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. Of, course the food must be tasty and appealing at some level and above all else – consistent.

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A CHEF’S MANIFESTO – 2021

Culinary Cues

Let them know about sales, food cost, labor cost, changes in vendor prices, increases in utilities, mortgage or lease arrangements, and how profitable or unprofitable the restaurant is.

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Successful Restaurants Leverage Their Digital Ordering Channels

Modern Restaurant Management

The impact of the global pandemic has fast-tracked the restaurant industry's need for digital ordering, particularly for off-premises dining options. Research company eMarketer forecasts that by the end of 2021, there will be 44.1 million users of food delivery apps in the U.S.,

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.

6 Ways Restaurants Can Reach Customers in 2021

Social Hospitality

How can you convince a customer to come to your business and spend money on your food? In addition to bringing customers to your restaurant, your 2021 marketing should focus on bringing your restaurant to them. Pull up an online order form.

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What's the future for delivery and online ordering in 2021?

Deliverect

Many quick-serve and fast-food restaurants thrived using delivery and drive-thru channels. Technologies like digital menus, QR codes , contactless ordering, and payment at the table suddenly became the norm. What’s in store for 2021? Changing delivery order preferences.

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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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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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.

How Order Ahead Restaurants Can Stave Off a Lackluster Experience

Modern Restaurant Management

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced thousands of traditional restaurants to transform themselves into order ahead restaurants; pre-pandemic, only 15 percent of restaurants offered curbside pickup; today, that’s up to 70 percent. Automating Order Ahead Logistics.

Best Ways to Set Up a Successful Food Truck Delivery Service in 2021

Cheetah

In 2019, we published The Beginner’s Guide to Opening a Food Truck Business , where we covered the basics of buying a food truck, choosing the right location, working with suppliers, and more. Which brings us to the question: Is starting a food truck in 2021 still a good idea?

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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. Ordering online, paying with mobile phones, scanning QR codes for a menu, and a ton of takeout, are just a part of dining out now.

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Four Ways the Pandemic Changed the Restaurant Industry that Won’t Change Back

Sante

A 4-Part Weekly Series by Buyers Edge Platform: Part 2 Technology in the Food Ordering Experience From kiosks, QR codes Continue Reading. April 2021 Management Food Ordering Foodservice Pandemic Restaurants Technology

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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. Chris Adams, VP of Strategy, Oracle Food & Beverage. Those that are continuing to prosper had their technological house in order prior to the pandemic.

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Reducing Restaurant Food Waste

Modern Restaurant Management

million tons of food. According to the food waste hierarchy pyramid, source reduction is the ‘best case scenario’ when it comes to food waste. Food Donation. It’s weird to think about this is in the context of food waste, but it’s true.

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Long Live Digital Dining: How Consumers’ Appetite for Mobile Apps and Online Ordering Will Continue

Modern Restaurant Management

Mobile orders were expected to drive $38 billion in restaurant revenue in 2020. Although mobile ordering isn’t the new kid on the block, it has certainly become the most popular because it’s one of the safest – and easiest – ways to order and pay for food.

Digitally Transforming the Restaurant Industry with No-Contact, Self-Ordering and Payment Technologies

Modern Restaurant Management

Just a few short years ago, customers paid for their meals in cash or credit cards, orders were totaled on analog cash registers, and customers called restaurants to place orders over the landline phone. The New Norm: Text to Order.

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. Conversely, when it comes to food and human nature, consumers find comfort in a familiar dish.

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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-June 2021 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

In this edition of MRM Research Roundup, we have news of a possible-robust recovery for restaurants, home delivery and top food delivery apps. million diners seated via Yelp* in May 2021 – the highest ever, surpassing pre-pandemic highs. In May 2021, total U.S.

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March/April 2021 Legal Update

Modern Restaurant Management

Nair, a partner at Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP compiles recent legal news affecting the restaurant, food and beverage and hospitality industries for Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine. The law will remain in effect through September 30, 2021. Pooja S.

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5 big food trends coming your way in 2021

Deliverect

Just as everyone was making their predictions for last year’s food and restaurant trends, a certain pandemic appeared and shook things up. As people around the world stayed home more often and ordered more delivery and takeout than ever before, new trends emerged. 2 Plant-based food.

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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. Invest in the right online ordering platform. Online ordering became a vital lifeline for restaurants at the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Contactless Ordering Isn’t Going Anywhere — Here’s How to Make the Most of It

Modern Restaurant Management

The pandemic has created unprecedented demand for online ordering platforms. As a result, restaurants that have historically relied on in-person dining have either scrambled to create their own food ordering apps or have leaned on third-party services to do it for them.

MRM Research Roundup: Mid-May 2021 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

Food Led Occasions Driving Visits. 67 percent of consumers have visited the On Premise for food led occasions since venues reopened and 22 percent have visited for drink led occasions. Texas and Florida have the highest number of consumers returning for food led occasions.

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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. New York, NY) has been lauded for some of the best street food in New York.

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145 – 2021 Restaurant Trends – Food, Marketing and Business

Marketing4Restaurants

This is Part 3 of our Resto Trends 2021 series. Check out the previous episodes here: Episode 143- Restaurant Trends for 2021. Episode 144- Restaurant Trends for 2021- Online Ordering and Delivery. 2021 Restaurant Trends – Food, Marketing, and Business.

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5 big food trends coming your way in 2021

Deliverect

Just as everyone was making their predictions for last year’s food and restaurant trends, a certain pandemic appeared and shook things up. As people around the world stayed home more often and ordered more delivery and takeout than ever before, new trends emerged. 2 Plant-based food.

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The 5 Biggest Restaurant Food Trends to Watch in 2021

Goliath Consulting

Through stay-at-home orders and extended shutdowns, restauranteurs had to be nimble and creative, relentlessly searching for new business avenues and strategies to keep their businesses afloat. Now that 2021 is only weeks away, we are making predictions on what the new year will bring.

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Top Food Delivery Trends Taking Over The UAE Restaurant Industry in 2021

The Restaurant Times

Online food delivery has become a popular choice for customers post COVID-19 pandemic. The segment has been growing ever since and is expected to introduce new food delivery trends in 2021. Popular Food Delivery Trends of 2021 That Are Too Hard To Ignore.

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We’re rocketing! 30M orders, 1B in GMV & a Series C funding of $65 million!

Deliverect

Last week we reached 30 million orders processed across our 30 markets around the world. From day one, we have been rooted in our deep commitment to helping the food and hospitality industry succeed and also pivot. 30 million orders milestone.

How to Set Up Online Ordering for Restaurants

7 Shifts

If you weren’t thinking that much about online ordering before, you definitely are now. The easiest way to get your food out there is by partnering with a third-party delivery app. Native or first-party delivery doesn't rely on a separate service to take and send out orders.

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). Data showed that the average monthly amount of single loyalty program user spent on food orders in 2020 was almost double compared to a non-user.

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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. Some ideas: Percentage discount off the total order.

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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-January 2021 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

This edition of MRM Research Roundup features restaurant industry year-end totals, how restaurant labor is evolving, fast-food brand intimacy and top cities for locavores. Top Fast-Food Brand Intimacy. ” To view the fast-food industry findings, click here.

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Tech Initiatives that Will Help Restaurant Industry Grow in 2021

The Restaurant Group

will use food apps by the end of 2021. But even in the post-COVID-19 world, new technologies can help new restaurants emerge and establish a more robust presence of establishes food chains. You can expect more advancement in the order preference of food delivery apps.

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9 Best Guest In-Room Tablets for Hotels (2021)

2ndKitchen

View and order room service with plenty of options for add-ons. Volo’s hotel tablet helps hotel businesses increase profits by allowing guests to purchase food and amenities while tuning their room environment to their liking.

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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). Data showed that the average monthly amount of single loyalty program user spent on food orders in 2020 was almost double compared to a non-user.

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Restaurant Design Trends for 2021

Modern Restaurant Management

In addition, the open and visible cook line kitchens are a new age design so that the patrons can see the preparation of food and the cooking process. Patrons have always cared about the caliber of the food, but now it is as much about the dining experience as it is about the fare.

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MRM Research Roundup: End-of-May 2021 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

In addition to the emergence of indoor dining, it explores rising competition between fast food and fast casual restaurant brands with COVID restrictions loosening. “The data strongly signals long wait times are a vulnerability for fast food restaurants as they compete for customers.

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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-March 2021 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

In this example, the restaurant fulfills an estimated 1,500 combined delivery and take-out orders at an average cost of $144 per order over a six-month period. In this scenario, the restaurant is fulfilling 19,000 combined delivery and take-out orders over a six-month period.

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Food for Thought: New Digital Tools for Restaurants

Modern Restaurant Management

There are two new digital technologies available for restaurants to automate the ordering process that owners need to understand. A PWA built for restaurants would display a menu and enable the user to select items, place an order and make a payment.

Top Takeout Trends 2021

Foodable

Top Takeout Trends 2021" on Spreaker. Listen to the episode to learn more about third party delivery trends, catering tips, and getting your finances in order! Listen to "55.

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