According to The NPD Group, there were more than 460 billion in- and away-from home eating and drinking occasions in 2018. And it’s been well documented where the shift is taking place.
Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of stories on the state of casual dining based on exclusive Market Force Information data.
There are few ingredients that can move from one area of the menu to another seamlessly. Rarely do you see beef on a dessert menu or whipped cream atop your appetizer. But cheese?
The National Restaurant Association and the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation announced their 2020 board officers and directors.
Breakfast means breaking a fast and whether consumed at 6 a.m. or 11 a.m., it’s always been an important meal in the U.S.
Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of stories on the state of casual dining based on exclusive Market Force Information data.
The restaurant industry is laden with dilemmas just like this one.
The headline is a troubling one: December’s same-store sales growth of negative 2.1 percent was the worst result for the restaurant industry in more than two years. Was it surprising, though?
A look back could help operators prepare for the future.