Culinary Cues

. They say that hindsight is 2020 – that being so, there is plenty for us to reflect on and determine how we might have done things differently. At this point we are all hoping that 2020 will just fade from our memories. Chefs miss that in 2020. [] POSITIVE ANXIETY.

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Restaurant Insiders on 2020 Lessons Learned, Part Two

Modern Restaurant Management

Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine asked restaurant industry insiders for their perspection on 2020: What lessons did you learn and what do you feel the restaurant industry learned this year? In 2020, restaurants saw resilience in off-premise ordering.

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Restaurant Insiders on 2020 Lessons Learned, Part One

Modern Restaurant Management

Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine asked restaurant industry insiders for their perspection on 2020: What lessons did you learn and what do you feel the restaurant industry learned this year? 2020 changed the way consumers interact with restaurants.

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Restaurant Trends for 2020 (and Beyond)

Modern Restaurant Management

So what new trends will 2020 bring? Here's what you can expect in the restaurant industry in 2020. 2019 was the year of customer convenience, and 2020 will be the year of customer satisfaction. That's why 2020 will see a focus on the fundamentals. You probably already know this—but it'll be more important than ever to act on it in 2020. Design Equipment Finance Law Marketing Operations 2020 restaurant trends Restaurant Trends

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Restrictions Into Opportunities: How to Make Your Restaurant Succeed

Speaker: Patrick Cottrell and Joe English

Whether your state allows outdoor dining, takeout only, or a little bit of both, we're here to help. Join Patrick Cottrell and Joe English from Sculpture Hospitality, for a webinar on Jan. 26th, and get your restaurant to thrive in face of pandemic restrictions

MRM’s 10 Most-Read Articles of 2020

Modern Restaurant Management

It’s no surprise that COVID-19 articles dominated our top reads for 2020. Design Equipment Marketing Operations COVID Articles Top Reads of 2020 MRM most readWe are proud that readers turned to MRM as a resource and hope they found the information to be useful.

MRM Research Roundup: Year-End 2020 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

This edition of MRM Research Roundup features top trends for 2020, how 2020 changed food and the year's top wines. BentoBox released its comprehensive 2020 Restaurant Trend Report. How 2020 Changed Food. ” Top Wines of 2020.

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Simple Restaurant Marketing Plan for 2020 [PDF Template]

7 Shifts

So far, 2020 has thrown marketing plans, advertising budgets, and restaurant growth out of the window. There are only 4 months of 2020 left where you can push your restaurant’s marketing hard and set yourself up for success going into 2021.

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‘Twas The Year 2020

Indoor Media

A special thanks to Tim Andrews, National Sales Director with Cartvertising at IndoorMedia, for this exceptional recap of 2020! ‘Twas the year 2020, normal as it could be. The post ‘Twas The Year 2020 appeared first on IndoorMedia.

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These Drinks Will Dominate Instagram in 2020

Modern Restaurant Management

But what other drinks trends are sent to take 2020 by storm? Stay ahead of the competition and make sure you’re serving the right stuff in 2020. Whether consumers opted for coffee, tea, or a soft drink, the concept of reusable bottles and travel mugs was a supporting backbone of 2019, and it looks set to continue in 2020 drinks trends. Looking Ahead to 2020. High-quality drinks will always have a spotlight on Instagram, and 2020 will be no different.

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Uncategorized chefs cooking careers in 2020 cooks cooks career advice culinary graduates restaurant careersFirst and foremost – congratulations on earning your degree or certificate. This is an accomplishment that over the course of your lifetime will reward you tenfold. Know that the degree or certificate is more than an acknowledgement of the skills and knowledge that you have gained – it represents your level commitment and discipline that will serve you well.

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A Quick Look Back on 2020

Xtra Chef

Dear 2020, you will not be missed. It goes without saying that 2020 has been a challenging year for humanity. In January 2020, we launched our Recipe Management feature, giving our customers the ability to calculate plate costs easily, accurately and dynamically.

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Restaurateur Connection 2020 MVP Winners


In our move to give Santé writers the broadest possible audience, we partnered with Aggregage last year to establish Restaurateur Continue Reading. January 2021 Management Publisher's Plate @restaurateur-connection @Restaurateur_C

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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-August 2020 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

The study — “ Brand Loyalty 2020: The Need for Hyper-Individualization ” — comprises survey responses from 2,000 consumers and shows the more personalization tactics a brand uses, the more loyal a consumer is to that brand.

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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-October 2020 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

The Manifest surveyed 501 people about their food delivery and restaurant habits during COVID-19 and found that two-thirds of people ate in-person at a restaurant in July 2020. Doordash is the most popular food delivery app with 12 percent of people using the app in July 2020.

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July/August 2020 Legal Update

Modern Restaurant Management

The Real Economic Support That Acknowledges Unique Restaurant Assistance Needed To Survive Act of 2020 or RESTAURANTS Act of 2020 would establish $120 billion in forgivable grant funding directed towards independent restaurants. Pooja S.

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Restaurant QR Codes: 2020’s Comeback Story

Modern Restaurant Management

The restaurant industry, along with the rest of Travel and Hospitality have been among the industries most negatively impacted by COVID-19.

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Culinary Cues

Uncategorized chefs cooks Restaurant recovery restaurants 2020 restaurateurs the restaurant businessDesperation has sunk in for those of us in the restaurant business. We know that closure is a reality for at least 30 more days and likely longer than that. The only adjustment that can be made is the heartbreaking decision to furlough employees or consider permanent closure of operations.

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The 20/20 on 2020: Restaurant Experts Weigh In

Modern Restaurant Management

Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine asked restaurant industry insiders and experts for their insights on what will impact restaurants in 2020 and the response was overwhelming. The biggest trend by far, for now, and going into 2020 is ghost kitchens (AKA delivery only, virtual kitchens, cloud kitchens, pick-up only, etc.). We anticipate seeing changes in 2020 as financial markets shift and businesses surrounding the off premise market are forced to streamline.

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2020’s Marketing Lessons Hold Advice for 2021 and Beyond

Modern Restaurant Management

Raise your hand if your 2020 marketing plan included messaging about wearing a mask. And when it comes to those marketing plans, 2020’s lessons will, at least, provide good advice for 2021 and the years to come.

September/October 2020 and Elections Legal Update

Modern Restaurant Management

Ninth Circuit Affirms Fishing Quota : On October 29, 2020, the Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the administrative powers of the National Marine Fisheries Service under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act. Pooja S.

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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-December 2020 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

The 2020 holiday season may not offer the same gatherings, parties and hoopla of years’ past, but diners are making sure it is still filled with amazing food. consumers in October 2020.

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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-November 2020 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

Online ordering is obviously huge in 2020, and customers are craving comfort food when they’re ordering in, according to Upserve’s new 2020 State of the Restaurant Industry data collected from the company's 10,000+ restaurant customers. billion in 2020.

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May/June 2020 Legal Update

Modern Restaurant Management

In May 2020, Governor John Bel Edwards of Louisiana signed three bills into law providing Louisiana businesses with protection from most lawsuits involving COVID-19 deaths or injuries. The bills took effect immediately and are retroactive to March 11, 2020. On May 4, 2020, North Carolina passed a bill providing immunity to any entity deemed “essential” in the emergency orders, including restaurants and grocery stores. Pooja S.

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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-July 2020 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

This edition of Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine's Research Roundup features Grubhub's State of the Plate 2020 trend report, the fragility of "open," di g ital resilience and brand intimacy. State of the Plate 2020 – top foods across various cities. Disclaimer: The top foods below have seen the fastest growth on the Grubhub platform during the first half of 2020. Top Foods of 2020. Is 2020 the End of the Delivery Economy?

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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-Year 2020 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

This report’s results are based on surveys conducted over a 12-month period from April 2019 to March 2020—the month when the first U.S. They found: 2020 started off positive for the chains, with Olive Garden topping the group at a 13.3 percent in 2020. percent during the same period in 2020. percent in 2020. Top food + drink Instagram advertisers by spend: April 15 – June 16, 2020.

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Uncategorized chefs cooks Post Covid Restaurants Reopening restaurants restaurants restaurants 2020 restaurateursA cautious approach towards opening is the most prudent rule as we begin to see signs of a virus that might be controlled in the future. There are few certainties at this time except an understanding that this is not over. As some states begin to entertain loosening restrictions and easing out of “stay at home” directives – restaurants will consider their options.

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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-June 2020 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

Retail, grocery, and restaurant online order for pickup orders grew 201 percent in April 2020 compared to February 2020. March – April 2020 Global Food and Grocery Delivery app download rankings show Uber Eats ranked #1 and Grubhub ranked #8. 2020). “Although the pandemic has paralyzed our travel and hospitality industry in the past few months, it is exciting to know that consumption needs remain strong for the rest of 2020,” Lu said.

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9 Restaurant Job Interview Questions to Ask in 2020

7 Shifts

Wrapping up: Best restaurant job interview questions to ask in 2020 Making good hiring decisions is more critical now, in the age of COVID-19, than ever. What’s the most impactful decision a restaurateur has to make?

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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-September 2020 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

Our research estimates that for 2020, at least 100,000 restaurants will close, but the initial scope of closures won’t be known until government statistics are released in the months ahead.

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A Look Back at Key Restaurant Industry Takeaways for 2020

The Restaurant Group

Key Restaurant Industry Takeaways for 2020 – Challenges and Innovations. With a challenging and unprecedented 2020 nearly behind us, it is useful to take stock and pause to review the year’s challenges and opportunities. Online ordering is not a 2020 novelty.

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Our 2020 Pizza Report


The chain reported its highest average sales week in the past eight years during May 2020. In 2019, Marco’s Pizza was intent on opening its 1,000 th location in early 2020, along with an additional 125 to 200 locations expected to open by the end of the year. Despite the pandemic, 2020 proved no different for Marco’s Pizza’s persistent, rapid growth, as the franchise has its sights set on expansion in South Florida.

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Get Your Brand Noticed at the Craft Distillers Spirits Competition 2020


Event date: December 10, 2020 (All day). There's still time to get your craft spirit noticed with e ntry and delivery deadline extended to Dec. Are you a craft whiskey maker in a sea of other whiskey makers? One niche vodka maker among many?

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Top Five Restaurant Trends to Look For in 2020

Modern Restaurant Management

If you’re curious about what will be hot in 2020, check out the top five restaurant trends you should expect to see. Even fast food giants are jumping in on the plant-based trend for 2020 by incorporating more vegetarian-friendly options to accommodate all customers. It’s worth giving plant-based options a try, because our options are only going to grow more in 2020. So, in 2020, you may have to specify whether you want your gin & tonic to have alcohol or not.

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MRM Research Roundup: End-of-September 2020 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

Regardless of their party affiliation, small business decision makers view the outcome of the 2020 election as consequential: 81 percent say it will impact small businesses in the U.S., WalletHub released its report on 2020’s Best Cities for Vegans & Vegetarians , video above.

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Restaurant Resolutions in 2020

Blue Orbit Restaurant Consulting

General Hospitality Consulting Kitchen Ops Leadership Menu Random Stuff Service 2020 Food Management food trends Host Training Kitchen Operations Kitchen Training Menu Engineering new years resolutions Restaurant Culture Restaurant Hospitality Restaurant Management Restaurant Opening restaurant owners Restaurant Servers Restaurant Start-Up Restaurant Strategy Restaurant Training Staff Training Table Service Model

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The State of New York Restaurants in 2020

7 Shifts

As the Head of U.S. Operations for 7shifts, I have been based in the New York technology and hospitality space for years (including a leadership role at Yelp for nearly a decade). Never before has our local market experienced such a massive disruption to the restaurant industry as we are experiencing with the Coronavirus pandemic. Every restaurant has been forced to adapt their operations in order to survive and ultimately grow for the future.

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MRM Research Roundup: End-of-July 2020 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

Using order data from January 1, 2020 to June 30, 2020 and a national consumer survey, DoorDash’s mid-year report checks in on popular food trends, nationally and regionally, how users ate through social distancing, cravings across the country, and more.

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2020 International Virtual Tea Festival


The post 2020 International Virtual Tea Festival appeared first on T Ching. Invitation to our Virtual Tealand. With so much going on in the real world, it’s time to gather — as best we can — in Tealand. Join us for two days of focusing on tea as a positive and healthy alternative.

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By restaurateurs for restaurateurs: Advice for opening in 2020

7 Shifts

Are you opening a restaurant in 2020? As you plan out your concept, location, menu, staffing, and marketing, take a read through the advice left by hundreds of restaurateurs to ensure you’re set up for success in 2020. This advice were submitted by owners and managers of restaurants of all sizes, concepts, and locations in the forthcoming 7shifts Restaurant Labor Management Study in 2020 ( subscribe to get your copy when it’s published!). Congrats! ?? And good luck.

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Best Restaurant POS Systems for 2020

Restaurant Clicks

The post Best Restaurant POS Systems for 2020 appeared first on Restaurant Clicks. A good point of sale system can help streamline your restaurant’s processes, from payments to inventory and much more. Today, some of the best POS systems for restaurants incorporate a host of useful tools that can efficiently integrate various processes all on one platform. If you’re a restaurant owner, it can be difficult to figure out which POS system is best for your unique business.

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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-April 2020 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

In a newly released deck, it shows the steep decline of foot traffic to America’s businesses in March 2020 due to the spread of Covid19 and associated governmental “shelter in place” orders. New York businesses saw a decline beginning as early as March 9, 2020 and now show a 63 percent YOY decline. Phoenix and Chicago are among the cities that experienced no dropoff until the weekend of March 14-16, 2020. ” Spring 2020 Key Findings.

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The Top 5 2020 Restaurant Trends that have Shaped the Industry

Restaurant Technology Guys

2020 has been a year like no other. The post The Top 5 2020 Restaurant Trends that have Shaped the Industry appeared first on Restaurant Technology Guys.

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