E&S Forecast

  • 2021 Foodservice Industry Forecast

    “The rest of this year is going to be predictably unpredictable.”

  • 2011 Forecast Update

    FE&S explores the impact of rising food and gas prices among other challenges facing the foodservice industry as it tries to emerge from economic doldrums.

  • 2009 E&S Forecast: Searching for Stability

    What a difference a year makes. According to the National Restaurant Association, one year ago, only 9 percent of its members rated the economy as their top business challenge. Today, 40 percent of the NRA members surveyed said the economy is their top concern.

    “You can see how dramatically the landscape has changed,” says Hudson Riehle, senior vice president of research and information services for the National Restaurant