Why Innovative Dining Experiences Are Driven by Facility Management Technology

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Here are some more types of FM technology that will help drive an innovative dining experience. When we realize that facilities management is the true backbone of a successful business, leaning on it to make innovative experiences becomes that much easier.

Restaurant Trends for 2020 (and Beyond)

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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.

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By restaurateurs for restaurateurs: Advice for opening in 2020

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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. Innovate. Congrats! ?? And good luck.

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Top Five Restaurant Trends to Look For in 2020

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The times are a-changing: with a new decade at hand, you may be noticing some exciting and innovative trends emerging at your favorite restaurants, bars and eateries. If you’re curious about what will be hot in 2020, check out the top five restaurant trends you should expect to see.

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“After launching this product at the 2019 National Restaurant Association Show and being recognized for a Kitchen Innovations (KI) Award, we have not been able to keep enough inventory on the shelf until now.”

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Event date: February 10, 2020 (All day). USA ranks #2 in attendance at Wine Paris 2020. New York, NY: From February 10-12, Wine Paris 2020 is set to welcome over 2,200 domestic and international exhibitors and 30,000 visitors to Paris Expo Porte de Versailles.

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Best Sushi in Philadelphia in 2020

Restaurant Clicks

They serve traditional rolls as well as innovative ones, like the cheesesteak-inspired maki. The post Best Sushi in Philadelphia in 2020 appeared first on Restaurant Clicks. Philadelphia is home to some amazing sushi.

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Good Food Guide Awards 2020 #poweredbykounta


Australia’s restaurant elite have been crowned at the Good Food Guide 2020 Awards in Brisbane. The post Good Food Guide Awards 2020 #poweredbykounta appeared first on Kounta. Behind the Kounta Future of Food Growth Hospitality Innovation

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The 20/20 on 2020: Restaurant Experts Weigh In

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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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MRM Research Roundup: End-of-February 2020 Edition

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2020 State of the Restaurant Industry. Key findings regarding economic conditions include: Restaurant industry sales are projected to reach a record $899 billion in 2020, with the moderate four percent growth rate mirroring general economic conditions. 2020 Food Forecast.

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

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Three crucial sectors dragged down the local economy in 2019 and each one is expected to keep falling in the beginning of 2020. Orlando, New Orleans, and two of the 2019 boomtowns — Portland and Honolulu — look most likely to continue to succeed in the first quarter of 2020.

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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-January 2020 Edition

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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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Preparing your Cafe and Restaurant for the 2020 Recession

Ken Burgin

Plus some thoughts last month on the need for a 2020 Plan B. Renewal and innovation can’t stop during a slowdown. Buckle up folks – I’m an optimist by nature, but 2020 is going to be a very bumpy ride!

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From 2019 to 2020: Tech-xtualizing the Three Major Challenges Restaurants Face

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diners spent nearly $27 billion last year on restaurant delivery, and the convenience-driven service still has more room to grow in 2020. Restaurants across the country ended the decade with a bang, and as we enter 2020, the industry can surely expect continued innovation and change.

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Culinary Cues

Progress in science, medicine, art, design, product innovation, technology, and yes – cuisine, are all a result of obsessive, “all-in” people who spent their lives seeking to make a dent in the universe.

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Culinary Cues

These “innovators” are constantly looking for the next interesting interpretation of food – the restaurant chef who teases them with food preparations that strike a chord, who makes them challenge how they think about food, and puts a smile on their face.

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Restaurant Sustainability Efforts and Customer Attraction

The Restaurant Group

Restaurant Best Practices. According to the National Restaurant Association’s “What’s Hot” report, American Culinary Federation chefs named sustainability and waste reduction in the top trends of the year.

Rapid Pandemic Relief For Small Businesses


Teaser: In response to the Coronavirus, the Colorado Center for Innovation in Community Capital LLC is launching a series of products and services to assist small businesses in rapidly obtaining funding from disaster relief programs. zhanjiang-chen-Wg4QjbPLpoM-unsplash.png.

Restaurant Industry Events to Attend in 2020

Xtra Chef

Bringing together providers and technology leaders, it facilitates networking and discussion about the newest innovations in hospitality tech. Want to meet xtraCHEF on the road in 2020? The post Restaurant Industry Events to Attend in 2020 appeared first on xtraCHEF.

Sterling College’s School of the New American Farmstead Launches Four Professional Certificate Programs


Built in the 13th century, the site offers historical context for the modern practices in fruit production and preservation (grapes and tree fruits), melding tradition with innovation.

AB inBev, Big Drop Brewing and Viv & Oak to present at Lo & No Beverage Summit


Event date: June 2, 2020 (All day). Innovators including Pierre Chavin , Viv&Oak , Seedlip , Noki & Co , California Dreamin and Partake Brewing , will share their hard-earned knowledge from launching in a competitive landscape and impart their tips for successful and consistent growth.

Top 5 Hospitality Trends for your Business — the Inside Scoop


This fixation has driven innovations like self-serve kiosks and kicked off fads like ramen burgers. But what’s in store for the industry in 2020? What will change in 2020, however, is its reach. In 2020, the millennial presence will continue to grow.

The Future of Food is Exciting - Food and Hospitality Trends of 2020

Future Food

Trends that will shape the future of your food and hospitality projects for 2020. This space is receiving enormous focus & financial commitment in the field of continuous product development & innovation.

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


Event date: February 2, 2020 (All day). Conceptualized by chef/owner Brian Nasajon and bar manager/owner Ben Potts, the restaurant is a 120-seat eatery with a playful, globally-inspired menu and vibrant after-hours bar where innovative food and drinks go hand in hand.

Growing Delivery & Takeout Channels at Your Restaurant

7 Shifts

A post shared by BRATO Brewhouse + Kitchen (@bratobk) on Mar 16, 2020 at 10:53am PDT. However, this chaos will eventually come to an end, and it’s your job to innovate and chase your customer without jeopardizing your personal health and safety or the longevity of your business.

How the Tech Industry is Shaping the Future of Dining


Innovations in efficiency, on the other hand, can lead to long-lasting success, as in the case of the McDonald’s brothers’ systematization of fast food orders. The words “restaurant management system” rarely cause excitement.

Our Most Anticipated 2020 Food Trends List

Goliath Consulting

Photogenic foods have done well and we expect it will continue to do so in 2020 – all thanks to Instagram 6. We expect that the demand for local, organic, ugly (imperfect) produce and sustainable seafood will continue to grow in 2020. Also, look for unique and non-traditional flavors in 2020. Technology is changing the way we eat and the momentum for new and innovative foods will challenge how restaurants make of these new opportunities to revamp their business.

Tea Trends of 2020


2020 is a leap year, which means an extra 24 hours for tea, which is the only predictable positive trend I see for the year. Last year the mass media spread the misfortunate news about microplastics in tea bags which has caused the industry to innovate.

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How to Profitably Serve Cold & Sparkling Drinks in a Coffee Shop

Perfect Daily Grind

She adds that consumers will usually look for these more adventurous beverages in coffee shops, as they tend to lead the way in innovation. . If your coffee shop prides itself on innovation, you can afford to be a little more adventurous. The market for cold drinks is growing rapidly.

The 50 most powerful people in the restaurant industry named by Nation’s Restaurant News

50 Mistakes

23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nation’s Restaurant News (NRN), the leading media brand in the foodservice industry, has unveiled its 2020 NRN Power List, an annual list of the 50 most influential people, including a ranking of the restaurant industry’s top 10 most powerful people.

What is the Average Profit Margin for a Restaurant?


Restaurant technology innovations can help you streamline restaurant labor costs , one of your largest, most controllable expenses. What is the average profit margin for a restaurant can be an essential, but tough, question to answer.

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Tips for Running Your Restaurant during the COVID-19 Crisis

Xtra Chef

In that case, how can you get innovative in figuring out ways to utilize that product? 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.

Virtual Acceleration, Raising the Bar and Insult Monitor

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” The 25th edition of Scoop features products designed to help bar-and-grill operators easily get creative and innovate with their menus, with elevated, upsell-worthy versions of their traditional bar-and-grill fare. Innovative Experiences.

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7 Creative Valentine’s Day Marketing Ideas for Your Restaurants


Try to be innovative with plating, For example, you can present red velvet pastries in the pattern of hearts as well as with the red rose leaves.

Creative Ways to Weather This Storm

Hot Schedules

Antonelli’s Cheese Shop got creative with curb-side delivery, and this innovation is helping their customers and teams alike. Creative Ways to Weather This Storm. The restaurant and hospitality industry is especially hard-hit by COVID-19. What can be done to help?

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MRM People & Places: Cassoulet War, Zagat Stories and AQUAlounge

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San Diego Entrepreneur and Mission Beach area residentn Brad Hunter is disrupting the luxury hospitality industry with an entirely uncharted concept: AQUAlounge , an floating nautical experience slated to debut in San Diego, California in fall of 2020.

MRM Franchise Feed: CPK in Canada and Real Famous BBQ

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We think CPK’s creative California vibe and innovative menu will resonate with Albertans and offer something completely new in the market.” Bojangles' Culinary Innovation. ” Fazoli's Looks to 2020 Expansion.

Serving Food in Specialty Coffee Shops

Perfect Daily Grind

This could involve finding innovative ways to reuse scraps that are typically discarded by repurposing them into other foods or drinks – helping reduce costs at the same time.

POS Systems: The Backbone of Restaurant Tech

Modern Restaurant Management

Digital innovations remain the leading factor in changing the way people make and receive payments. The fact that technology can improve and transform the restaurant experience is an important consideration for restaurant operators to keep in mind as they look for new innovative ways to launch their businesses to ever-higher levels of guest satisfaction and operational efficiency. The modern restaurant point-of-sale (POS) system has grown beyond simply handling payments.

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Food Haven CEO José Fabregat’s take on food delivery and cloud kitchens in Spain


Founded in Barcelona in 2018, Food Haven is one of Spain’s most ambitious and innovative cloud kitchens. We seek to be innovative with our cooking process as well as with our packaging to ensure the food gets delivered in the best possible condition.

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

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At Capriotti’s we are on a continuous and ever accelerating path toward innovation while building on our unique heritage. 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 People & Places: Azteca Foods Celebrates 50 Years and State Dish Showdown

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Azteca Foods commemorates its 50th anniversary throughout 2020, highlighting cherished moments of the past, revealing intimate glimpses of its social, community and economic impact, while providing a glimpse into its future, unveiling future plans for new products and initiatives.


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“The data shows that multi-location brands are in fact adapting to these changing customer behaviors, and, as a result, improved their average benchmark score 20 percent from 2019 to 2020.”