Trends 2015: What You’ll Be Eating Next Year Forbes.com by Laurie Werner
Anyone who spends much of the week in restaurants will notice that some items crop up on menus over and over and we’re not just talking about kale salad or artisan mix burgers. Food tastes and offerings do run in trends so the San Francisco-based restaurant and hospitality consultants AF & Co surveyed industry experts and restaurateurs about the trends they see simmering and just issued their second annual Food Trends Index called The Pleasure Principle. The name isn’t accidental, it’s generational: at the base of the trends is the instant gratification oriented millennial consumer, the most sought after customer by restaurants and hotels at the moment even as they seek to retain or attract other age groups.
“Millennials spent ….”