The National Restaurant Associations Restaurant Performance Index for June reported improvements in same-store sales and customer traffic, but the operator outlook for the longer-term remains softened, said Hudson Riehle, the National Restaurant Association senior vice president of research.
New Research Identifies Business Travel Dining Trends
From partnering with world-renowned chefs to letting guests order room service via Amazon Alexa, hotels are increasingly offering innovative food and beverage (F&B) experiences.
Even in the world of online grocery platforms like Instacart and the focus on healthy eating, consumer demand for fast food remains strong.
The most recent Restaurant Performance Index shows job growth, increased capital spending and moderating expectations for business conditions.
Texas Roadhouse, Chick-fil-A lead among full-service and fast food restaurants
As the FDA finalizes changes to the new version of its Food Code, Vito Palazzolo, the National Restaurant Association food-safety expert, explains how it will affect our industry and the way we serve food.
Plant-based protein is no longer just for vegetarians. Exhibitors at the National Restaurant Association Show promoted the health and sustainability benefits of bratwurst, breakfast sausage, sliders and even egg-substitutes made from plant proteins.
Craft coffee, cold brew and nitrogen-infused java were on tap throughout the National Restaurant Association Show.
Alternative proteins and reduced-sugar beverages were just some of the food items making waves at this year’s restaurant show. Here’s five products that got our attention.