menu trends

Consumer Trends

5 revelations from Zagat’s recent dining survey

Discover what's driving diners’ behavior in 2018.


Even Stevens turns a pork sandwich vegan with jackfruit

To capitalize on Pinterst "miracle food" buzz, Even Stevens Sandwiches rolled out a Jackfruit Torta that fills two menu holes, says Culinary Director Brandon Price.

Consumers reveal which chain limited-time offers they are most likely to order based on the name and description.

A growing number of consumers are seeking out clean label menu items, making these items easier to find in fast-casual concepts.

These burger variations are in the chain’s pipeline here and abroad.

The demand for seafood skyrockets during Lent. These seafood recipes can easily be added to the rotation now, but may prove popular enough to stay on the menu.

Several actionable food and drink insights bubbled up at a recent conference on restaurant trends.

Drinks like cheese tea are making waves stateside.

Consumers reveal the limited-time offers they are most likely to purchase based on name and description.

Adding or expanding brunch can boost customer counts—but it doesn’t come without challenges.

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