Tacos, fajitas, enchiladas: These foods all bring back spicy memories of menus south of the border. Whether you’re designing an entire menu with a Mexican flare or merely adding a hint of ethnic entrees to your lineup, there are a few essentials to keep in mind for your Mexican menu.
Revolutionizing the foodservice industry, consumers are driving restaurant owners to be creative while paying close attention to the upcoming year’s trends. Based on consumer surveys and site visits, here are some trends to keep an eye on for 2015.
For years, both fast casual and fine dining alike have seen changes that impact the way food is presented and the way the ingredients are described. Listing calorie counts will now be a way of life for many restaurant owners; Are you affected?
We all know the general feeling towards Millennials - that it’s the generations of ‘me’. So it might surprise you that research from The NPD Group has found that Millennials in fact put their kids first.
In the past decade, there has been a clear trend towards healthy lifestyles, and this has impacted the foodservice industry immensely. From lean proteins to whole grains and green veggies, here are a few tips to consider when creating a healthy menu selection.
Chances are, the majority of your customers are on some social media
platform. Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram - there are a
multitude of social media outlets that can be utilized to reach your
customers at little to no cost to you! While you may have recognized the
value of social media for brand marketing, avoiding social media
pitfalls and keeping your content fresh is key to having a successful
social media platform.
While there are plenty of excellent reasons to visit Charleston, South
Carolina, there is one reason that seems to be above all others: the
food. Charleston has been referred to as the “culinary destination of
the deep South, ” as the city offers foods of all types. Whether it is
fresh seafood, fried food, or other Lowcountry cuisine that you are
craving, one thing you can be sure of is that your meal in Charleston
will stand out from all other foods in tourist areas. Below, are just
five of the best foods you MUST try in Charleston!
Anyone with special dietary needs or desires knows that there is nothing
more frustrating than going out to eat at a restaurant and not knowing
what to order, or whether or not the food that you’re about to bite into
is even safe for you. In a perfect world, all restaurants would have
specialized menus to meet everyone’s specific needs, and nobody would
never have to ask millions of questions about ingredients or how their
food is being made.
What’s in a name, you ask? Well, quite a bit, actually. In the
business world, there is nothing more important than making an impact
right off the bat, and what better way to do this than with your name
and a little bit of humor? Like with a pun! We’ve all seen shops and
restaurants with cheesy puns as names, right? And you’ve got to admit…
they’re actually pretty catchy! Take a look at this list of ten various
eateries sporting awfully punny names:
Have you ever eaten at a restaurant and spent more on a meal than you
had originally planned to? Or left a restaurant after tipping your
server a bit too much. Well, you may have fallen subject to some the
restaurant industry’s sneaky ways to get you to spend more money without
even realizing it. Especially during the summertime and holiday
seasons, many restaurant owners use sneaky tactics to boost their
profits. Take a look at some of the money-making methods that
restaurants use and be sure to consider them while you are dining out in
order to save yourself a considerable amount of money.
On Wednesday, October 21, 2015, two lawsuits were filed against the
owners of a San Jose Mexican restaurant, Mariscos San Juan #3, where the
food made nearly 100 people ill, and left 24 people with confirmed
cases of Shigella, a contagious diarrhoeal disease. As of Friday,
October 23, 2015, the number of outbreak-associated cases of Shigella
had increased to 141, and the number of confirmed cases had risen to 49.
Your menu - along with your restaurant’s atmosphere and waitstaff - are what needs to sell each and every meal. But there’s more to your menu than just a layout of pretty pictures. In fact, in today’s society, many have become accustomed to certain structures and setups that help lead them through a menu and to the exact item they’ve been looking for.
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