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Restaurants joining with retailers in the meal kit game

Chefs and Restaurateurs Enter the Meal Kit Market #restaurants #mealkits Chef Stephanie Izard partnering with Peapod

Restaurants take back customer data with native delivery

Restaurants Taking Delivery and Customer Data In-House #restaurants #foodservice Uber testing dine-in option that rivals Allset

Hudson Yards: Star-studded food lineup opens in New York

New Foodie Foraging Venue at NY Hudson Yards #chefinsights #restaurants The massive destination retail and dining hub features more than 25 concepts

How Artificial Intelligence is Reshaping the Restaurant World

Customer-Facing Restaurant Tech Driving New Sales & Operational Efficiency #restaurants #AI You no longer need a team of data scientists to tap into the power.

Chick-fil-A Opening Stores without Dining Rooms

On-Demand Dining Trend Brings Restaurants Without Dining Rooms #restaurants The test units will be focused on catering and delivery.

Amazon Will Consider Opening Up to 3,000 Cashierless Stores by 2021

Amazon's Potential Game-Changer for On Demand Meals #amazon #restaurants Inc. is considering a plan to open as many as 3,000 new AmazonGo cashierless stores in the next few years, according to people familiar with matter, an aggressive and costly expansion that would threaten convenience chains like 7-Eleven Inc., quick-service sandwich shops like Subway and P...

HelloFresh becomes the latest meal kit to head to the grocery store

Meal Kits Continue to Chase Growth Via the Supermarket #mealkits #hellofresh HelloFresh joins Blue Apron and Plated in making the move.

Nestle Bets $7 Billion on Starbucks to Revive Coffee Sales

Nestle Turns to Starbucks for Market Share #nestle #starbucks For years, a smoldering George Clooney would sip his espresso and ask: “Nespresso...what else?” Turns out the answer is: Starbucks.

Amazon plans more Prime perks at Whole Foods, and it will change the industry

New Amazon Prime Perks at Whole Foods Stir Competition #amazon #wholefoods The new perks will bring the might of Amazon's membership program to the grocery industry, folding Whole Foods into a network other grocers will struggle to compete with.

Delivery boom is changing everything about the restaurant business

Delivery Boom is Changing the Restaurant Business #restaurants Delivery sales jumped 20% in the last five years, while food service visits increased 10% according to The NPD Group

This Online Grocer Wants To End Food Deserts By Underselling Amazon

Innovative Solution Addresses Food Desert Neighborhoods Thrive Market sells organic, healthy pantry items at below-market prices. Members pay an annual fee that sponsors another family in need.

Amazon Can Use Whole Foods to Help Weather Postal Rate Hikes

The Emerging Distribution Network for Amazon Via Whole Foods #amazon #wholefoods In recent tweets, President Donald Trump has urged the U.S. Postal Service to charge Inc. more to deliver packages to consumers -- a potentially costly blow since the e-commerce giant uses the federal agency for an estimated 40 percent of deliveries.

Walmart Threatens Restaurant Chains With Prepared Meals

The Battle for Market Share Continues Between Supermarkets and Restaurants #restaurants #walmart Walmart Inc. will start offering prepared meals at its stores for the first time, a move that could help the nation’s biggest grocer sell more food while siphoning customers from restaurant chains.

Kohl’s has a new plan to get you into its stores: Groceries

Kohl's Adds Groceries With Aldi to Drive Store Traffic Some customers will soon be able to pick up milk and eggs with their cargo shorts, as the retailer partners with German grocer Aldi.

Amazon adds a new Prime benefit: Free Whole Foods delivery in two hours

Amazon's Free 2-Hour Grocery Delivery Raises the Bar for Competition in Supermarkets #supermarkets #amazon The company has brought the service to Austin, Cincinnati, Dallas and Virginia Beach.

GrubHub, Uber Eats Will Be the Food Delivery Gatekeepers

Food Delivery Breathes New Life Into Restaurant Brands #restaurants Deals with Yum and McDonald's are signs of things to come.

Amazon’s New Convenience Store Is Confusing and Slightly Creepy

Is This the Shape of Things to Come? #restaurants #supermarkets Inside the lunch rush at the cashier-less Seattle location

Capitalizing on convenience: The rise of meal-kit services and what it means for grocers

The Rise of Meal Kits and Implications for the Supermarket Sector #mealkits #supermarkets As consumer interest in meal-kit solutions continues to grow, grocers have a unique opportunity to piece together the same components and market them at an affordable price to capitalize on this growing demand.

Amazon Looks to Deliver Shake Shack, Chipotle Amid Food Push

Amazon Pushes Into the Restaurant Space #restaurants #amazon Inc. may soon bring Shake Shack burgers and Chipotle burritos to your door as it pushes deeper into the growing market for restaurant delivery.

Amazon will lower Whole Foods prices right away and Prime members will get special discounts

Amazon Moves Quickly to Lower Prices at Whole Foods #amazon #wholefoods The price reductions will roll out on Monday, Aug. 28.

Amazon’s prepackaged Meal Kits are reportedly already on sale

Amazon Charges Into the Meal Kit Space #restaurants #mealkit Earlier this week, rumors were swirling that Amazon was preparing a new meal kit service, similar to those offered by companies like Blue Apron or Plated, with a trademark filed on July 6th. Turns...

It's the Golden Age of Restaurants in America

The Changing Dynamics of the U.S. Restaurant Industry #restaurants The quality and variety of food in the U.S. has never been better. The business seems to be struggling. What’s really going on?

What an Amazon-Whole Foods combo could mean for restaurants

Amazon's Potential Impact on Restaurants and Meal Kit Companies #restaurants #Amazon In a phrase: Stepped-up competition for share of stomach.

Panera digital sales pass $1B a year

Panera Initiatives Making Big Market Impact #restaurants Bakery-café expects that figure to double by 2019

Americans Are Rejecting Big Restaurant Chains

Independent Restaurants Are Outperforming National Chains #restaurants There’s a limit to unlimited breadsticks after all.

Firehouse, First Watch, Pie Five, Pei Wei execs discuss 'the good, the bad and the ugly' of online reviews

Turning Negative Reviews into Positive Customer Experiences #restaurants A recent survey found that 61 percent of the dining public check online reviews before visiting a restaurant. How those reviews can help or hurt sales was a central theme at the Restaurant Franchising and Innovation Summit.

How Your Favorite Grocery Store Became Your Favorite Restaurant

More Grocery Stores Take a Bite Out of Restaurant Market Share #restaurants The fast-casual trend is popping up in supermarkets

Is Facial Recognition the Future of Fast Food?

Future Shock: Facial Recognition Ordering in Fast Food Restaurants #restaurants #foodservice Technology has ushered in a brave new ordering world.

U.S. Wins Gold at Bocuse d'Or, the Olympics of the Chef World

American Chefs Take Top International Honors #restaurants For the first time in 30 years of the competition, the U.S. comes out on top.

‘There’s a dignity to this place’: Inside the world of pay-what-you-can restaurants

Restaurants Transform the Approach to Charitable Food Assistance #restaurants A new crop of community-minded businesses hopes to change the way we think about food assistance and charity

Not Getting the Most Out of Your Team? How to Be a Leader and Inspire Their Best

Motivating the Unmotivated on Your Restaurant Team #restaurant By Donald Burns, Foodable Industry Expert We hear it all the time: “Teamwork makes the dream work.” Good saying. Very positive. But often, it’s not true. And the reason is simple. Some people on your team just don't want to do the work. So, what is a restaurant owner or leader to do? Let’s dig into…

The Queen of Gingerbread Tells Us Her Gingerbread Secrets

Build a Gingerbread Dream House for the Holidays #restaurants This is what it takes to win a gingerbread house competition—and then some.

How the Hospitality Industry Is Adapting to Laptop Squatters

Restaurants as Office Space for the New Independent and Startup Workforce #restaurant If you can’t beat ‘em, sell ‘em table space

7 up-and-coming healthy fast food chains that should scare McDonald's

Emerging Healthy Restaurant Chains Impact the Market #restaurants These healthy fast food chains are part of a growing movement that prioritizes affordability, local ingredients, convenience, and transparency.

This App Helps You Save Food Waste (And Money) At Local Restaurants

Food for All Connects Users to Unsold Food at Restaurants to Eliminate Food Waste #restaurants #foodwaste It's the Seamless for food waste, connecting users with heavily discounted, unsold food at the end of each day.

Amazon to Expand Grocery Business With New Convenience Stores

Amazon to Disrupt the Grocery Business #conveniencestores is pushing deeper into the grocery business with plans for convenience stores and curbside pickup locations, aiming to compete more directly with Wal-Mart and other grocery discounters.

You can now get coffee in a cone, because dessert is the best meal of the day any way - The Frisky

Now You Can Eat Your Coffee - In A Cone #restaurants Happy National Coffee Day!

Starbucks Says Its New Stores in Low-Income Areas Are Profitable

Starbucks Creates Jobs in Low-Income Areas with New Openings #restaurants Starbucks Corp. said its move to put stores in low-income areas such as Ferguson, Missouri, hasn’t been a money-losing endeavor.

Can Kimbal Musk Do for Farms What Elon Has Done for Cars?

Shipping Containers Retrofitted Into Urban Ag Mini Farms A new food-tech accelerator is promising a host of urban ag start-ups. But just how sustainable will the growing operations be?

Beer Meets Brunch Pairing Tips | Wine Enthusiast Magazine

Beer Makes a Bold Move to the Brunch Menu #craftbeer #restaurant Why should wine get to have all the Sunday fun? Explore the complex and complementary world of beer pairing. And pass the maple syrup.

Little Known Ways to Attract More Customers to Your Restaurant

Unique Strategies to Build Your Restaurant Customer Base #restaurant You've probably read articles on how to get more restaurant business. These are little known, but effective ways to get more customers to your restaurant.

Artisanal Food Waste: Can You Turn Scraps Into Premium Products?

Harnessing Salvaged Foods to Produce New Artisanal Products Entrepreneurs hope that, instead of paying bottom dollar for produce that might otherwise have ended up in the landfill, customers will pony up for high-end foods made from rescued ingredients.

Urban farm plants roots near Las Vegas Strip, partners with local chefs An urban farm set to revolutionize local food is planting its roots not too far from the Las Vegas Strip.Urban Seed is poised to change how some of Las Vegas’ premier restaurants get their produce, transforming a three-acre plot located near Tropicana and

Food is ruling retail real estate, and food trucks are moving in

Food Trucks Help Reshape Real Estate Landscape #restaurants #foodservice E-commerce may be driving consumers away from shopping centers, but food is pulling them back in.

Bon Appétit Magazine

New Innovators in the Restaurant Space #restaurants

These are the 50 best new restaurants in the country. #BAhot10

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