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

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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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How NYC Restaurants Can Thrive Through the Winter

7 Shifts

But 2021 is the year to evolve your restaurant for whatever comes next. We like to think of it as a roadmap to success in 2021 and beyond. When it comes to making it through the winter, the health of your staff and guests is item number one. "Winter is coming".said

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The 5 Biggest Restaurant Food Trends to Watch in 2021

Goliath Consulting

Now that 2021 is only weeks away, we are making predictions on what the new year will bring. Here are our top 5 food and restaurant trend predictions for 2021 and beyond. That is less likely to be the case in 2021, as shown in this study by Sense360 (17).

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MRM Franchise Feed: Modular Chicken and 2020 Year-End Results

Modern Restaurant Management

Dave’s Hot Chicken is spicing up its 2021 franchise development strategy. The brand is set to open at least 30 locations in 2021, and plans to have an additional 300 units in development. All five restaurants are slated to open in 2021.

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Five Ways AI Cameras Will Help Your restaurant in 2021

Goliath Consulting

In 2021 and beyond, cameras will not be a simple surveillance tool. In 2021, however, most camera AI will allow restaurant operators to use photos to show customers that their food had been handled properly by their staff.

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How To Grow a Business in a Down Economy


Check out the Restaurant Recovery Resource to keep up to date on the latest innovations and ideas to help your business recover from the crisis.

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Forecast for Guests Coming Back through Q1


Check out the Restaurant Recovery Resource to keep up to date on the latest innovations and ideas to help your business recover from the crisis. Barron and Blau forecast the first quarter of 2021 and explore when customers will return to restaurants.

Defining a Post-COVID19 Consumer: What Your Guests Will Look for When They Walk Through Your Doors

Goliath Consulting

But much has changed since you’ve last had dine-in guests; consumer spending behavior and eating habits have been reset. Other than your most loyal customers, there is no guarantee that your old guests will return to dine with you while social distancing and other public health recommendations remain in effect. So how will your restaurant appeal to your guests when they walk through your doors? Reliable consistency is how you will retain your guests. by Bora Kang.

PPP Changes Proposed by Congress | Restaurant Recovery Series


Check out the Restaurant Recovery Resource to keep up to date for the latest innovations and ideas to help your business recover from the crisis. In this episode of The Barron Report , host Paul Barron sits down with frequent Foodable guest Andrew Horowitz, the president and founder of Horowitz & Company. Horowitz specializes in results-oriented investment strategies that combine advanced technology with hands-on expertise.

You Would Like Fries with That: Enabling the Next-Generation of Drive-Thru

Modern Restaurant Management

Restaurants are serving guests who are more digitally enabled than ever before. This way, operators can create highly personalized, almost predictive, guest experiences. Full-Speed Ahead: 2021.

Restaurants Getting Even More Screwed


Check out the Restaurant Recovery Resource to keep up to date for the latest innovations and ideas to help your business recover from the crisis. Vaccine distribution could continue through fall of 2021, and scientists are divided as to whether vaccination alone will be enough.

The State of New York Restaurants in 2020

7 Shifts

According to 7shifts’ Restaurant Data Hub , New York restaurant sales recovery has been slower than the overall United States (and Canadian) average. Data from Restaurant365 backs up our own findings, showing that the sales recovery of New York is trending below the average (with New York sales remaining 52% below pre-COVID levels, whereas the average is 22%). Now, the City Council of New York City has voted to extend local law 1932-A until March 31st, 2021.

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Restaurant Reopening Resources

Modern Restaurant Management

OpenTable added new features and price cuts for 2020 as they recognize the road to recovery will be long and difficult. Also, the Venga relationship management solution we acquired last year provides a complete view of loyal guests and their feedback. Standard subscription and cover pricing resume only in January 2021* (restrictions apply).

MRM Research Roundup: Mid-June 2020 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

This edition of Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine's Research Roundup features recovery data, POS performance and shifting habits of diners. On the Road to Recovery. According to the latest report from Tripadvisor , which outlinines the road to recovery for the travel and dining industry, restaurants are showing the first signs of recovery, leading the way for hospitality businesses. Recovery in Sight. percent from 2021 to 2027.

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Tyga Bites and Sushi with an Attitude

Modern Restaurant Management

Its proprietary guest engagement solution, which is used by more than 600 restaurants throughout the U.S. and will enable TouchBistro to fully integrate customer loyalty and guest marketing into its all-in-one point-of-sale (POS) and restaurant management platform.

Make it This Winter and Step Up To The Table

Modern Restaurant Management

“As we approach the 50th Anniversary of Starbucks in 2021, we honor our past while looking to the future with a long runway of healthy growth ahead,” said Johnson. Currently available in parts of Florida and Massachusetts, the national rollout will continue through 2021.

Takeout For Good and Menus Go Tech

Modern Restaurant Management

In this edition of MRM News Bites, we feature the Takeout For Good Effort on June 2 and a host of products designed to help restaurants keep guests and staff safer as they reopen. Altering seating arrangements to improve spacing between guests. “This pandemic has deeply impacted our customers and we are dedicated to helping businesses that have been hardest hit – such as restaurants and cafes – on their road to recovery.”

AI Food Intelligence and Now Serving Democracy

Modern Restaurant Management

is rolling out a suite of features and extended price cuts through March 2021 to support restaurants during the COVID-19 pandemic. They are also extending its Open Door pricing which waives subscription and cover fees in the US, Canada and other select markets through March 2021.

Fast-Casual Academia, Climatarian Menu and Ice Auction

Modern Restaurant Management

Hospitality Recovery Coalition. The Hospitality Recovery Coalition includes DISCUS, the American Distilled Spirits Alliance (ADSA), the Council of State Restaurant Associations (CSRA), the National Restaurant Association and TIPs.

Touchless Ketchup, Icing on the Frosting and Bobacino

Modern Restaurant Management

Ocean Spray is joining forces with Massachusetts Restaurant United and the COREcares Foundation for this hospitality stimulus, in addition to offering discounts on the brand’s cranberry products to support restaurants on the road to recovery during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis.

Uber Eats Up Postmates and PPP Loan Data

Modern Restaurant Management

The transaction is subject to the approval of Postmates stockholders, regulatory approval and other customary closing conditions and is expected to close in Q1 2021. We encourage Congress and the Administration to consider bipartisan options to support the industry’s recovery.” BurgerFi’s estimated 2021 net company revenues and 13.6x BurgerFi’s estimated 2021 adjusted EBITDA of $10.5

MRM Research Roundup: Mid-November 2020 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

When it comes to dine-in, guests are going big with seafood (+17 percent) and steak (+8 percent) topping the list. With guests are dining out less, it makes sense that they are ordering bigger ticket items when they do. percent responded “some time in 2021.”

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MRM Research Roundup: End-of-April 2020-COVID-19 Effects Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

This edition of Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine's Research Roundup features COVID-19 crisis statistics and surveys about third-party delivery, guest expectations, QSR reliance and more. “The industry’s successful recovery will depend on a customer’s feeling of well-being,” noted Oakes. “We have a long way to full recovery, but brands can take heart that we are starting from a place of trust and confidence.”

MRM Research Roundup: End-of-July 2020 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

The two biggest challenges noted were “declining local consumer demand” and “limited dine-in capacity,” closely followed by “keeping staff and guests from contracting COVID-19.” ” The pace of recovery for Yum!

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MRM Research Roundup: Holiday Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

” The Long Road to Recovery. Asia Center for Tourism and Hospitality Research, the road to recovery could still be a long one. “As we look ahead to 2021, flexibility and safety will remain top priorities. Restaurant Guests and COVID.

White Castle Flips for Flippy and Burma Bites

Modern Restaurant Management

When we started Lunchbox 18 months ago, we wanted to help restaurants with a strong ethos and identity speak to their guests directly. Lunchbox also partnered with Beam Social Impact to make it easier for restaurants to increase social responsibility by easily facilitating nonprofit donations from guest orders. Contact tracing through the collection of guest details during the online booking process. are now able to offer guests a touchless experience from order to payment.

MRM Franchise Feed: Tropical in Colorado and The Halal Guys New App

Modern Restaurant Management

“In addition to our growth and brand milestones so far this year, we have more in the pipeline in new and existing markets to increase the experience for both guests and franchisees. At the same time, we’re excited about creating a new generation of Subway guests!” “We’re thrilled to give more communities and guests the opportunity to enjoy our genuine hospitality and delicious menu, and we look forward to an equally great year in 2020.”

MRM Research Roundup: End-of-October 2020 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

This edition of MRM Research Roundup features the impact of cold weather on restaurant viability, why franchises need to be nimbler and the pandemic's effect on guest expectations. Fast food’s recovery has been anything but fast. Hotel guests look/sound ill – 58 percent.

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