June 6, 2023
Baum+Whiteman predict AI will play a key role in generating recipes and managing restaurants in 2023. Learn why AI is a smart bet to transform foodservice.
May 2, 2023
The National Restaurant Association forecasts strong growth for foodservice, but economic challenges persist. Learn how top chains innovate to drive sales.
September 13, 2022
Datassential research shows restaurants are shifting design strategy to accommodate growth of onsite traffic. Explore trending restaurant design concepts.
August 30, 2022
Shake Shack is a beacon of digital innovation in the fast-casual segment. Now QuikTrip raises the bar for c-stores with frictionless cashier-free shopping.
April 5, 2022
Plant-based foods keep flourishing as consumers balance health and indulgence. Learn how the trend has taken root with celebs and new product releases.
March 15, 2022
Robotics have become the go-to solution for scarce, high-cost labor and greater efficiency in foodservice. Explore key advances in foodservice robotics.
March 8, 2022
Learn why a $50 million infusion of funds for food tech startup Lunchbox reflects the growing importance of contactless digital advances in foodservice.
March 1, 2022
As restaurant prices rise, the consumer appetite for ways to save grows. Learn how restaurant apps and drive-thrus are delivering value for consumers.
February 15, 2022
Learn why in 2022 and beyond rising consumer demand for wellness and safety will result in more plant-based items and tech integrations.
February 1, 2022
Loyalty programs play an increasingly pivotal role in engaging consumers. Explore the evolution of loyalty apps and how they elevate customer experiences.
January 25, 2022
2021 was a time of sweeping transformations. Explore key technology trends expected to continue to evolve and take sales to new heights in the new year.
December 16, 2021
In 2022, franchise restaurant locations may offer more branded menu items, ordering options and other new elements to help boost business.
November 18, 2021
The demand for prepackaged snacks rose during the pandemic. Offering them after it will potentially increase healthcare and hotel operators’ sales.
October 28, 2021
Consumers’ taste for snacks has increased—find out how you can meet the demand for between-meal menu items.
September 22, 2021
Commercial and noncommercial foodservice sales seem poised to increase—if labor issues don’t derail operations and profitability.
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.
June 29, 2021
While snacks overtook meals during COVID-19, family dining had to be transformed. Explore how Golden Corral, IHOP, and others are reinventing themselves.
June 15, 2021
As the restaurant industry enters the post-pandemic era, major brands rebalance to navigate a transitional phase, retain gains and reemerge stronger.
June 8, 2021
The pandemic has accelerated the better-for-you snack trend. Learn about rising demand for options that balance gratifying flavor with nutritional value.
May 25, 2021
Waste reduction and digital expansion are two major foodservice trends. Learn how top restaurant chains are leading the charge with innovative solutions.
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