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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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. For both safety and ease, there isn’t a better option. Kitchen display systems (KDS) eliminate the need to bring tickets back to the kitchen or handle a printer.

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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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Five Ways to Create a Safer Dining Experience and Workplace

Modern Restaurant Management

At Buffalo Wings & Rings, the health and safety of our guests and staff is our number one priority. Equipment Operations pandemic safety buffalo wings and rings safety culture covid safety

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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. As restaurants begin to gather more data, we will see the rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI) implementation to drive safety and growth.

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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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2021: A Year of Strategic Questions for Restaurants 

Modern Restaurant Management

Perhaps the biggest question on restaurateurs’ minds right now is: “Do I plan for the 2021 I was expecting, or can I just go back to 2019?” My colleagues and I at EPAM Continuum have been thinking of 2021 and the trends that will soon be served to us.

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5 Safety Tips for Restaurant Kitchen

Restaurant Smart

The kitchen restaurant is where most of the work happens. Here are five safety tips for your restaurant kitchen as summarized by us at… Read more. The post 5 Safety Tips for Restaurant Kitchen appeared first on Restaurant Smart Blog.

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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Restaurant Business Trends to Follow in 2021

Goliath Consulting

Here are our best guesses for the business trends of 2021. TECH: Social distancing and contact-free technology will be indispensable in 2021, as sanitation and safety concerns around COVID-19 remain (14). 2020 has been quite a learning experience.

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A Leading NYC Mayoral Candidate Thinks Roof Farms Can Save America’s Cities


I started an organization for police reform and public safety at the same time. Let’s allow our local restaurants to use their kitchens to supply the food. Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams distributing food | Photo by Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images.

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Restaurant Industry Outlook for 2021 – Looking Ahead to Better Days

The Restaurant Group

2021 Restaurant Industry Trends. After nine months of adapting to a new normal, here is our restaurant industry outlook for 2021 : 1. Ghost Kitchens Will Likely be Short-Lived. The past year saw the rise of ghost kitchens as a way to operate with lower overhead and labor costs.

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


Digital solutions that helped restaurants alleviate customer safety fears and adapt to restrictions boomed and tech providers scrambled to offer new products to get restaurants on board. What’s in store for 2021? Ghost kitchens. Is your restaurant ready for 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. COVID-19 Safety. Even with the vaccine, we expect the focus on safety and hygiene to remain. Off-premise dining will continue trending in 2021, with the food delivery market expected to expand (1).

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10 Things UAE Restaurants Must Consider When Buying Restaurant Equipment

The Restaurant Times

As the speed of preparation and customer service depends highly on the kitchen efficiency, you must pay due attention to the quality of your equipment. The type of restaurant equipment you would require in your kitchen depends a lot on your restaurant’s concept, theme, and cuisine.

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26 Exciting Ways to Eat in Cincinnati Right Now


The city’s Germanic roots were holding steady in European-inspired kitchens, and its eponymous cinnamon-spiced chili was still being ladled over spaghetti and smothered in shredded cheddar. Gina Weathersby.

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MRM Franchise Feed: Kitchen of the Future, Restaurant Sherpas and Dunkin’ Hirin’

Modern Restaurant Management

Dunkin’ is beginning a new partnership with Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) to offer an online college education to franchise employees, launching its first-ever national advertisement campaign aimed at recruitment, and Dunkin’ restaurants continue to implement strict safety standards focused on the in-store environment for both restaurant employees and guests. The safety of Dunkin’ franchisees, their restaurant employees, and guests remains a top priority.

5 Key Profitable Strategies for Cloud Kitchen Businesses in the UAE

The Restaurant Times

Cloud kitchens, also known as ghost kitchens, virtual restaurants, dark kitchens, or delivery-only restaurants, have become more prevalent in the current restaurant scenario. Top Profitable Lessons to Learn From Cloud Kitchen Business Model in the UAE.

Ghost Kitchen Franchise and Pandemic Resources

Modern Restaurant Management

In this edition of MRM News Bites, we feature sobering statistics from Yelp, a ghost kitchen franchise model, franchise explosions expected and falling for for an improved PSL. Ghost Kitchen Franchise Model. Sanitation and food safety have never been more important.


Culinary Cues

It is difficult to argue with safety precautions designed to keep people well and thwart the spread of the virus. John Lanchester. [] THE MAGIC OF WORKING IN A PROFESSIONAL KITCHEN HAS LOST ITS SHINE. HERE’S TO A VERY PROMISING 2021.

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Culinary Cues

We can be grateful for whatever health we are able to enjoy, for the memories of those whom we have lost over the years, and the prospect of a happier and hopeful 2021.

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Tough Talk: What Restaurants Need to Know and How General Counsel Can Help

Modern Restaurant Management

Labor and employment claims will continue to be one of the top legal issues facing restaurants as they navigate the government health and safety regulations. It is unlikely large footprint indoor dining establishments will be able to re-open for regular operations by the end of 2021.

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Restaurant Insiders on 2020 Lessons Learned, Part Two

Modern Restaurant Management

As a result of this trend, we’ve shifted our focus to provide more Take & Bake options and even have plans to launch additional varieties of our Take & Bake breads in early 2021. Intuit reports that by 2021, the gig economy will surge and add 9.2

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The State of New York Restaurants in 2020

7 Shifts

A restaurant is not just the restaurant owner, a restaurant is the kitchen staff, waitstaff, the whole industry around restaurants. Now, the City Council of New York City has voted to extend local law 1932-A until March 31st, 2021. We’re focusing on our guests’ safety, health and well-being. Ghost Kitchens & alternative options for kitchen space on the rise ?? Now, the new COVID-19 and offsite dining landscape have accelerated the growth of ghost kitchens.

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MRM Franchise Feed: Frictionless QDOBA and Crisp & Greens Goes National

Modern Restaurant Management

QDOBA Mexican Eats® introduced new restaurant formats, top photo, that feature buildouts including mobile-order drive-thrus, walk-up windows, mobile-order pick-up lockers, dedicated curbside pick-up areas, ghost kitchens, and concepts with updated outdoor seating.

Restaurant Success Roundtable: Lessons from the Pandemic


That’s a safety precaution, but also it’s because his customers just weren’t coming in. On social media, successful restaurants have featured the people who help make it all happen—the kitchen staff, dishwashers, even members of their families.

MRM Franchise Feed: Virtual BBQ and Pieology in China

Modern Restaurant Management

All locations will serve guests via delivery through a virtual kitchen facility. The virtual kitchen model allows restaurants to maximize delivery coverage without the upfront investment that a traditional brick-and-mortar location requires. Fazoli's Ghost Kitchen.

Face Pay Network, Restaurant of the Future and The Main Course

Modern Restaurant Management

US Foods Ghost Kitchens. launched US Foods Ghost Kitchens, a program designed to guide restaurant operators every step of the way when opening their own operation, helping them easily add a new revenue stream. Ghost Kitchen Incubator Project.

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

Goliath Consulting

First, we know that consumers will continue to regard safety and sanitation in high importance, possibly going towards 2021 (1). Restaurants need to openly communicate their safety standards to their customers and make sure they are being perceived as a safe establishment.” They will be removing the shareable dishes—to emphasize guest safety—and implementing the $12 lunch specials during the weekdays. by Bora Kang. You’ve re-opened your restaurant, congratulations!

MRM Franchise Feed: Opportunity is Barking and the Spirit of BBQ

Modern Restaurant Management

The design includes dining room seating zones, dedicated third-party delivery and pickup shelving, a closed kitchen, digital menu boards and a redesigned logo. "The Grimaldi's Goes Virtual with Kitchen United. Curry Up Now will make its grand debut in Texas in 2021.

Tyga Bites and Sushi with an Attitude

Modern Restaurant Management

We are offering restaurateurs the opportunity to operate a second brand within their existing brick and mortar location, increasing their bottom line by also becoming a virtual kitchen owner.” ” The new Cloud Kitchen restaurant will open on Friday, August 7.

Restaurant Insiders on 2020 Lessons Learned, Part One

Modern Restaurant Management

Jockey Hollow Bar + Kitchen's Chris Cannon. Most of us go into the business under-funded and therefore not ready for a “rainy day” Something a lot less serious than COVID, such as hurricane damage or a kitchen fire, could put many permanently out of business.

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Hospitality Mindset – It’s All About The Customer

Future Food

Across the globe we’ve seen the cultural, social and economic landscape of food and hospitality destinations upended, increased outdoor dining focus, delivery platforms, dark-kitchens, grocery e-commerce and social media continue to redefine dining and its new parameters regarding safety.

MRM Research Roundup: Mid-June 2020 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

Diners’ main concerns about visiting restaurants again include cleanliness and safety. According to the new findings, 60 percent of survey respondents said that they’ll feel comfortable dining again immediately or within a few weeks at restaurants once dine-in restrictions are lifted as long as the restaurants are implementing standard safety precautions. Health and safety when dining out – What matters most? Cloud Kitchen Market. Kitchen United.

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Touchless Ketchup, Icing on the Frosting and Bobacino

Modern Restaurant Management

Together, the initiative supported the food and beverage community by providing more than 500,000 freshly cooked meals and much needed supplies across 19 relief kitchens nationwide. “We put the safety of our employees first.

The Restaurant of the Future Scorecard


What types of restaurants will survive the current situation in urban centers, where most employees are working from home through at least early 2021? Ghost kitchens and delivery-only operations will likely increase in popularity.

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Our 2020 Pizza Report


The pizza chain emphasized customer and employee safety by offering contactless delivery, curbside pickup, and contactless carryout. California Pizza Kitchen’s Dining Room Woes. To restructure its long-term debt, California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in July, though the fast-casual chain promised to remain open. This partnership will run through the 2020 to 2021 season. The Deep Dish on Pizza Chains During COVID-19.

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Make it This Winter and Step Up To The Table

Modern Restaurant Management

The updated data and recommendations were developed for US Foods by The Acheson Group (TAG), a global food safety consulting group that helps companies throughout the food supply chain more effectively mitigate risks, improve operational efficiencies and ensure regulatory and standards compliance.

Fast-Casual Academia, Climatarian Menu and Ice Auction

Modern Restaurant Management

SALIDO’s Restaurant OS has been adopted by top US-based and international hospitality operators, such as Eataly, Restoration Hardware, Eleven Madison Park, Laconda Verde, and Jean-George’s ABC Kitchen. ” Sanitizing and Cleaning Solutions for Safety and Security.

Takeout For Good and Menus Go Tech

Modern Restaurant Management

Aramark Creates Safety Plans. Aramark examined front and back of house processes to establish tailored playbooks for all of its businesses and market segments, leveraging innovative solutions, new service methods, and rigorous safety protocols. The details augment Aramark EverSafe™, the company’s multi-dimensional operational safety platform recently launched with Jefferson Health, a leading expert in public health. Touchless cleaning for the safety of employees.

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. BurgerFi’s estimated 2021 net company revenues and 13.6x BurgerFi’s estimated 2021 adjusted EBITDA of $10.5 Deciding to close your doors: Whatever you decide, make sure all employees understand the steps you are taking to ensure top safety and health standards.

White Castle Flips for Flippy and Burma Bites

Modern Restaurant Management

This edition of MRM News Bites features tech companies winning funding, AI in the kitchen, DoorDash invests in brick and mortar and the gamification of food ordering. We are excited to support their mission to help independent restaurants optimize online ordering and generate incremental revenue from under-utilized kitchens.” White Castle will implement the new commercially available version of Flippy Robot-on-a-Rail (ROAR) into kitchens. in 2021.