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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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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A CHEF’S MANIFESTO – 2021

Culinary Cues

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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What Labor Shortage?

Download this FREE e-Book to learn the labor-saving tips your restaurant operation can use to earn more cheddar. Utilize this eBook to identify and tackle inefficiencies, work smarter, not harder, and bake end-to-end cost-savings into your business.

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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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.

2021: A Year of Navigating Shortages

Modern Restaurant Management

To help operators move forward, let’s take a look at some of the challenges the industry has experienced in 2021 and how they can come out on top in 2022 and beyond. It’s been a tough year for the foodservice industry.

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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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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%.

Tips of the Trade: Optimize Your Restaurant's Google My Business Account

Get this FREE e-Book to learn how your restaurant operation can set up and manage an effective Google My Business profile. Use the eBook to create a GMB profile that will get more views, use keywords, easily develop killer content, and build momentum.

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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How Restaurants Can Remain Competitive in 2021

7 Shifts

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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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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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-August 2021 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

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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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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Comprehensive Guide to New Revenue Streams for Restaurants

Download this FREE eBook to learn how successful restaurant operators are using technology to cut costs, drive revenue and grow their businesses. In the e-Book, you'll learn how to: • Leverage customer data • Own marketing • Create and expand services.

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-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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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-April 2021 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

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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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.

New Restaurants Checklist: Ensuring Success

Developing a business plan is key when it comes to new restaurant startup success. Restaurant owners should have a clear picture of their goals, strategies, and budgets in order to determine and allocate resources properly. Read this checklist with it's 4 key steps to ensure your restaurant's success.

5 tactics for restaurant success in 2021

ChowNow

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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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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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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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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The Restaurant Technology Buyer's Checklist

Evaluating new technology for your growing restaurant enterprise tends to be a long, murky, burdensome process. After helping dozens of companies on their restaurant management solution selection journey, we’ve identified the common factor in finding the right fit: precise, thoughtful research. In this simple guide, we highlight the twelve most essential research areas that technology evaluators need to include in their evaluation journey. Download the guide today.

March/April 2021 Legal Update

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California Passes COVID-19 Supplemental Sick Leave : On March 19, 2021, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 95 providing a new form of COVID-19 related paid sick leave for many California workers. The law will remain in effect through September 30, 2021. Pooja S.

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Nightclub Promotion Ideas for 2021

App Institute

The post Nightclub Promotion Ideas for 2021 appeared first on AppInstitute. The nightclub industry is going through a challenging time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Restaurant Design Trends for 2021

Modern Restaurant Management

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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The 17 Best Cookbooks of Fall 2021

EATER

In a way, producing this cookbook is an acknowledgement that what “Roberta’s” meant in 2008 is not what it means in 2021.

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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.

MRM Research Roundup: End-of-July 2021 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

shared insight into customer payment transaction data indicating that the recovery of the full-service restaurant industry continued in the second quarter of 2021. Sales velocity is now +1 percent vs July 17 2021. Sales velocity is now +2 percent vs July 17, 2021.

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Be Nimble, Be Quick: What Consumers Want in 2021

Modern Restaurant Management

And, based on our recent survey of 830 US consumers, it’s likely a good mantra for 2021. A snapshot of the most recent survey results follows, with insights to guide 2021 planning. Marketing Operations 2021 guest expectations customer desires Revenue Management Systems

Four Ways to Effectively Market Your Restaurant in 2021

Modern Restaurant Management

As we hunker down for a long winter and uncertain spring – whether you are Team Keep Going or Team Hibernation — now is the perfect time to focus on a plan to ensure that your restaurant not only survives, but thrives, in 2021.

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Five Reasons Restaurants Are Upgrading Tech in 2021

Modern Restaurant Management

After the rollercoaster of the last year and a half, the restaurant industry is moving forward with making upgrades they put off because of the disruption COVID-19 created.

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Niche Solutions vs Comprehensive Platforms

Save yourself time and money – ditch the niche.

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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May 2021: Hospitality is Back!

Sante

May 2021 Publisher's PlateMother's Day gifts, 5 crafts Kentucky bourbons, and the passion of Greek cuisine.

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[Data] The State of Restaurant Hiring in 2021

7 Shifts

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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8 Restaurant Advertising Strategies In 2021

The Restaurant Times

8 Restaurant Advertising Strategies That Work In 2021. The post 8 Restaurant Advertising Strategies In 2021 appeared first on The Restaurant Times. The finest restaurant marketing is often a good press telling your story and how well you serve the dinners in the town.

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.