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)

Culinary Cues

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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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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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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Maximize Your Margins Masterclass

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. It takes a lot of perspective and a ton of experience to optimize your net profit from within, so that's where we come in. 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.

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.

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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How Customer Loyalty Programs Can Supercharge Your Restaurant in 2021

Goliath Consulting

The success of these programs can be seen in the Delivering on Restaurant Rewards brief published by PYMNTS and Paytronix back in January 2021 (1). Here are what industry experts have to say about customer loyalty programs and how it can drive your restaurant’s marketing plan in 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

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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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Insight Into the Post-Pandemic Restaurant

This pandemic has brought permanent changes to the market and consumer behavior. But like all things, the crisis will pass, and people will start to explore how to resume normal activities. It’s crucial to ensure that your restaurant is ready to adjust and kick-start once the pandemic has passed. Here’s how to adjust your business model in order to get your restaurant back on track.

How Customer Loyalty Programs Can Supercharge Your Restaurant in 2021

Goliath Consulting

The success of these programs can be seen in the Delivering on Restaurant Rewards brief published by PYMNTS and Paytronix back in January 2021 (1). Here are what industry experts have to say about customer loyalty programs and how it can drive your restaurant’s marketing plan in 2021.

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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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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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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.

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MOMENTS LOST

Culinary Cues

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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Protecting Revenue and Profitability During Unexpected Times

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is the latest example of unexpected turmoil, albeit on a larger scale, which initially caused voluntary, which initially caused voluntary and mandatory closings of dine-in areas as people needed to slow the virus spread by practicing social distancing. As the COVID-19 restrictions ease restaurants need strategies to adapt to crises in order to remain in business and protect profitability. The 2 ways of ensuring survival are protecting revenue and reducing costs. And the right technology can help. Read on to find out how.

MRM Research Roundup: Mid-January 2021 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

The experts at 7shifts’ released a data-backed study titled “How Restaurants are Evolving Labor with Third-Party Delivery in 2021." To get a sense of how sit-down restaurants are faring to start 2021, foot traffic analytics firm Placer.ai

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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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Five Ways for Restaurants to Make Valentine’s Day Special in 2021

Modern Restaurant Management

According to SlickText’s “2021 Share the Love Survey,” 34 percent of respondents said their biggest Valentine’s Day spend will be at restaurants and 46 percent are prioritizing spending money at local businesses.

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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-March 2021 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

Cardlytics ’ new “State of Spend” report, which shows the dramatic change in consumer spend and purchasing trends during the COVID-19 pandemic (between February 2019 and February 2021). Sales velocity is now -11 percent vs February 20, 2021.

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What to Consider When Purchasing a Point of Sale Solution for Your Restaurant

With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting virtually every industry, few have been hit harder than restaurants. Consumer preferences have shifted from what is trendiest to what is safest. They are looking for ordering and fulfillment options on a greater scale than ever before. The solution? A comprehensive restaurant point of sale (POS) system that helps owners gain actionable insight, master efficient operations, and become more competitive.

Chef Chat© – Nicholas Calias, CEC, WCEC, CCA

Sante

Chef Chat March 2021 boston chefChef Nick Calias has his own restaurant and also serves as Culinary Director for new of Boston's largest venue managers.

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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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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-February 2021 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

According to Snagajob data, QSR positions were the most in-demand jobs across all applicable industries in January 2021, as the sector continues to rise despite the challenges of COVID-19.

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5 cafe trends set to dominate the hospitality market in 2021

Typsy

In this blog post, guest contributor Cora Gold looks at five cafe trends set to dominate the market in 2021 based on what consumers expect from their dining experiences.

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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.

How Restaurants Evolve in the War for Talent in 2021 and Beyond

Modern Restaurant Management

As we continue to move past the fallout from the pandemic there will be a growing reliance on technology within every aspect of the operation and companies can be ready to take advantage, but they must start now or be left behind.

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Hotelier’s Guide to Guest Loyalty & VIP Programs (2021)

2ndKitchen

Here are a few of the best VIP reward programs for hotel guests in 2021. The post Hotelier’s Guide to Guest Loyalty & VIP Programs (2021) appeared first on 2ndKitchen. Customer loyalty can be the key to a thriving business, especially in the hospitality industry.

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Why Culinary Programs Fail

Culinary Cues

There has never been a more important time for culinary schools than right now.

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How Restaurants Are Evolving in 2021: New Business Models

7 Shifts

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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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

Simple Restaurant Marketing Plan for 2021 [PDF Template]

7 Shifts

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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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 Spring 2021 

EATER

New titles from Nigella Lawson, Julia Turshen, Rodney Scott and more will shape the way you cook this season There’s really, finally an end in sight to pandemic life as we’ve known it.

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5 big food trends coming your way in 2021

Deliverect

Here are 5 trends that are sure to start popping up on plates (or in delivery bags) in 2021. #1 People will continue to look for a sense of comfort and normalcy in 2021. Find out in our article "What’s the future for delivery and online ordering in 2021".

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Restaurant Management Masterclass

Speaker: Harlan Scott, Founder of Harlan Scott Hospitality and Industry Restaurant

Due first to necessary staffing cuts, extreme safety protocols, and now the need to rehire against outsized government stimulus, unemployment benefits and wage requirements, managing and staffing have become the most urgent conversation in restaurants today. This, adding on to the lynch-pin management style restaurants often have, has made restaurant cultures more vulnerable and volatile than ever. If your restaurant is suffering from cut staff, low morale, or ineffective training, you've come to the right place. Join Harlan Scott of Harlan Scott Hospitality, learn how to get back in control of your restaurant and your operation back on autopilot.

How hotels can address health and environmental concerns in 2021

Typsy

Reducing the environmental impact of hotels and resorts has been an industry priority for decades. And in a world forever changed by the spread of COVID-19, addressing health and environmental concerns has become a critical aspect of hotel operations.

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Michter’s Barrel Strength Rye Whiskey (2021)

Sante

April 2021 Distillations Gold Star @michters barrelstrength limitededition michters michtersbarrelstrengthrye michtersdistillery michtersrye rarewhiskey ryewhiskeyAfter a two-year hiatus, Michter’s US*1 Barrel Strength Rye has finally returned to shelves.

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Restaurant Technology Guys selected as 2021 top restaurant blog

Restaurant Technology Guys

The Restaurant Technology Guys have made the list of the top restaurant industry blogs to follow in 2021. The post Restaurant Technology Guys selected as 2021 top restaurant blog appeared first on Restaurant Technology Guys. We did it!

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6 Proven Ancillary Revenue Ideas for Hotels (2021)

2ndKitchen

Chapter 3: 6 Best Ancillary Revenue Ideas for Hotels in 2021. 6 Best Ancillary Revenue Ideas for Hotels to Diversify Income in 2021. The post 6 Proven Ancillary Revenue Ideas for Hotels (2021) appeared first on 2ndKitchen.

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What I Wish I Knew Before Buying A POS System

For multi-unit restaurant operators, poor technology decisions have disastrous, rippling consequences. Whether you have twenty locations or two hundred, the decision of which POS system to use can define your operation, team culture, growth potential, and profit margins — either by unlocking opportunity, or holding you back from it.