It’s not really a surprise when you find out that Food & Wine magazine has its finger on the pulse of the restaurant industry. Here are a few of the trends they predicted for this year that are defining the industry.
- Friends Without Phones – People are tired of sitting at restaurants with a group of people who are on their phones because they are bored. For whatever reason, it seems to be falling on the restaurant to create an experience that gets friends communicating with each other while at the table, so plan for interactive meals that bring people together. Family style is also a great idea.
- People Eating at Home – How is your restaurant combating this trend? One of the main ways that eateries have been coping is by offering food to pick up. People may want to eat at home, but they’ll still gladly let you cook for them.
- Plant-based Food Options – Veggies and salads are no longer just a side dish. Plus, when you look at the success of the Impossible and Beyond burgers, you can see that people really want plant-based and sustainable food options.
- Sourcing Transparency – People want to know where their food is coming from. You can’t just say farm to table anymore. People want to know which farm. They may even want to visit. For that matter, people should want to know where your table linens come from too.
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