This Week in Foodservice

Jerry Stiegler

Jerry Stiegler

This Week in Foodservice provides a high-level summary of the economic data, financial news, menu updates and numerous other statistical packages and developments that impact foodservice operators, consultants, dealers, manufacturers, reps and service agents. In his weekly blog, Jerry Stiegler aggregates key industry data through his infamous Green Sheet and provides some brief analysis that will help foodservice professionals navigate the sea of information. Jerry is a long-time member of the foodservice industry, whose experience includes working for Restaurants & Institutions magazine and FE&S.

Restaurant Industry Performance Edges Up and Menu Prices May Follow

While the National Restaurant Association's Restaurant Performance Index did not show robust growth, it did indicate the industry is experiencing positive growth. Could that mean menu prices will follow in the coming months? One study seems to think so.  

This Week In Foodservice: Harris Poll Finds Consumers Dine Out — A Lot

The vast majority of Americans dine out regularly — that's what Harris Interactive found in a recent study. Jerry Stiegler reviews those findings as well as many other economic indicators affecting the foodservice business in This Week In Foodservice.