Restaurant and Foodservice: SmartBrief Originals
The rise of natural winemaking means more accidentally vegan vintages
The rise of natural winemaking means more accidentally vegan vintages

A growing number of vegans are seeking wines made without animal products.

How ghost kitchens are changing the restaurant industry
How ghost kitchens are changing the restaurant industry

Ghost kitchens are changing the way restaurant operators and chefs do business. Is the trend here to stay?

Plant-based foods play a growing role on foodservice menus
Plant-based foods play a growing role on foodservice menus

Foodservice companies such as Sodexo and Aramark are making more menu items out of plants.

Plant-based meat makers find a balance between supply and demand
Plant-based meat makers find a balance between supply and demand

Fast-growing demand spurs plant-based meat makers to grow production capacity.

Why direct digital sales are key to success in the restaurant delivery space
Why direct digital sales are key to success in the restaurant delivery space

Taking ownership of delivery orders through direct digital sales is essential for restaurants to stand the test of time, Olo founder and CEO Noah Glass writes.

B&I workplace dining
B&I workplace dining

Workplace dining has only become more high profile thanks to companies like Google and Facebook who are known for their wide variety of food-centric perks.

Plant-based foods, off-premise tech solutions stood out at restaurant show
Plant-based foods, off-premise tech solutions stood out at restaurant show

Plant-based foods and beverages, technology solutions aimed at optimizing takeout and delivery, and edible alternatives to straws and utensils stood out on the show floor at the 2019 National Restaurant Association Show.

Investing in underutilized talent pools can strengthen the restaurant workforce
Investing in underutilized talent pools can strengthen the restaurant workforce

Hiring and retaining staffers is a top concern among restaurant operators, and tapping into underemployed populations offers a solution that can benefit restaurants, the overall industry and the communities it serves.

The pros and cons of coupons in the restaurant space
The pros and cons of coupons in the restaurant space

Get the scoop on how coupons can affect a restaurant's bottom line.

How the gig economy is changing how restaurants hire, manage their workforce
How the gig economy is changing how restaurants hire, manage their workforce

A growing wave of tech companies are building hiring platforms designed to make it easier for operators and workers to fill open shifts.