What's Hot Culinary Forecast Predicts Locally Sourced Food As Top Restaurant Menu Trend of 2014
National Restaurant Association survey of professional chefs also shows environmental sustainability and healthful kids menu as top trends
If you own or manage a restaurant, you know controlling your food, beverage and labor costs are critical to success. Labor costs have been inching up during the recovery and this has put increased pressure to lower food cost. Many operators specialize in one or more techniques to lower their cost of goods sold.
The cost of food products that chain restaurants use will increase overall by 2 percent in 2014, according to the newly released purchasing cost outlook by SpenDifference, LLC, the rapidly growing chain-restaurant purchasing cooperative.