Top Bar and Restaurant Trends in 2018

Top Bar and Restaurant Trends in 2018

Year after year, consumers, and foodies alike obsess over a new trend that drives where they are going to eat. For bars and restaurants, these trends can be determined by the demographics of recurring visitors, national trends, or advances in technology. Almost halfway into 2018, Foodable has determined the top 2018 trends for bars and restaurants.

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Trends to Expect in 2018 for Food, Beverage, Restaurant Operations and Concepts

Trends to Expect in 2018 for Food, Beverage, Restaurant Operations and Concepts

Every year, the landscape seems to alter within the restaurant industry and the transition from 2017 to 2018, is shaping up to be no different.

The year 2017 brought us an exploding market in fast casual pizza concepts that happened during the midst of a downward spiral in sales across much of the fast casual, quick serve, and full-service restaurant sectors.

This past year also continued with more food and beverage transparency; including the use of more organic, sustainable, and locally sourced product. It also brought forth rising labor and overall operating costs, a substantial jump in online ordering and delivery options, and the increased importance of company culture, as well as, the focus on overall guest experiences.

What does the year 2018 have in-store for the restaurant industry? It can be challenging to navigate all of the different trend reports available online, but let’s focus on these core attributes; food, drink, operations, and concepts.  

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