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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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

Modern Restaurant Management

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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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

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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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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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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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.

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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.

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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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.

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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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MRM Research Roundup: End-of-January 2021 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

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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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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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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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-April 2021 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

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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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.

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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THE EINSTEIN MOMENT FOR RESTAURANTS

Culinary Cues

I have been thinking quite a bit lately about a comment made by Chef Jeremiah Tower during our recent podcast conversation. He stated: “The restaurant industry needs an Einstein Moment.”

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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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A SURREALISTIC PILLOW EVENT

Culinary Cues

We frantically looked for a pen and finally found one under my seat and I worked quickly to complete the five pages of information while holding the papers in my lap.

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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.

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.

How CRM Can Help Restaurants Provide a Better Guest Experience

The Eat Restaurant

This information can be as basic as name and contact information or go in-depth with details like number of visits, food and seating preferences, allergies, birthdays, and anniversaries.

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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Restaurant Hiring: Navigating the Labor Shortage

7 Shifts

Do you need a host to seat guests or someone to hello pack up delivery orders? If you're having trouble finding great people to work in your restaurant, you're not alone. There's a labor shortage impacting the restaurant industry, made tougher by the pandemic.

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Cartvertising: How to Advertise in Your Local Grocery Store

Indoor Media

Cartvertising, IndoorMedia’s shopping cart advertising program, places your business on the baby seat and nose portions of grocery store shopping carts. Baby Seat Ads. These ads are displayed on billboards mounted to the backrest of the baby seat.

8 Ways 7shifts Can Help You Crush Patio Season

7 Shifts

It’s also important to note that using outdoor space and adding more seating to your restaurant can increase your revenue by 30%. The addition of patio seating—be it in a garden behind the restaurant or in the street out in front—means more tables to touch.

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Mr. Tipple’s owner shifts focus and fills seats with ticketed experiences

OpenTable

The post Mr. Tipple’s owner shifts focus and fills seats with ticketed experiences appeared first on Open for Business. Bordeleau shares how he closed one restaurant, shifted the focus of another, and came out stronger than before.

Easy Guide to Applying to the Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Cheetah

Applications opened on May 3 rd 2021 and $2.7 through March 11, 2021) – (loans) For an exact calculation of your potential financial support from the Restaurant Revitalization Fund see page 7-9 of the RRF guide. Reading Time: 4 minutes. Billion.

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Seven Traits of Successful Restaurant Owners and Managers

7 Shifts

Expand or Remodel Expanding your restaurant's outside seating area with a deck, patio or tent, could bring you real financial benefits. That’s a 65 percent return on investment for their customer who considered adding outdoor seating.

Essential FOH Restaurant KPIs That Increase Profitability, Part 1

Restaurant365

How much does a guest need to spend so that it was a profitable use of that seat? You can also examine your cover utilization, or how many covers you are seating per shift. First, if you have a reservations tool, you can leverage smart seating via an auto-assign algorithm.

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Coronavirus and Restaurants: A Year In Review

7 Shifts

Breweries and Taprooms were close to pre-pandemic levels by the end of summer—dude to to-go cans and outdoor seating. Some had to get creative with their outdoor seating and greenhouses, yurts, and igloos became the way to dine out.

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10 Ways to Drive Long-term Restaurant Profitability

Restaurant365

You only have a limited number of seats in your restaurant and table turns possible in a night. According to payroll experts , half of US states have already or will see minimum wage increases in 2021.

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3 Steps to Get Your Business Ready for the Restaurant Reopening

Cheetah

After being seated, one of the first items your patrons will experience is the menu. What do seated guests experience when your staff is heavily spraying down tables and chairs after a party has just left? Reading Time: 5 minutes.

15 Restaurant Metrics to Know and How To Use Them

7 Shifts

Knowing how many seatings you're getting out of the tables you have gives you insights into everything from your operating hours, staff, and efficiency in the kitchen. trying to put new people in seats, a customer retention strategy seeks to spend time bringing existing customers back.

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MRM EXCLUSIVE: Can Technology Help Solve the Restaurant Labor Shortage?

Modern Restaurant Management

Despite facing the pressure to stay open and operational over the last year, restaurants have gone above and beyond the “new normal” to rethink their operations, including seating arrangements and menu offerings, and in many cases reducing their staff to just the barebones.

California Excited for End of COVID Restrictions: No Capacity Limits, Physical Distancing

Cheetah

Alternatively, you can require all guests to wear masks when not seated. If you do decide to verify vaccinations, provide signed information about the official requirements and allow guests to self-attest prior to being seated. Reading Time: 5 minutes.

January/February 2021 Legal Update

Modern Restaurant Management

SB-314 would make expanded outdoor seating permanent. It further directs the Secretary of Labor to consider emergency temporary standards on COVID-19 and issue those standards by March 15, 2021. Pooja S.

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Restaurant Operations Overview: What You Need to Know

7 Shifts

For example, at a casual family restaurant, the service model might look like this: The host greets the party and seats them. Within three minutes of seating, the server acknowledges the party, greets themselves, and then takes a drink order as soon as possible.

How To Train New Restaurant Employees

7 Shifts

Then, have them work with the host or hostess to greet and seat customers. For example, seating has been changed along with the implementation of protective shields and masks.