The sustainability trend is nothing new to the restaurant industry. Now, a few organizations have even gone as far as creating “Zero-Waste” certifications for restaurants ambitious enough to meet the challenge. To qualify, a restaurant must divert a certain amount of waste from landfills, incineration, or the environment (around 90%). While straightforward, reaching for this… Read more »
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Predicting Restaurant Trends for 2021: An Impossible Task?
It’s that time of year again when restaurant professionals and experts make their grand predictions for the next year’s trends to watch. But this year has been unique and the next twelve months have never been less certain. With so many tough to predict factors like COVID-19 numbers, government regulations, and public sentiment, one has… Read more »
Sustainability Poses Multiple Challenges for Hospitality Operations
Despite contradictions involving finances, operations and marketing, today’s hotel and restaurant operators are making huge strides toward sustainable operations. This was one of the key findings of the Cornell Hospitality Sustainability Roundtable, held in New York City this past November. Participants, led by Associate Professor Alex Susskind, examined the critical issues in sustainability – namely,… Read more »