Seltzers, sparkling water, spicy cocktails and more top our list of popular potables in the coming year.
Direct online ordering grows 54% year-over-year as restaurants take ownership of guest relationships and leverage connected technologies
National Restaurant Association releases annual Whats Hot survey revealing top menu trends for the year ahead
Eating and drinking places remain nearly 800,000 jobs below their pre-pandemic employment peak.
The pandemic is changing how job seekers search for employment opportunities. A health care offering could give you an edge.
Franchise businesses are an essential and growing part of the U.S. economy, accounting for nearly 800,000 establishments, 9 million jobs, and $800 billion in output annually. The importance of franchising is particularly evident in hospitality. Hotel and restaurant companies often use franchising to expand faster than would be possible through company ownership alone.
Forty-four states saw restaurant employment levels decline between August and September.
More than 9 in 10 restaurant operators experienced supply delays or shortages of key food or beverage items in recent months.
Four in five operators said their restaurant experienced a decline in customer demand for indoor on-premises dining due to the delta variant.
The latest The Why? Behind the Dine reveals shoppers are now ordering carry-out (27%) or eating drive thru (23%) more than they did pre-pandemic