Restaurant and Cafe operators are forever trying to reinvent and stay ahead of the latest food a beverage trends as customer tastes and preferences shift.
Here are 7 of the latest food and beverage trends we've noticed.
1. Plant-based menus: Plant-based options such as vegan and vegetarian dishes are increasing in popularity, as more and more people opt for plant-based diets.
2. Farm-to-table: Farm-to-table restaurants are on the rise, as customers increasingly demand fresh, locally sourced ingredients.
3. Fast-casual dining: Fast-casual restaurants have become increasingly popular over the past few years, as customers value convenience and speed.
4. Online ordering: Many restaurants are now offering online ordering services, allowing customers to order their food without having to wait in line.
5. Gourmet coffee: Specialty coffee drinks have become increasingly popular, with many cafes offering high-end coffee roasts and espresso-based drinks.
6. Ethnic cuisine: Customers are increasingly looking for exciting and unique flavours, leading to an increase in the popularity of ethnic cuisine.
7. Healthy options: Restaurants are now offering healthier options such as organic and non-GMO ingredients, as well as gluten-free and dairy-free options.
Have you spotted any other interesting emerging trends?