Posted: March 15, 2023
The evolution of restaurant practices points to the integration of labor, technology, marketing, and culinary emerging trends. Delivery services, sustainability, and eco-friendly food packaging have become crucial components of the restaurant ecosystem, making them the principal restaurant trends. Many restaurants are turning to QR menus, delivery drones, and more restaurant automation. With so many changes taking place, it's essential to monitor restaurant trends to stay competitive and provide a better experience for customers
Posted: October 19, 2022Categories: Restaurant Marketing, Brand Fulfillment, Custom Print
The FDA published the final rule on menu labeling on December 2014, but the compliance date was May 7, 2018. Although 2018 was the official compliance date, the FDA spent the first year educating members before starting enforcement of the menu labeling law on May 7, 2019.Further, the Food and Drug Administration announced that January 1, 2024, will be the uniform compliance date for final food labeling regulations that are issued in calendar years 2021 and 2022.
Posted: September 28, 2022Categories: Custom Labels, Restaurant Marketing, Custom Print
Many states have amended regulations allowing restaurants to deliver alcohol beverages. That gave birth to the to-go alcohol and cocktails trend, liquor made on-site by a licensed operator. As of May 2021, 20 states continue to allow to-go cocktails and alcohol delivery. Some states require restaurants to use tamper-evident labels & packing supplies to seal alcoholic beverages in accordance with state laws and regulations. Dot It provides SecureIt™ alcohol to-go labels that safely secure alcoholic beverages and cocktails for takeout and delivery orders in accordance with state alcohol laws. Take a look at the most popular to-go cocktail and alcoholic drinks to include on your restaurant’s menu.
Posted: August 17, 2022
The food delivery industry has experienced tremendous growth in the last two years due to the pandemic. With online food delivery sales estimated to grow to $220 billion by 2023, restaurants sought to cash in on this growing trend, so most resorted to food delivery. Approximately 60% of consumers order food at least once a week. Understanding the future of food delivery helps restaurant operators to keep up with the new market trends, consumer’s needs, and to beat competition. keep reading to discover what food delivery trends are in store for you.
Posted: June 13, 2022Categories: Trade Shows, Restaurant Marketing
The National Restaurant Association Show came to an exciting conclusion in the past few weeks. This memorable event brought with it a major focus on various ways to improve the foodservice industry.
During the show, owners of restaurants and other attendees had up to four days of immersive learning and acquainting themselves with new products. Some had enough time to interact with innovative new pieces of technology, and create business connections with stakeholders and key suppliers. Others had the opportunity to make invaluable peer-to-peer networking connections and access expert-led education sessions. Below are the seven most important talking points during this must-attend event of the 2022 Show:
Posted: May 13, 2022
The National Restaurant Association Show is finally here after last year’s event was canceled for a second straight year because of the pandemic.
From Saturday, May 21, 2022, to Tuesday, May 24, 2022, the Restaurant Show will take place at McCormick Place, Chicago. This year’s NRA event promises to be bigger and better as industry players and experts unveil products and solutions to help overcome the challenges facing the restaurant sector and promote growth.
The Restaurant Show is worth attending as you will learn about the latest industry updates and trends that can help take your restaurant business to the next level.Some of the critical talking points sessions at the 2022 Restaurant Show include:
Posted: April 28, 2022Categories: Announcements, Restaurant Marketing, Brand Fulfillment
If you’re a fan of crime drama series and enjoy Japanese cuisine, watch the Max Original series Tokyo Vice on HBO Max and try the delicious Tokyo Spice at JINYA Ramen Bar. The acclaimed Japanese restaurant partnered with HBO Max to debut the release of the final episode of the season of the must-watch crime series Tokyo Vice live in their JINYA Ramen Bar in Los Angeles.
Posted: March 30, 2022Categories: Restaurant Marketing, Custom Print
The age of on-demand food delivery is here with us. More customers are now ordering food online instead of eating out at eateries, fast-food joints, and restaurants because of its convenience. Nevertheless, food products are always a prime target for tampering. Some deliverers openly confess of having taken out food from an order, while others admit they can’t resist the inviting aroma.
To avoid taking chances, consider using custom tamper-evident labels for food packaging with your subsequent orders from customers.
Posted: November 12, 2021Categories: Restaurant Marketing, Custom Print
With Fall the temperature begins to dip, the leaves change color, and the school year picks up again. With it people’s schedules become ever busier, juggling extracurricular activities like football and band practice. Getting everyone on the same schedule to sit down at a restaurant can seem challenging . But with some smart marketing and execution, you can increase your restaurant foot traffic and sales on a weekday by bringing in people looking for a quality meal amidst the chaos.
Posted: August 30, 2021Categories: Restaurant Marketing, Brand Fulfillment, Custom Print
It might be August with the smells of backyard BBQs wafting through the air, but before you know it we will be trading in our shorts and t-shirts for warm clothes and hot pumpkin lattes. Which is why it is never too early to start preparing for your holiday season limited-time offers. With Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas just a few months away, it is time to let Dot It prepare your business for successful holiday LTO rollouts.
When should I start planning holiday rollouts?
There is no time like the present! Start planning your holiday LTOs today to get a jump on the competition. Being ahead of the game for holiday planning will prevent you from scrambling at the last minute to pull your holiday LTOs together, while