facebook pixal

McAlister's Deli

Consumer Trends

Millennials’ favorite chains for 2017

Millennials are the most reliant on foodservice of all generations, finds Technomic. They also drive off-premise dining, including takeout and delivery.


This week’s 4 head-spinning moments: Times a-changin’

Unusual became the usual this week for the restaurant business. Here are a few pieces of the evidence.

Scott Redler has no trouble counting the reasons that Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers invested in digital menu boards. The chain’s chief operating officer says that in a growing...

The sandwich category increased sales by 2.9% and units by 0.3%, despite category heavyweight Subway's 1.7% sales decline and 1.3% unit decline.

Restaurants are tapping menu psychology tactics when constructing their menus and menu boards.

Operators are appealing to consumers' time constraints with sweet endings for off-premise celebrations.

He had been Cinnabon’s brand president.

The classic roast beef sandwich, usually served with a cup of au jus for dipping, is suddenly popping up on restaurant menus of all types.

Customers rank the restaurant chains they say offer the healthiest menu items in a recent Technomic Consumer Brand Metrics survey.

As expected, fast casual is still growing faster than other segments, though Technomic recently suggested its growth may be slowed in the coming years.

  • Page 3