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State of the Restaurant Industry

The restaurant industry fuels US employment as the second largest private sector employer. It is expected to grow further but the top challenges are food costs, increasing and maintaining sales volume and the state of the economy.

The top menu trends:
  • Locally sourced meats and seafoods
  • Locally grown produce
  • Healthy meals (reduce chemicals)
  • Sustainable theme
  • Locally produced beer and wine
  • Whole grains
  • Gluten-free/food allergy conscious items
Technology Trends:
  • Smartphone Apps to place orders and review menu items
  • Pay at the table
  • Importance of Social Media (facebook, etc)