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Identifying and Capitalizing on Popular Food Trends

Identifying and Capitalizing on Popular Food Trends

Think fast: what’s the number one food trend taking the culinary world by storm right now? Throughout the years, there have been several food trends that have enjoyed their five minutes of fame before vanishing into obscurity. Does anyone remember the molecular gastronomy trend of encapsulating foods in agar bubbles? Perhaps not so much. Other …

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Hot Restaurant Menu Trends for 2014

The coming year will be a year of blurred lines in the hospitality industry, with hotel lobbies doubling as living rooms, croissants doubling as doughnuts, and vegetables doubling as dessert ingredients, a hospitality consulting group predicts. “Blurred Lines” was the theme of the latest annual trend-prediction webinar given by Andrew Freeman, chief executive of San …

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Seven Steps To A Better Menu…

Food and labor cost, waste and high-demand items all figure into the right menu mix. Delicious food, great service and a comfortable, clean interior all loom large in a restaurant’s chances of success, but often that formula leaves out one essential ingredient: the right menu balance. Engineering a profitable menu can be a painful and …

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