Restaurant, Food & Beverage Market Research Handbook 2020-2021

Restaurant, Food & Beverage Market Research Handbook 2020-2021

With a thorough and in-depth analysis of the $700 billion restaurant and foodserviceindustry, Restaurant, Food & Beverage Market Research Handbook 2020-2021provides 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 2020-2021 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 2020-2021 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 Traffic By Daypart
5.5 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 Dining Preferences
8.4 Social Media Posts
8.5 Tipping
8.6 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
13 SAME-STORE SALES
13.1 By Quarter
13.2 By Sector and Brand
PART II: TRENDS FOR 2019
14 CULINARY TRENDS
14.1 Overview
14.2 Top Concept Trends
14.3 Top Trends By Category
14.4 Market Resources
15 FOOD & DINING TRENDS
15.1 Overview
15.2 Market Research
15.3 Market Resources
PART III: THE CUSTOMER
16 CUSTOMER PROFILE
16.1 Restaurant Visits By Demographic
16.2 Full-Service Dining Customer
16.3 Quick-Service Dining Customer
16.4 Off-Premise Restaurant Customers
16.5 Regular Customers
17 DINING WITH CHILDREN
17.1 Dining With Children Under Age 13
17.2 Dining With Children Under Age 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 Millennial Parents
19.3 Restaurant Visits By Millennials
19.4 Dining Out
19.5 Preferred Restaurants For Dinner
19.6 Dining Priorities
20 GENERATION Z CUSTOMERS
20.1 Overview
20.2 Restaurant Visits By Generation Zs
20.3 Restaurant Spending By Teens
20.4 Favorite Chain Restaurants
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
23.3 Ethnic Restaurants
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 Eggs
26.6 Fries
26.7 Hot Dogs & Sausages
26.8 Pizza
26.9 Poultry
26.10 Sandwiches
26.11 Seafood
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 Overview
37.2 Market Assessment
37.3 Analysis
38 FAST-CASUAL RESTAURANTS
38.1 Overview
38.2 Market Assessment
38.3 Unit And Traffic Growth
38.4 Market Leaders
38.5 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 Market Resources
41 FOOD CONCESSIONS AT SPORTS VENUES
41.1 Market Assessment
41.2 Concessionaires
41.3 Favorite Concession Foods And Beverages
41.4 Best Food At Stadiums And Arenas
41.5 In-Seat Ordering
41.6 Market Resources
42 FOOD COURTS
42.1 Overview
42.2 Mall-Based Food Courts
42.3 Service Plaza Food Courts
42.4 Top Food Courts
42.5 Market Resources
43 FOOD HALLS
43.1 Overview
43.2 Food Hall Census And Projections
43.3 Top Food Halls
43.4 Market Resrouces
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 FOODSERVICE
47.1 Market Assessment
47.2 The Prepared Food Customer
47.3 Supermarket Restaurants
PART VII: MARKET LEADERS
48 TOP CHAINS
48.1 Overview
48.2 Largest Chains
48.3 Market Resources
49 TOP CHAINS BY GROWTH
49.1 Overview
49.2 Top Chains In Sales Growth
49.3 Sales Declines
49.4 Market Resources
50 TOP CHAINS BY TYPE OF MENU
50.1 Overview
50.2 Largest Chains
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 FRANCHISEES
53.1 Ranking By Revenue
53.2 Ranking By Unit Count
53.3 Market Resources
54 TOP FRANCHISERS
54.1 Brand Ranking
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 2018-2019
60 BREAKOUT BRANDS
60.1 Overview
60.2 Breakout Brands 2019
60.3 Recent Designations
60.4 Market Resources
61 FUTURE 50
61.1 Overview
61.2 Fastest-Growing Chains 2018
61.3 Market Resources
62 HOT CONCEPTS
62.1 Hot Concept Awards
62.2 Recent Designations
63 TOP NEWCOMERS
63.1 Overview
63.2 Newcomers List 2019
63.3 Market Resources
PART IX: DINING TRENDS & ANALYSES
64 CANNABIS/CBD-INFUSED FOOD & DRINKS
64.1 Overview
64.2 Regulatory Status
64.3 CBD-Infused Items On Restaurant Menus
65 DINING WHILE TRAVELING
65.1 Traveler Dining
65.2 Culinary Destinations
65.3 Sampling Tours
65.4 Winery Tours
65.5 Whiskey and Bourbon Trails
65.6 Market Resources
66 DINING WITH ENTERTAINMENT
66.1 Overview
66.2 Music-Themed Restauants
66.3 Experiential Restaurants
66.4 Mystery Dinner Theaters
66.5 Dinner and a Movie
66.6 Speakeasies
66.7 Unique Concept Restaurants
67 DOG-FRIENDLY RESTAURANTS
67.1 Overview
67.2 Dog-friendly Restaurants
67.3 Hybrid Dog Park/Restaurants
67.4 Dog Menus
67.5 Market Resources
68 FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS
68.1 Overview
68.2 Prominent Food Festivals
68.3 Market Resources
69 FOOD SAFETY
69.1 Overview
69.2 Consumer Response To Food Safety
69.3 Dining Grades
69.4 Market Resources
70 HEALTHY DINING
70.1 Healthful Dining
70.2 Federal Guidelines
70.3 Food Additives
70.4 Genetically Modified Foods
70.5 Sugar Consumption
70.6 Reduced Sodium
70.7 Dieting
70.8 Portion Control
70.9 What Foods Are Healthy?
71 HOLIDAY DINING
71.1 Overview
71.2 Birthdays
71.3 Mother’s Day
71.4 Valentine’s Day
71.5 Father’s Day
71.6 New Year’s Eve
71.7 Easter
71.8 Thanksgiving
71.9 St. Patrick’s Day
71.10 Oktoberfest
71.11 Super Bowl Sunday
72 LICENSING
72.1 Market Assessment
72.2 Licensed Food Products
73 LOCALLY SOURCED & ORGANIC FOOD
73.1 Local & Organic Preferences Among Consumers
73.2 Locavores
73.3 Chef- And Restaurant-Owned Farms
73.4 Organic Menus
74 LOYALTY PROGRAMS
74.1 Overview
74.2 Restaurant Programs
74.3 Customer Participation
74.4 Restaurant Loyalty Programs
75 MEAL KITS
75.1 The Meal-Kit Customer
75.2 Market Assessment
75.3 Key Players
76 PLANT-BASED PROTEIN
76.1 Overview
76.2 Key Players
76.3 Burgers
76.4 Other Menu Items
76.5 Market Resources
77 RESTRICTIVE DIET MENUS
77.1 Overview
77.2 Gluten-Free Menu Items
77.3 Kosher Cuisine
77.4 Halal Foods
77.5 Vegetarian Cuisine
78 SUSTAINABILITY
78.1 Overview
78.2 Energy Efficiency
78.3 Recycling And Packaging
78.4 Reducing Food Waste
78.5 Sustainable Menu Items
78.6 Conserve Program
78.7 Market Resources
79 TAKEOUT & DELIVERY
79.1 Market Assessment
79.2 Takeout and The American Lifestyle
79.3 Trends In Takeout And Off-Premise Dining
79.4 Characteristics Of Restaurant Delivery
79.5 Takeout At Full-Service Chains
79.6 Pizza Delivery
79.7 App-Based Meal Delivery Services
79.8 Robotic Food Delivery
80 UNDERGROUND DINING
80.1 Overview
80.2 Mobile Apps
80.3 Dinner Clubs
80.4 Media Resources
PART X: DINING & THE INTERNET
81 USE OF TECHNOLOGY
81.1 Restaurant Technology
81.2 Technology Spending 2019
81.3 Dining Experience Features
81.4 Technologies Consumers Want To Try
82 RESTAURANT APPS
82.1 Overview
82.2 Free Apps
82.3 Paid Apps
82.4 Top Grossing Apps
82.5 Market Resources
83 ONLINE RESERVATIONS
83.1 Online Reservations
83.2 Profiles Of Key Players
84 ONLINE & MOBILE ORDERING
84.1 Digital Ordering
84.2 Ordering And Delivery Options
84.3 Digital Orders For Pizza Chains
85 APP-BASED DELIVERY SERVICES
85.1 Market Assessment
85.2 Use Of Delivery Services
85.3 Market Leaders
86 ONLINE REVIEWS
86.1 Importance Of Reviews
86.2 Top Online Review Sites
86.3 Use Of Reviews
PART XI: BEVERAGE TRENDS & ANALYSES
87 BEVERAGE CONSUMPTION & SPENDING
87.1 Beverage Consumption
87.2 Beverage Spending
87.3 Alcoholic Beverages
87.4 Refreshment And Nonalcoholic Beverages
88 MARKET LEADERS
88.1 Overview
88.2 Rank By 2018 Revenue
88.3 Market Resources
89 BEER
89.1 Market Assessment
89.2 Market Leaders
89.3 Craft Beer
89.4 On-Premise Consumption
89.5 Beer Sales In Groceries And Retail
89.6 Market Resources
90 DISTILLED SPIRITS
90.1 Market Assessment
90.2 Major Brands
90.3 Brandy and Cognac
90.4 Cordials and Liqueurs
90.5 Gin
90.6 RTD Cocktails
90.7 Rum
90.8 Tequila
90.9 Vodka
90.10 Whiskey
90.11 Market Resources
91 WINE
91.1 Market Assessment
91.2 Market Leaders
91.3 Wine Sales In Groceries
91.4 Wine Consumer Characteristics
91.5 Oneophiles
91.6 Market Resources
92 CARBONATED SOFT DRINKS
92.1 Consumption
92.2 Market Assessment
92.3 Market Leaders
92.4 Heavy Soft Drink Consumers
93 FUNCTIONAL BEVERAGES
93.1 Energy Drinks
93.2 Sports Drinks
93.3 Functional Water
93.4 Protein Drinks
93.5 Cannabis-Infused Beverages
93.6 Relaxation Beverages
93.7 Drinkable Meals
94 JUICE & FRUIT DRINKS
94.1 Overview
94.2 Market Assessment
94.3 Shelf-Stable Bottled Juice
94.4 Market Leaders
95 COFFEE
95.1 Consumption
95.2 Consumption Demographics
95.3 Market Assessment
95.4 At-Home Consumption
95.5 Coffee Sales In Groceries
95.6 Coffeeshops
95.7 Artisan Roasters
95.8 Market Resources
96 TEA
96.1 Consumption
96.2 Market Assessment
96.3 Market Leaders
94.4 Tea Stores and Tea Bars
96.5 Market Resources
97 BOTTLED WATER
97.1 Market Assessment
97.2 Consumption
97.3 Market Leaders
97.4 Market Resources
98 MILK
98.1 Consumption and Dairy Production
98.2 Market Assessment
98.3 Market Drivers
98.4 Dairy Alternatives
98.5 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
PART XII: AWARD WINNERS
100 CONSUMER PICKS
100.1 Overview
100.2 Top Brands In True Loyalty
100.3 Favorites By Menu Item
100.4 Market Resources
101 CONSUMERS’ CHOICE AWARDS
101.1 Overview
101.2 Award Winners 2018
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 Favorites By Segment
103.3 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 2019
106.3 Recent Award Winners
107 GREAT BEER BARS
107.1 Brewers Association
107.2 Draft Magazine
108 GREAT BURGERS
108.1 Overview
108.2 List Of Recognitions
109 GREAT PIZZERIAS
109.1 Overview
109.2 List Of Recognitions
110 GREAT SEAFOOD RESTAURANTS
110.1 Overview
110.2 List Of Recognitions
111 GREAT STEAK HOUSES
111.1 Overview
111.2 List Of Recognitions
112 JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION AWARDS
112.1 Overview
112.2 Award Winners 2019
112.3 Recent Award Winners
112.4 Market Resources
113 MENU MASTERS AWARDS
113.1 Overview
113.2 Winners By Category
113.3 Market Resources
114 MICHELIN 3-STAR RESTAURANTS
114.1 Overview
114.2 Michelin 3-Star Restaurants 2019
115 OPEN TABLE’S BEST RESTAURANTS
115.1 Overview
115.2 Best Restaurants In America 2019
115.3 Market Resources
116 RESTAURANT NEIGHBOR AWARD
116.1 Overview
116.2 Award Winners 2019
116.3 Recent Award Winners
117 TRAVELERS’ CHOICE AWARDS
117.1 Overview
117.2 Awards 2019
117.3 Market Resources
118 TOP COCKTAILS: RESTAURANT HOSPITALITY
118.1 Overview
118.2 Best Cocktails in America: 2018
118.3 Previous Winners
119 TOP RESTAURANTS: GAYOT
119.1 Overview
119.2 Selections 2018
119.3 Market Resources
120 TOP RESTAURANTS: THE DAILY MEAL
120.1 Overview
120.2 Top Selections 2019
120.3 Market Resources
121 WINE SPECTATOR GRAND AWARD
121.1 Overview
121.2 Award Recipients 2019
122 WORLD’S BEST RESTAURANTS
122.1 Best Restaurants
122.2 Award Winners For 2019
123 WORLD’S BEST BARS
123.1 Best Bars
123.2 Award Winners For 2019
APPENDIX A - ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
APPENDIX B - ANALYSTS & MARKET CONSULTANTS
APPENDIX C - ASSOCIATIONS
APPENDIX D - NATIONAL FOOD & BEVERAGE HOLIDAYS
APPENDIX E - PERIODICALS
APPENDIX F - STATE FOODS
APPENDIX G - STATE RESTAURANT ASSOCIATIONS
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