How Delivery Services Are  Impacting Restaurant Supply Chains 

Modern Restaurant Management

While food delivery is nothing new, breakout services like Uber Eats and DoorDash have capitalized on what customers want most: convenience. According to Forbes , by the year 2025, the online food delivery industry will reach $200 billion.

How Have Catering Supplies Transformed in 2019?

Modern Restaurant Management

Catering supplies have evolved with these trends, and items such as biodegradable and reusable packaging have been introduced. With more people waking up to the climate emergency, customers are demanding eco-friendly catering supplies. Household names such as McDonald’s and Pepsi have pledged to make big changes to their catering supplies. Other catering supplies that have been adapted to meet environmental demands include cooking equipment.

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Food delivery in the COVID-19 climate

Deliverect

With the closure of restaurant dine-in services to slow the spread of the Coronavirus, online food ordering has become a crucial business model overnight. Online food delivery has been skyrocketing in the past few years, so many restaurants already have a solid delivery model in place.

What’s Packing Your Food? Restaurant Delivery Packaging Trends

Goliath Consulting

A restaurant’s packaging is not just a vehicle for carrying food—it’s a statement that informs customers about your business’s brand and values. According to Technomic, a food industry research firm, 64% of consumers consider high quality packaging an important factor in deciding where to order food (1). With more consumers using food delivery services, the demand for better food packaging is stronger than ever.

Food Safety Never Takes a Holiday 

Modern Restaurant Management

With the season of food and Thanksgiving when holiday food is at the forefront, what are defined standards and procedures that restaurants should keep top-of-mind to set the expectations regarding food handling and preparation during the holiday rush?

Food Safety Is Everyone’s Problem

Transact

It doesn’t matter whether you work in the front or the back of the house; food safety is everyone’s problem. Everyone, from the server to the busboy to the line cook, has to know basic food handling procedures. . Most food safety problems can be eliminated by doing the job properly. .

MRM Plant-Based: Good Food Scorecard and Healthier Hospital Food

Modern Restaurant Management

Good Food Restaurant Scorecard. Despite skyrocketing demand for plant-based food across the U.S., 42 of the country’s favorite fast food and restaurant chains still don’t offer a plant-based entrée, according to a report released today by The Good Food Institute (GFI).

A Smarter Way to Reconcile: How to Receive Shipments in Half the Time

Crunchtime

food operations management restaurant supply chain managementWe all have the technology to limit double data entry, so why not use it? Would you prefer to enter the same data once or twice? I think we can all agree that once is the only correct answer.

Keeping the Food Chain Safe with Master Data Management

Modern Restaurant Management

Add cybersecurity risks, mix in consumer desire for transparency, then layer in the collection of consumer data collection and you’ve got a perfect storm of data management challenges across the food supply chain. Equipment Operations Big Data and food safety Data Food Safety

A Coffee Shop Owner’s Guide to Handling Food & Dairy Allergies

Perfect Daily Grind

Nuts are common culprits when it comes to triggering food allergies. What Food Allergies Should You Be Aware Of? According to Food Allergy Research and Education ( FARE ), most fatal allergic reactions occur outside the home, in public places like coffee shops.

How to Improve Food Safety Culture

360Training

As you can see, it’s more important than ever for anyone who works with food to practice safe food handling techniques. The best way to encourage safe food handling in your restaurant is to create a culture that prioritizes food safety. What is Food Safety Culture?

Meet the Man from Thirunelveli Supplying Fresh Dosa Batter in the US (Every Minute Four Containers of the batter being sold)

Bingage

Let’s visit his journey – Addressing from Kadayam village, Thirunelveli, Mani narrates that when he decided to start the business in the US in 2003 by the name – Shastha Foods , there were no other players in the market, the concept was completely unique.

Five Ways to Make Your Food More Instagram-Worthy

Social Hospitality

It’s no secret food is one of the most popular segments on Instagram. For example, many now use simple presentation and photography techniques to help make food images go viral. Here are five major ways to impact your food’s Instagram-worthiness. More Than The Food.

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7 Methods for Controlling Food Costs in Restaurants

Restaurant365

The cost of food is one of the biggest operating expenses for a restaurant business. With perishable ingredients and fluctuating sales, controlling food costs in restaurants can be extremely challenging. Your food costs and your inventory are big budget line items.

Protect the Package: Ensuring Food Safety in Shift to Takeout and Delivery

Modern Restaurant Management

Food safety discussions have taken on a new level of urgency, as restaurants face the enormity of consequences of COVID-19. It was not that long ago that US Foods conducted their highly-publicized survey which found that nearly 30 percent of delivery people sample the food items they’re entrusted with. Here are three ways to support and communicate food safety claims and ensure that take-out and delivery items are safe once they leave the premises: Screening.

Digital marketing for the food industry: 5 new trends

50 Mistakes

What are the digital marketing trends for the food industry? It’s enough to look at the screens of our smartphones and among the posts of our friends on Facebook or Instagram to realize a fact: Food and Beverage in all its forms, is a huge hit in the digital world.

Growth Strategies for Food and Beverage Clusters

Future Food

When Future Food partners with our Clients on redevelopment projects, one of the first stages that we frequently perform is the evaluation of a proposed scheme and how F&B should be incorporated into it. The volume of food set out for the redevelopment is too great.

Does Your Food Supplier Actually Care About Your Restaurant?

ChefHero

One of the best tools a restaurant owner can have is a food supplier that cares about their establishment. Quality of supplies? Budget supplies may also come with budget service. Consider food safety. Not enough restaurants think about food safety when choosing a supplier.

How to Calculate Food Cost in a Restaurant

360Training

One of the most essential parts of running a successful restaurant is keeping your food costs manageable. Of course, you can’t do that unless you know what you’re currently spending on food. How Do You Calculate Food Cost In a Restaurant? . Calculating Food Costs Using a Recipe.

Managing Inventory – and Your Time

Hot Schedules

A long with labor, food and beverage is one of the highest costs within a hospitality organization. They may have a daily count for pricey and fast-moving items, weekly counts for most food and beverage, monthly counts for non-consumables, and annual counts for machinery and cookware.

Meet the Man from Thirunelveli Supplying Fresh Dosa Batter in the US (Every Minute Four Containers of the batter being sold)

Bingage

Let’s visit his journey – Addressing from Kadayam village, Thirunelveli, Mani narrates that when he decided to start the business in the US in 2003 by the name – Shastha Foods , there were no other players in the market, the concept was completely unique.

MRM People & Places: Azteca Foods Celebrates 50 Years and State Dish Showdown

Modern Restaurant Management

Chicago-born, minority-owned, female-led Azteca Foods celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, signifying a milestone of achievement for the family business, which has flourished from humble beginnings into a multi-million dollar operation. Armanino Foods of Distinction, Inc.

Meet the Villains Part Two: The Rogue Spender

Hot Schedules

The Rise of Food Allergies – and How to Keep Your Guests Safe and Happy. With food allergies on the rise, and more than 15 million Americans affected, it’s critical for your restaurant to be able to deliver clear, accurate allergen information to guests.

Food Technology: Future of the Restaurant Industry

360Training

No, this does not mean you should pack up shop and open a food truck instead. In fact, whether you are in distribution, serving or manufacturing in the food industry, you need to ensure your products are safe for consumption. Food Safety Monitoring Made Easy. Food & Beverag

Changes at McDonald’s and Reducing Food Waste

Modern Restaurant Management

This edition of MRM News Bites features McDonalds, the Food Waste Reduction Alliance, OpenTable, Ordermark, Hudson Group, Hakkasan Group , Waitr and Checkers, ICV Partners, Restaurant Technologies, Diebold Nixdorf and Alto-Shaam. " Reducing Food Waste.

Winnowing Away at Food Waste and Epic Generosity

Modern Restaurant Management

In this edition of MRM News Bites, we feature Winnow, Epic Burger, OneDine, Revenue Management Solutions, t he ONE Group Hospitality, McCain Foods, Epson America and Noble, Inspire Brands and 2nd Avenue Lighting. Winnow Raises $20M to Fight Food Waste.

Air Purification: Keeping Food Fresher, Safer and Improving Customer Experience

Modern Restaurant Management

Dining out and purchasing food is about an experience. From the menu choices, to furnishings, to the appearance of wait staff, to how the food is presented, how food is packaged and assembled on shelves, are all designed to lead to a pleasant sensory experience and the desire to come back.

The Top 10 U.S. Food Vendors: Do you know everything you should about your restaurant food vendors?

Marketman

The quality of the food you serve ensures diners keep your tables packed. Do you know enough about your food suppliers to answer the tough questions your customers may already be asking? food vendors (2018 ranking) to give you the information you need.

The Top 10 U.S. Food Vendors: Do you know everything you should about your restaurant food vendors?

Marketman

The quality of the food you serve ensures diners keep your tables packed. Do you know enough about your food suppliers to answer the tough questions your customers may already be asking? food vendors (2018 ranking) to give you the information you need.

Keeping Your Customers Happy with Food and Technology at Your Restaurant

iTab POS

The Importance of Social Media Technology and Imagery in Food Businesses. Supplying customers with just a product is the bare minimum you can do now. This can be achieved by: 1) Instagram-able food.

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How to Handle Food Recalls in Your Restaurant

360Training

A recall is by far one of the most devastating things that can happen to any brand in the food industry. Fortunately, they can take several proactive measures such as implementing food safety initiatives in order to maintain quality and safety in the production process.

Mobile Apps Extend the Foodservice Back-Office to the Team and Beyond

Crunchtime

New tech initiatives are driving significant efficiency and cost-savings through better inventory and supply chain management, shift scheduling and sales forecasting, while ensuring menu and foot prep consistency and safety.

How Food Cost Control Can Increase Your Restaurant’s Profit Margin

ChefHero

That’s why food cost control should be a key objective for any restaurant. Keeping food costs manageable is a great way to ensure expenses don’t eat into that already razor thin profit margin. What are the best food cost control methods? What is food cost control?

The Ultimate Food Safety Dictionary

Transact

Most people have a basic understanding of what food safety means (and what rules to follow), but if you work in the foodservice business you need more than a simple layman’s understanding. . Food Safety Dictionary of Terminologies. FDA – Food and Drug Administration.

Restaurants Save up to 10% on Food Costs by Reducing Waste

Cheetah

85% of Food in Restaurants Is Wasted According to the Food Waste Reduction Alliance, in the restaurant industry, about 85% of food ends up in the trash. This translates to a substantial profit loss as money that is invested in food does not in fact produce a profit.

TransAct Secures New BOHA! Solutions Order for New Fresh Food Program in Western Region of National Convenience Store Chain

Transact

solution will help TransAct’s customers manage its new fresh food offering. As the fresh food program is expanded to new regions, TransAct will market the BOHA! Labeling will satisfy the customer’s immediate labeling needs made necessary by the new FDA labeling laws as well as date code food safety labels. Labeling and TEMS will be immensely helpful to these convenience store locations as they work to streamline operations surrounding their new fresh food offering.”.

The Beginner’s Guide to Opening a Food Truck Business: Part 1

Cheetah

Tapping into a $1 Billion Food Truck Market Food trucks have been around forever, but only in recent years has this business really taken off. Whether its a food cart, concession trailer, or food truck, these kitchens on wheels are popping up everywhere.

The Beginner’s Guide to Opening a Food Truck Business: Part 1

Cheetah

Tapping into a $1 Billion Food Truck Market Food trucks have been around forever, but only in recent years has this business really taken off. Whether its a food cart, concession trailer, or food truck, these kitchens on wheels are popping up everywhere.

Highlights of 2019

iSanté

We covered food styling ( Styling with One Eye on the Prize ), making the best use of ingredients, ( Bennington Bites: DiBuono Ravioli ), and delighting in fresh abundance ( Summer Salads - The Joy of Feta ). A Rich World of Hospitality, Brought to you by Santé. Emiliano De Laurentiis.

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Dawn Before the Darkness: What the Upcoming Solar Eclipse Means for Food Service Operators

Sustainability Beyond the Plate

They do not anticipate any power outages or brown-outs but, they will have to keep a sharp eye on the continuously changing solar supply and adjust the power mix carefully as the moon’s shadow passes over the State 2. As a commercial food service operator, you can do your part to make up for the missing solar by taking a few simple actions. But, the bottom line is that the eclipse will not take down the electric system and it will not disrupt commercial food service operations.

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WINE PARIS 2020 — THE SECOND ANNUAL TRADE EVENT IS POISED FOR INTERNATIONAL SUCCESS

iSanté

The Delicious Day of Wine and Food will explore the important relationship between gastronomy and wine will be explored, featuring both traditional and exciting new food pairings. - How the production of organic wines affects on and off-premises supply.

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9 Reasons Your Restaurant Needs MarketMan

Marketman

Everything from delivery dates to authorized supplies, the app lets you know not only what you’re buying, but who you’re buying from. Eco-Friendly Food Costs Food Management Industry Uncategorized

Restaurant Trends in the Farm-to-Table Movement

Next Restaurants

While we might think of those years as the height of processed and pre-packaged foods, the reality is that not all Americans were happy with overly-processed meals. As the demand for healthier and whole foods that were responsibly-sourced grew, the movement officially began.