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.

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-July 2021 Edition

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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

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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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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

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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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-June 2021 Edition

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million diners seated via Yelp* in May 2021 – the highest ever, surpassing pre-pandemic highs. In fact, the number of diners seated via Yelp was up 48 percent in May 2021 compared to May 2019. They saw a similar increase in diners seated in April 2021.

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Restaurant Design Trends for 2021

Modern Restaurant Management

Some trending concepts over the past several years have included more open seating, high ceilings, and exposed structure concepts. As restaurant owners in Florida, patio seating can be seen as a less than desired component to our space specifically in the spring and summer months.

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Celebrating Pride Month 2021 at Your Restaurant No COVID Limits

Cheetah

Last year all events were held online but 2021 will have some cornerstone outdoor in-person events too. Capacity: Indoor dining limited to 50% of capacity, bars to 25% capacity Groups: Up to 25 people with 8 per table and 6 ft apart Outside dining: If positioning outside seating, leave 6 ft.

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MRM Research Roundup: End-of-May 2021 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

A whopping 88 percent will dine inside fast casual and fast food restaurants, but there are high expectations for safety protocols including sanitized tables (70 percent), staff wearing masks (69 percent) and/or gloves (51 percent), and limited seating (52 percent).

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Designing the Ultimate Cocktail Space for 2021’s Evolving Expectations

Modern Restaurant Management

Guests do not want to simply walk through a doorway and be seated in the corner, away from the excitement. In 2020, the pandemic forced over 111,000 bars and restaurants in the United States to close permanently, severely impacting the drinking and dining scene abandoned last winter.

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The 5 Secrets To Thriving in a Post-Pandemic World

Speaker: Kevin Tam, Sculpture Hospitality Consultant

This webinar is about creating the mindset necessary to navigate a post-pandemic world. The last year and a half of the pandemic has wounded all of us, mentally, emotionally and financially, especially being in one of the hardest hit industries. To thrive, we have to learn how to accept it, face it, deal with it and strategize around it.

Rising Restaurant Minimum Wage: What to Know for 2021

Touch Bistro

When your business is located in an affected region, the federal minimum wage takes a back seat to the state or city rate. Minimum Wage Rates for 2021 by State. state minimum wage rates for 2021 and the planned increases: Alabama: $7.25/hour (no state minimum wage law).

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Restaurants with Outdoor Seating in Fort Lauderdale

Restaurant Clicks

When you are in South Florida, there are plenty of great restaurant options for outdoor seating. It has both outdoor seating and indoor seating with big windows to make you feel like you are out.

Restaurants With Outdoor Seating Areas in Tampa

Restaurant Clicks

There is plenty of room to spare here at Ella’s on their massive outdoor deck area complete with wooden booths and a high-seat bar encircling a massive oak tree that lights up beautifully at night. They have some of the best outdoor seating in Tampa here at Jackson’s, in our opinion.

17 Creative Father’s Day Restaurant Specials for 2021

Touch Bistro

And now, with vaccinations on the rise and looser restrictions in place, Father’s Day 2021 presents a perfect opportunity for your restaurant to go big. Another great restaurant contest idea is to give raffle tickets away at the door or enter customers into a draw as they’re seated.

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14 Labor Day Restaurant Specials for 2021

Touch Bistro

Create a buy-one-get-one deal to get people in your seats on Labor Day. The post 14 Labor Day Restaurant Specials for 2021 appeared first on TouchBistro. While Labor Day is a day off for those in the corporate world, it’s the opposite for the hospitality industry.

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How Restaurant Reservation Software Can Help with Reopening in 2021

Touch Bistro

In fact, restaurant reservations and the technology that supports it is so valuable that public officials and organizations such as the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) recommend adopting a reservations-only model or call-ahead seating.

BEFORE THE DINING EXPERIENCE TRY THE KITCHEN EXPERIENCE

Culinary Cues

Wow visuals on the plate and in the dining room, wow views from every seat, wow service, and of course – wow flavors on the plate. The goal of every restaurant and every chef is to create memorable experiences for the guest.

Making Sense of the $120 Billion RESTAURANTS Act of 2021 and the $25 Billion Restaurant Rescue Plan

Restaurant365

February 4, 2021: In a 90-10 Senate vote, the Restaurant Rescue Plan, a $25 billion grant relief program for restaurants, was added to the American Rescue Plan, a $1.9 February 5, 2021: The Senate narrowly approved the $1.9 22, 2021. 4, 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. In the long run, restaurants will have to be adaptable, with seating plans that expand and contract easily and quickly” (5). The post Restaurant Business Trends to Follow in 2021 appeared first on Goliath Consulting Group.

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31 Restaurant Marketing Ideas for 2021

Touch Bistro

free WiFi, online ordering, or outdoor seating). The post 31 Restaurant Marketing Ideas for 2021 appeared first on TouchBistro. The restaurant industry is a competitive space, and you need unique restaurant marketing ideas if you want your venue to stand out.

Things I Wish I Knew Before Opening a Restaurant in 2021

Cheetah

From integrations to QR menus, seating layouts and digital marketing capabilities – the feature list can become overwhelming. The post Things I Wish I Knew Before Opening a Restaurant in 2021 appeared first on Cheetah. Reading Time: 3 minutes.

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8 Craft Beer & Brewery Trends to Watch (2021)

2ndKitchen

While the worst of the pandemic may be over, COVID’s impact will still be felt throughout 2021 and possibly into 2022. Here are 8 of the biggest trends to watch in the craft brewery and beer industry in 2021. 8 Biggest Craft Brewery Trends to Watch in 2021.

4th of July Specials for Restaurants: Promotions and Ideas for 2021

Touch Bistro

And Independence Day 2021 may be the busiest one yet, with 46% of American consumers reporting that they’re excited to dine out again as pandemic restrictions are loosened. Here are the top 4 restaurant technologies you should have ahead of Independence Day 2021: 1.

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5 Restaurant Industry Trends to Consider for 2021 and Beyond

Focus POS

Read on to discover the five restaurant industry trends for 2021 and beyond. It goes without saying that in 2021, online ordering is here to stay. When restaurant capacity returns to 100%, restaurants with outdoor dining space can enjoy the additional revenue from the expanded seating.

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6 Tips for Restaurant Success in 2021

Restaurant Engine

It seems poised to continue at least for part of 2021. To help you, we look at six tips for restaurant success in 2021. #1: Restaurant customers in 2021 are going to be looking for contactless options when they frequent your restaurant.

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MRM Research Roundup: End-of-April 2021 Edition

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Sales velocity is now -5 percent vs April 10, 2021. Sales velocity is now -3 percent vs April 10, 2021. Sales velocity is now -7 percent vs April 10, 2021. Sales velocity is now -7 percent vs April 10, 2021. Sales velocity is now -4 percent vs April 10, 2021.

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THE BEST OF TIMES, THE WORST OF TIMES

Culinary Cues

Those who do the work are now in the driver’s seat and many of those harped about changes may actually come to fruition as a result.

5 Best Hotel RFP Software to Win More Bids (2021)

2ndKitchen

Chapter 4: 5 Best Hotel RFP Software to Close More Group Deals in 2021. For hotels manually managing RFPs, personalization can take a back seat – as the main goal is to get through all the inbound RFPs that are awaiting a response.

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MRM Research Roundup: End-of-January 2021 Edition

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In addition, colder winter weather eliminated some potential for outdoor restaurant dining, favored by many guests who believe patio seating is a safer option. Customer brand loyalty has survived the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, which imposed a severe stress test on brands, according to Brand Keys 25th annual 2021 Customer Loyalty Engagement Index® (CLEI). The 2021 survey examined 94 categories and 855 brands. Travel Plans for 2021. 2021 Policy Priorities.

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Where Safety Meets Satisfaction — Tips For COVID-Era Restaurateurs to Elevate Their Customer Offerings

Modern Restaurant Management

If possible, restaurants should consider expanding into casual and comfortable outdoor seating arrangements that can feature a more pre-pandemic feel. Other practices can be updated to enhance the feeling of personal service; for instance, table settings can be placed as guests are seated.

A 2021 Guide to Kitchen Staffing During the Back of House Labor Shortage

Touch Bistro

As of June 2021, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the restaurant industry was still 1.5 For those with 120 seats or more, 51% of restaurants train their kitchen staff for more than 12 hours.

21 Restaurant Interior Design & Decor Ideas to Inspire You in 2021

Touch Bistro

Establish a sense of arrival with unique signage and seating for guests waiting for tables, like London, U.K.-based Go Beyond Standard Seating. It can be easy to get so caught up in choosing the perfect paint color for your walls and the best lighting that you forget about your seating.

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LESSONS GIVEN – LESSONS LEARNED

Culinary Cues

When the economy was weak then restaurants were in the driver’s seat – more applicants than jobs available led to a competent workforce that was underpaid and overworked. History has demonstrated that people tend to have short memories.

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A Summer of More: Leveraging Tech Solutions to Impress Enthusiastic Diners

Modern Restaurant Management

At the start of their visit, guests are looking to be welcomed and seated quickly, so operators can implement virtual waitlist solutions to help reduce crowding at the host stand and table management tools to optimize their floor at 100 percent capacity.

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Vaccinated Diners Can Go Maskless When Seated Outside, Says CDC

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Shutterstock. Unvaccinated people should still wear masks, as should everyone if eating indoors The Centers for Disease Control updated its guidance on socializing and safely engaging in other activities during the pandemic, including new information on best practices at restaurants.

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. As part of our 2021 industry outlook, we foresee flexible seating and modified dining remaining part of the industry trends for the foreseeable future.

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How to Open a Coffee Shop: The Ultimate Guide

7 Shifts

Do they have indoor seating or are they takeout-only? Seating capacity. Coffee shop with seating: $80,000 to $300,000. Coffee shop with both seating and a drive-thru: $80,000 to $300,000. Are there high-top, bar-style tables, regular seating, or a mix of both?

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Restaurant Forecasting: How To, Formulas, Methods, and More

7 Shifts

Factors to Incorporate in Your 2021 Restaurant Forecasting. This number should include in-house seats filled, takeout customers, and delivery customers. Factors to Incorporate in Your 2021 Restaurant Forecasting. For the 2021 game, hungry Americans consumed a record 1.42

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Vaccinated Diners Can Go Maskless When Seated Outside, Says CDC

EATER

Shutterstock. Unvaccinated people should still wear masks, as should everyone if eating indoors The Centers for Disease Control updated its guidance on socializing and safely engaging in other activities during the pandemic, including new information on best practices at restaurants.

MRM Research Roundup: End-of-June 2021 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

In this edition of MRM Research Roundup, we feature top foods of 2021, customer satisfaction, the Good Food 100 and shopping sentiments, State of the Plate. Unlike 2020, diners opted for the plant-based versions of delivery classics so far in 2021. Trending Things for 2021.

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Restaurant Floor Plans: 8 Ideas To Inspire Your Next Location

Sling

We don’t know the exact dimensions of the entryway above, but the restaurant layout does one thing particularly well: it separates the guests just walking in from the guests already seated. They wonder what’s going on around the corners and can’t wait to be seated.