The American Restaurant 2022 (Post Pandemic)

Culinary Cues

Let’s start with what we are fairly comfortable saying: whatever “normal” is will likely not make an appearance until the end of 2021 – so…let’s begin our speculation with January of 2022 to be safe.

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11 Restaurant Marketing Strategies That Work in 2021 & 2022

7 Shifts

In today's highly competitive environment, restaurant marketing requires precise, dependable, and complete consumer data. Data acquired about your actual consumers can be used in both online and offline marketing campaigns.

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Trends for 2022: Re-engaging with Food in a Design Led World

Future Food

Trends for 2022 Re-engaging with Food in a Design Led World. 2022, then, is shaping up as a really interesting year. Given this backdrop, there are a number of key trends that we are looking at as we move into 2022. These are some of our thoughts on what 2022 might hold.

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Planet Grape

We are contributing again this year for the 2022 guide, California and Oregon wineries that produce “good, clean and fair” wines per the Slow Food manifesto. The post CATHERINE FALLIS JOINS SLOW WINE GUIDE 2022 AS CONTRIBUTING EDITOR appeared first on planet grape® wine review.

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The 2022 James Beard Awards Will (Hopefully) Be Different


If the audit’s recommendations are effectively addressed, diners and chefs alike can hope for a more diverse, more transparent, and much less chaotic rollout of the James Beard Awards in 2022. Getty/Victor Spinelli/WireImage.

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The James Beard Awards Will Be Fully Back in 2022


The 2022 James Beard Awards will reflect policy and procedure changes in light of an audit that began in August 2020 and will be completed this summer. James Beard Foundation [Official Site].

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Celebrated Atlanta Pitmaster Bryan Furman Is Back With a New Restaurant and a New Perspective


Bryan Furman BBQ in Riverside, slated for a 2022 opening, will be a celebration of Black barbecue traditions [link

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May/June 2021 Legal Update

Modern Restaurant Management

The bill will likely be back before the California legislature in January 2022. San Francisco Passes Permanent 15-Percent Delivery Fee Cap : On June 22, 2022, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a 15% permanent delivery fee cap on delivery fees charged to restaurants.

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Bytes to Eat: Online Ordering Solutions for Pizzerias

Thrive POS

predicts that food delivery sales, which now represents roughly $43 billion, or 8% of all restaurant sales, will increase by 12%, or $76 billion, by the year 2022. As any good comedian will tell you, delivery is everything. And when it comes to food delivery apps and services, the same rules apply. More and more customers are regularly using online ordering platforms to get restaurant food delivered to their home or office.

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July/August 2021 Legal Update

Modern Restaurant Management

” NYC Moves to Extend 15-Percent Delivery Fee Cap to 2022: On August 29, 2021, the New York City Council passed four pieces of legislation relating to third-party delivery service for restaurants. 17, 2022, and will also cap all other fees at five percent per order. Pooja S.

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Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Invest in a Restaurant Franchise

Modern Restaurant Management

The first such incentive is that hospitality businesses, including restaurant franchises, will pay a lower rate of VAT until at least March 2022. Until 30 June 2021, businesses in these sectors receive 100 percent business rate relief, followed by 66 percent rate relief until 31 March 2022.

COVID-19 Restaurant Industry Trends

The Restaurant Group

The COVID-19 restaurant trends seen now will likely continue well into 2021 and perhaps even 2022. Whatever the reason, likely a combination of these, it is unlikely that this shift will reverse before 2022. Changes and Opportunities in 2020 and Beyond.

Why Restaurants Should Continue to Diversify Their Revenue Streams in a Post-COVID World

Modern Restaurant Management

In fact, meal kits are a rising sector of the restaurant industry that’s predicted to grow 25 percent to 30 percent by 2022. Over the past year, the pandemic pushed restaurants into survival mode, forcing them to pick up alternative revenue streams to stay afloat.

How Solar Power Can Help a Restaurant’s Bottom Line

Modern Restaurant Management

Through 2022, there is a 26-percent federal tax credit available for eligible businesses in the tax year filing in which they have begun the process of installation. Each year, food waste in the restaurant industry reaches losses that are in the billions.

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Using Location-Based Advertising with Text Message Marketing

Modern Restaurant Management

billion on location-based marketing in 2022. Businesses have long searched for ways to optimize communications to specifically target people in close proximity with advertisements. It’s why marketers will spend up to $38.7

How Haagen-Dazs Builds Customer Loyalty

Candy Bar

Ice cream’s a booming market, one that’s expected to reach $89 billion in 2022. All over the world people scream for ice cream. New Zealanders indulge the most—about 7.5 gallons […]. The post How Haagen-Dazs Builds Customer Loyalty appeared first on

Winners and Losers of 2020 Impacting 2021


Three Key Points: Do not expect normalcy to return until 2022. 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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The 2020 James Beard Awards Are Effectively Cancelled


The Foundation seemingly agrees, but is already begun planning for a return to a more traditional awards format in 2022. Perhaps, 2022 will bring an answer to the question of whether ethical restaurant awards are actually possible. • James Beard Foundation.

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MRM Franchise Feed: Wing Zone Revitalization and Real Food BK

Modern Restaurant Management

” Goldberg has plans to add 15 new locations for Bangin’ Buns by the end of 2022. 2022 is already shaping up to add another 50%-plus growth to a rapidly expanding success story. Their next opening is set for Muskogee, Oklahoma by early 2022.

Restaurants Pivot to the new ‘Post-COVID’ Consumer Behavior Patterns

Modern Restaurant Management

Consequently “more than 80 percent of Gen Z-owned businesses expect to get more than half of their revenue from digital (web, mobile, online delivery, social media) by 2022 versus only 33 percent of Baby Boomer-owned businesses.”

Coronavirus and Restaurants: A Year In Review

7 Shifts

2nd half of 2021 and into 2022 will be record boom time. A year ago this month, our industry was rocked to its core. After a few weeks of uncertainty in February and early March 2020, COVID-19 was declared a pandemic on March 11, 2020, by the World Health Organization.

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The elevation of F&B in the Hotel industry

Future Food

Ritz Carlton Melbourne Opening 2022 – A Future Food Project True world-class inner city living, with the proposed Ritz-Carlton hotel choosing West Side Place as its home in Melbourne.

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Darden Restaurants Stock Analysis


On this episode of The Barron Report , host Paul Barron gives a deep dive stock analysis of the multi-brand restaurant operator Darden Restaurants. Three Key Points: Food away from restaurants is expected to reach 58 percent—a $1.3 trillion category—in terms of revenue by 2023.

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Meeting Off-Premise Demand While Rebuilding In-Restaurant Sales to Boost Profitability


Chang’s has opened eight of its To Go concepts and plans to have more than 50 To Go units in its network by 2022 to meet the increased demand for takeout and delivery. The pandemic has undeniably changed the restaurant industry.

National Restaurant Association Mid-Year State of the Industry Report

Modern Restaurant Management

" The National Restaurant Association will continue to monitor the effect of COVID-19 on the industry in the coming months and plans a full State of the Restaurant Industry Report in early 2022.

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Emerging Technologies That Will Shape The Future Of Restaurants

The Restaurant Times

According to estimates, the market revenue of the AR/VR industry will reach about $209 billion by the year 2022. The restaurant industry has changed dramatically over the past two years with technology playing a significant role in the business.

Delivery Dominance Starts with a Few Simple Questions

Modern Restaurant Management

According to William Blair , delivery is projected to have a 25 percent CAGR over four years, growing from about $25 billion in 2018 to $62 billion in 2022.

Fiesta Group Sells to Taco Cabana in a Huge $85M Move

Gourmet Marketing

They will also be able to continue their investment in the expansion of their digital growth platform and finalize their new unit expansion plans for 2022. .

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New & Notable: TEAM Schostak Celebrates 40, AI in Food Service and Beachy Tech

Modern Restaurant Management

These changes go into effect in October for the launch of the 2022 call for entry period. New & Notable spotlights the latest news restaurateurs need to know. TEAM Schostak Family Celebrates Anniversary and Employees.

MRM Franchise Feed: Church’s Goes Hybrid and Curry Up Incentives Now

Modern Restaurant Management

The new model will launch in 2022 and enables the company to advance work-life-balance for employees, while enhancing the workability and connectivity of the Restaurant Support Center teams. MRM Franchise Feed features news about the restaurant franchise (MUFSO) landscape.

Would Delivery Work for My Concept?

Modern Restaurant Management

restaurant delivery revenues are expected to reach nearly $80 Billion by 2022 and digital ordering and delivery has grown 300 percent faster than dine-in traffic since 2014. This edition of MRM's "Ask the Expert” features advice from EZ-Chow Inc.

Guest Blog: Tax Strategies as You Reopen Your Restaurant


Fifty percent of the deferred taxes must be deposited by December 31, 2021, and the remainder by December 31, 2022. While many American businesses have been impacted by COVID-19, the restaurant industry is among those hit hardest.

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The Federal COVID-19 Relief Package: What it Means for YOUR Restaurant


Social Security payroll tax will be due on December 31, 2021, and the remaining half will be due on December 31, 2022.

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Boost Your Restaurant Brand with Social Media

Modern Restaurant Management

With annual digital coupon redemptions set to hit a staggering $91 billion by 2022 , sending discounts to your social media followers could be a huge hit. Every day, more than 3.5 billion people sign onto social media to check what’s going on in the world.

Senior Analyst Michael Halen on the State of Restaurant Industry

Restaurant Engine

“A lot of sell-side analysts are looking through 2022 to be a wash, or even to be down significantly.”

Restaurants Have Lost $120B, Losses to Double by Year End

Restaurant Engine

Bloomberg restaurant analyst Michael Halen does not predict a full recovery for restaurant industry revenues until 2022. The U.S

How Restaurants Are Evolving in 2021: New Business Models

7 Shifts

billion industry by 2022 , with many citing convenience as their number one reasons for choosing them. When we look back at the impact that 2020 had on the restaurant industry, we’ll see it as an accelerator of change.

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MRM Franchise Feed: Non-Traditional Dunkin’ and Boxing-Themed Concept

Modern Restaurant Management

To date, Saladworks has restaurants in 10 grocery stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio, and New York, with additional locations projected to open in 2021 and 2022. MRM Franchise Feed features news about the restaurant franchise and MUFSO landscape. Dunkin' Explores New Opportunities.

Surviving Disruption: How New COVID-19 Legislation Can Assist the Restaurant Industry

Modern Restaurant Management

31, 2022. Consequently, restaurateurs could face a very hefty tax bill in both 2021 and 2022 if these tax payments are deferred.

MRM Research Roundup: Mid-September 2021 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

Despite this, four in 10 Canadians are still tentative about eating in-person and plan to postpone their first in-person dining experience for anywhere between a few months of reopening, to sometime in 2022.

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MRM Franchise Feed: flip’d and the Juicey Awards

Modern Restaurant Management

” Looking ahead, the brand plans to have 50 new restaurant openings per year by 2022 to bolster its overarching goal of having 500 locations open and operating by the end of 2025. Three Knoxville locations are slated to open in Fall 2022 and Winter 2023.

Pros and Cons: Should restaurants accept contactless payments?


Kearney estimates that by 2022, 56% of the cards in the US market will be contactless. Contactless payment systems launched in 2007 , yet they are only recently viewed as serious alternatives to cash or cards in the United States.

Digital Marketing Trends 2020

50 Mistakes

55% of households are expected to own smart speaker devices by 2022, therefore optimising your content for voice search needs to be a priority in 2020.

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