It looks like 2018 has a whole host of challenges ahead for the industry. Challenges, indeed, which will force some businesses to adapt their strategies. So, what modus operandi will become thematic over the next 12 months, why will these trends emerge, and how can restaurant businesses take advantage?
January: possibly the most interesting (read: slowest) month for restaurants and bars. The buzz of Christmas and New Year has worn off, and people are generally cash poor – if not avoiding the biting cold by jetting off to Tahiti. It’s a month that’s a curse for many operators, but could it be an opportunity […]
At the beginning of 2017, experts suggested we were about to witness a wave of vegetarian butcheries, 1970s-inspired food, and ‘deconstructed coffee’ (whatever that is). Thankfully, such tropes are still yet to emerge in the UK food trends.
Your menu is your primary marketing tool: A straightforward enough premise to follow, you’d think, but one which so many restaurants fail to grasp. When trying to get an idea for the kind of food a restaurant serves, I’ve lost count of the times I’ve had to dig deep into the guts of its website, […]
It’s estimated that no-shows – guests failing to show up for their reservation, in other words – leaves UK pubs, bars and restaurants £16 billion worse off each year.