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Restaurant, Food & Beverage Market Research Handbook 2018-2019

Restaurant, Food & Beverage Market Research Handbook 2018-2019

With a thorough and in-depth analysis of the $700 billion restaurant and foodserviceindustry, Restaurant, Food & Beverage Market Research Handbook 2018-2019provides consumer spending data, market forecasts, and trends assessments.

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

Restaurant, Food & Beverage Market Research Handbook 2018-2019 will guiderestaurant 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 restaurantstrategies for growth, and identifies market opportunities brought on by changingconsumer behaviors.

Restaurant, Food & Beverage Market Research Handbook 2018-2019 includes contentfrom The Beverage Market Research Handbook, previously published as a separatereference handbook by RKMA.

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


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 Restaurant Counts
3.2 Chain Restaurants
3.3 Market Resources
4 RESTAURANT FRANCHISES
4.1 Overview
4.2 Franchise Restaurant Census
4.3 Market Assessment
4.4 Employment
4.5 Market Resources
5 RESTAURANT VISITS
5.1 Restaurant Visits
5.2 Dine-In Versus Take-Out
5.3 Quick-Service and Full-Service Restaurant Visits
5.4 Market Resources
6 STATE-BY-STATE ANALYSIS
6.1 Restaurant Sales By State
6.2 Restaurant Locations By State
6.3 Foodservice Employment By State
7 REGIONAL TRENDS
7.1 Overview
7.2 Restaurant Sales
7.3 Restaurant Customer Traffic
7.4 Outlook
7.5 Market Resources
8 NATIONAL DINING TRENDS SURVEY
8.1 Overview
8.2 Dining Out
8.3 Trendy Foods And Cuisine
8.4 Dining Preferences
8.5 Social Media Posts
8.6 Tipping
8.7 Market Resources
9 HOW AMERICANS EAT
9.1 The U.S. Food Dollar
9.2 Distribution Of Daily Food Consumption
9.3 Meal Sources
9.4 Compliance With Dietary Guidelines
9.5 Trends
9.6 Market Resources
10 DINING OUT - DEMOGRAPHICS
10.1 Overview
10.2 Dining By Restaurant Type
10.3 Factors In Choosing A Restaurant
10.4 Cuisine
10.5 Market Resources
11 DINING OUT - FREQUENCY
11.1 Overview
11.2 Dining Frequency
11.3 Dining Out By Household Income And Age
11.4 Market Resources
12 PUBLICALLY TRADED RESTAURANT CORPORATIONS
12.1 Overview
12.2 Restaurant Stocks and Market Capitalization
PART II: TRENDS FOR 2017
13 CULINARY TRENDS
13.1 Overview
13.2 Top Food Trends
13.3 Top Concept Trends
13.4 Top Trends By Category
13.5 Categorizing Trends
13.6 Market Resources
14 FOOD & DINING TRENDS
14.1 Overview
14.2 Andrew Freeman & Co.
14.3 Baum + Whiteman
14.4 Flavor Forecast
14.5 Nation’s Restaurant News
14.6 Sterling-Rice Group
14.7 Technomic
14.8 The NPD Group
15 MARKET TRENDS
15.1 Key Trends In 2017
PART III: THE CUSTOMER
16 CUSTOMER PROFILE
16.1 Restaurant Visits By Age
16.2 The Full-Service Dining Customer
16.3 The Quick-Service Dining Customer
16.4 Off-Premise Restaurant Customers
16.5 Regular Customers
17 DINING WITH CHILDREN
17.1 Dining With Children Under 13
17.2 Dining With Children Under 18
18 HISPANIC-AMERICAN CUSTOMERS
18.1 Overview
18.2 Hispanic Restaurant Patronage
18.3 Hispanic-American Dining Characteristics
18.4 Hispanic Brand And Menu Preferences
19 MILLENNIAL CUSTOMERS
19.1 Overview
19.2 Restaurant Visits By Millennials
19.3 Dining Out
19.4 Preferred Restaurants For Dinner
19.5 Dining Priorities
19.6 Favorite Restaurant Chains
20 GENERATION Z CUSTOMERS
20.1 Overview
20.2 Restaurant Visits By Generation Zs
20.3 Restaurant Spending By Teens
20.4 Favorite Restaurant Chains
21 CONSUMER PREFERENCES
21.1 Overview
21.2 Factors Contributing To High Customer Satisfaction
21.3 Market Resources
22 CUSTOMER SATISFACTION
22.1 Overview
22.2 ACSI Scores
22.3 Customer Satisfaction Scores
22.4 Market Resources
PART IV: THE MEAL
23 CUISINE
23.1 Regional Cuisine
23.2 Ethnic Cuisine
24 DAYPARTS
24.1 Daypart Traffic
24.2 Breakfast
24.3 Lunch
24.4 Dinner
24.5 Late-Night
25 MEALPARTS
25.1 Overview
25.2 Appetizers
25.3 Dessert
25.4 Entrees
25.5 Salads
25.6 Sides
25.7 Soups
26 MENU ITEMS
26.1 Beef & Pork
26.2 Breakfast All Day
26.3 Burgers
26.4 Cake & Pie
26.5 Chicken
26.6 Eggs
26.7 Fries
26.8 Hot Dogs & Sausages
26.9 Pizza
26.10 Sandwiches
26.11 Seafood
26.12 Whole Grains
27 SNACKS
27.1 Overview
27.2 Market Assessment
27.3 Restaurant Snacks
27.4 Snacking Throughout The Day
27.5 Favorite Snacks
PART V: CITY-BY-CITY ANALYSIS
28 DINING OUT
28.1 Restaurant Visits
28.2 Full-Service Restaurant Visits
28.3 Quick-Service Restaurant Visits
28.4 Market Resources
29 RESTAURANT SALES
29.1 Overview
29.2 Restaurant Sales, Unit Counts, and Sales Per Unit
29.3 Market Resources
30 MARKET GROWTH POTENTIAL
30.1 Overview
30.2 Growth Potential for MSAs
30.3 Market Resources
PART VI: MARKET SEGMENTS
31 CASUAL-DINING RESTAURANTS
31.1 Profile
31.2 Segment Trends
31.3 Upscale-Casual
32 CATERING & BANQUETS
32.1 Market Assessment
32.2 Restaurants In The Catering Market
32.3 Market Resources
33 COFFEESHOPS
33.1 Profile
33.2 Out-Of-Home Coffee Consumption
33.3 Coffeeshop Chains
33.4 Segment Trends
33.5 Market Resources
34 COLLEGE CAMPUS DINING
34.1 Market Assessment
34.2 Characteristics Of Campus Dining
34.3 Best Collegiate Dining
35 CONTRACT-MANAGED FOODSERVICE
35.1 Profile
35.2 Segment Trends
35.3 Market Resources
36 CONVENIENCE STORE FOODSERVICE
36.1 Market Assessment
36.2 Market Leaders
36.3 Convenience Store Foodservice
36.4 Segment Trends
36.5 Food-Forward C-Stores
36.6 Market Resources
37 FAMILY-DINING RESTAURANTS
37.1 Market Assessment
37.2 Overview
38 FAST-CASUAL RESTAURANTS
38.1 Market Assessment
38.2 Market Leaders
38.3 Market Trends
38.4 Comparison of Quick-Service and Fast-Casual
39 FINE DINING
39.1 Market Assessment
39.2 Market Trends
39.3 Survey On Fine Dining
40 FOOD CONCESSIONS AT AIRPORTS
40.1 Market Assessment
40.2 Market Leaders
40.3 Top Airport Restaurants
40.4 Market Resources
41 FOOD CONCESSIONS AT SPORTS VENUES
41.1 Market Assessment
41.2 Concessionaires
41.3 Best Food At Stadiums And Arenas
42 FOOD COURTS
42.1 Overview
42.2 Market Assessment
42.3 Mall-Based Food Courts
42.4 Service Plaza Food Courts
42.5 Top Food Courts
42.6 Market Resources
43 FOOD HALLS
43.1 Overview
43.2 Popular Food Halls
43.3 List of Food Halls
44 FOOD TRUCKS
44.1 Market Assessment
44.2 City-by-City Assessment
44.3 Local Regulations
44.4 Coexisting With Traditional Restaurants
44.5 Best Food Trucks
44.6 Market Resources
45 PIZZERIAS
45.1 Market Assessment
45.2 Segment Trends
45.3 Takeout And Delivery
45.4 Fast-Casual Pizza Chains
45.5 Customer Priorities
45.6 Market Resources
46 QUICK-SERVICE RESTAURANTS
46.1 Profile
46.2 Market Assessment
46.3 The QSR Customer
46.4 Customer Priorities
47 SUPERMARKET & RETAIL PREPARED FOODS
47.1 Market Assessment
47.2 The Prepared Food Customer
47.3 Supermarket Restaurants
47.4 Outlook
PART VII: MARKET LEADERS
48 TOP CHAINS
48.1 Overview
48.2 Largest Chains
48.3 Market Resources
49 TOP CHAINS BY SEGMENT
49.1 Overview
49.2 Type of Service
49.3 Type of Menu
49.4 Market Resources
50 TOP GROWTH CHAINS
50.1 Overview
50.2 Sales And Unit Growth
50.3 Market Resources
51 TOP CONTRACT MANAGEMENT COMPANIES
51.1 Overview
51.2 Market Leaders
52 TOP FOODSERVICE DISTRIBUTORS
52.1 Ranking By Annual Sales
52.2 Market Resources
53 TOP RESTAURANT FRANCHISEES
53.1 Ranking By Revenue
53.2 Ranking By Unit Count
53.3 Market Resources
54 TOP FRANCHISERS
54.1 Overview
54.2 Franchised Units
54.3 Non-Franchising Chains
54.4 Market Resources
55 TOP INDEPENDENT RESTAURANTS
55.1 Rank By Annual Gross Revenue
55.2 Market Resources
56 TOP MULTI-CHAIN OPERATORS
56.1 Largest Multi-Brand Restaurant Companies
57 TOP MULTI-CONCEPT OPERATORS
57.1 Largest Companies
57.2 Largest Multi-Concept Operators
57.3 Profiles
57.4 Market Resources
58 TOP NIGHTCLUBS & BARS
58.1 Top Clubs
58.2 Market Resources
PART VIII: NEW & EMERGING RESTAURANT BRANDS
59 BEST NEW RESTAURANTS
59.1 Lists For 2016-2017
60 BREAKOUT BRANDS
60.1 Overview
60.2 Breakout Brands 2017
60.3 Recent Designations
60.4 Market Resources
61 FUTURE 50
61.1 Overview
61.2 Fastest-Growing Chains 2017
61.3 Market Resources
62 HOT CONCEPTS
62.1 Hot Concepts 2016
62.2 Recent Designations
62.3 Market Resources
63 THE NEXT 20
63.1 Overview
63.2 2016's Next 20
63.3 2015's Next 20
63.4 Market Resources
64 TOP NEWCOMERS
64.1 Overview
64.2 Newcomers List 2017
64.3 Market Resources
PART IX: DINING TRENDS & ANALYSES
65 CELEBRITY CHEFS
65.1 Cooking Shows On Television
65.2 Most Popular Chefs On Television
65.3 Top-Earning Chefs
66 CHILDREN’S MEALS
66.1 The Kids LiveWell Initiative
66.2 Emphasis Among Restaurant Chefs
66.3 Healthful Kids’ Menus At QSRs
66.4 School Meals
66.5 Market Resources
67 DINING WHILE TRAVELING
67.1 Traveler Dining
67.2 Culinary Destinations
67.3 Sampling Tours
67.4 Winery Tours
67.5 Whiskey and Bourbon Trails
67.6 Market Resources
68 DINING WITH ENTERTAINMENT
68.1 Overview
68.2 Music-Themed Restauants
68.3 Experiential Restaurants
68.4 Mystery Dinner Theaters
68.5 Dinner and a Movie
68.6 Speakeasies
68.7 Unique Concept Restaurants
69 DOG-FRIENDLY RESTAURANTS
69.1 Overview
69.2 Dog-friendly Restaurants
69.3 Dog Menus
69.4 Market Resources
70 FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS
70.1 Overview
70.2 Prominent Food Festivals
70.3 Market Resources
71 FOOD SAFETY
71.1 Overview
71.2 Consumer Response To Food Safety
71.3 Dining Grades
71.4 Market Resources
72 HEALTHY DINING
72.1 Healthful Dining
72.2 Federal Guidelines
72.3 What Foods Are Healthy?
72.4 Priorities in Health-Conscious Eating
72.5 Food Additives
72.6 Genetically Modified Foods
72.7 Sugar Consumption
72.8 Reduced Sodium
72.9 Dieting
72.10 Portion Control
73 HOLIDAY DINING
73.1 Overview
73.2 Birthdays
73.3 Mother’s Day
73.4 Valentine’s Day
73.5 Father’s Day
73.6 New Year’s Eve
73.7 Easter
73.8 Thanksgiving
73.9 St. Patrick’s Day
73.10 Oktoberfest
73.11 Super Bowl Sunday
74 LICENSING
74.1 Market Assessment
74.2 Licensed Food Products
75 LOCALLY SOURCED & ORGANIC FOOD
75.1 Local & Organic Preferences Among Consumers
75.2 Locavores
75.3 Local Sourcing At Limited-Service Restaurants
75.4 Chef- and Restaurant-owned Farms
75.5 Organic Menus
76 LOYALTY PROGRAMS
76.1 Overview
76.2 Restaurant Programs
76.3 Customer Participation
76.4 Restaurant Loyalty Programs
77 MEAL KITS
77.1 The Meal-Kit Customer
77.2 Market Assessment
77.3 Key Players
78 RESTRICTIVE DIET MENUS
78.1 Overview
78.2 Gluten-Free Menu Items
78.3 Kosher Cuisine
78.4 Halal Foods
78.5 Vegetarian Cuisine
79 SUSTAINABILITY
79.1 Overview
79.2 Conserve Program
79.3 Top Sustainable Restaurants
80 TAKEOUT & DELIVERY
80.1 Market Assessment
80.2 Takeout and The American Lifestyle
80.3 Trends In Takeout And Off-Premise Dining
80.4 Takeout At Full-Service Chains
80.5 Pizza Delivery
80.6 To-Go Packaging
80.7 App-Based Meal Delivery Services
PART X: DINING & THE INTERNET
81 USE OF THE INTERNET & MOBILE FOR DINING
81.1 Restaurant Technology
81.2 Dining Activities Via Mobile Devices
81.3 Restaurant Mobile Apps
81.4 Online Reviews
81.5 Mobile Payment
81.6 Preferred Communications
82 ONLINE RESERVATIONS
82.1 Online Reservations
82.2 Profiles Of Key Players
83 ONLINE & MOBILE ORDERING
83.1 Overview
83.2 Digital Ordering
83.3 Mobile Ordering
83.4 Digital Orders For Pizza Chains
84 APP-BASED DELIVERY SERVICES
84.1 Overview
84.2 Preferred Delivery Services
84.3 Profiles Of Key Players
85 SOCIAL NETWORKING
85.1 Overview
85.2 Restaurant Social Media Index
85.3 Market Resources
PART XI: BEVERAGE TRENDS & ANALYSES
86 BEVERAGE CONSUMPTION & SPENDING
86.1 Beverage Consumption
86.2 Beverage Spending
86.3 Alcoholic Beverages
86.4 Nonalcoholic Beverages
87 BEER
87.1 Market Assessment
87.2 Market Leaders
87.3 Top Domestic Beer Brands
87.4 Demographics
87.5 Craft Beer
87.6 Imported Beer
87.7 Cider
87.8 On-Premise Consumption
87.9 Market Resources
88 DISTILLED SPIRITS
88.1 Market Assessment
88.2 Major Brands
88.3 Brandy and Cognac
88.4 Cordials and Liqueurs
88.5 Gin
88.6 RTD Cocktails
88.7 Rum
88.8 Tequila
88.9 Vodka
88.10 Whiskey
88.11 Market Resources
89 WINE
89.1 Market Assessment
89.2 Market Leaders
89.3 Wine Consumer Characteristics
89.4 Wine Consumer Demographics
89.5 Oneophiles
89.6 Market Resources
90 CARBONATED SOFT DRINKS
90.1 Overview
90.2 Market Assessment
90.3 Consumption
90.4 Market Leaders
90.5 Heavy Soft Drink Consumers
91 FUNCTIONAL BEVERAGES
91.1 Energy Drinks
91.2 Sports Drinks
91.3 Protein Drinks
91.4 Functional Water
91.5 Relaxation Beverages
91.6 Drinkable Meals
92 JUICE & FRUIT DRINKS
92.1 Overview
92.2 Market Assessment
92.3 Market Leaders
92.4 RTD Juice and Smoothies
93 COFFEE
93.1 Consumption
93.2 Consumption Demographics
93.3 At-Home Consumption
93.4 RTD Coffee
93.5 Coffeeshops
93.6 Artisan Roasters
93.7 Market Resources
94 TEA
94.1 Consumption
94.2 RTD Tea
94.3 Tea Stores and Tea Bars
94.4 Market Resources
95 BOTTLED WATER
95.1 Consumption and Spending
95.2 Consumption Demographics
95.3 Market Leaders
95.4 Market Resources
96 MILK
96.1 Consumption and Dairy Production
96.2 Consumer Spending
96.3 Market Drivers
96.4 Dairy Alternatives
96.5 Market Resources
97 BEVERAGE SERVICE IN RESTAURANTS
97.1 Market Assessment
97.2 Refreshment and Nonalcoholic Beverage Service in Restaurants
97.3 Alcoholic Beverage Service in Full-Service Restaurants
97.4 Alcoholic Beverage Service In Limited-Service Restaurants
97.5 Nonalcoholic Cocktails
97.6 Edible Cocktails
97.7 Beverage Trends 2016
PART XII: AWARD WINNERS
98 CLEAN PLATE AWARDS
98.1 Overview
98.2 Award Recipients 2016
98.3 Recent Awards
99 CONCEPT AWARDS
99.1 Top Concepts
99.2 Top Innovators
100 CONSUMER PICKS
100.1 Overview
100.2 Favorites By Segment
100.3 Market Resources
101 CONSUMERS’ CHOICE AWARDS
101.1 Overview
101.2 Award Winners 2017
101.3 Market Resources
102 DISTINGUISHED RESTAURANTS
102.1 Overview
102.2 List Of Distinguished Restaurants
102.3 Market Resources
103 FAVORITE RESTAURANT CHAINS
103.1 Overview
103.2 Favorite Restaurant Chains 2017
103.3 Favorites By Segment
103.4 Market Resources
104 FIVE-DIAMOND AWARDS
104.1 Overview
104.2 Five-Diamond Award Winners
105 FIVE-STAR AWARDS
105.1 Award Winners
106 FOOD & WINE’S BEST NEW CHEFS
106.1 Overview
106.2 Award Winners 2017
106.3 Recent Award Winners
107 GREAT PIZZERIAS
107.1 Overview
107.2 List Of Recognitions
108 GREAT SEAFOOD RESTAURANTS
108.1 Overview
108.2 List Of Recognitions
109 GREAT STEAK HOUSES
109.1 Overview
109.2 List Of Recognitions
110 JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION AWARDS
110.1 Overview
110.2 Award Winners 2017
110.3 Recent Award Winners
110.4 Market Resources
111 MENU MASTERS AWARDS
111.1 Overview
111.2 Winners By Category
111.3 Market Resources
112 MICHELIN 3-STAR RESTAURANTS
112.1 Overview
112.2 Chicago 3-Star Restaurant
112.3 New York 3-Star Restaurants
112.4 San Francisco and Napa Region 3-Star Restaurants
113 OPEN TABLE’S BEST RESTAURANTS
113.1 Overview
113.2 Best Restaurants In America 2016
113.3 Market Resources
114 RESTAURANT NEIGHBOR AWARD
114.1 Award Winners 2017
115 TRAVELERS’ CHOICE AWARDS
115.1 Overview
115.2 Awards 2017
115.3 Market Resources
116 TOP COCKTAILS: RESTAURANT HOSPITALITY
116.1 Overview
116.2 Best Cocktails in America
116.3 Market Resources
117 TOP RESTAURANTS: GAYOT
117.1 Overview
117.2 Selections 2016
117.3 Market Resources
118 TOP RESTAURANTS: THE DAILY MEAL
118.1 Overview
118.2 Top Selections 2017
118.3 Market Resources
119 TOP NEIGHBORHOOD GEM RESTAURANTS: OPENTABLE
119.1 Overview
119.2 Designations 2017
119.3 Market Resources
120 TOP BEER BARS: DRAFT MAGAZINE
120.1 Award Winners 2017
121 TOP PIZZERIAS: THE DAILY MEAL
121.1 Award Winners 2017
122 WINE SPECTATOR GRAND AWARD
122.1 Overview
122.2 Award Recipients 2017
123 WORLD’S BEST RESTAURANTS: RESTAURANT MAGAZINE
123.1 Best Restaurants
123.2 Award Winners For 2017
124 ZAGAT SELECTIONS
124.1 Overview
124.2 Selections in Major Cities
124.3 Market Resources
PART XIII: FOOD & BEVERAGE HOLIDAYS
125 NATIONAL FOOD & BEVERAGE HOLIDAYS
125.1 Overview
125.2 National Food & Beverage Days
125.3 National Food & Beverage Weeks
125.4 National Food & Beverage Months
126 STATE FOODS
126.1 Overview
126.2 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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