Restaurants Putting Guests in Charge

As guest traffic remains sluggish for 2014, restaurants are taking a new direction  to get more bodies through the door. Trends like customization, mobile apps/payments and tabletop technologies are enabling guests take charge of their own restaurant experience. Customization The rising popularity of fast-casual restaurants has created a big problem for quick-service restaurants, that are scrambling to retain traffic and […]

Menu Shrinking is Trending for 2014

Technomic, a foodservice research and consulting firm, has identified the trends emerging for the second half of 2014. According to a press release published on their site, they bring together the best judgments of its consultants and editors to periodically identify and assess trends that may significantly impact the restaurant industry. The insights are based […]