Culinary Cues

I find it very interesting how diverse the food experience is. Just as all cars can move a person from one geographic point to another yet the experience that takes place in between can be totally different – so too is this true with food.

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Food Operators

Future Food

There are many questions around does the food service industry needs to revert to the old-life, pre-covid, or is this a chance, a unique chance, to do something new when it comes to how best-practice food and hospitality operators partner with developers and organisations of all types.


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MRM EXCLUSIVE: Fast Food Has Become a Hi-Tech Job

Modern Restaurant Management

Consumers visit a fast food or quick serve restaurant (QSR) with a goal in mind: secure a tasty meal incredibly quickly. Once upon a time, a frontline employee at a fast food restaurant did not necessarily need technological skills to apply for the job.


Culinary Cues

The buck seems to always stop with the chef; it’s the chef’s kitchen, the chef’s food cost, and the chef’s menu that drives marginal profit at best. The answer is simple, yet profoundly challenging: food cost is EVERYONE’S responsibility.

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Changes in Consumer Habits: Looking Back Over the Last 12 Months for Restaurants

This large-scale North American survey explores changes in expectations over the last year. You’ll learn what consumers expect from restaurants and food service establishments, how habits are solidifying, and where to focus efforts to drive the greatest impact.

The Omnichannel Restaurant: Recognizing the Importance of a Multi-Channel Strategy to Drive Sales


Today, it is a successful operational model that is used by organizations across multiple industries, including the food and restaurant sector. Let’s define the advantages and building blocks of a multi-channel strategy for your food business.


Culinary Cues

It became obvious to some that putting all of our eggs in one basket was not a wise decision for our country, a decision that could lead to a breakdown of the food production/distribution system if conditions turned sour. Just an opinion: Food for thought.

Listen up – Food and Beverage Professionals

Culinary Cues

If you are a seasoned food service manager, a chef, or serious cook looking for that next step in your career – I have great opportunities for you. I have enjoyed a rewarding and robust career in the food business, while maintaining a quality of life that inspires and protects.

Biz Tips: Food Cost

Food Business

TOPIC: Food Cost. This episode is on finding ways to shrink food costs. SUBTOPIC: Kitchen has a responsibility to find and resolve food costs. --minimize waste. Sell them at a good food cost, and push this hard in pre-service, in social media, minimize the items people can order for carryout to this one item. Push it into a successful food cost. --review and shrink your menu. Train your staff to promote items with good food cost.

Ensure greater food safety with digital accuracy.


Could anything be more important than the safety of the food you serve customers? Fortunately, there are highly accurate digital tools at your disposal that can have a dramatic impact on how you inventory, prepare, cook, and label your fresh foods. Digital DIGITAL ACCURACY Food Safety

Dive Into Your Inventory Data (and Add Substantial Profits to Your Bottom Line)

Speaker: Ian Foster, Sculpture Hospitality Regional Director West Coast

In this seminar, Ian Foster will discuss the basics of inventory management, including tips on how to get inventory right and how to evaluate your food and pour costs. Ian will examine the best ordering practices from our clients. Finally, he’ll share some case studies showing how well designed inventory control can uncover hidden losses from over-pouring and lost sales that will result in several thousand dollars of extra profit every month.

Future of Food Delivery

Goliath Consulting

The coronavirus crisis has challenged restaurants to rethink the way they deal with food delivery for good. Meanwhile, smaller restaurants had to turn to third-party delivery services like Doordash, UberEats, Grubhub to deliver food to their customers.

Summer Food Trends of 2022

Goliath Consulting

Spring is still blooming, but summer food trends are brewing. However, due to supply chain issues and food shortages, chefs are doing their best to work with what they have. Thanks to social media, there are new food hacks, and you can always find a trending food item or recipe there.

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How Food Service Entrepreneurs Are Finding Creative Ways to Manage Food Costs

Restaurant Engine

Manage your food costs and watch your restaurant grow and thrive. Food prices are rising across the board, and this affects restaurants just like yours. In this article, we look at how food service entrepreneurs are finding creative ways to manage food costs.

Fall 2021 Food & Beverage Trends

Goliath Consulting

“In 2020, new food and drink line extensions plummeted by 29% versus the prior three-year average in multi-outlet retailers and convenience stores, per an innovation report from IRI.” However, when it comes to fall, food trends are a lot easier to predict. Therefore, people are going to be wanting to try new food and drinks based on comfort and all of what makes the fall season. Comfort Foods. Immunity Foods.

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The Future of Food is Exciting - Food and Hospitality Trends of 2020

Future Food

Trends that will shape the future of your food and hospitality projects for 2020. However, food and service will always be at the heart of hospitality. Food 1. Home Meal Replacement food choices, primarily from supermarkets, will continue to be a major growth category.

12 Best Chinese Food Restaurant Chains

Restaurant Clicks

Chinese food is the ultimate take-out food, its sweet, sour, tangy, and spicy sauces make marinating vegetables, meats, and seafood more perfect the longer it sits. Chang’s is Chinese food with an American twist that is highly popular in the U.S.

Shifting Strategic Approach to EOI – A Win-Win Solution for Food Operators, Landlords & Developers

Future Food

The ups and down of the past 24 months has; and is continuing to batter the food and hospitality industry from every angle. Today’s food and beverage tenant/landlord partnerships have come a long way from a handshake on a lease deal for the opening of a café or restaurant.

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Tips For Restaurants to Reduce Food Waste and Save Significant Money

Modern Restaurant Management

The restaurant industry loses an astounding $162 billion each year in food waste. All restaurants should proactively work to reduce food waste, which will also help you save money, increase profits, spotlight your commitment to sustainability, and help the environment.

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Culinary Cues

There are times, possibly many times, when you question your own skill – whether in cooking or presenting food, or even with the operation of a kitchen. Chefs tend to be highly focused individuals who have a need to express what they believe through their food and their operations.

Robotics in the Food Industry

Goliath Consulting

Artificial intelligence robots are taking over the food industry and the world. 2 As artificial intelligence advances, so does the automation of food services. 4 Food robots are even being used on campuses, apartments, and hotels for food delivery. Robots in fast-food.

Fast Food Restaurants Open 24/7

Restaurant Clicks

We want to be able to get our hands on things 24/7, and for this reason quite a lot of fast food restaurants are now open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. But, not all fast food restaurants are open all the time. Best 24 Hour Fast Food. Food & Drink fast food

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Top Ranked Fast Food Fries in America

Restaurant Clicks

Think of fast food and you think of fries. Just about every drive-thru food item out there pairs well with fries. So, in today’s blog, we will be focusing on the best fast food fries in America. Top 10 Best Fast Food Fries in America. Food & Drink fast food

Is Your Ghost Kitchen Haunted by Food Safety Breaches?

Modern Restaurant Management

However, the same challenges arise in ghost kitchens’ quality assurance and food safety protocols that plague the traditional restaurant kitchen. Food safety practices used to happen “behind the scenes,” as guests assumed restaurants were taking proper safety precautions.

11 Top Rated Southern Fast Food Chains

Restaurant Clicks

Even better, the region is home to some of the best fast food restaurant chains globally. We all have a favorite fast-food chain. These locations are where most individuals run to for comfort food when they are feeling the blues or on their diet cheat days.

56: Food Photography in Steve Vilnit's professional opinion

Food Business

He is known in the Chesapeake Food Shed for his deep knowledge in seafood, as well as farms. Steve understanding of local food reverberates in how photography can accurately portray stories of restaurants. Tune in and catch what two professionals are observing as food photography's role improves and increases, and how your restaurant will want to leap on to gain leverage, market share and the resulting revenue growth. Our guest is Steve Vilnit.

Seven Common Challenges Food Delivery Software Can Solve

Modern Restaurant Management

Whether we speak about a traditional restaurant, a chain of Quick Service Restaurants (QSRs), or dark kitchens, there is a strong need to set up a website or app to accept consumer orders or collaborate with third-party carriers for food delivery. Customer Feedback on Food and Delivery.

Winter Gift & Promotion Ideas for Your Shared Kitchen Food Businesses

The Food Corridor

People are eating more and craving comfort foods during the winter months. With ordering takeout and food for delivery at an all-time high already, the cold winter months only exacerbate the trend – as most people are going out less in the cold weather.

10 Platforms Making it Easier for Chefs & Caterers to Scale Up Their Food Business

The Food Corridor

Chefs and caterers are always looking to reach more members of the public with their delicious food. Happily, a new wave of tech platforms is helping chefs and food entrepreneurs do just that by enabling them to reach customers directly. Home Made Food.

Three Ways Restaurants Can Win at Food Delivery

Modern Restaurant Management

The food and grocery delivery space is booming – and it shows no signs of slowing down. Even as the pandemic shifts into endemic territory and people don’t fear being in public as much, there are certain conveniences we have all learned to love, including having food delivered.

5 Ways To Improve Your Restaurant’s Food Inventory Management

Sculpture Hospitality

Food inventory management is a critical part of your restaurant operations. It helps reduce food loss and the associated increase in the cost of goods sold. Kitchen Management Restaurant Inventory

How to Transition Your Food Business to Delivery or Ecommerce

The Food Corridor

Two common themes are food businesses transitioning to online ordering for delivery or curbside pickup, and others turning to an ecommerce model. Transition to Food Delivery or Ecommerce. Sites like Kitsap Fresh and Fresh Food Revolution allow you to sell to local consumers online.

Food Costing Tips for Delivery

Modern Restaurant Management

We are focusing here one essential piece: food costing. Notice we’re not saying food cost percentage. That means essentially ignoring the food cost percentage of delivery items. We’ll use screen shots of a user’s data from reciProfity, our food costing app.

How to Take Mouthwatering Instagram Food Photos for Your Restaurant

Next Restaurants

When luring in customers with the aroma of cooking food is not an option, the next best thing is to tempt them with photos. All you need is a good enough smartphone camera, some quick tips , good food, and you’re ready to go! There’s no telling what angle works best for food.

Data Driven Decisions for Food & Beverage

Future Food

A Future Food project. Data Driven Decisions for Food & Beverage. After the pressures of 2020 & 2021, the food and hospitality industries have (as always) adapted. Source: Future Food In-house database. Source: Future Food In-house database.

7 Tips to Reduce Food Waste & Increase Profit Margins


Pinching pennies might have worked pre-Covid, but to survive today’s increased wages and higher food costs restaurants will have to find new ways to increase profits. Taking advantage of the growing trend of reducing food waste is a great way to achieve both. The Food Waste Pandemic.

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Food, Hospitality & Wellness ‘Places’ Transcending the Resources & Mining Village Work-Life Experience

Future Food

Food, Hospitality & Wellness ‘Places’ Transcending the Resources & Mining Village Work-Life Experience. Source: Future Food. Source: Future Food. We have yet to see an overriding KPI that puts FIFO satisfaction with food and hospitality first. Source: Future Food.

Why Demand Forecasting Is Crucial for a QSR Food Supply Chain 

Modern Restaurant Management

QSRs operate in a competitive and highly complex business space, so one of the highest priorities for these organizations is creating strategic plans that will reduce food waste to avoid lost revenue and wastage disposal fees.


Culinary Cues

You know I have occasionally heard this statement, or at least felt that it was implied: “Don’t get so wrapped up in it – it’s only food.” It’s not just food – it is all of this and more. It is, after all, not just food.

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The True ROI of IoT in Food Service 

Modern Restaurant Management

” No truer words were spoken by Benjamin Franklin and is a mantra that resonates deeply for businesses in the food service industry—many of whom are in recovery mode in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Aside from minimizing food costs, time savings is another area affecting ROI.