Beverage Trends

Beverage trends spilling into the restaurant industry

It’s one thing to whip up a signature beverage in a brick-and-mortar restaurant, where access to soda lines, water heaters and ample prep and storage space come standard. It’s another when the...

As consumer demand for convenience continues to fuel growth in takeout, it’s important we continue to explore additional product offerings that meet the needs of our guests,” says Andrea Benzschawel...

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Bartenders are mixing up modern takes on the mudslide and other cocktails.

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Chains use funky cocktail rims to excite guests and add flavor.

Election season didn’t just usher in a new president-elect. Residents of five cities across the country—Chicago; Boulder, Colo.; and three Bay Area locales, including San Francisco—voted to approve...

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Festive beverages—with and without alcohol—are getting customers in the door during the busy holiday season.

A third of consumers—and 40% of those ages 18 to 34—say their beverage preferences change depending on the time of year, according to Technomic’s Beverage Consumer Trend Report. To that end, seasonal...

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Restaurants are rolling out new recipes of whiskey sours to differentiate bar programs.

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Pumpkin spice, a favorite flavor of latte fans, is now trending on cocktail lists.

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Ranging from whimsical to pure imagination, candy-garnished cocktails are eminently Instagrammable, creating instant citizen ambassadors.