THE 2021 CHEF SKILL SET

Culinary Cues

Such is the case in 2021. So here is the good news: there will be ample opportunities in 2021 and beyond for chefs, cooks, managers, and service staff who recognize the immediacy of the challenge and the new skill set that will be required of successful players and leaders in the field.

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The American Restaurant 2022 (Post Pandemic)

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Let’s start with what we are fairly comfortable saying: whatever “normal” is will likely not make an appearance until the end of 2021 – so…let’s begin our speculation with January of 2022 to be safe.

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How Restaurants Can Remain Competitive in 2021

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We’re not talking about just surviving the pandemic—but thriving through 2021 and beyond, and setting new standards. 2020 was a year that the restaurant industry won’t soon forget. From a projected record growth at the top of the year to a decline of nearly $240 billion in sales and 2.5

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CHEFS – MENUS FOR 2021 AND BEYOND

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By now, everyone is aware that there are enormous challenges with the supply chain – brought on by the pandemic and post pandemic rush to return to normal.

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Changes in Consumer Habits: Looking Back Over the Last 12 Months of Retail

This large-scale North American survey explores changes in expectations over the last year. You’ll learn what consumers expect, how habits are solidifying, and where to focus to drive the greatest impact.

A CHEF’S MANIFESTO – 2021

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An exercise that I have found to be really helpful is to occasionally state/re-state what you believe in as a chef.

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Restaurant Experts’ 2021 Outlook, Part Two

Modern Restaurant Management

Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine asked restaurant industry experts for their opinions on what we can expect in 2021. And three, above all, we see the need for digital marketing automation continuing and growing into 2021 and beyond. My outlook for 2021 is good.

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6 Ways Restaurants Can Reach Customers in 2021

Social Hospitality

In addition to bringing customers to your restaurant, your 2021 marketing should focus on bringing your restaurant to them. Even if you’ve never maintained a Facebook or Instagram account before, start in 2021 to keep customers updated on new policies, hours, or closures.

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[Data] The State of Restaurant Hiring in 2021

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The pandemic has backed many restaurants into a corner. Having been forced to close for weeks to months at a time due to lockdown protocols, restaurants are having a hard time finding staff now that things are opening back up.

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2021 Restaurant Insurance Outlook

Modern Restaurant Management

restaurant industry has a loaded plate as 2021 picks up steam – especially from an insurance and financial protection point of view. “On the other hand, fast food, or any delivery food, is going to still have a banner year in 2021.” The U.S.

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PPP Loans 2021: A Guide for Restaurants

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President Biden recently prolonged the PPP loan deadline to May 31, 2021 , giving small businesses a few additional weeks to submit their applications. Below, we'll explain everything your restaurant needs to know about PPP loans in 2021: Table of Contents. PPP Loans in 2021.

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Ultimate Restaurant Payroll Guide 2021

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Ultimate Restaurant Payroll Guide 2021 for retirement savings plans, such as a 401(k). Final thoughts: Restaurant payroll guide 2021 Running payroll may not be the most exciting part of running a restaurant, but it’s one of the most essential.

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2021 Restaurant Insurance Outlook: Updated

Modern Restaurant Management

restaurant sales experienced a “healthy” increase in total sales in July, 2021, according to Restaurant.org. billion in June, 2021, the organization estimated. With so many Americans still unvaccinated (as of mid-July 2021, the U.S.

Simple Restaurant Marketing Plan for 2021 [PDF Template]

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With a new year comes new challenges, and after the year for the industry that was 2020, we want to help set your restaurant up for success in 2021.

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Where Are the Hourly Workers? Finding Hourly Applicants in Today's Labor Market

Learn about 6 compelling insights that are contributing to the current hourly shortage, and uncover 4 actionable strategies to help you boost applicant flow up to 9x - even in today’s labor market.

How Restaurants Are Evolving in 2021: New Business Models

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Closing Thoughts: How Restaurants Are Evolving in 2021: New Business Models The evolution that we're seeing in the restaurant industry is nothing short of remarkable. When we look back at the impact that 2020 had on the restaurant industry, we’ll see it as an accelerator of change.

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Summer 2021 Food & Beverage Trends

Goliath Consulting

With the pandemic and climate change being hot topics in recent months, Summer 2021 will have guests wanting to see more healthy and sustainable items on their menu. According to Yelp’s 2021 Trend Forecast Report , the rate of review mentions of hard seltzer was up 189%.

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May/June 2021 Legal Update

Modern Restaurant Management

Restaurant Revitalization Fund Replenishment Act Introduced : On June 8, 2021, a bipartisan group of Senators and U.S. Utah Microenterprise Home Kitchen Law Goes into Effect : On May 5, 2021, Utah’s microenterprise home kitchen law went into effect. Pooja S.

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July/August 2021 Legal Update

Modern Restaurant Management

There are currently two bills pending to replenish the funds, and on August 7, 2021, a group of Senators attempted to add $48 billion to the RRF through a unanimous consent, which failed. This measure was announced on August 12, 2021. The effective date of the rule is August 13, 2021.

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The 5 Secrets To Thriving in a Post-Pandemic World

Speaker: Kevin Tam, Sculpture Hospitality Consultant

This webinar is about creating the mindset necessary to navigate a post-pandemic world. The last year and a half of the pandemic has wounded all of us, mentally, emotionally and financially, especially being in one of the hardest hit industries. To thrive, we have to learn how to accept it, face it, deal with it and strategize around it.

Restaurant Experts’ 2021 Outlook, Part One

Modern Restaurant Management

Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine asked restaurant industry experts for their opinions on what we can expect in 2021. In 2021, the digitization of the restaurant industry will increase exponentially. Our outlook for 2021 is optimistic.

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F&B Trends for 2021

Modern Restaurant Management

Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine asked restaurant and food and beverage industry experts for their insights on what trends will be on the radar for restaurant owner and operators in 2021. is a preview of the trends and practices that will shape the hospitality industry in 2021.

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MOMENTS LOST

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February 2021. Uncategorized 2021 a country divided Poem for today reflections on 2021 what happened to usHow did it happen that we drifted apart. In so many cases no room for a start. We live in a world closed off to so much. Where neighbors and friends are kept out of touch.

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Beverage Trends of 2021: Non-Alcoholic Drinks

Goliath Consulting

Now that 2021 is finally here, it’s out with the old and in with the new. Alcohol-free cocktails are nothing new, but what will be different in 2021 is how they’ll be prepared. The post Beverage Trends of 2021: Non-Alcoholic Drinks appeared first on Goliath Consulting Group.

Dive Into Your Inventory Data (and Add Substantial Profits to Your Bottom Line)

Speaker: Ian Foster, Sculpture Hospitality Regional Director West Coast

In this seminar, Ian Foster will discuss the basics of inventory management, including tips on how to get inventory right and how to evaluate your food and pour costs. Ian will examine the best ordering practices from our clients. Finally, he’ll share some case studies showing how well designed inventory control can uncover hidden losses from over-pouring and lost sales that will result in several thousand dollars of extra profit every month.

How Restaurants are Evolving Labor with Third-Party Delivery in 2021

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Here’s a preview of what you’ll find inside the full report: DOWNLOAD: How Restaurants are Evolving Labor with Third-Party Delivery in 2021 Key findings from the report Restaurateurs are making significant changes to their labor structure and business models in the wake of the pandemic.

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Three Critical Restaurant Advertising Strategies for 2021

Modern Restaurant Management

2020 was difficult for everyone, and the restaurant industry wasn’t spared. With millions out of work and nearly 100,000 restaurants closing, the industry took a hard hit.

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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-July 2021 Edition

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Total restaurant visits were down -6 percent in May 2021 compared to May 2019 but were up +23 percent from a year ago, recovering from a -23 percent decline in May 2020. Visits at the dinner daypart were down -5 percent in May 2021 from a year ago and -12 percent from two years ago.

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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-April 2021 Edition

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consumers to better understand their feelings about planning events in 2021. 2021 will bring a restaurant renaissance unlike any we’ve seen before, with more consumers dining out and planning events than in years past. Spring 2021 Key Findings.

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Maximize Your Profit Margins

Speaker: Shawn Imbeault and Geoff Loukes, Sculpture Hospitality

In the past year, we've learned that maximizing margins can determine whether your restaurant stays afloat when times get hard. Join Shawn Limbeault and Geoff Loukes, in this master class that will take you through the best practices of maximizing your margins, From FOH to BOH.

MRM Research Roundup: Mid-August 2021 Edition

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Consumer spending at restaurants was up +32 percent in the April-May-June 2021 quarter compared to the same quarter last year, and for a pre-pandemic view, flat compared to the same quarter in 2019. As of June 2021, food service and drinking places employed 11.3

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14 Labor Day Restaurant Specials for 2021

Touch Bistro

The post 14 Labor Day Restaurant Specials for 2021 appeared first on TouchBistro. While Labor Day is a day off for those in the corporate world, it’s the opposite for the hospitality industry.

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Top Marketing and Public Relations Trends for the Restaurant Industry in 2021

Modern Restaurant Management

As businesses begin to plan their strategy for 2021, they’ll need to leverage as many marketing and PR trends that they can to better raise paid and organic brand awareness. In 2021, stop trying to figure out how to attract readers and viewers to your content.

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5 tactics for restaurant success in 2021

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In this blog, we’ve compiled tactics for restaurant success that will help you start 2021 on the right foot. If you shifted your restaurant operations in 2020 in favor of both takeout and delivery, you’ll want to keep delivery as one of your restaurant success tactics in 2021.

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A Masterclass in Restaurant Digital Transformation

Speaker: Jay Coldren, Alex Barrow, and Greer Kimsey, Street Sense Team

Behaviorists say it takes 21 days to solidify a habit. 365 days of quarantine later, it's safe to say that our customers will be keeping some quarantine habits. At the center of these habits is the digital world: online ordering, advertising, booking, reviewing, etc. It will become essential for restaurants to create omni-channel experiences for customers, and to market them effectively. Join Jay Coldren and his team in this masterclass to learn the tactics for dominating the digital restaurant sphere.

Restaurant Design Trends for 2021

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Design Operations EMPAD EMPAD Architecture & Design Chef Chris Ponte Chris Culbertson Sean Barber 2021 Restaurant design trendsRestaurant design, kitchens, and the dining customer experience has been changing over the past few years and with the COVID pandemic, it may be changing again.

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Fall 2021 Food & Beverage Trends

Goliath Consulting

The post Fall 2021 Food & Beverage Trends appeared first on. “In 2020, new food and drink line extensions plummeted by 29% versus the prior three-year average in multi-outlet retailers and convenience stores, per an innovation report from IRI.” 1 Due to the pandemic, there is a lot of uncertainty of what to expect in the months to come and unpredictability. However, when it comes to fall, food trends are a lot easier to predict.

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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-June 2021 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

million diners seated via Yelp* in May 2021 – the highest ever, surpassing pre-pandemic highs. In fact, the number of diners seated via Yelp was up 48 percent in May 2021 compared to May 2019. They saw a similar increase in diners seated in April 2021.

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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-September 2021 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

Uncovering consumer confidence and preferences in an ever-shifting market as a result of COVID-19 restrictions, Restaurants Canada is shining a light on what restaurateurs and chefs can expect with the release of the 2021 Discerning Diner Report. 2021’s Best Cities for Burger Fans.

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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