Does it travel well?
Of all the food consumers order from restaurants, only 46% is for dine-in consumption; 38% is for takeout and 16% is for delivery. Millennials lead takeout orders and tie with Gen Zers for above-average reliance on delivery.
Some of the more senior members of the team smile at the junior staff who are excited to uncover an interesting trend in “eatertainment” or the latest single-ingredient concept. We try not to be condescending when we suggest they do some research by looking at past issues of Restaurant Business or old Technomic top chain reports before calling it the next big thing.