2018 food trends

What We Got Right In 2018 Food Trend Predictions And What It Means For 2024

At the end of every year, culinary agencies like Food & Drink Resources look to the emerging food and beverage trends to inform menu development for the next 12-24 months. Since 2015, we’ve published many of those insights on our blog, including in 2018 when we wrote this article. Now, in October 2023, we are…

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What We Got Right: 2017 Food And Beverage Trend Predictions 6 Years Later

The FDR team has taken a look at our food/beverage trend predictions made in 2017 and updated them to reflect where we are at in early 2023. The trends cover everything from Asian flavor trends in the USA to restaurant menu trends. Take a look…

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What We Got Right: 2016 Food And Drink Trends 7 Years Later

At the end of every year, many culinary agencies, food writers, and data nerds look ahead to the next year’s food and beverage trends. Food & Drink Resources (FDR) is no different. Since 2015, much of our blog content has centered around food trends, including this one here that we wrote in November 2015 to…

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Restaurant Plating Techniques From The Pros

Those who have gone to culinary school or worked in a reputable professional kitchen know the importance of plating up food the right way. There are rules that must be followed when presenting food! For example:

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3 Comfort Food Trends You’ll See Coming Out Of Ghost Kitchens

Here at Food & Drink Resources (FDR) we’ve heard from many-a-brand about their forthcoming ghost kitchen concepts. There seems to be a clear pattern in what has arrived and what will be arriving at a commissary near you: nostalgic comfort food with a twist.

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The Upside And Downside To Ghost Kitchen Concepts

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit the US in 2020, food delivery services had taken hold. The concept of ghost kitchens had also started to gain momentum pre-COVID, but now that we are nearly a year into the crisis, ghost kitchens are becoming commonplace.

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