Food Safety, Labor, Technology Lead List of Concerns for Restaurant Chains

March 11, 2016

AlixPartners, a global business-advisory firm, released a study, including an in-depth consumer survey, addressing many of the issues facing the restaurant industry. The firm’s annual North American outlook finds that while the restaurant and foodservice industry posted strong results in 2015, the months ahead are likely to be challenging and even turbulent as the industry strives to meet the conflicting demands of health-conscious diners who are now also worried about food safety; battles to control or off-set labor costs in an environment of escalating pressure from many fronts to raise wage rates; and ponders how much to invest in such…