What millennial diners want now
By 2026, 80% of millennials will be parents. The biggest need of these working families: convenience. Here’s a look at how millennials’ foodservice patronage has shifted, and what’s driving these convenience-driven customers. (Approx. reading time: 4 min/slideshow)
More than half of Brits prefer eating at independent venues
Some 53% around the country prefer to eat out at independent establishments in order to support local businesses, according to a new survey. (Approx. reading time: 2 min)
The top 5 foods for delivery
According to research from the NPD Group, the top restaurant foods for delivery are led by classic comfort foods long known for being consumed on the couch. (Approx. reading time: 4 min/slideshow)
Why technology will never replace chefs and servers
As restaurants are adapting to newer technologies from immersion circulators that can crank out the perfect medium-rare steak to robot bars that can craft the perfect cocktail to self-serve kiosks where diners can place their own orders, will there still be a need for culinary schools in the future? (Approx. reading time: 4 min)
Are robots taking over the world? A restaurant in Chennai serves an answer
Robot, which opened in November 2017, is India’s first robot-themed restaurant that uses robots to serve food. (Approx. reading time: 5 min)
Know thy customer
Operators leverage tech-driven insights to provide personalised service. (Approx. reading time: 5 min)
Quality by Respect is best meat quality and animal welfare.
Health as a basis for quality. The nature-oriented approach needs space, but with notably less technical applications. Animal welfare doesn’t have to be expensive. The pigs live on straw bedding, have access to shaded open spaces and of course the best climate, instead of ammonia and Co²-loaded air in the stalls.
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By the way …
Lifelike Taiwanese ice cream dogs are slightly terrifying
Move over Black Tap Milkshakes and Cronuts, because there’s a new sweet treat that the citizens of the internet are obsessed with right now: ice cream Shar-Pei puppies. They’re little, they’re cute, they melt when you don’t eat them fast enough, and they’re only available at one shop in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. (Approx. reading time: 3 min/video)