Restaurant Sustainability Efforts and Customer Attraction

The Restaurant Group

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. Sustainability and customer attraction. Restaurant Best Practices.

Improving the Sustainability of Your Restaurant During Challenging Times

Future Food

Improving the sustainability of your restaurant during challenging times – a lesson for everyday trading. The question for every restaurateur and food operator in Australia is: What am I doing every day to make my business more sustainable and immune (or partially immune) to market forces?

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How to Engage Your Employees in Sustainability

Modern Restaurant Management

Smart restaurant owners understand sustainability benefits their bottom line and customer base. if you’ve decided to get started, how do you get employees excited about sustainability too? Your employees will complete the majority of your sustainability actions.



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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Did you know there is a sustainable volume of food and hospitality revenue for every project?

Future Food

Did you know there is a sustainable volume of food and hospitality revenue for every project? This alters the financial dynamics of an outlet’s or precinct’s sustainable volume of F&B. Without this imperative, the sustainable volume of F&B spending could never be achieved.

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. Congrats! ?? And good luck. It’s going to be the ride of your life.

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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.

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The Top Restaurant Industry Trends to Know for 2020

Hot Schedules

Top Restaurant Industry Trends to Know for 2020. In light of these changes, what should operators prepare for as we head into 2020? It’s just not sustainable,” LeFranc said. The Top Restaurant Industry Trends to Know for 2020.

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Sustainability: The art and science of reducing food packaging in all food service outlets

Future Food

The SA government looks set to be the first to draft legislation later this year banning certain single-use plastic products and intend to introduce into Parliament in 2020. Sustainability: A key to success. SustainabilityImage via

MRM Research Roundup: End-of-February 2020 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

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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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. They touched on topics such as delivery, ghost (dark) kitchens, automation, plant-based menu items, food waste, sustainability, staffing and retention and more. 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-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. 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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Wine and Coffee: An Underrated and Sustainable Pairing


Best of all, both blends can be sustainable. For instance, both Amy Atwood Selections (Cleanskins Wine based in California), and Stumptown Coffee Roasters, a coffee roaster and retailer based in Oregon, run their businesses with sustainability in mind.

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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Catering and Event Planning Trends for 2020

Modern Restaurant Management

What will inspire event themes and design in 2020? Wellness is a still a top trend in catered events for 2020. We are designing menus in the following ways with this trend in mind: Plant Based Foods : In 2020 we will be designing menus with more plant based foods than ever!



Hoshizaki has been awarded the ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence multiple years in a row for their continued leadership in protecting our environment through superior energy efficiency achievements.

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

Modern Restaurant Management

By 2020, 85 percent of all customer interactions will be done through digital companions. To allow them to live a sustainable lifestyle, you can help them minimize their carbon footprint by creating a zero-waste kitchen.

2020 Technology Trends for the Restaurant Industry


2020 is just around the corner and it’s an exciting time to be in the business! Let’s review some of the most likely trends we will see in the restaurant industry for 2020. . The post 2020 Technology Trends for the Restaurant Industry appeared first on TransAct Restaurant Solutions.

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. Sustainable. Transparency has also become an important factor, and behind customer awareness of what constitutes a sustainably produced food 8. 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.

Effective Promotional Ingredients for Going Green

Modern Restaurant Management

Consumers are prioritizing sustainability when it comes to dining choices, driving a trend for going green in the restaurant industry. Apply for awards and certifications : Third-party validation goes a long way; look for award opportunities to highlight restaurant sustainability efforts.

5 trends transforming delivery in 2020


Digital restaurant orders grew 23% annually since 2013 and are expected to triple in volume by 2020, according to The NPD Group. Check out these key trends on the horizon for 2020! #1 Read our post about sustainable packaging.

How to Create a Successful Visual Brand for Your Restaurant in 2020

Modern Restaurant Management

Serve up furniture made from sustainable materials along with your seasonal fare. For more tips and advice on creating a successful restaurant brand, read The Definitive Guide To Creating a Compelling Visual Brand for Your Restaurant in 2020.

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10 Operational Challenges Restaurants Should Expect in 2020


Here are the top 10 operational challenges restauranteurs should expect in 2020: 1. With nearly half of the United States imposing higher minimum wages starting in 2020, restaurants also need to focus on optimizing labor costs (especially as a percentage of sales).


Culinary Cues

Artisan farmers have gravitated to small rural communities and transitioned to decentralized, sometimes specialized, organic farming to help to feed this growing interest and define their concern over the quality of ingredients and their impact on sustainability.

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Three Trends That Will Keep Restaurateurs on Their Toes in 2020

Modern Restaurant Management

Expect a collision of trends to mark the restaurant industry in 2020 as ambitious operators in today’s increasingly marijuana friendly environment test both legal limits and consumer appetites by looking to launch cannabis cafes that serve farm-to-table … everything.

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Food trends in delivery we’ll be seeing in 2020


Topics that surged in interest in 2019 were sustainability , local sourcing and natural ingredients, as well as plant-based everything. But what will 2020 bring?

Top 5 Hospitality Trends for your Business — the Inside Scoop


But what’s in store for the industry in 2020? Consumers are growing increasingly conscious of sustainability. What will change in 2020, however, is its reach. 2020 will see the development of more third-party apps that are designed to integrate into one platform.

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. Menu shapers will become seriously experimental with the flexitarian crowd in 2020. Integration of these elements will shape the design briefs of 2020 and beyond.

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


Event date: February 2, 2020 (All day). Plants play a prominent role on the menu at Le Jardinier, where local, seasonal fruits and vegetables, fresh herbs and greens are complemented by wild and sustainable fish, meat and poultry.

Skip the Straw: How Restaurants Can Make an Impact

Modern Restaurant Management

Analyzing all of your restaurants waste streams can make a huge impact on your restaurant’s sustainability goals and bottom line. Equipment Finance Operations skip the straw plastic use restaurant sustainability straws Sustainability the last days for plastic straws

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Barstool Research: Barcardi’s 2020 Cocktail Trends (Infographic)

Modern Restaurant Management

What cocktail trends are hot for 2020? Think mindful drinking, culinary methods and sustainability. The Bacardi 2020 Cocktail Trends Report highlights trends based on insights captured from a survey Bacardi ran with bartenders and bar ambassadors in 2019, as well as third-party research from consumer insights firms. Click here to access the complete Bacardi 2020 Cocktail Trends Report.

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SIP Certified Sustainable. Sleeping Giant.jpg. Author(s): Catherine Fallis. Teaser: Chefs look to the season for inspiration as do sommeliers. Traditionally, in winter, menus tend towards heartier dishes and the wines follow suit.

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About Those Sobering Wine Reports


glass half full.jpg. Author(s): Roger Morris. Teaser: Two dispatches say that American wine consumers have stopped drinking more. Should we be worried about that? Two reports were released today that sound like grim times for the wine industry.

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Great Service in an Era of Labour Costs and Technology

Future Food

However, they all sacrifice a level of customer service which may, in turn, erode the foundations for a sustainable business. Best wishes of the season and may 2020 bring be a great year for us all - The Team at Future Food. Customer Service at Mcdonalds (Image via Bustle).

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

Perfect Daily Grind

At the same time, consumers tend to be more conscious of environmental sustainability, rejecting straws and opting for plastic-free packaging. You may also need to pay extra for sustainable and quality ingredients. . The market for cold drinks is growing rapidly.

How Cold Brew Captured The Millennial Market

Perfect Daily Grind

They also are interested in brands that offer sustainability and eco-friendly products. . Cold brew is a popular drink in many specialty coffee shops around the world.

Ultimate Guide to Restaurant Management Software


However, the approach was not sustainable, especially in an era where customers dictate the kind of service they want. Understanding Restaurant Management Software. The restaurant industry has been evolving consistently over the years.

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

Modern Restaurant Management

” Their answers touched on a variety of subjects including AI, virtual reality, virtual kitchens, staffing and retention, social media marketing, sustainability and third-party delivery. Together, they create a closed loop, sustainable food delivery system.

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

Modern Restaurant Management

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.

Virtual Acceleration, Raising the Bar and Insult Monitor

Modern Restaurant Management

The company has continued that momentum in 2020 by adding over 5,000 clients already. TWO HENS is a specialty delivery-only brand offering all-day breakfast prepared in scratch kitchens serving farm fresh eggs, the finest quality fresh produce, breads, meats, and sustainable fair-trade coffee.

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6 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Restaurant Inventory During the Pandemic


Here are 6 creative ways to turn sitting inventory into sellable produce and sustain cash flow during these difficult times. In uncertain times, it’s good to have a friend in the business.

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


Do you have any thoughts on the ongoing food trends, like the rise of vegan food, sustainability concepts, etc.? “It By the end of 2020 we will open our second virtual kitchen in Barcelona and our first one in Madrid.

The story of Greenway, Belgian pioneer in plant-based food


And today, sustainability , plant-based diets and local sourcing are topics that are omnipresent - a change in people’s attitudes which we at Greenway have witnessed first-hand!”. We’re going to tackle the Dutch market in 2020, and who knows what country is next!”.