Blame it on the Weather—A Study Reveals that Guests Leave More Negative Restaurant Reviews in Bad Weather

Posted by Marisa Upson on May 22, 2019 9:00:06 AM

As many of you in the restaurant industry are aware, online reviews can either make or break you. One study found that reviews regarding a...

6 Takeaways from the NRA Show

Posted by Haywood Wright on May 21, 2019 12:12:40 PM

Written in no particular order these are the 6 things I got most excited about spending the weekend at the 2019 National Restaurant Association...

From Your Kitchen to CPG: Part 6 - Distributing Your Product

Posted by Alex McKenzie on May 20, 2019 5:51:27 PM

Part 6: Distributing Your Product 

Servers, Keeping up with Shorter Attention Spans

Posted by Giavanna Accurso on May 17, 2019 9:00:00 AM

In 2015 there was a report by Microsoft done about shorter attention spans. It stated that goldfish can hold attention for 9 seconds which is now...

From Your Kitchen to CPG: Part 5 - Developing Your Packaging

Posted by Alex McKenzie on May 16, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Part 6: Developing Your Packaging

In Part 4, I gave you a template query letter for connecting with a reputable co-packer. Now that you have a...

How Technology Has Changed the Definition of a ‘Restaurant’

Posted by Robert Davis on May 15, 2019 9:00:00 AM

The restaurant industry is undergoing a seismic shift. Take-out, delivery, and drive-thru are on pace to make up 63 percent of all restaurant...

Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods—Could Their Products be Right for your Restaurant?

Posted by Marisa Upson on May 14, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Across America, there are, surprisingly, very few individuals joining the vegetarian bandwagon. Many more are opting for a plant-based diet that...

From Your Kitchen to CPG: Part 4 - How To Write A GREAT Co-Packer Query Letter

Posted by Alex McKenzie on May 13, 2019 9:48:37 AM

Part 4: How To Write A GREAT Co-Packer Query Letter

In Part 3, we discussed whether or not you should self-produce or co-pack your product. If...