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Food Trends: What Will Be Eating Next Year?
Fox Business
As consumers, we don’t often worry about food trends. We go to restaurants and either order our tried-and-true favorite meals or boldly try new menu items. But for restaurant owners, food trends matter. Depending on the type of dining establishment you

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Food Trends: What Will Be Eating Next Year?
Fox Business
As consumers, we don’t often worry about food trends. We go to restaurants and either order our tried-and-true favorite meals or boldly try new menu items. But for restaurant owners, food trends matter. Depending on the type of dining establishment you

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Beverage directors embrace amaroNation’s Restaurant NewsDavid Flaherty has more than 20 years experience in the hospitality industry. He is a certified cicerone and a former operations manager and beer and spirits director for Hearth restaurant and the…

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Future of Foodservice: Food and Beverage Menu Trends & OpportunitiesSYS-CON Media (press release)To grow sales, the restaurant industry must continually adapt to evolving consumer trends. Among the most important trends facing the industry are thos…

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Future of Foodservice: Food and Beverage Menu Trends & OpportunitiesPR Newswire (press release)To grow sales, the restaurant industry must continually adapt to evolving consumer trends. Among the most important trends facing the industry are those …

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Four Appetizing Restaurant StocksBarron’sAs we close 2014 and enter 2015, restaurant industry sales trends appear poised for some of their stronger monthly gains in recent memory. This encouraging outlook is supported by the steadily improving U.S. mac…

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Unwrapping seasonal beverage sales
Nation’s Restaurant News
Aware that consumers are looking for something special and are willing to spend a little more during the holidays, foodservice operators have been developing new products to accommodate the seasonal trend. Holiday beverages — especially items such as …

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Wunderlich: Better Macro Trends Supports 2015 Restaurant OutlookBenzingaAccording to Derrington, an improving U.S. macro backdrop along with improving consumer confidence, sentiment and employment trends along with declining gasoline prices will boost …

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Now Amazon wants to bring restaurant food to your door
Digital Trends
If AmazonFresh or similar services never appealed because it meant you’d actually have to enter the kitchen yourself and attempt to knock up a mouthwatering plate of food, or simply a plate of food, then the company’s move into the restaurant takeout

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Restaurant Industry Sales Trends: November ChillSeeking AlphaBlack Box Intelligence is a financial performance benchmarking company for the restaurant industry and provides metrics covering sales, traffic, expense, revenue and consumer data. The compan…

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Restaurant Industry Employment TrendsSeeking AlphaJob growth is one of the most important macro indicators impacting the restaurant industry. While the overall trends continue to be positive, the recent jobs data showed some softening of current trends…

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Nation’s Restaurant News
GrubHub compares user trends with chef predictions
Nation’s Restaurant News
However, for the past several years, the chefs have told the NRA that locally sourced items would be the biggest trend of the year. If that’s true, restaurants that offer delivery either aren’t sourcing locally or aren’t taking credit for it. Mentions

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Food Dive
How may restaurant trends affect the food business come 2015?
Food Dive
The National Restaurant Association released its “What’s Hot in 2015” survey Wednesday. The NRA surveyed 1,276 professional chefs – members of the American Culinary Federation, having them rank 231 items as potential menu trends in 2015. The ratings …

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Malay Mail Online
Food trends 2015 — What you can expect to see on restaurant menus next year
Malay Mail Online
Due to its ugly shape, the celery root, also known as celeriac has escaped the typical consumer’s shopping cart. — AFP Relaxnews picLOS ANGELES, Dec 6 — Ugly root vegetables will steal some of the vegetable spotlight away from kale while oysters will …

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Associations Now
Local, Exotic, Pickled: Associations Share 2015 Food Trends
Associations Now
The National Restaurant Association and the Specialty Food Association predict that Greek yogurt will be out, but local, fresh food is definitely in for foodies in 2015. In case you’re starving for new trends, the food and restaurant industries have

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Memphis Business Journal (blog)Check out the 11 hottest food and drink trends for 2015Memphis Business Journal (blog)International food and restaurant consultant Baum and Whiteman has released its annual list of trends for restaurant and hotel dining f…

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Nation’s Restaurant News
Chefs predict top culinary trends for 2015
Nation’s Restaurant News
Local sourcing of meat, seafood and produce is expected to remain a top culinary trend in 2015, but nose-to-tail cooking, bruschetta and kale salads are on the decline, according to an annual survey of chefs conducted by the National Restaurant
Locally grown and healthy kids’ meals among top food trendsThe Packer
Culinary Forecast Predicts Local Sourcing, Environmental Sustainability RestaurantNews.com
The chefs have spoken: Menu trend predictions for 2015QSRweb.com
CSPnet.com
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FoodNavigator-USA.com
These are the food trends that will dominate restaurant menus in 2015
Vox
Spice company McCormick has put out its annual “flavor forecast” — its list of what people will want to eat in 2015. McCormick is perhaps most famous for its role in the rise of pumpkin spice-flavored everything. So you should maybe get ready to drink
Emerging flavors for 2015: McCormick & Co. annual forecastBaltimore Sun (blog)
Smoked spices, sour cherries and pickled ginger: McCormick unveils flavor FoodNavigator-USA.com
McCormick® Flavour Forecast™ Reveals Eight Flavour Trends for 2015Virtual Press Office (press release)

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Triad Business JournalReport: 11 hottest food and beverage trends for 2015Triad Business JournalInternational food and restaurant consultant Baum and Whiteman has released its annual list of trends for restaurant and hotel dining for the coming year. E…

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Atlanta Business ChronicleReport: 11 hottest food and beverage trends for 2015Atlanta Business ChronicleInternational food and restaurant consultant Baum and Whiteman has released its annual list of trends for restaurant and hotel dining for the coming…

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McDonald’s introduces clementines as Happy Meal option
Nation’s Restaurant News
McDonald’s Corp. launched Monday whole, fresh mandarin oranges as a seasonal Happy Meal side option at participating restaurants across the U.S.. The Oak Brook, Ill.-based quick-service chain began testing kid-sized Cuties California clementines, a

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Top trends in KC dining for 2015
KSHB
It’s one of several new trends in the restaurant industry diners will likely see more of in 2015. Vic Allred, president of the Missouri Restaurant Association, says customers will also see more technology. “When you sit down at a restaurant you may

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Changing trends highlighted in Manila’s Best restaurant awards
BusinessWorld Online Edition
As testament to the ever-growing restaurant scene and current industry trends, Manila’s Best added several new categories to the list: Best Mexican Restaurant (winner: El Chupacabra), Best Pizzeria (Gino’s Brick Oven Pizza), Best Bar (Draft), Best

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Changing trends highlighted in Manila’s Best restaurant awards
BusinessWorld Online Edition
As testament to the ever-growing restaurant scene and current industry trends, Manila’s Best added several new categories to the list: Best Mexican Restaurant (winner: El Chupacabra), Best Pizzeria (Gino’s Brick Oven Pizza), Best Bar (Draft), Best

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The Denver PostDigest: Game halls a top trend for restaurants in 2015, Denver at forefrontThe Denver PostGame halls will be one of the next big things in the restaurant world, according to the newly released 2015 Food Trends Index from the restaurant-a…

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Packaged Facts: Sustainability a Mainstream Issue Impacting Restaurant IndustrySYS-CON Media (press release)Beyond detailing the impact of sustainability on restaurant food trends, Future of Foodservice: Food and Beverage Menu Trends & Opportunitie…

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Packaged Facts: Sustainability a Mainstream Issue Impacting Restaurant IndustryPR Newswire (press release)Beyond detailing the impact of sustainability on restaurant food trends, Future of Foodservice: Food and Beverage Menu Trends & Opportunities …

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Restaurant trends — The year in review
Meat & Poultry (registration)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Severe winter weather impeded restaurant traffic early in the year, but trends gradually improved in the months that followed. Still, operators have remained less than bullish on the direction of the economy and a slow recovery in …

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Nation’s Restaurant News
Restaurants could be leaving sandwich revenue on the table
Nation’s Restaurant News
No meal is more central to the American diet than the sandwich. Portable, convenient and eminently customizable, it fits the needs of the modern consumer, and recent research shows that there’s still a long runway for growth of sandwich sales in

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Restaurant trends — The year in review
Food Business News (registration)
KANSAS CITY — Severe winter weather impeded restaurant traffic early in the year, but trends gradually improved in the months that followed. Still, operators have remained less than bullish on the direction of the economy and a slow recovery in

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OC Weekly (blog)
Five Restaurant Trends We Can Live Without, 2014 Edition
OC Weekly (blog)
This needs nearly no introduction: food trends evolve. A while back, it was cupcakes and stuff stirred into mac ‘n cheese; before that, it was reinvented comfort food and moonshine. Many of the items on this list appeared years ago in Los Angeles. As

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9 Food, Dining and Fitness Trends We’ll See in 2015
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
Experts are beginning to weigh in on 2015 trends, and there are some interesting predictions that indicate we’re expanding our palates and yearning for changes to our exercise regime. Here are some of the top predictions for food, restaurant and

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Nation’s Restaurant News
Restaurants can still find growth opportunities at lunch
Nation’s Restaurant News
Those that have been consistently meeting consumers’ changing needs have been able to buck the trend. Boston-based Boloco and Lexington, Ky.-based Fazoli’s are two such brands that have discovered a way to maintain, and even grow, their lunch …

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Investorplace.comBaum + Whiteman: 11 Top Food Trends 2015Investorplace.comPre-Paying for Non-Refundable Dinner: Have you ever paid for a meal at a restaurant before eating it? You may have to next year and you better show up because many places are eli…

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Nation’s Restaurant News
Restaurant Menu Watch: Despite similarities, chains’ pastries skirt ‘Cronut’ name
Nation’s Restaurant News
NRN senior food editor Bret Thorn breaks down what you should be watching in the industry this week. Connect with him on the latest marketing trends and news at bret.thorn@penton.com and @foodwriterdiary. RELATED: • Bret Thorn, Nancy Kruse discuss …

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Technomic Spots Five 2015 Food Trends For Canadian RestaurantsPerishableNews (press release)Leading food research and consulting firm Technomic sees these transformative food and restaurant trends playing a key role in the coming year: Trend 1. Menu Bo…

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Nation’s Restaurant News
Report: Quick service drives strong industry sales trends
Nation’s Restaurant News
The outlook is good, too, as restaurants head into a period with easier comparisons. The Polar Vortex last year hammered the nation in December and into the first few months of 2014. As long as this year isn’t a repeat, sales could continue to be positive.

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OCRegisterUp close with Rick Bayless: Top chef dishes on next restaurant, and Mexico …OCRegisterThe globetrotting chef and TV star was in Newport Beach recently. Register food writer Nancy Luna talked to him about top Mexico trends, his culinary play…

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10 Restaurant Trends That Will Change Your Dining Habits In 2015
Forbes
One of the most fascinating early forecasts I’ve seen comes from Brooklyn-based international food and restaurant consultants Baum+Whiteman, who’ve released their top 11 dining trends for the new year, plus 22 hot restaurant buzzwords for 2015.

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Nation’s Restaurant News
Pizza Hut to relaunch menu with premium, lighter items
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Pizza Hut plans ‘unprecedented’ menu expansion, website updateDallas Morning News (blog)

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Robbery of restaurant owners becoming ‘trend
RTE.ie
Adrian Cummins, Chief Executive of the Restaurant Association of Ireland said: “This has started to be a trend where criminal gangs are now developing trends around restaurateurs, their movement, and the movement of cash to their homes or to the bank.

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Technomic Spots Five 2015 Food Trends for Canadian Restaurants
Hospitality-Industry.com (press release)
Technomic Spots Five 2015 Food Trends for Canadian Restaurants. CHICAGO, Nov. 10, 2014 – What’s ahead for the Canadian foodservice industry? Leading food research and consulting firm Technomic sees these transformative food and restaurant trends …

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Latest trend in restaurants: Shipping containersTBO.comNo, really, they are, and not just for temporary storage behind the restaurant. These are restaurants made out of actual shipping containers … the steel ones that probably spent years carrying st…

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CIT Provides Outlook, Future Trends for Restaurant Industry
ABL Advisor
The segment, typified by the likes of Chipotle, Noodles & Company and Zoe’s Kitchen, is providing offerings that are consistent with a number of important consumer trends. Despite charging higher prices than many quick serve restaurants, fast casual
CIT Executive Insights Video Provides Outlook and Future Trends for the US Lessors Network (press release)
CIT: Fast casual has changed landscape through customization and qualityFast Casual

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CIT: Fast casual has changed landscape through customization and qualityPizza MarketplaceCasual dining restaurants continue to struggle: Same-store sales are mixed and traffic trends are weak. Chains that are faring better have an offering that resonat…

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CIT: Fast casual has changed landscape through customization and qualityFast CasualCasual dining restaurants continue to struggle: Same-store sales are mixed and traffic trends are weak. Chains that are faring better have an offering that resonates wit…

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CIT Executive Insights Video Provides Outlook and Future Trends for the US
Lessors Network (press release)
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The fast casual segment remains the top performer in the restaurant sector, and will continue to lead activity and change. The segment, typified by the likes of Chipotle, Noodles & Company and Zoe’s Kitchen, is providing …
CIT: Fast casual has changed landscape through customization and qualityFast Casual
Now Serving Growth in the Restaurant SectorMarketWatch

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Now Serving Growth in the Restaurant Sector
Business Wire (press release)
The segment, typified by the likes of Chipotle, Noodles & Company and Zoe’s Kitchen, is providing offerings that are consistent with a number of important consumer trends. Despite charging higher prices than many quick serve restaurants, fast casual

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Check out the food trends of 2015Chicago TribuneWhen it comes to food, 2015 is forecast to be the year of fermented, smoked, and craft items that will either be quickly delivered to a doorstep or consumed in a grocery store that feels more like a resta…

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Technomic’s Take on 2015 UK Food and Restaurant Trends
Hospitality-Industry.com (press release)
CHICAGO, Nov. 3, 2014 – What’s ahead for the U.K. foodservice industry? After weighing in on the top emerging trends in the U.S., leading food research and consulting firm Technomic shifted its gaze to the U.K. market and sees these transformative food

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