How often have we heard the term “the new normal” over the past three years?
Healthcare foodservice directors look positively toward the future. This outlook goes hand in hand with alterations in the way they conduct business. Finding creative ways to hire and retain staff and implementing technology solutions to mitigate labor challenges and maintain menu quality consistency contribute to the new normal, as does supporting catering and events.
Arlin Wasserman, founder and managing director of Changing Tastes, a culinary and foodservice consultancy based in New York City, has seen some fairly niche trends that could make waves in the foodservice industry in the near future. Here’s a look at some of those trends and the coinciding equipment- and supplies-related implications.