Update from Restaurantchains.net on growing and emerging restaurant concepts
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
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.
At the recent Ideagen Summit, the Association’s Perry Quinn said restaurateurs must embrace change and new technologies to survive and thrive.
We have all witnessed it. Some really well-liked, productive employee suddenly tenders his or her resignation, or maybe just doesnt show up for work one day.
If you think restaurants are getting noisier, youre right. New industrial design elements that favor bare, hard surfaces, high ceilings, exposed ductwork, and open, expansive dining rooms, along with increasing crowds due to a strong economy, now make noise the number one complaint by diners, according to a 2018 Zagat survey.
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.