No Kidding: Kids’ Menus See Growth, Evolution in Canada

At the beginning of the year, we talked about the phenomenon of the incredible shrinking menu: Many Canadian restaurant operators are taking a scalpel to large and unwieldy menus to focus on executing core menu items well and improving operational efficiency. One section of the menu bucking the trend: kids’ menus. From Q4 2012 to Q4 […]

Technomic Releases Update on Family Dining Restaurants

Family dining occasions are naturally a trademark of the family-style segment; in fact, nearly half of parents polled by Technomic (49 percent) visit family-style restaurants at least once a week. Even though parents and kids may be the primary target audience for family-style restaurants, opportunities exist to boost traffic and sales from other groups, including […]