Restaurants

Thinking of Food Tourism Beyond a Good Meal and Drinks: New Skift Research

Thinking of Food Tourism Beyond a Good Meal and Drinks: New Skift Research

Meghan Carty, Skift Research

We see food tourism as being more than just a buzzy trend. Understanding what it is today can help stakeholders find their place in the potentially lucrative space.

2 months ago

Defining a New Era of Food Tourism: Latest Skift Research

Defining a New Era of Food Tourism: Latest Skift Research

Meghan Carty, Skift Research

Food tourism is one trend that we don’t see ever going away, but it will never stop evolving. Destinations and other stakeholders need to understand what it means today in order to reap the benefits food tourists can bring.

3 months ago

This Dietician Wanted to Make Taco Bell Healthier: She Got the Job

This Dietician Wanted to Make Taco Bell Healthier: She Got the Job

Erika Adams, Skift Table

Promoting Taco Bell’s image as anything other than a place where diets are broken and cravings are indulged is a long, lonely battle — one that Taco Bell’s in-house dietician, Missy Schaaphok, has been fighting for years.

3 months ago

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CEO Interview: How AccorHotels Is Rethinking Its Food and Beverage Strategy

CEO Interview: How AccorHotels Is Rethinking Its Food and Beverage Strategy

Accor Group + Skift

From the simplest inn to the fanciest five-star resort, hotels are adding food and beverage concepts to their amenity offerings. Not only are these designed to make money, but they’re expected to attract locals and create social media buzz.

5 months ago

Hilton Opens Food Court to Public at Its Global Headquarters

Hilton Opens Food Court to Public at Its Global Headquarters

Associated Press

The new food hall at Hilton headquarters could turn out to be a nice recruiting tool for employees as they can grab a seat on an attractive outdoor terrace during lunchtime or after work. Opening up the food hall to the public isn't a bad public relations tool, either.

1 year ago

Transparency Alleviates Anxiety in Restaurants

Transparency Alleviates Anxiety in Restaurants

Kristen Hawley, Skift

Comfort food needs to go beyond a warm dish of mac and cheese. Diners and travelers are demanding more from their fine dining and their fast food, and smart restaurants are responding.

2 years ago

Metropolitan Museum Rethinks Its Hidden Restaurant to Drive More Visits

Metropolitan Museum Rethinks Its Hidden Restaurant to Drive More Visits

James Tarmy and Kate Krader, Bloomberg

A Danny Meyer restaurant in a museum? Ya, that happens at the Whitney Museum, and it's all part of a resurgence in dining facilities at storied museums. Grab some exhibit time, and then an oxtail beignet.

2 years ago

Restaurateur Danny Meyer on Instagram, Postmates and Why Everyone Really Just Wants a Nice Meal

Restaurateur Danny Meyer on Instagram, Postmates and Why Everyone Really Just Wants a Nice Meal

Brian Sumers, Skift

Restaurateur Danny Meyer's take on the past, present, and future of the restaurant industry begins with genuine, traditional, face-to-face hospitality.

2 years ago

Why René Redzepi Needed to Close the Original Noma

Why René Redzepi Needed to Close the Original Noma

Patrick Whyte, Skift

It's clear that Redzepi's stints in Japan, Australia, and Mexico have been crucial in helping him develop new ideas. The new Noma will be very different from the old one, but that's a good thing.

2 years ago

Skift Table: The New Restaurant Reservations Landscape

Skift Table: The New Restaurant Reservations Landscape

Kristen Hawley, Skift Table

Chefs+Tech is now Skift Table. Kicking off our original coverage, here are three perspectives on the evolving business of reservations.

2 years ago

Chefs+Tech: Resy Partners With Airbnb to Offer Restaurant Reservations to Travelers

Chefs+Tech: Resy Partners With Airbnb to Offer Restaurant Reservations to Travelers

Kristen Hawley, Chefs+Tech

The Resy + Airbnb partnership signals the continued confluence of travel and restaurants. If executed well, it will be big business for restaurants on Resy's platform. Airbnb just announced a partnership with Resy.

2 years ago

Chefs+Tech: Does Corporate Investment Kill Indie Brands?

Chefs+Tech: Does Corporate Investment Kill Indie Brands?

Kristen Hawley, Chefs+Tech

We're pulling for Blue Bottle to maintain its indie cred even though it now has serious corporate backing.

2 years ago