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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July/August 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. and Rosa DeLauro introduced the Food Labeling Modernization Act in both houses of Congress.

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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.

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.,

Self-Ordering Kiosks: One Solution to the Current Labor Shortage

Modern Restaurant Management

The food and beverage industry is on a hiring frenzy. The April 2021 Job Openings and Labor Turnover summary issued by The Department of Labor showed that restaurants added almost 350,000 new job openings since March, bringing the sector’s total number of job openings as of April to 1.34

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.

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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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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Why An Online Ordering System Is The Key To Increasing Restaurant Sales

The Restaurant Times

From placing orders by phone to directly ordering via apps, ordering from restaurants has undergone a revolutionary shift, especially post COVID-19. In the pre-COVID times, online ordering was used to compliment the dine-in services of restaurants.

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.

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. ” Food Retailing Report.

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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.

May/June 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 act replaces previous regulations on the cottage food industry. Pooja S.

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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.

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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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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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-July 2021 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

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

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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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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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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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.

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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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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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.

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.

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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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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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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11 Restaurant Marketing Strategies That Work in 2021 & 2022

7 Shifts

This method is used by several large food chains, like Starbucks, Panera Bread, and TGI Fridays, which have attracted millions of customers due to their loyalty programs. Online ordering applications should keep the customer's attention and be simple to use.

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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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The 17 Best Cookbooks of Fall 2021

EATER

There are books that aim to expand culinary horizons, too, from Indigenous cuisine to Korean vegan to Ghanaian food. But he’s also the co-founder of Las Jaras Wines, regularly blogs about food, and has cultivated an impressive technical expertise over his years of eating. Black 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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Where to Order Chinese Food in Fort Lauderdale

Restaurant Clicks

Chinese food is one of those amazing meals that’s perfect for going out to eat but is also just as enjoyable to order in when you just want to stay at home or just don’t feel like cooking anything, and trust us, we know that feeling. Order Online. Order Online.

How QR Code Technology Can Help Restaurants Beyond Menus and Ordering

Modern Restaurant Management

However, for restaurants looking to provide the safest environment possible, the CDC’s guidance forced some to become “vaccination police,” as noted by United Food and Commercial Workers. Restaurants across the country are returning to pre-pandemic operations.

Robotics in the Food Industry

Goliath Consulting

Artificial intelligence robots are taking over the food industry and the world. 2 As artificial intelligence advances, so does the automation of food services. 4 Food robots are even being used on campuses, apartments, and hotels for food delivery. Robots in fast-food.

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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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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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.

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 New Order: Five Important Focus Areas for Greener Operations

Modern Restaurant Management

Throughout the paused activity of 2020 and 2021, people everywhere were reminded of the delicate ecosystem that exists between individuals and their communities, as well as between people and their planet.

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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