A CHEF’S MANIFESTO – 2021

Culinary Cues

Every now and then this can serve as a “checks and balance” activity to keep you on the right path and assess where and why you might have strayed from those “stakes in the ground” that are important to your core.

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July/August 2021 Legal Update

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There are currently two bills pending to replenish the funds, and on August 7, 2021, a group of Senators attempted to add $48 billion to the RRF through a unanimous consent, which failed. This measure was announced on August 12, 2021. The effective date of the rule is August 13, 2021.

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2021 Restaurant Insurance Outlook: Updated

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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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Client Story: Sunflour Serves 10,000 Charlotte Diners

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Their signature flaky croissants and toasted sandwiches, served alongside handcrafted coffee, have sustained the Charlotte area since 2011 with four neighborhood locations. . The post Client Story: Sunflour Serves 10,000 Charlotte Diners appeared first on ChowNow.

MRM Research Roundup: Mid-September 2021 Edition

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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. 2021’s Best Cities for Burger Fans.

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Protected: Liquor Inventory Experts Now Serving Dallas Bars and Restaurants

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To view it please enter your password below: Password: The post Protected: Liquor Inventory Experts Now Serving Dallas Bars and Restaurants appeared first on Bar and Restaurant Coach. This content is password protected.

Summer 2021 Food & Beverage Trends

Goliath Consulting

With the pandemic and climate change being hot topics in recent months, Summer 2021 will have guests wanting to see more healthy and sustainable items on their menu. Dunkin Donut is serving up their popular coffee drinks with nondairy milk such as oat or almond.

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AI Food Intelligence and Now Serving Democracy

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Restaurants have been pivoting to reach and serve customers in new ways, and retailers have been seeing the lines blur between brick and mortar and e-commerce. is rolling out a suite of features and extended price cuts through March 2021 to support restaurants during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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. Once alcohol was legal to serve via takeout, Cali Comfort BBQ took to their audience and polled them as to what kind of offerings they’d like to see.

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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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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-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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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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Beverage Trends of 2021: Non-Alcoholic Drinks

Goliath Consulting

Now that 2021 is finally here, it’s out with the old and in with the new. They’re beverages that serve a “function,” or basically, products that claim to benefit health, wellness or performance (1).

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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The 17 Best Cookbooks of Fall 2021

EATER

Cal Peternell could write a dozen books on aspirational cooking: gardens of perfect California produce; pasture-raised cuts of beef; and freshly caught fish, served simply, sprinkled with the freshest, grassiest, most expensive olive oil.

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11 Restaurant Marketing Strategies That Work in 2021 & 2022

7 Shifts

Email marketing allows restaurants to notify their consumers about current promotions and serves as a branding strategy. In today's highly competitive environment, restaurant marketing requires precise, dependable, and complete consumer data.

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Can Technology Solve the Restaurant Staffing Shortage?

Modern Restaurant Management

Equipment Operations kiosk Restaurant Technology self-serve ordering StaffingAccording to new federal data, the restaurant industry has lost 5.9 million jobs due to the pandemic-related closure of dine-in services — roughly two-thirds of restaurant employees in the U.S.

MRM Research Roundup: Mid-May 2021 Edition

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percent) over the year to March 2021. Punchh announced the results of the Cinco de Mayo campaigns it powered for its restaurant brands on May 5, 2021. percent over the next ten years (2021 to 2031).

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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-February 2021 Edition

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According to Snagajob data, QSR positions were the most in-demand jobs across all applicable industries in January 2021, as the sector continues to rise despite the challenges of COVID-19.

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Top Marketing and Public Relations Trends for the Restaurant Industry in 2021

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As businesses begin to plan their strategy for 2021, they’ll need to leverage as many marketing and PR trends that they can to better raise paid and organic brand awareness. In 2021, stop trying to figure out how to attract readers and viewers to your content.

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Chef Chat© – Nicholas Calias, CEC, WCEC, CCA

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Chef Nick Calias has his own restaurant and also serves as Culinary Director for new of Boston's largest venue managers. Chef Chat March 2021 boston chef

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PPP Loans 2021: A Guide for Restaurants

7 Shifts

President Biden recently prolonged the PPP loan deadline to May 31, 2021 , giving small businesses a few additional weeks to submit their applications. Below, we'll explain everything your restaurant needs to know about PPP loans in 2021: Table of Contents. PPP Loans in 2021.

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MRM Research Roundup: End-of-August 2021 Edition

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Sales velocity is now -3 percent vs August 14, 2021. Sales velocity is now -3 percent vs August 14, 2021. Sales velocity is now -3 percent vs August 14, 2021. Sales velocity is now +1 percent vs August 14, 2021. Sales velocity is now 0 percent vs August 14, 2021.

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How Customer Loyalty Programs Can Supercharge Your Restaurant in 2021

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The success of these programs can be seen in the Delivering on Restaurant Rewards brief published by PYMNTS and Paytronix back in January 2021 (1). Here are what industry experts have to say about customer loyalty programs and how it can drive your restaurant’s marketing plan in 2021.

Top Takeout Trends 2021

Foodable

Top Takeout Trends 2021" on Spreaker. Your four walls serve as a platform for you to leverage your capabilities to see where you can take your product or services,” notes Wood. “If Listen to "55.

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15 of the Best Movie Theatres That Serve Alcohol and Food in the U.S.

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You can now head to certain movie theatres that serve alcohol and watch the big screen with different drinks and food. You can’t pre-book for movies here as it runs on a first-come/first-served basis. The post 15 of the Best Movie Theatres That Serve Alcohol and Food in the U.S.

How Customer Loyalty Programs Can Supercharge Your Restaurant in 2021

Goliath Consulting

The success of these programs can be seen in the Delivering on Restaurant Rewards brief published by PYMNTS and Paytronix back in January 2021 (1). Here are what industry experts have to say about customer loyalty programs and how it can drive your restaurant’s marketing plan in 2021.

Restaurants Will Embrace Accelerating Technology in 2021

Modern Restaurant Management

Indeed, what the restaurant industry thought was on the horizon for 2025 will be implemented in 2021. Disrupted supply chains will continue to plague the food business in 2021, and end-to-end supply chain visibility will be essential to meet challenges created by shortages.

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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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Simple Restaurant Marketing Plan for 2021 [PDF Template]

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With a new year comes new challenges, and after the year for the industry that was 2020, we want to help set your restaurant up for success in 2021. Complete a competitor analysis This will not only inform decisions such as pricing and menu ideas—but it can serve as inspiration too.

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MRM Research Roundup: Mid-March 2021 Edition

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Cardlytics ’ new “State of Spend” report, which shows the dramatic change in consumer spend and purchasing trends during the COVID-19 pandemic (between February 2019 and February 2021). Sales velocity is now -11 percent vs February 20, 2021.

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14 Labor Day Restaurant Specials for 2021

Touch Bistro

Not sure what to serve? Choose dishes that can be served family style and conveniently packaged in takeout containers. If you’re offering holiday menu items, why not serve them starting on Saturday? Buffets are great for serving lots of people quickly.

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Restaurant Technology Trends to Watch Out for in 2021

App Institute

While the overall concept of a restaurant may stay the same — serving or delivering food to customers — the way restaurants do this will likely continue to change. The post Restaurant Technology Trends to Watch Out for in 2021 appeared first on AppInstitute.

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17 Creative Father’s Day Restaurant Specials for 2021

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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. If your restaurant typically serves only lunch and dinner, try offering a brunch special for Father’s Day.

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How Restaurants Are Evolving in 2021: New Business Models

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Fast casual is king With dining rooms effectively shut down early last year (many of them still limited), restaurants had to rethink how they would be serving hungry diners. Noma became a burger and wine bar , serving takeout for the first time.

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MRM Research Roundup: End-of-February 2021 Edition

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This survey was a second set, conducted in January 2021. percent of all restaurant orders, which translated to 7 billion servings of burgers. billion servings, according to NPD, which tracks daily how U.S. million servings of burgers. BBQ chicken sandwich servings at 17.6

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11 Best Channel Managers for Hotels (2021)

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Chapter 4: 11 Best Channel Managers for Hotels in 2021. What Is the Best Hotel Channel Management Software in 2021? 11 Best Channel Managers for Hotels in 2021. Here are the best channel managers in 2021, ranked from real reviews and comparisons from around the web.

11 Best Channel Managers for Hotels (2021)

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Chapter 4: 11 Best Channel Managers for Hotels in 2021. What Is the Best Hotel Channel Management Software in 2021? 11 Best Channel Managers for Hotels in 2021. Here are the best channel managers in 2021, ranked from real reviews and comparisons from around the web.

The 17 Best Cookbooks of Spring 2021 

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But here you’ll find cookbooks that will, at the very least, fuel some fantasizing about future travels, plus several that go deeper than wanderlust to serve as primers on the people and regional history that have shaped cuisines.

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BEFORE THE DINING EXPERIENCE TRY THE KITCHEN EXPERIENCE

Culinary Cues

Chefs, managers, and owners should live by a simple rule – “If you are not serving the guest directly then it is your job to serve those who are.” The goal of every restaurant and every chef is to create memorable experiences for the guest.

31 Restaurant Marketing Ideas for 2021

Touch Bistro

Though it will take a little creativity on your end, building your brand can be done in just a few simple steps: Step 1: Develop a restaurant mission statement that sums up why your restaurant exists and what purpose it serves.