With prices climbing and safety concerns lingering, diners are returning to sit-down concepts with an elevated set of expectations.
Nearly 50 percent of operators feel conditions are worse compared to the past three months, highlighting growing concerns over historic inflation and dwindling profitability.
When it comes to the largest players in full service, most are rooted in the lunch and dinner dayparts.
Restaurants recently have been receiving one-star reviews on Google with no content in the field.
Traffic at Revival Food Hall in Chicago’s Loop neighborhood hasn’t fully rebounded to its pre-pandemic levels.
In years past, high gas prices have had a chilling effect on travel and, in turn, the hospitality sector, including niche foodservice operations like hotels, amusement parks, stadiums, and fairs. ...
The Los Angeles County of Public Health recently revealed that mandatory indoor mask mandates may return to curb soaring caseloads and transmission.
In the midst of inflation, soaring energy and food costs and talks of a potential recession, restaurant meals remain a staple in consumer diets.
Compared to previous generations, members of Gen Z are just not going to restaurants as much.
It's no surprise that consumer preferences about food shifted widely during the past two years as people reprioritized what mattered most to them.