CBD-Infused Food/Drink, Zero-Waste Are Top Trends

Washington, DC  (RestaurantNews.com)  Plant-based ingredients, including cannabis and CBD, and zero-waste cooking will be the hottest overall culinary trends of 2019, new research from the National Restaurant Association finds. According to the Association’s 2019 What’s Hot Culinary Survey, a barometer…
5 Reasons Restaurant Growth Will Continue

Concerns of a “restaurant recession” are largely misplaced, and industry growth will likely continue in the months ahead, according to the NRA’s Chief Economist Bruce Grindy.  His Economist’s Notebook commentary and analysis appears regularly on Restaurant.org and Restaurant TrendMapper. Recent…
Catch It All at this Year’s Restaurant Innovation Summit

The National Restaurant Association’s 4th Annual Restaurant Innovation Summit Focuses on Taking Restaurants into the Future Washington, DC  (RestaurantNews.com)  The National Restaurant Association announced an all-star lineup for its 4th annual Restaurant Innovation Summit (RIS) happening September 13-15 in Austin,…
New Research Shows Restaurants are Hungry for Tech without the Headache

National Restaurant Association Research Showcases the Landscape for Tech in the Restaurant Industry Washington, DC  (RestaurantNews.com)  Today, the National Restaurant Association released new research focusing on technology in the restaurant industry. In “Mapping the Restaurant Technology Landscape,” the Association set…
All-Star Chef Lineup for 2016 World Culinary Showcase Announced

Celebrity chefs share their culinary expertise and techniques on the entertainment-filled World Culinary Showcase stage at NRA Show 2016 in Chicago Chicago, IL  (RestaurantNews.com)  The National Restaurant Association today announced a lineup of the nation’s top celebrity chefs to share…
Chefs Predict Top Restaurant Menu Trends for 2016

National Restaurant Association survey shows local sourcing and environmental sustainability remain hot trends Washington, DC  (RestaurantNews.com)  The National Restaurant Association (NRA) annually explores the top menu trends for the coming year. For this year’s What’s Hot culinary forecast, the NRA surveyed nearly…
National Restaurant Association Promotes Cybersecurity Awareness for Restaurants

NRA Releases “Cybersecurity 101” Guide for Restaurants, Hosts Webinar and Forms Member Working Group Washington, DC  (RestaurantNews.com)  The National Restaurant Association today announced the release of “Cybersecurity 101: A Toolkit for Restaurant Operators.” The free guide, available at Restaurant.org/Cybersecurity, is…