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Restaurant, Food & Beverage Market Research Handbook 2016-2017

Restaurant, Food & Beverage Market Research Handbook 2016-2017 With a thorough and in-depth analysis of the $709 billion restaurant and foodservice industry, Restaurant, Food & Beverage Market Research Handbook 2016-2017 provides consumer spending data, market forecasts, and trends assessments.

The trends assessments include discussions of consumer behavioral trends, dining trends, daypart analysis (including snacks and late-night), mealpart analysis, and more. Comprehensive demographic data for all dayparts at full-service and quick-service restaurants, as well as an analysis of restaurant spending in each state and dining statistics for metropolitan areas, are provided.

Restaurant, Food & Beverage Market Research Handbook 2016-2017 will guide restaurant business development with its analysis of menu trends, culinary themes, alcoholic and refreshment beverage trends, and promotional strategies.

The handbook analyzes post-recession consumer spending, discusses restaurant strategies for growth, and identifies market opportunities brought on by changing consumer behaviors.

Restaurant, Food & Beverage Market Research Handbook 2016-2017 includes content from The Beverage Market Research Handbook, previously published as a separate reference handbook by RKMA.

Over 900 website links are included in the handbook to guide you to additional resources.


PART I: MARKET OVERVIEW
1 RESTAURANT SALES
1.1 Overview
1.2 Total Sales
1.3 Full-Service Restaurant Sales
1.4 Limited-Service Restaurant Sales
1.5 Bar and Night Club Sales
1.6 Sales By Month
2 MARKET SUMMARY
2.1 Overview
2.2 Industry Sales
2.3 Revenue Distribution
2.4 Restaurant Sales Growth
2.5 Restaurant Expenditures
2.6 Restaurant Performance Index
2.7 Market Resources
3 RESTAURANT CENSUS
3.1 Overview
3.2 Restaurant Counts
3.3 Unit Count Changes By Category
3.4 Growth In Metro Areas
3.5 Market Resources
4 RESTAURANT VISITS
4.1 Overview
4.2 Restaurant Visits
4.3 Restaurant Versus At-Home Meals
4.4 Dine-In Versus Take-Out
4.5 Quick-Service and Full-Service Restaurant Visits
4.6 Other Assessments
4.7 Market Resources
5 STATE-BY-STATE ANALYSIS
5.1 Restaurant Sales By State
5.2 Restaurant Locations By State
5.3 Foodservice Employment By State
6 REGIONAL TRENDS
6.1 Overview
6.2 Restaurant Sales
6.3 Restaurant Customer Traffic
6.4 Outlook
6.5 Market Resources
7 DINING OUT
7.1 Overview
7.2 Dining By Restaurant Type
7.3 Factors In Choosing A Restaurant
7.4 Cuisine
7.5 Market Resources
8 PUBLICALLY TRADED RESTAURANT CORPORATIONS
8.1 Overview
8.2 Restaurant Stocks and Market Capitalization
PART II: TRENDS FOR 2016
9 CULINARY TRENDS
9.1 Overview
9.2 Culinary Themes
9.3 Top Menu Trends
9.4 Top Trends By Category
10 FOOD & DINING TRENDS
10.1 Overview
10.2 Andrew Freeman & Co.
10.3 Baum + Whiteman
10.4 Datassential
10.5 Flavor Forecast
10.6 Nation’s Restaurant News
10.7 Sterling-Rice Group
10.8 Technomic
PART III: THE CUSTOMER
11 CUSTOMER PROFILE
11.1 Restaurant Visits By Age
11.2 The Full-Service Dining Customer
11.3 The Quick-Service Dining Customer
11.4 Regular Customers
12 DINING WITH CHILDREN
12.1 Dining With Children Under 13
12.2 Dining With Children Under 18
13 HISPANIC-AMERICAN CUSTOMERS
13.1 Overview
13.2 Hispanic Restaurant Patronage
13.3 Hispanic-American Dining Characteristics
13.4 Hispanic Menu Preferences
14 MILLENNIAL CUSTOMERS
14.1 Overview
14.2 Restaurant Visits By Millennials
14.3 Dining Out
14.4 Preferred Restaurants For Dinner
14.5 Dining Priorities
15 RESTAURANT SELECTION
15.1 Selection Criteria
15.2 Menu Preferences
15.3 Market Resources
16 CONSUMER PREFERENCES
16.1 Overview
16.2 Factors Contributing To High Customer Satisfaction
16.3 Market Resources
17 CUSTOMER SATISFACTION
17.1 Overview
17.2 ACSI Scores
17.3 Customer Satisfaction Scores
17.4 Market Resources
PART IV: THE MEAL
18 CUISINE
18.1 Regional Cuisine
18.2 Ethnic Cuisine
18.3 Market Resources
19 DAYPARTS
19.1 Daypart Spending and Traffic
19.2 Breakfast
19.3 Lunch
19.4 Dinner
19.5 Late-Night
20 MEALPARTS
20.1 Overview
20.2 Appetizers
20.3 Dessert
20.4 Entrees
20.5 Salads
20.6 Sides
20.7 Soups
21 MENU ITEMS
21.1 Beef & Pork
21.2 Bread
21.3 Breakfast All Day
21.4 Burgers
21.5 Cake & Pie
21.6 Chicken
21.7 Fried Foods
21.8 Fries
21.9 Hot Dogs & Sausages
21.10 Pizza
21.11 Sandwiches
21.12 Seafood
PART V: CITY-BY-CITY ANALYSIS
22 DINING OUT
22.1 Restaurant Visits
22.2 Full-Service Restaurant Visits
22.3 Quick-Service Restaurant Visits
22.4 Market Resources
23 RESTAURANT SALES
23.1 Overview
23.2 Restaurant Sales, Unit Counts, and Sales Per Unit
23.3 Market Resources
24 MARKET GROWTH POTENTIAL
24.1 Overview
24.2 Growth Potential for MSAs
24.3 Market Resources
PART VI: MARKET SEGMENTS
25 CASUAL-DINING RESTAURANTS
25.1 Profile
25.2 Segment Trends
25.3 Upscale-Casual
26 CATERING & BANQUETS
26.1 Market Assessment
26.2 Restaurants In The Catering Market
26.3 Market Resources
27 COFFEESHOPS
27.1 Profile
27.2 Out-Of-Home Coffee Consumption
27.3 Coffeeshop Chains
27.4 Segment Trends
27.5 Market Resources
28 COLLEGE CAMPUS DINING
28.1 Market Assessment
28.2 Characteristics Of Campus Dining
28.3 Best Collegiate Dining
29 CONTRACT-MANAGED FOODSERVICE
29.1 Profile
29.2 Segment Trends
30 CONVENIENCE STORE FOODSERVICE
30.1 Market Assessment
30.2 Convenience Store Foodservice
30.3 Segment Trends
30.4 Food-Forward C-Stores
30.5 Market Resources
31 FAMILY-DINING RESTAURANTS
31.1 Market Assessment
31.2 Overview
32 FAST-CASUAL RESTAURANTS
32.1 Market Assessment
32.2 Market Leaders
32.3 Market Trends
32.4 Comparison of Quick-Service and Fast-Casual
33 FINE DINING
33.1 Market Assessment
33.2 Market Trends
33.3 Survey On Fine Dining
34 FOOD CONCESSIONS AT AIRPORTS
34.1 Market Assessment
34.2 Market Leaders
34.3 Top Airport Restaurants
34.4 Market Resources
35 FOOD CONCESSIONS AT SPORTS VENUES
35.1 Market Assessment
35.2 Concessionaires
35.3 Best Food At Stadiums And Arenas
36 FOOD COURTS
36.1 Overview
36.2 Market Assessment
36.3 Mall-Based Food Courts
36.4 Service Plaza Food Courts
36.5 Top Food Courts
36.6 Market Resources
37 FOOD HALLS
37.1 Overview
37.2 Popular Food Halls
37.3 Planned Food Halls
38 FOOD TRUCKS
38.1 Market Assessment
38.2 City-by-City Assessment
38.3 Local Regulations
38.4 Coexisting With Traditional Restaurants
38.5 Best Food Trucks
38.6 Market Resources
39 PIZZERIAS
39.1 Market Assessment
39.2 Segment Trends
39.3 Takeout And Delivery
39.4 Fast-Casual Pizza Chains
39.5 Customer Priorities
39.6 Customer Loyalty
39.7 Market Resources
40 QUICK-SERVICE RESTAURANTS
40.1 Profile
40.2 The QSR Customer
40.3 Customer Selection Priorities
40.4 Competition From The Fast-Casual Segment
41 SUPERMARKET & RETAIL PREPARED FOODS
41.1 Market Assessment
41.2 Prepared Food Market Characteristics
41.3 Supermarket Restaurants
41.4 Market Trends
PART VII: MARKET LEADERS
42 LARGEST RESTAURANT CHAINS
42.1 Overview
42.2 Largest Chains By Segment
42.2 Market Resources
43 TOP 200 CHAINS
43.1 Overview
43.2 Largest Chains
43.3 Market Resources
44 TOP CHAINS BY SEGMENT
44.1 Overview
44.2 Segment Assessment
44.3 Market Resources
45 TOP GROWTH CHAINS
45.1 Systemwide Sales Growth
45.2 Market Resources
46 TOP FOODSERVICE DISTRIBUTORS
46.1 Ranking By Annual Sales
46.2 Consolidation
46.3 Market Resources
47 TOP RESTAURANT FRANCHISEES
47.1 Market Leaders
47.2 Market Resources
48 TOP FRANCHISERS
48.1 Overview
48.2 Franchised Units
48.3 Non-Franchising Chains
48.4 Market Resources
49 TOP INDEPENDENT RESTAURANTS
49.1 Rank By Annual Gross Revenue
49.2 Market Resources
50 TOP MULTI-CHAIN OPERATORS
50.1 Largest Multi-Brand Restaurant Companies
51 TOP MULTI-CONCEPT OPERATORS
51.1 Largest Companies
51.2 Largest Multi-Concept Operators
51.3 Profiles
51.4 Market Resources
52 TOP NIGHTCLUBS & BARS
52.1 Top Clubs
PART VIII: NEW & EMERGING RESTAURANT BRANDS
53 BEST NEW RESTAURANTS
53.1 Lists For 2015
54 BREAKOUT BRANDS
54.1 Overview
54.2 Breakout Brands 2015
54.3 Recent Designations
54.4 Market Resources
55 FUTURE 50
55.1 Overview
55.2 Fastest-Growing Chains 2015
55.3 Market Resources
56 HOT CONCEPTS
56.1 Hot Concepts 2015
56.2 Recent Designations
56.3 Market Resources
57 THE NEXT 20
57.1 Overview
57.2 2015's Next 20
57.3 Market Resources
PART IX: DINING TRENDS & ANALYSES
58 CELEBRITY CHEFS
58.1 Cooking Shows On Television
58.2 Most Popular Chefs On Television
58.3 Top-Earning Chefs
59 CHILDREN’S MEALS
59.1 The Kids LiveWell Initiative
59.2 Healthful Kids’ Menus At QSRs
59.3 School Meals
59.4 Market Resources
60 DINING WHILE TRAVELING
60.1 Traveler Dining
60.2 Culinary Destinations
60.3 Sampling Tours
60.4 Winery Tours
60.5 Whiskey and Bourbon Trails
60.6 Market Resources
61 DINING WITH ENTERTAINMENT
61.1 Overview
61.2 Live Music and Dining
61.3 Theme Restaurants
61.4 Experiential Restaurants
61.5 Mystery Dinner Theaters
61.6 Dinner and a Movie
61.7 Speakeasies
61.8 Novel Restaurants
62 DOG-FRIENDLY RESTAURANTS
62.1 Overview
62.2 Dog-friendly Restaurants
62.3 Dog Menus
62.4 Market Resources
63 FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS
63.1 Overview
63.2 Prominent Food Festivals
63.3 Market Resources
64 HEALTHY DINING
64.1 Healthful Dining
64.2 Federal Guidelines
64.3 Priorities in Health-Conscious Eating
64.4 Food Additives
64.5 Sugar Consumption
64.6 Reduced Sodium
64.7 Dieting
64.8 Portion Control
65 HOLIDAY DINING
65.1 Overview
65.2 Birthdays
65.3 Mother’s Day
65.4 Valentine’s Day
65.5 Father’s Day
65.6 New Year’s Eve
65.7 Easter
65.8 Thanksgiving
65.9 St. Patrick’s Day
65.10 Oktoberfest
65.11 Super Bowl Sunday
66 LICENSING
66.1 Market Assessment
66.2 Licensed Food Products
67 LOCALLY SOURCED & ORGANIC FOOD
67.1 Local & Organic Preferences Among Consumers
67.2 Locavores
67.3 Local Sourcing At Limited-Service Restaurants
67.4 Chef- and Restaurant-owned Farms
67.5 Organic Menus
68 LOYALTY PROGRAMS
68.1 Overview
68.2 Restaurant Programs
68.3 Customer Participation
68.4 Restaurant Loyalty Programs
68.5 Mobile App-Based Loyalty Programs
69 NON-TRADITIONAL RESTAURANT SITES
69.1 Pop-Up Restaurants
69.2 Restaurants At Auto Dealerships
69.3 Restaurants At Car Washes
69.4 Restaurants At Museums and Tourist Attractions
69.5 Restaurants At Parks and Botanical Gardens
69.6 Restaurants At Retail Stores
70 RESTRICTIVE DIET MENUS
70.1 Overview
70.2 Gluten-Free Menu Items
70.3 Kosher Cuisine
70.4 Halal Foods
70.5 Vegetarian Cuisine
71 SNACKING
71.1 Overview
71.2 Restaurant Snacks
71.3 Snacking Trends
71.4 Snacking Throughout The Day
72 SUSTAINABILITY
72.1 Overview
72.2 Conserve Program
72.3 Climate Change Initiative
73 TAKEOUT & DELIVERY
73.1 Market Assessment
73.2 Takeout and The American Lifestyle
73.3 The Takeout and Delivery Customer
73.4 Pizza Delivery
73.5 Quick-Service Carryout and Delivery
73.6 Takeout At Full-Service Chains
73.7 Takeout for Offices and Elsewhere
PART X: DINING & THE INTERNET
74 CONSUMER USE OF THE INTERNET & MOBILE
FOR DINING
74.1 Dining Activities Via Mobile Devices
74.2 Restaurant Technology
74.3 Online Reservations
74.4 Online Reviews
74.5 Social Networking
75 APP-BASED ORDERING & PAYMENT
75.1 Overview
75.2 Mobile Ordering
75.3 Mobile Payment
76 APP-BASED DELIVERY SERVICES
76.1 Overview
76.2 Restaurant Delivery
76.3 Meal Delivery
77 SOCIAL MEDIA
77.1 Overview
77.2 NRN Social 200
77.3 Market Resources
78 SOCIAL NETWORKING
78.1 Overview
78.2 Restaurant Social Media Index
78.3 Market Resources
PART XI: BEVERAGE TRENDS & ANALYSES
79 BEVERAGE CONSUMPTION & SPENDING
79.1 Beverage Consumption
79.2 Beverage Spending
79.3 Alcoholic Beverages
79.4 Nonalcoholic Beverages
80 BEER
80.1 Market Assessment
80.2 Market Leaders
80.3 Top Domestic Beer Brands
80.4 Demographics
80.5 Craft Beer
80.6 Imported Beer
80.7 Cider
80.8 On-Premise Consumption
80.9 Market Resources
81 DISTILLED SPIRITS
81.1 Market Assessment
81.2 Major Brands
81.3 Brandy and Cognac
81.4 Cordials and Liqueurs
81.5 Gin
81.6 RTD Cocktails
81.7 Rum
81.8 Tequila
81.9 Vodka
81.10 Whiskey
81.11 Market Resources
82 WINE
82.1 Market Assessment
82.2 Market Leaders
82.3 Wine Consumer Characteristics
82.4 Wine Consumer Demographics
82.5 Oneophiles
82.6 Market Resources
83 CARBONATED SOFT DRINKS
83.1 Overview
83.2 Market Assessment
83.3 Consumption
83.4 Market Leaders
83.5 Heavy Soft Drink Consumers
84 FUNCTIONAL BEVERAGES
84.1 Energy Drinks
84.2 Sports Drinks
84.3 Protein Drinks
84.4 Functional Water
84.5 Relaxation Beverages
84.6 Drinkable Meals
85 JUICE & FRUIT DRINKS
85.1 Overview
85.2 Market Assessment
85.3 Market Leaders
85.4 RTD Juice and Smoothies
86 COFFEE
86.1 Consumption
86.2 Consumption Demographics
86.3 At-Home Consumption
86.4 RTD Coffee
86.5 Coffeeshops
86.6 Artisan Roasters
86.7 Market Resources
87 TEA
87.1 Consumption
87.2 RTD Tea
87.3 Tea Stores and Tea Bars
87.4 Market Resources
88 BOTTLED WATER
88.1 Consumption and Spending
88.2 Consumption Demographics
88.3 Market Leaders
88.4 Market Resources
89 MILK
89.1 Consumption and Dairy Production
89.2 Consumer Spending
89.3 Market Drivers
89.4 Dairy Alternatives
89.5 Market Resources
90 BEVERAGE SERVICE IN RESTAURANTS
90.1 Market Assessment
90.2 Refreshment and Nonalcoholic Beverage Service in Restaurants
90.3 Alcoholic Beverage Service in Full-Service Restaurants
90.4 Alcoholic Beverage Service In Limited-Service Restaurants
90.5 Nonalcoholic Cocktails
90.6 Edible Cocktails
90.7 Beverage Trends 2016
PART XII: AWARD WINNERS
91 CLEAN PLATE AWARDS
91.1 Overview
91.2 Award Recipients 2015
91.3 Recent Awards
92 CONSUMER PICKS
92.1 Overview
92.2 Favorites By Segment
92.3 Market Resources
93 CONSUMERS’ CHOICE AWARDS
93.1 Overview
93.2 Award Winners 2015
93.3 Market Resources
94 DINERS’ CHOICE AWARDS
94.1 Overview
94.2 Best Restaurant
94.3 Other Categories
94.4 Market Resources
95 DISTINGUISHED RESTAURANTS
95.1 Overview
95.2 List Of Distinguished Restaurants
95.3 Market Resources
96 FINE-DINING HALL OF FAME
96.1 List of Inductees
97 FIVE-DIAMOND AWARDS
97.1 Overview
97.2 Five-Diamond Award Winners
98 FIVE-STAR AWARDS
98.1 Award Winners
99 FOOD & WINE’S BEST NEW CHEFS
99.1 Overview
99.2 Award Winners 2015
99.3 Recent Award Winners
100 GREAT PIZZA RESTAURANTS
100.1 Overview
100.2 List Of Recognitions 2015
101 GREAT SEAFOOD RESTAURANTS
101.1 Overview
101.2 List Of Recognitions 2015
102 GREAT STEAK HOUSES
102.1 Overview
102.2 List Of Recognitions 2015
103 JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION AWARDS
103.1 Overview
103.2 Award Winners 2015
103.3 Recent Award Winners
103.4 Market Resources
104 MENU MASTERS AWARDS
104.1 Overview
104.2 Winners By Category
104.3 Market Resources
105 MICHELIN 3-STAR RESTAURANTS
105.1 Overview
105.2 Chicago 3-Star Restaurant
105.3 New York 3-Star Restaurants
105.4 San Francisco and Napa Region 3-Star Restaurants
106 RESTAURANT NEIGHBOR AWARD
106.1 Award Winners 2015
107 TRAVELERS’ CHOICE AWARDS
107.1 Overview
107.2 Awards 2015
107.3 Market Resources
108 STAR DIAMOND AWARD
108.1 Overview
108.2 Five Star Diamond Awards 2015
108.3 Market Resources
109 TOP 40 RESTAURANTS
109.1 Overview
109.2 Selections 2015
109.3 Market Resources
110 TOP 101 RESTAURANTS
110.1 Overview
110.2 Top Selections 2015
110.3 Market Resources
111 TOP 100 BEER BARS
111.1 Award Winners 2015
112 WINE SPECTATOR GRAND AWARD
112.1 Overview
112.2 Award Recipients 2015
113 WORLD’S BEST RESTAURANTS
113.1 Best Restaurants
113.2 Award Winners For 2015
114 ZAGAT SELECTIONS
114.1 Overview
114.2 Fast-Casual Selections
114.3 Selections in Major Cities
114.4 Market Resources
PART XIII: FOOD & BEVERAGE DESIGNATIONS
115 NATIONAL FOOD & BEVERAGE HOLIDAYS
115.1 Overview
115.2 National Food & Beverage Days
115.3 National Food & Beverage Weeks
115.4 National Food & Beverage Months
116 STATE FOODS
116.1 Overview
116.2 List of Official State Foods
APPENDIX A - ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
APPENDIX B - ANALYSTS & MARKET CONSULTANTS
APPENDIX C - ASSOCIATIONS
APPENDIX D - PERIODICALS
APPENDIX E - STATE RESTAURANT ASSOCIATIONS
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