Labor. Activism. Fine dining. Reinvention. As a new year dawns, few industries are more dynamic, challenging, and exciting than the restaurant landscape is today. All around we see experimentation and change in a time when the future of hospitality is uncertain, from the ingredients on our plates to the very business model that has prevailed for decades.
In anticipation of 2017 unfolding, we asked some of the industry’s top restaurateurs, chefs, partners, and experts to share their predictions for the year ahead. Here, they share their visions of the future of food, drinks, workforce, and beyond. (Don’t forget to peek back at last year’s predictions to see where our 2016 experts got it right!) [Read more…]