The Restaurant Show | TAF’s 2021 TAKEAWAYS
TAF’s Top Takeaways from this month’s Restaurant Show continues our post pandemic Trade Show Season.
On Wednesday TAF Catering Consultancy attended The Restaurant Show – the unique trade event bringing together the best of the hospitality industry, in a post pandemic arena, offering solutions to those facing many of today’s return-to-work challenges.
Visiting Olympia for the first time in over two years was inspiring, in that it clearly signalled a reboot to the foodservice sector, with tech clearly high on everyone’s agenda.
Here are TAF’s 13 show take-aways, according to Consultant Tracey Fairclough:
1 | TECHTALK by Big Hospitality… inspiring you to think smarter around tech and staffing
2 | SMARTER Staff Styles… inspiring you to think about first impressions being key, warm & welcoming
3 | WARMER Ambient Areas… inspiring you to think about employee welfare in alternate areas
4 | MICRO HERBS … inspiring you to think about dishes looking more premium than ever
5 | DUNCH … inspiring you to think about marketing and new buzzwords to entice your people
6 | PIZZA OVENS … inspiring you to think about delivering more authenticity
7 | BLEEP … inspiring you to reassure customers with self-service kiosks
8 | GIFT TREES … inspiring you to think about planting a tree for every employee meal
9 | THERMONIX … inspiring you to be wiser with soups given labour challenges
10 | MOCKTAILS… inspiring you to think mood and performance boosting tasty tipples
11 | PECKWATER … inspiring you to be wiser about variety and choice in franchise brands
12 | SUSTAINABLE Packaging… inspiring you to be kinder to the planet
13 | WORKFORCE … inspiring you to use tech to build smarter rotas on actual demand
Important to remember these small steps could lead to giant leaps for foodservices and hospitality, beyond the pandemic!