The Big Picture
A comprehensive, data-driven overview of the non-commercial foodservice industry
Motivating employees is perhaps the major challenge facing operators today, according to The Big Picture.
College and university foodservice operations continue to be the drivers of social media strategy.
Cooking from scratch could be the hottest trend in breakfast among non-commercial operators, according to The Big Picture research.
Food trucks have been slow to catch on in non-commercial foodservice, according to The Big Picture research.
According to The Big Picture research, women continue to make up the majority of employees in all market segments.
The majority of operators said they are planning to renovate at least part of one or more of their dining facilities in the next two years.
FoodService Director’s The Big Picture research project has gathered intel on issues of importance to operators in all segments of non-commercial foodservice.
Most operations offer on- premise catering. For those that do offer both on- and off-premise catering, on- premise catering makes up 80% of the catering business.
We asked non-commercial operators how they believe the industry is viewed by their peers in the commercial restaurant business. Most operators felt the restaurateurs have a negative perception of the...
Seventy-three percent of operators strongly agree that the scope of a director’s job has expanded in the past five years to include responsibilities outside the traditional foodservice realm. That,...