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Snacking and Socialization: A Successful Formula for Serving Customers in 2023
March 30, 2023
Struggling to boost on-premise sales? The solution could involve offering games and other activities, coupled with shareable and snack-focused menu items.
Global Street Foods Offer Portable Culinary Experiences
March 15, 2023
Global trends around street foods are having an increasing impact on restaurant menus in 2023 and beyond. Learn more about these trends.
Breakfast Opportunities Evolve in Wake of Pandemic
February 22, 2023
Learn about the latest breakfast trends, brunch options, and trending menu ideas to optimize your restaurants from Mondelēz’s experts.
Breakfast Bounce Back: Morning Daypart Serves Up Fresh Start
June 14, 2022
The morning daypart is in the midst of a resurgence, as shown by the U.S. expansion of OEB Breakfast Co. and Denny's acquisition of Keke's Breakfast Cafe.
Franchise Frenzy: The Boom in Fast-Casual Segment Franchise Opportunities
December 16, 2021
In 2022, franchise restaurant locations may offer more branded menu items, ordering options and other new elements to help boost business.
Labor Challenges and the Impact They’re Having on the Road to Recovery
September 22, 2021
Commercial and noncommercial foodservice sales seem poised to increase—if labor issues don’t derail operations and profitability.
Time-Tested: Which Pandemic Practices Could Become Permanent?
August 26, 2021
Find out what adjustments operators across the country made during the pandemic—and how those moves are now helping them increase business.
Power Breakfast: What Consumers Want (Now) from This All-Important Meal
July 29, 2021
Discover which flavor, format and other breakfast trends today’s consumers want commercial and noncommercial foodservice, micro market and vending operators to provide.
Hot Streak: Restaurant Business Heats Up as Pandemic Winds Down
July 13, 2021
Applebee's, Chipotle and Dave & Buster's are among the major restaurant chains on the rebound. Learn how they're cooking up post-pandemic profitability.
Taking the Cake: Trending Flavors That Will Boost Dessert Sales
June 24, 2021
Tapping into trending tastes and ingredients can help you offer buzzworthy desserts, which will make your menu stand out from the competition.
Under Wraps: What’s Next for Off-Premises Packaging?
May 20, 2021
Restaurants met evolving off-premises packaging needs last year. But are they ready to address new outdoor dining demands this summer?
The Rise of Ghost Kitchens: What to Know
April 29, 2021
Find out how ghost kitchens are helping both established restaurants and new dining concepts make delivery a cost-effective option.
All in Good Time: What Makes for a Winning LTO in 2021?
March 25, 2021
The pandemic has altered operators’ approach to limited time offers. Find out why—and what consumers want from LTOs now.
A Hunger for Safety: Digital Foodservice Links to Consumer Confidence
September 1, 2020
As consumer confidence drops with the rise in COVID-19 cases, restaurants leverage digital innovations for contactless delivery. Explore key strategies.
Second Helpings: Large Restaurant Chains Pile Up Sales Despite COVID-19
July 28, 2020
Learn why national restaurant brands are rebounding from the COVID-19 crisis while sales at small chains and independent restaurants remain sluggish.
A Downturn’s Upside: Coronavirus Crisis Causes Outbreak of Good News and Goodwill at Foodservice Operations
May 5, 2020
Restaurants are stepping up to the plate during the COVID-19 pandemic to help others. Explore a few examples of goodwill that have emerged from the crisis.
Sunny-Side Up: Breakfast Rises and Shines to Meet Growing Demand for Delivery
April 14, 2020
Restaurants are scrambling to meet growing consumer demand for breakfast delivery. Learn how operators are bringing delivery to the morning daypart.
Sales Pick Up Speed at Fast-Fine Foodservice Operations
April 17, 2018
Fast-fine foodservice turbocharges the fast casual model. Learn how fine dining-inspired menu innovation and customer service can drive a higher check average.
Fast Casual and Fast-Food Chains Shift Sales into High Gear (Part 2)
February 27, 2018
Fast casual restaurant operations are a driving force for the foodservice trend of premium quality, Find out how menu innovation spurs a higher check average.
Fast Casual and Fast-Food Chains Shift Sales into High Gear (Part 1)
February 13, 2018
Learn why major foodservice brands are tapping touch-screen kiosks to serve up a higher check average, control costs and improve foodservice customer service.
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