Consumer Trends http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en Keep it simple to promote healthy eating http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/keep-it-simple-promote-healthy-eating <div class="field-deck"> Consumers like to order healthful meals with ingredients they are familiar with. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Consumers like to order healthful meals with ingredients they are familiar with.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/keep-it-simple-promote-healthy-eating" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/keep-it-simple-promote-healthy-eating#comments Management Tips Marketing Food Trends Consumer Trends Green Food Natural/organics Nutrition Labels Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:52:00 +0000 35211 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>THE LCL: Bar &amp; Kitchen gives as many details on its food as possible, which helps diners accept new ingredients they haven&#39;t tried.</p> Apple Pay: Is it right for your restaurant? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/apple-pay-it-right-your-restaurant <div class="field-deck"> Giant chains are already on board with Apple’s new mobile payment system. Smaller operators may be wondering if they should follow suit. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Giant chains are already on board with Apple’s new mobile payment system. Smaller operators may be wondering if they should follow suit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/apple-pay-it-right-your-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/apple-pay-it-right-your-restaurant#comments Consumer Trends Operations Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:30:00 +0000 35191 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Starbucks, Panera Bread, McDonald&rsquo;s and Subway will be early adopters of Apple&rsquo;s new Apple Pay mobile payment system.</p> Apple How do your sustainability practices match up? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/how-do-your-sustainability-practices-match <div class="field-deck"> Also, a new concept for Johnny Rockets and Dave & Buster’s hits the IPO repeat button. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new concept for Johnny Rockets and Dave & Buster’s hits the IPO repeat button.</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/how-do-your-sustainability-practices-match" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/how-do-your-sustainability-practices-match#comments Consumer Trends Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:01:00 +0000 35201 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Wineries hit hard by Napa earthquake http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/wineries-hit-hard-napa-earthquake <div class="field-deck"> Also: Apple’s mobile payments technology expected to make waves, and non-alcoholic beverage offerings evolving. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Apple’s mobile payments technology expected to make waves, and non-alcoholic beverage offerings evolving. </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/wineries-hit-hard-napa-earthquake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/wineries-hit-hard-napa-earthquake#comments Eat Beat Business Consumer Trends Operations Technology Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:29:00 +0000 35001 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Budgets, food costs taking toll on independents http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/budgets-food-costs-taking-toll-independents <div class="field-deck"> A long-term decline in traffic at independent restaurants is attributed to smaller marketing budgets and rising food costs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A long-term decline in traffic at independent restaurants is attributed to smaller marketing budgets and rising food costs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/budgets-food-costs-taking-toll-independents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/budgets-food-costs-taking-toll-independents#comments Eat Beat Business Consumer Trends Marketing Wed, 03 Sep 2014 13:44:00 +0000 34851 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Freeimages.com Whiskey-based drinks target Millennials; superfoods often a turnoff http://restaurant-hospitality.com/eat-beat-business/whiskey-based-drinks-target-millennials-superfoods-often-turnoff <div class="field-deck"> 5 things you need to know now, including tips to attract a larger lunch crowd and a look at fall season craft beers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Casual dining chain bartenders are creating new whiskey-based drinks designed to attract Millennials</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/whiskey-based-drinks-target-millennials-superfoods-often-turnoff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/eat-beat-business/whiskey-based-drinks-target-millennials-superfoods-often-turnoff#comments Eat Beat Business Drink Trends Consumer Trends Ultimate Beverage Solutions Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:00:00 +0000 34821 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Minimum wage boosts remain in the spotlight http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/minimum-wage-boosts-remain-spotlight <div class="field-deck"> 5 things you need to know now, including tips to attract a larger lunch crowd and a look at fall season craft beers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">5 things you need to know now, including tips to attract a larger lunch crowd and a look at fall season craft beers.</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/minimum-wage-boosts-remain-spotlight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/minimum-wage-boosts-remain-spotlight#comments 5 Things You Need to Know Now Eat Beat Consumer Trends Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:04:00 +0000 34611 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock How to get your fill of snack revenue http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/how-get-your-fill-snack-revenue <div class="field-deck"> A penchant for snacking means restaurants can add smaller, healthier plates without reducing check averages. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A penchant for snacking means restaurants can add smaller, healthier plates without reducing check averages.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/how-get-your-fill-snack-revenue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/how-get-your-fill-snack-revenue#comments Industry Experts Eat Beat Business Marketing Food Trends Consumer Trends Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:07:00 +0000 34521 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>The strongest growth of snack foods eaten at meals will be in the healthy category, including items such as yogurt and fresh fruit.</p> FreeImages.com How mobile orders could transform the industry http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/how-mobile-orders-could-transform-industry <div class="field-deck"> 5 things you need to know now, including a look at your next competitor and the big weekend for beer sales. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">5 things you need to know now, including a look at your next competitor and the big weekend for beer sales. </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/how-mobile-orders-could-transform-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/how-mobile-orders-could-transform-industry#comments 5 Things You Need to Know Now Eat Beat Business Consumer Trends Operations Technology Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:18:00 +0000 34501 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com www.eat-spots.com Show-and-tell helps sell cocktails; Bayless takes to the stage http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/show-and-tell-helps-sell-cocktails-bayless-takes-stage <div class="field-deck"> 5 things you need to know now </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Show-and-tell helps sell cocktails, Bayless takes to the stage</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/show-and-tell-helps-sell-cocktails-bayless-takes-stage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/show-and-tell-helps-sell-cocktails-bayless-takes-stage#comments 5 Things You Need to Know Now Eat Beat Consumer Trends Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:33:00 +0000 34401 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock