15 Million Consumers Eat Out On Thanksgiving

This week is arguably the busiest for restaurants. With more consumers opting out of preparing Thanksgiving and black friday deals bringing consumers out, restaurants will be crowded. About 15 million Americans eat out for Thanksgiving and 4 million do take out orders for the festive meal, according to the National Restaurant Association. Consumers dine out because it is convenience and they want to focus on their family. With that being said- there is a lot of potential for restaurant business today.

So how are restaurant attracting customers with their festive Thanksgiving menus? Georgia Brown in DC has incorporated starters, such as fried green tomatoes and catfish fingers. For the entree– diners can choose between crab-stuffed flounder or black-eyed peas cakes. Akasha in LA is serving more of a traditional Thanksgiving more, but with organic, sustainable and locally sourced ingredients. 

What thanksgiving restaurant menus are the most appealing to consumers? The traditional styled dishes or unconventional dishes? Read More