Recent Trends in the Restaurant Industry

by Amy Galvin

How many people are comfortable with dining indoors? What age group feels more comfortable dining out? How did food delivery change as a result of the pandemic? Find the answers to these questions and more!

The restaurant industry took a particularly hard hit during the pandemic and the effects will be felt for years to come.  Restaurants had to get creative and offer new features in order to stay afloat and those new features may become a permanent fixture in the industry. Turning sidewalks and parking lots into outdoor dining, offering online ordering, partnering with delivery services, socially distanced seating, QR code menus, and more are results of the pandemic and continue to be part of the industry as we adjust to the world post-quarantine. Take a look at our data on the industry pre and post COVID below!