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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.). The economic model makes more sense than traditional brick and mortar so many food businesses are moving in this direction.

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MRM Research Roundup: End-of-January 2020 Super Bowl Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

YEA) report, a benchmark of local economic strength in the U.S. The report found that most local economies nationwide slumped in 2019, down 1.3 percent from the previous year, led by underperformance in restaurant, food and nightlight categories, as well as brick-and-mortar shops.

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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-January 2020 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

This edition of Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine's Research Roundup features a gloomy start to the new year, dining trends for 2020, the importance of discounts, holiday gift card sales results, delivery frustrations, soda curiosity and a consumer culture report.

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Customer Service Trends in the Restaurant Industry to Look For in 2020

Modern Restaurant Management

Now that consumers have become more particular with dining, service standards have skyrocketed, and expectations are higher than ever before. When people decide to dine in your establishment, they don’t just want to eat good food; they want to have a pleasant experience, as well.

7 Tips for Hospitality Marketing During COVID-19

Social Hospitality

It’s always best to evaluate your key metrics , in the middle of a crisis and during a regular business year. With this information in hand, you might be able to predict what’s coming next. With the right strategy in place, you can minimize the impact.

A New Season

iSanté

Teaser: Ushering in spring with some delightful rosés from around the world. So, with that in mind, here are some delicious rosés from around the world to usher in spring. The grapes are sourced from the Cerasuolo d’Abruzzo DOC appellation in Abruzzo, Italy.

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How to Handle Temporary Restaurant Closure during COVID-19

7 Shifts

In some areas, they are even being legally required to do so. However, many states that are forcing restaurants to stop their dine-in services are allowing them to operate as takeout and delivery-only establishments. Do you have takeout packaging in stock?

How Coronavirus is Impacting Restaurants

Aaron Allen & Associates

The economic slowdown, public markets in distress, supply chains interrupted, tourism coming to a halt, consumers staying at home (which — for many — translates to a lower disposable income), and huge uncertainty can have long-lived effects for many chains. March 19, 2020.

Where to Stay, Dine & Be Seen During Super Bowl LIV Weekend in Miami

iSanté

Event date: February 2, 2020 (All day). Enjoy the big game at a new eatery or acclaimed restaurant with stellar food & drink specials in Miami on Super Bowl Sunday! Offering a cozy ambiance with a full-service bar, Ariete is located at 3540 Main Highway in Coconut Grove.

How Coronavirus is Impacting Restaurants

Aaron Allen & Associates

The economic slowdown, public markets in distress, supply chains interrupted, tourism coming to a halt, consumers staying at home (which — for many — translates to a lower disposable income), and huge uncertainty can have long-lived effects for many restaurant businesses. March 19, 2020.

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Financial and Operational Implications of Moving to Restaurant Delivery/Takeout Only During COVID-19 Outbreak

Restaurant365

With the sudden elimination of dine-in options, many restaurants are either shifting to a takeout/delivery only model or implementing a delivery option for the first time. Consider factors such as your brand loyalty and your footprint in your local neighborhood.

Growing Delivery & Takeout Channels at Your Restaurant

7 Shifts

states have placed temporary restrictions on eating and drinking in restaurants (a number that is likely to grow in the near future). Here are a few reasons to consider exploring these off-premise dining options. In-House Delivery You can also offer delivery in-house.

Managing Inventory in the Days of COVID-19

Hot Schedules

Managing Inventory in the Days of COVID-19. But we do know that creativity abounds in this industry. Restaurants around the world are leaning on that creativity – reimagining their dine-in concepts as the world stays home, and finding new ways to reach customers.

Surviving COVID-19: Add Curbside Service to your Restaurant

Lavu

With new mandates around the world banning dine-in options at restaurants during the ongoing pandemic, adding curbside service to your restaurant may be the key to keeping revenue rolling in during this unprecedented time. In your POS system , add options for curbside service, to tell the kitchen and front of house staff how to handle the order. Tips for Pivoting During Dining Hall Closure. Customers who are in a rush like carryout or curbside options.

‘The Fighter Is Going to Win’

Modern Restaurant Management

He cautioned that when restaurants can reopen for dine-in service, they will have to face the bittersweet reality of less seating capacity and less sales–he estimates as much as 30 percent–due to social distancing practices and guest apprehension. "They

12 Tips for Restaurant Delivery/Takeout During COVID-19 Crisis

Restaurant365

Adjusting how you get your menu items in front of customers could help curb the drop in your sales numbers due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As many restaurant operators transition from dine-in service to delivery and takeout service only, there are many operational decisions to make. Also display your takeout and delivery hours, especially if they’re different from your normal dine-in hours. Trim menu offerings in the short term.

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Delivering Experience: Why Community Involvement Is Key for Restaurants Amid COVID-19

Modern Restaurant Management

Since guests cannot frequent their favorite establishments in person, they're now leaning on you to bring a "dine-in experience" to their homes. This crisis has highlighted how delivery and takeout channels are the new norms in the industry.

How to Calculate a Restaurant Break-Even Point

Restaurant365

Especially in uncertain times, an important factor in decisions about how to operate your restaurant is your break-even point. However, there will undoubtedly be an impact on all businesses, including all owners, managers, servers, chefs, delivery drivers, and more in the food business.

Tips for Running Your Restaurant during the COVID-19 Crisis

Xtra Chef

There’s no question that life as we know it has been upended in all corners of the world. Owners and operators in an industry that’s arguably been hit hardest by the coronavirus outbreak have had to get creative in adapting to this new normal. xtraCHEF exists to serve the restaurant industry, in both good times and bad. For restaurant operators in most major cities, take-out and delivery are the only options to remain open.

9 Tips to Help Your Restaurant Through the Coronavirus Pandemic

Restaurant365

According to restaurant industry research group Technomic , one-third of Americans say they plan to stick closer to home and dine at restaurants less frequently due to fear of the spread of the virus, also known as COVID-19. Other restaurants in the area were not so fortunate.

Hearty BBQ with a Heart: How Mighty Quinn’s Is Adapting

Modern Restaurant Management

The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in challenging economic times, especially for the restaurant industry. Why are we not throwing in the towel and ceasing operations, at least for the time being? Such feedback helps us feel justified in what we are doing.

What Delivery Customers Expect During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Modern Restaurant Management

People are self-quarantining at home, on edge and ordering in. Having hand sanitizer on site and in delivery vehicles as well as directing staff to wear gloves is becoming the norm. Millions of Americans are going to experience financial stress in the coming weeks.

Decade of Disruption: Restaurant Insiders Dish What’s on the Plate

Modern Restaurant Management

Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine asked restaurant industry movers and shakers: "What do you feel is going to cause disruption in the restaurant industry over the next decade?” Of course, people will always dine out.

Factors to Consider When Moving to a Delivery or Takeout Only Model

Restaurant365

With many restaurants around the country either shifting to a takeout/delivery only model or implementing a delivery option for the first time, there are many factors to consider about how to navigate and make decisions in this new landscape. Accounting implications of in-house or third-party delivery.

Restaurant Marketing in the Coronavirus Era

Modern Restaurant Management

Proactive marketing can be an effective tool for restaurants that can remain in operation during the COVID-19 crisis. With each delivery and/or pickup order it’s a good idea to include a coupon or gift card that can be used in the future only during a dine-in visit.

8 Ways Restaurants Can Increase Customer Loyalty

Lavu

Regulars keep your business open, spread the word, and bring in a reliable amount of sales every month. A loyalty program is one of the most successful sales tactics restaurants can engage in to increase repeat patronage and profitability. 32% decrease in respiration.

EVERYTHING Is Local Now

Modern Restaurant Management

With many states ordering dine-in restaurants to shutter, getting the word out if you can offer curbside pickup, delivery and takeout is crucial. In fact, an optimized localized marketing strategy can yield up to three times more business growth, according to SOCi, Inc.’s

MRM Research Roundup: End-of-March 2020-COVID-19 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

Although the restaurant market is seeing a decline in foot traffic overall, the share of visits across categories is beginning to stabilize, according to the latest briefing from Sense360. percent year-over-year for the last week in February before seeing that number drop to 20.4

Join The Great American Takeout

Modern Restaurant Management

A coalition of restaurants including Panera Bread, Noodles & Company, Veggie Grill, El Torito, Jason’s Deli, The Habit Burger Grill, Lemonade, Modern Market, and Chevys Fresh Mex is asking Americans to participate in The Great American Takeout on Tuesday, March 24.

How to Prepare Your Restaurant for Valentine’s Day

Xtra Chef

Restaurants see about a 30% increase in sales , with that number tripling for fine dining. In 2018, a whopping 32% of Americans visited a restaurant on Valentine’s Day…and this year it’s on a Friday. Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is a big deal for restaurants.

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4 Quick Steps to Ramp Up Your Takeout Service to Survive

Cheetah

In uncertain times, it’s good to have a friend in the business. As of 12:00 AM today, all bars, nightclubs and dine-in restaurants are closed to the public by the executive order of the mayor of Los Angele. Orders are going to start pouring in and things can get hectic.

4 Quick Steps to Ramp Up Your Takeout Service to Survive

Cheetah

In uncertain times, it’s good to have a friend in the business. As of 12:00 AM today, all bars, nightclubs and dine-in restaurants are closed to the public by the executive order of the mayor of Los Angeles. Orders are going to start pouring in and things can get hectic.

Restaurant Branding: How To Build Your Restaurant Brand

Restaurant Clicks

In an industry as passionate as the restaurant business it can be hard to stand out amongst competitors. Being in the restaurant industry means that your brand is constantly being judged by potential consumers. Interior design in your restaurant and decor may play into this as well.

Are Kiosks Safer During Coronavirus Outbreak?

Modern Restaurant Management

Kiosks are coming to restaurants in virtually every community—and sooner than many of us predicted. Until very recently, our company believed that kiosks would go mainstream in two to five years. We’ve deployed them for our small business customers in a few days.

MRM Franchise Feed: Currying Up Favor and Committed Taco

Modern Restaurant Management

Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine's Franchise Feed offers a glimpse at what's new in the restaurant franchise and MUFSO environment. In 2020 alone, Curry Up Now anticipates opening 12 locations across the country. Taco Bell's 2020 Commitments.

MRM Research Roundup: Coronavirus Stats and More

Modern Restaurant Management

analyzed daily traffic from February 26 through March 7 and compared it to the equivalent period in 2019. data highlights: Usually, QSR brands see a dip in traffic from the last week of February to the first week of March, but three of the eight saw those fortunes turn in 2020.

How Delivery Services Are  Impacting Restaurant Supply Chains 

Modern Restaurant Management

When done correctly, dark kitchens allow for more food output without the potential of delivery services interrupting dine-in patron’s meals or delayed delivery times. It’s the best of both worlds and provides the best experience for dine in patrons and take out customers.

What’s Packing Your Food? Restaurant Delivery Packaging Trends

Goliath Consulting

According to Technomic, a food industry research firm, 64% of consumers consider high quality packaging an important factor in deciding where to order food (1). And as Alicia McCabe, senior director of Food Packaging Category at Georgia-Pacific Professional, stated, “It’s important for consumers to have a good dining experience, even outside of the restaurant. In support of this movement, major Brands have already committed to sustainable packaging over these last few years.

Fast-Casual: A New Dining Style for a New Generation

Lavu

In recent years, fast-casual establishments have dominated the restaurant industry. It used to be that fast-casual restaurants were for eating in and taking out only. However, in 2016 this is beginning to change. Popular fast-casual restaurants like Chipotle and Panera are now offering delivery options in certain high-demand locations. Starbucks has even opened delivery-only locations to not detract from in-store customers. Industry News fast casual dining

A Yum! Habit, Chasing DoorDash and BellaBot

Modern Restaurant Management

parent company of fast-casual restaurant chain The Habit Burger Grill, for approximately $375 million in a cash transaction. Founded in 1969, The Habit Burger Grill operates nearly 300 company-owned and franchised restaurants across the United States and in China.

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What Does Social Distancing Mean for Social Businesses Like Restaurants?

Modern Restaurant Management

As the Coronavirus crisis continues, Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine asked industry insiders what best practices restaurants should have in place for social distancing, as per CDC guidelines. In today's world, safety is the third leg of the stool.

Who Will Win The Restaurant Aggregator Race?

50 Mistakes

Mobile influences the purchasing and ordering process, regardless of whether the product is ultimately delivered or picked up in-store. 10, 2020 , down from a high of $13 billion in September 2018 and $7.3 but has made a strategic investment in U.K.’s