Restaurant traffic will be a key concern in 2014 as consumers say they plan to eat out less often — but not necessarily because of budget constraints, as has been the case since the recession.
Meatless options increasingly resonate with meat eaters and vegetarians alike.
With so many people considering their meat consumption, the mushroom industry is hoping their product can become the next “other” white meat.
“Nutrition and wellness are a top priority for the restaurant industry,” said Dawn Sweeney, president and CEO, NRA.
Restaurants are using local food, but they are not describing the food as “local” on menus. Maybe they should start!
And now something just for fun…