Every year, many publications predict food and beverage trends that will take over the restaurant industry. Between Nation’s Restaurant News, Restaurant Business, and the National Restaurant Association, there’s no shortage of predictions. Eater even compiled a list of every single trend predicted to take over 2018, with over 50 trends.
Now that we’re halfway through the year, let’s take a look at which restaurant trends have started to crop up at restaurants across the U.S.
1. Restaurants Designed for Delivery, or “Ghost” Restaurants
2. Gut-friendly Menu Items
3. Food Waste Reduction
4. Fine-casual Restaurants