Marie Parker

Marie Parker
Marie started working as a hostess in high school before moving to a server and later to a management role. She has worked for a number of restaurant groups and brings her knowledge to her writing.

Recent Posts

The Highs and Lows of a Cash-Free Business Model

Posted by Marie Parker on Dec 14, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Cash-free transactions come with a host of benefits for both businesses and consumers alike-- but what if refusing cash transactions signals a...

Beyond the Avocado Toast: Will Aging Millennials Bring Back Casual Dining?

Posted by Marie Parker on Nov 16, 2018 9:00:00 AM

It's no secret that millennials have been blamed for the supposed death of casual dining. But can an entire generation really be responsible for...

The Coffee Plant Is Under Attack: What Does This Mean For Your Restaurant?

Posted by Marie Parker on Oct 24, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Restaurants make a lot of their money from the drinks they sell, so some might feel a little skittish when the cost of serving one of their more ...

The Rise of Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants

Posted by Marie Parker on Oct 12, 2018 8:00:00 AM

"Any restaurant that does not serve plant-based food is burning money. Everyone knows that the vegan chooses where the group eats." —Dawn Sweeney,...

The Babies Are Coming...What That Means for Restaurants

Posted by Marie Parker on Sep 19, 2018 8:00:00 AM

In February, The Washington Post posted an article that explained how millennials were influencing the way our country eats. The positive change...