With 2018 quickly approaching many restaurant owners have noticed the ever increasing popularity for fast food services. Unlike a typical burger joint many consumers are searching for fast food but also healthy food. Healthy food with quality ingredients produces even more pressure on those trying to compete in this type of food market. Offered within this article are some growing trends and consumer preferences that when combined with known market conditions some say may help restaurant owners enjoy profitability in 2018.
- Thanks to falling wages and rising supermarket prices, value menu food items will be in high demand
- Individuals who are willing to spend time and money on a sit down dining venue will expect to also be entertained alongside their meal
- Social media will continue to grow in importance for businesses and their overall success, with the photo app Instagram assuming particular importance
“Quick-service operators can expect an even more cut-throat market—if such a thing even seems possible—in 2018, as restaurant experts predict tougher competition for the value-minded consumer.”