7 Different Types of Restaurant Establishments (Did you know all these?)


Related Read – Restaurant Marketing Ideas & Trends to Focus in 2020. Fast Food Restaurants. They are traditionally what consumers call fast food. Fast food is prepared and served quickly and inexpensively. Fast Casual Restaurants. Casual Dining.

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. Fine dining, fast casual, etc.)

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How Restaurant CEO Priorities are Evolving in 2020

Aaron Allen & Associates

Restaurant CEO priorities are shifting in 2020, and it makes sense given how quickly the consumer and competitive landscape are shifting as well as the introduction of new forces impacting the industry.

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

Modern Restaurant Management

Three crucial sectors dragged down the local economy in 2019 and each one is expected to keep falling in the beginning of 2020. Fast-food restaurants also took a hit, down 1.5 based food service company, asked its top chefs to share their thoughts about the top food trends of 2020.

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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

Unlike before, when you had to memorize the delivery numbers of your favorite fast-food chains, you can now order in with just a click. Thanks to the arrival of food delivery applications, the casual diner can now satisfy his or her cravings whenever he or she pleases.

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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Restaurant Customer Experience 2020: What Customers Expect

Focus POS

Today’s diners are well-connected, tech savvy, and expect a high-quality restaurant customer experience—whether visiting a five-star restaurant, fast-casual, or the drive-through. The post Restaurant Customer Experience 2020: What Customers Expect appeared first on Focus POS.

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

Modern Restaurant Management

In the short term, it’s QSR that will experience labor improvement, then fast-casual. 2020 marks the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and restaurants are now trying to figure out how to adjust their websites accordingly.

MRM Franchise Feed: CPK in Canada and Real Famous BBQ

Modern Restaurant Management

Their enthusiasm for our brand coupled with their deep experience developing successful polished casual and fast-casual restaurant brands in Alberta make them the perfect partners to bring CPK into Canada for the first time. ” Fazoli's Looks to 2020 Expansion.

Food delivery management software 101


Online ordering management software can be used by independent and small restaurants, restaurant chains , coffee shops, quick-service restaurants and fast-casual restaurants alike - in short, every kind of food business that offers delivery as a service.

5 of the Most Influential US Restaurateurs


For popularizing casual dining and showing us the possibilities of lettuce. . His work with Chili’s created a space for the casual dining concept that T.G.I. For prioritizing nutrition and good quality in fast food. .

MRM Franchise Feed: Sandwiches Up North and Taco John’s Gets Aggressive

Modern Restaurant Management

Frances Allen has been named Chief Executive Officer and a member of Checkers & Rally’s Board of Directors, effective February 17, 2020. In early 2020, the brand added three restaurant veterans to its Board of Directors.

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MRM People & Places: Game On at Walk-On’s and Gingerbread Houses for Humanity

Modern Restaurant Management

” Throughout 2020, the culinary team at Walk-On’s will feature select burgers from the menu as the “Game On Burger.” “I want to show people that hibachi and ramen can be just as thoughtful and delicious in a casual setting,” said Liang.

Effectively Targeting and Marketing to Gen Z

Modern Restaurant Management

Marketing trends, mobile data insights show that Gen Z has a considerable appetite for restaurants, clean eating, fast-casual, and exciting twists on healthy dining options. Here’s the kicker: Gen Z will make up 40 percent of all consumers by the end of 2020.

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MRM Franchise Feed: Currying Up Favor and Committed Taco

Modern Restaurant Management

This investment comes at a pivotal time, as the Indian fast casual has more than 50 franchise and corporate locations in varying stages of development across the United States, including two franchised locations that recently opened in Atlanta and Orange County, California.

How To Open a Restaurant: 12 Steps to Starting a Restaurant

Restaurant Clicks

Fast food, mid-scale, or upscale? Casual or formal dining? Opening your own restaurant is an exciting business venture. Wanting to start a restaurant business and knowing how to open a restaurant are two different things, however.

Ultimate Grubhub, Red Lobster Catering and Parts in Town

Modern Restaurant Management

This is a game changer in quick-serve and fast casual restaurants." It is currently being implemented in various enterprise brands across the US with several more rolling out in the second quarter of 2020.

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. “As a fast-casual concept with strong unit economics, The Habit Burger Grill is a fantastic addition to the Yum!

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Guide to Understanding Restaurant Kiosks


Customers want to make their orders and have their food delivered as fast as possible. For some of the major fast-food establishments, the self-service kiosk has become the norm to meet the increasing customer demands. What You Need to Know About Restaurant Kiosks.

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Find out How to Calculate Restaurant Labor Cost Percentage


Although the ideal percentage differs depending on the restaurant industry (quick service, fast-casual, dining, or fast food restaurants), the lower it is the better the restaurant’s bottom-line. Learn How to Calculate Restaurant Labor Cost Percentage.

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MRM Plant-Based: Good Food Scorecard and Healthier Hospital Food

Modern Restaurant Management

42 of the country’s favorite fast food and restaurant chains still don’t offer a plant-based entrée, according to a report released today by The Good Food Institute (GFI). In 2020, it is expanding its efforts to engage even more organizations in reducing meat consumption.

Restaurateurs, Are You Engaging Gen Z?

Focus POS

While fast-casual is their preferred dining option, 67% of Gen Z also care about the nutritional content of their food. Gen Z, those born after 1998—successors to Millennials—are estimated to have a buying power of $44 billion. Gen Z commands an estimated 40% of all consumer shopping.

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Why Third-Party Delivery Partnerships May Not Be All They’re Cracked Up To Be

Modern Restaurant Management

As we head into 2020 and digital ordering continues to boom, the restaurant segment is in for some major changes, particularly when it comes to delivery.

Reducing the Drama When Staff Resign

Ken Burgin

She moved fast to cover the gap, and reflecting on it later, said: Part of the problem is that most staff don’t know how to resign or handle these situations professionally … Sound familiar? For casual or hourly staff, we request one week’s notice, or longer if possible.

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How to Become a Restaurant Server


fast food with no table service) or through a non-server position like dishwashing or bussing tables. Looking to pick up work in food service?

Veganuary and Beyond: Capitalizing on Growing Plant-Based Trend

Modern Restaurant Management

percent in the first week of January across fast casual and quick service restaurants in the UK as compared to the first week of December. The evidence is clear: more restaurant guests are interested in plant-based and vegan menu items.

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Futuristic Restaurant Tech that Customers Will Love


Customers are looking for businesses that understand their fast-paced, busy lifestyles, and the restaurant industry has a lot to gain by integrating new technologies quickly. Fast, better service is just one way technology can help your restaurant earn more.

Measuring KPIs for Food Safety Success in Holiday Menu Items, Off-Premise Catering, LTOs, and Beyond

Modern Restaurant Management

In the restaurant industry, several food safety and operational issues are consistent issues across restaurants, no matter if they are fine dining, casual dining, fast casual, or quick service restaurants. Is it due for a refresh in 2020?

5 Reasons Why Restaurants Are Going Cashless


To reduce money laundering and crime, the European Union has plans to phase out the 500-Euro note by 2020. In an interview with Fast Company, Neman expressed confidence in a future that’s cash-free. “We Sweetgreen caters to a crowd that wants to eat something fast and healthy for lunch.

MRM Plant-Based: Trends in Meatless and Copper Branch Expands in Time for Veganuary

Modern Restaurant Management

"We can anticipate more meatless menu trends in 2020 as chefs experiment with additional foods to replace animal products." “The Meatless Farm Co has a great opportunity to be one of the global leaders in this fast-developing food sector,” said Højer.

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IHOP Flip’d and 12 Days of Giftmas

Modern Restaurant Management

HOP® Restaurants announced plans to launch Flip’d by IHOP™, a new fast-casual concept in the U.S., Denver, and San Francisco currently under exploration for 2020. fast-growing category.

IHOP Is Opening a New Type of Restaurant

50 Mistakes

By Chris Morris ​As more and more fast food chains try to elbow in on the breakfast market, IHOP is planning a new sort of fast-casual chain. Denver and San Francisco by the end of 2020.

MRM Research Roundup: Mid-December 2019 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

The best performing segments during November were those whose sales are the most negatively affected by Thanksgiving: fast casual, upscale casual and casual dining. Expect for casual dining, upscale casual and fine dining to have abysmal sales and traffic growth numbers.

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MRM Plant-Based: New Look for Veggie Grill and Plant-Based Pizza Toppings

Modern Restaurant Management

“The restaurant scene was the natural next step for Meatless Farm following our fast-growth in grocery stores across the globe. Protein Bar & Kitchen now operates 19 fast casual restaurants with 13 in Chicago, four in and around Denver and two in Washington D.C.

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MRM Franchise Feed: Krystal Refranchising and Pieology in China

Modern Restaurant Management

” Pieology Founder and Chairman Carl Chang said, “We’re thrilled to see that what started as a family idea in Fullerton, California, to bring great food and community together, will now become a global destination for great fast casual pizza.”

MRM Franchise Feed: Tropical in Colorado and The Halal Guys New App

Modern Restaurant Management

Two additional cafes are under construction and slated to open in early 2020 in Highlands Ranch and Littleton. Salata is currently in high-growth mode and is actively seeking to expand into new markets in 2020. In 2020, 65.

MRM Franchise Feed: Chicken Sale-d Chick and The Dolly Llama and This Is It! to Franchise

Modern Restaurant Management

Chicken Salad Chick has 137 locations throughout 16 states predominantly in the Southeast and is a leading fast-casual restaurant company. The fast-casual restaurants also feature homemade pimento cheese and egg salad, as well as fresh sides, soups and desserts.

First Robotic Mobile Restaurant and DoorDash’s Commissary Kitchen

Modern Restaurant Management

Fast food options usually fall into two buckets: fast, healthy, and unaffordable, or fast, unhealthy, and affordable and nothing in between. in 2020.

MRM Research Roundup: Mid-October-2019 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

Santa Rosa, California, has the highest ratio of full-service restaurants to fast-food establishments, 1.80, which is 3.5 Highly Individualized Eating Experiences and Increasing Number of Fast Food Kiosks in Favor of Market Growth. Making Their Voices Heard in the 2020 Election.

Tamper-Proof Delivery and TacoTuesday.com

Modern Restaurant Management

Toast unveiled Toast Capital: a solution designed from the ground up to provide restaurants of all sizes with access to fast, simple, flexible funding to cover working capital needs and invest in their growth.

Changes at McDonald’s and Reducing Food Waste

Modern Restaurant Management

It expands our existing stake and adds new capabilities, including full-service, fast casual, sports restaurants and fine dining locations to our portfolio, ultimately bringing unmatched offerings to suit all types of travelers’ needs,” said Roger Fordyce, Hudson Group CEO.

Winnowing Away at Food Waste and Epic Generosity

Modern Restaurant Management

' Krister Mattsson, Managing Director of Ingka Investments added, ‘Winnow has been a strong partner on our journey to reducing food waste in our IKEA stores by 50% by 2020.