Restaurant and Dining Trends in Asia Hotel Management. Year-I
Objective• Food Service continues to be a growing and a global market. The service Industry revenues are on a fast growth track. Globalization together with increase internet access and usage speed up trend availability . Asian restaurant industry represent a significant percentage of this industry
Food Service Industry• Menu Revision Influenced by Avian Flu• Online Ordering• Increase in budgets for technology• Increase uses of self-service technology kiosk• More focus on Heart Healthy foods(Veg.)• Increase in ethnic and fusion foods
Restaurant Trends• Consumers Seek a Twist on the Familiar• Commodities Costs Drive Rustic Fare Made In-House• The Next Steps in Local Sourcing• Social Networking Influence Accelerates:• Customers Want More Information• Operators Try to Resist Discounting:• Brands Expand Through Flexible Formats:• MOBILE TECHNOLOGY• MENU NARRATIVES• FINE-DINING BURGERS
What is Trend???• A tendency to move towards something or in a particular direction ORA Prevailing style as in fashion or food.
Trends• Influenced from all areas; Celebrity chef /Food Network Food and Network Industry Travel Industry Media and magazine Print Media
Trends• Quick Fix- Prepared foods• Drive N Go-Take out foods• Inherently healthy-Naturally healthy food• Fancy-Premium gourmet foods• Authentic Farm Freshly-Organic and natrual• Ethicality-Fare trade; compney that care• Security-No Bacteria, no Virus, No Contamination• Layering of Flavors-Spice oil and Vinegar• Grazing-Healthier snacks eg Diet Bars• Low no and Less-Low calories and Light products
Dining Trends• New Fabricates cuts of Meat• Peruvian Cuisine• Comfort food Reinvented• Fresh Food• Mediterranean