Categories: News, Covid-19, Trends

Restaurant Gift Cards Among The Most Popular Holiday Presents

November 27th, 2021
In August, Paytronix released a report showing May and June sales of restaurant gift cards were up 54% over the same period last year. That momentum shows no signs of slowing down with gift cards continuing to be popular both among those buying holiday… more »

The Hottest Menu Trends For 2022

November 20th, 2021
The annual What’s Hot Culinary Forecast from the National Restaurant Association was released this week. The survey consisted of having 350 professional chefs from the American Culinary Federation rate 109 food items and culinary concepts compiled by Te… more »

Training In How To Deal With Customer Resistance To Safety Protocols

November 13th, 2021
The Oregon Hospitality Foundation has created an online training course entitled Guest Service Tips During COVID-19 Challenges which is designed to provide strategies in balancing good customer service with maintaining necessary pandemic safety protocol… more »

ServSafe Free COVID-19 Training Suite Update

October 30th, 2021
This week the National Restaurant Association and ServSafe announced that their free suite of COVID-19 training modules had been updated with a new video entitled “ServSafe Operating Guidance: COVID-19 Precautions”. Per Sherman Brown, executive VP of T… more »

The State Of What Feeds Us – 5th Installment On Consumer Trends

October 14th, 2021
Over the last 16 months Bluedot Research has been collecting data on consumer restaurant trends and expectations. For their latest edition of The State of What Feeds Us they surveyed 1,508 adults to gather the latest information aimed at assisting resta… more »