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Generational Insights – Gen Z

Posted: December 2, 2018

Get an introduction to today’s newest generation of consumers, Gen Z. These new consumers are already making their presence known and many operators will have to make changes to keep up with their needs. 7 insights for reaching Gen Z If you’re tired of hearing about millennials, here’s some good news: There’s a new group […]

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2019 Restaurant Trends

Posted: November 10, 2018

With a new year on the horizon, many operators want to get ahead of the next year’s trends. Check out what Technomic thinks will be important for operators to focus on in 2019. Technomic’s Take: 7 Key Trends for 2019 It seems that every shift to the restaurant landscape brings with it a whole host […]

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Are Consumers Eating More or Less Healthfully When Dining Out? A Hartman Group Infographic

Posted: May 10, 2018

HOo focused on health are today’s consumers when they eat out? Check out this interesting infographic to see how consumers rate themselves on healthy eating away from home. How can you help them meet their interests? Find out what consumers think is keeping them from making healthy choices when they eat out. Click to enlarge […]

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Favorite Restaurant Foods

Posted: January 18, 2018

Trends come and go, but perennial favorites are forever As part of our 2018 What’s Hot Culinary Forecast, we asked 700 professional chefs to share diners’ Top 10 perennially favorite foods. If you guessed shellfish, barbecue or gelato, you’re right on trend. Here’s what they said: 1. Shellfish Think shrimp, lobster, crab and scallops to […]

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Healthy foods drive dining choices

Posted: July 26, 2017

Originally posted by the National Restaurant Association.View original article Diners want healthier foods when they eat out, and operators are meeting that demand. Our latest research finds 70 percent of consumers said availability of healthy menu items influences where they dine out. Survey says … According to our State of the Industry report, a majority […]

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Breakfast Breakdown

Posted: April 12, 2017

Breakfast foods and flavors are trending as around the clock fun. Take a bite of these Breakfast occasion insights from the Hartman Group to see how consumers are enjoying their morning meal. Click on image to download PDF

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NRA – 2017 Restaurant Industry Pocket Factbook

Posted: March 15, 2017

An overview of the National Restaurant Association’s projected expectations for the restaurant industry in 2017. Click on image to download PDF

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Technomic Releases 5 Key Consumer Trends for 2017

Posted: January 25, 2017

Chicago, Ill., January 18, 2017 PRNewswire — Technomic has identified five themes that will define consumer foodservice behavior this year, and presented them at Technomic’s annual Consumer Insights Planning Program meeting, January 11-12, 2017 in Newport Beach, California. A comprehensive analysis of evolving consumer lifestyles paired with exclusive industry, menu, operator, and consumer data signals […]

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What Drives Consumers to Visit a Specific Restaurant Type?

Posted: November 29, 2016

The Hartman Group reviewed data that looked at the motivations behind consumers’ choices to visit specific types of dining establishments. Check out their infographic below to see what they found were the top factors to influence consumers’ decisions on where to eat! Click on image to download PDF

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Food Culture Infographic – Hartman Group

Posted: March 28, 2016

The Hartman Group has put out a great infographic that explains how the culture of food is being shaped. Consumer interests are changing how restaurants approach their menus, create new dishes and even source their food. Click on image to download PDF

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