Consumer Trends http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en How to attract Millennial business diners http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/how-attract-millennial-business-diners <div class="field-byline"> James Scarpa </div> <div class="field-deck"> More Millennials are dining out with business clients and associates, and their tastes vary from earlier generations'. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Large tables, craft beers and warm hospitality resonate with a younger diners entertaining clients or associates in restaurants.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/how-attract-millennial-business-diners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/how-attract-millennial-business-diners#comments Marketing Consumer Trends Thu, 21 May 2015 19:53:00 +0000 43041 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock How Apple Pay is playing out for restaurants http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/how-apple-pay-playing-out-restaurants <div class="field-byline"> James Scarpa </div> <div class="field-deck"> Diners can view their check in an app, choose a tip amount and settle the check. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Diners can view their check in an app, choose a tip amount and settle the check.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/how-apple-pay-playing-out-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/how-apple-pay-playing-out-restaurants#comments Equipment Consumer Trends How To Technology Wed, 20 May 2015 14:48:00 +0000 43011 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Apple Pay promises better security as users must register a credit card and use their&nbsp;fingerprint to authorize purchases.</p> Apple All-male Hooters knockoff: Will the dudes abide? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/all-male-hooters-knockoff-will-dudes-abide <div class="field-deck"> Tallywackers could become one of the hottest concepts to hit the industry in years. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Tallywackers could become one of the hottest concepts to hit the industry in years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/all-male-hooters-knockoff-will-dudes-abide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/all-male-hooters-knockoff-will-dudes-abide#comments Food Trends Consumer Trends New Restaurant Concepts Wed, 13 May 2015 15:00:00 +0000 42841 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>The bare chests are for promotional purposes only;&nbsp;Tallywackers servers will be clad in skin-tight tees and shorts.</p> Tallywackers Trendinista: 7 midyear restaurant trends http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/trendinista-7-midyear-restaurant-trends <div class="field-deck"> How Hispanics, Millennials, smoky flavors, technology and other factors are influencing foodservice. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How Hispanics, Millennials, smoky flavors, technology and other factors are influencing foodservice.</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/trendinista-7-midyear-restaurant-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/trendinista-7-midyear-restaurant-trends#comments Food Trends Drink Trends Consumer Trends Fri, 08 May 2015 10:29:00 +0000 42811 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Future looks bright for independents, Technomic says http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/future-looks-bright-independents-technomic-says <div class="field-deck"> Consumers are expected to gravitate toward smaller operators in the next decade. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Consumers are expected to gravitate toward independent restaurants and smaller chains in the next decade.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/future-looks-bright-independents-technomic-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/future-looks-bright-independents-technomic-says#comments Consumer Trends Wed, 06 May 2015 14:37:00 +0000 42761 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Menu Moves: Answer the call for more veggies http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/menu-moves-answer-call-more-veggies <div class="field-deck"> Now that more Americans are concerned with fresh ingredients and healthy meals, using vegetables as entrées is a practice that has gone mainstream. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Now that more Americans are concerned with fresh ingredients and healthy meals, using vegetables as entrées is a practice that has gone mainstream.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/menu-moves-answer-call-more-veggies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/menu-moves-answer-call-more-veggies#comments Food Trends Consumer Trends Tue, 05 May 2015 19:48:00 +0000 42691 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Jos&eacute; Andr&eacute;s sees an important opportunity for chefs to feed the population more responsibly.</p> Beefsteak Make a good impression on Mother’s Day http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/make-good-impression-mother-s-day <div class="field-deck"> One of the busiest days of the year brings challenges, which can often lead to poor reviews. Ensure you’re prepared for the rush. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One of the busiest days of the year brings challenges, which can often lead to poor reviews. Ensure you’re prepared for the rush.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/make-good-impression-mother-s-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/make-good-impression-mother-s-day#comments Management Tips Consumer Trends Mon, 04 May 2015 13:51:00 +0000 42481 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 4 buzzwords to strengthen menus and marketing http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/4-buzzwords-strengthen-menus-and-marketing <div class="field-byline"> Carin Stimolo and Leah Schwartz </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Use terms that speak to Millennials: fresh, customized, local and authentic.</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/marketing/4-buzzwords-strengthen-menus-and-marketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/4-buzzwords-strengthen-menus-and-marketing#comments Marketing Consumer Trends Thu, 30 Apr 2015 20:00:00 +0000 42411 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com 6 brands vying to be 'The Next Chipotle' http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/6-brands-vying-be-next-chipotle <div class="node-body gallery-body">Too many fast-casual concepts are being touted as The Next Chipotle. Here’s a rundown, as well as our thoughts on their chances to duplicate the burrito king’s success.</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/new-restaurant-concepts/6-brands-vying-be-next-chipotle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/6-brands-vying-be-next-chipotle#comments Food Trends Consumer Trends New Restaurant Concepts Wed, 29 Apr 2015 13:52:00 +0000 42361 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Restaurant owner ditches fine dining for tacos http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/restaurant-owner-ditches-fine-dining-tacos <div class="node-body video-body">The son of a surfer was finally able to ditch the corporate world, throw on a pair of blue jeans and get back to creating some seriously good Mexican food.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/restaurant-owner-ditches-fine-dining-tacos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/restaurant-owner-ditches-fine-dining-tacos#comments Owner Interviews Food Trends Consumer Trends New Restaurant Concepts Video Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:42:00 +0000 42341 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com