Diners are more mobile and self-educated than ever before. The growth in awareness of various food allergies, dietary limitations, sustainable eating and a healthful mindset has added a layer of complexity, especially to fine dining establishments’ menus. Staying up to date on food trends and fitting them within your restaurant’s concept can be challenging.
Technology is also changing the game; 79% of consumers say it increases convenience, according to the National Restaurant Association’s 2015 forecast. Diners expect information at their fingertips, whether they’re searching from a desktop or a smartphone.
We’ve created an infographic of menu trends and a list of tips to help restaurants keep up: