This section goes in depth on a selected foodservice and equipment supplies market segment. From commercial to institutional, from food trucks to correctional facilities, FE&S covers it all.
Despite the trend in healthier eating, Americans still love dessert, and restaurants are responding by expanding their menu offerings for sweet treats.
Shipping container restaurants continue to pop up across the country, providing operators with an affordable and flexible way to start or expand a business.
Along with incorporating authentic and healthier ingredients, this cuisine has evolved to include other international flavors.
More often, retirement community foodservice programs are reflecting the trends of retail restaurants, with from-scratch cooking, local fare and cleaner, more nutritious ingredients.
A number of operators are reinventing the steakhouse segment with updated menus, sustainable meats and modern decor in an effort to attract a wider demographic.
This segment is benefitting from and capitalizing on prevalent trends, which include using local, artisan and freshly made products.
Incorporating a range of regional fare that features fresh and healthful ingredients, the Asian-inspired restaurant segment utilizes traditional equipment to create authentic dishes.
Restaurants can be profit centers for convenience retailers with decent store traffic that enlists the help of experienced foodservice personnel.