move to responsive design is killing mobile website load times, according to a study conducted by The Search Agency.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/full-service-restaurants-struggle-mobile" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/full-service-restaurants-struggle-mobile#comments Eat Beat Consumer Trends Operations Technology Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:11:00 +0000 35671 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com U.S. income gap squeezing restaurants; fruit tops for snackers http://restaurant-hospitality.com/eat-beat-business/us-income-gap-squeezing-restaurants-fruit-tops-snackers <div class="node-body article-body">The yawning gap between high- and low-income groups, along with a shrinking middle, are affecting restaurant business, according to the NPD Group.</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/eat-beat-business/us-income-gap-squeezing-restaurants-fruit-tops-snackers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/eat-beat-business/us-income-gap-squeezing-restaurants-fruit-tops-snackers#comments Eat Beat Business Food Trends Consumer Trends Wed, 24 Sep 2014 16:45:00 +0000 35421 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com