February 12, 2024 Fads come and go and taking note of the top trends on your menu can help you stay relevant, get attention, and reach a new audience. This not only means staying in the know about crave-able flavours and sought-after dishes, but incorporating popular buzzwords can help you make the most of your menu.
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February 6, 2024 By Riana Topan
Amidst increasingly dire warnings about the fate of our planet, and more frequent reminders about the consequences of climate change in the form of wildfires, floods, and tornadoes, the urgent need to address the global environmental crisis feels more real than ever before. Thankfully, so does the foodservice industry’s remarkable power to make ...Read more about this post
February 2, 2024 By Jamie Burke
The restaurant industry can be all-consuming, and while many spend their lives within hospitality, adjusting your path to continue to fulfil that passion is a real and attainable goal.
“Si t’arrête de suivre ta passion, tu perdras ton âme”
“If you stop following your passion, you will lose your soul”
Mark Marin, originally from the south ...Read more about this post
January 31, 2024 By Katie Belflower
In this month’s edition of Concept Watch, RestoBiz and Technomic have teamed up again to highlight three standout restaurant concepts featured in foodservice right now. This month, we focus on Bar One, Crepe Delicious, and Burrito Boys, as we explore how they stand out from the crowd in Canadian foodservice.
Variety of appetizers
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January 29, 2024 While this month may be known most for Valentine’s Day, February offers a wide variety of potential celebrations for your restaurant guests to enjoy! Join in on the monthly fun by offering your patrons something new, re-engaging your staff, and boosting that bottom line.
February 4: Homemade Soup Day
Comfort food like soup is often a popular ...Read more about this post
January 19, 2024 By David Hopkins
Menu engineering is one of the most crucial yet often overlooked aspects of restaurant operations. Restaurateurs place so much value on a menu’s taste, ease of execution, and customer satisfaction that they may forget to engineer for profit. Few restaurants understand the importance of properly pricing and costing out their menus and the ...Read more about this post
January 16, 2024 With takeout and delivery still more popular than dine-in restaurant visits, customer tastes have shifted this past year, with consumers embracing unlikely food pairings and strong flavours for their off-premise orders. Food delivery order revenue is expected to grow at an annual rate of 12.3 per cent until 2027, so it’s a market worth examining ...Read more about this post
January 11, 2024 By Katie Belflower
In the first edition of RestoBiz and Technomic’s Trend Watch for 2024, we take a look at some of the top trending dishes and ingredients, spotlighting some of the restaurants featuring them on their menus. This edition focuses on mushroom toast, cedar cocktails, and aji panca.
Trending at independent restaurants is mushroom toast, ...Read more about this post
January 9, 2024 By Jessica Brill
Restaurants work hard to create and serve delicious dishes, but with ever-changing consumer habits and diner preferences, this can be a challenge. When you add food allergies to the equation, chefs can really have their work cut out for them when crafting dishes that are available to a broad range of customers.
Kathlena, The ...Read more about this post
December 19, 2023 By Fahad Javaid
Restaurateurs know the importance of having the right cooling equipment to meet customer demands and ensure the safety and satisfaction of their products. However, choosing a suitable commercial cooler and freezer for your needs can be daunting. Large equipment is a large investment, so it requires some pre-purchase research. Knowing which commercial cooling ...Read more about this post
December 19, 2023 Many guests crave comfort foods during the winter months, and adding soup to your menu can be a simple way to use up kitchen ingredients, provide healthy, lighter meals, and offer something new to your regular guests. Soup is gaining traction as a popular item on social media too, with soup talk up 21.7 per ...Read more about this post
December 18, 2023 By Jessica Brill
The last few years have certainly taken a toll on the hospitality industry. However, some would argue it wasn’t all doom and gloom, as restaurants adopt technology and review operations to boost efficiency and their bottom lines. Perhaps even more importantly, the pandemic shone a bright and critical light on the working conditions ...Read more about this post
December 15, 2023 By Mark Plumlee
‘Tis the season get guests excited for new, craveable, seasonal treats on your menu. Desserts remain a popular item for diners, and although 21 per cent of diners say they’ve eaten dessert in the last 24 hours, studies show that number is actually closer to 63 per cent. Now’s the perfect time to ...Read more about this post
December 12, 2023 These days, competition is fierce as QSRs compete with takeout and delivery, convenience stores, gas stations, and most recently, grocery stores. Some QSRs are taking steps to simplify service with kiosks and faster drive-thrus, connecting with customers by going greener, or delivering seasonal LTOs to get guests coming in. With so many options for diners ...Read more about this post
December 11, 2023 As 2023 comes to an end, are you all set to ring in the new year at your restaurant? Planning a successful New Year’s bash means getting a head start on the end of 2023 with feature menus, reservations, marketing, and more.
Whether you are celebrating with a New Year’s Eve gala or a New Year’s ...Read more about this post