Leading trends in culinary themes on restaurant menus in the U.S. in 2018

Leading trends in culinary themes on restaurant menus in the United States in 2018*

Leading trends in culinary themes on restaurant menus in the U.S. in 2018 This statistic shows the leading ten trends in culinary themes on restaurant menus in the United States as forecasted by professional chefs for 2018. During the survey, 66 percent of the respondents stated that environmental sustainability would be a "hot trend" for restaurant menus in 2018.
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Leading trends in culinary themes on restaurant menus in the United States in 2018*

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Share of respondents
Hyper-local sourcing (e.g. restaurant gardens)74%
Chef-driven fast-casual concepts70%
Natural ingredients/clean menus69%
Food waste reduction68%
Veggie-centric/vegetable-forward cuisine67%
Environmental sustainability66%
Locally sourced meat and seafood66%
Locally sourced produce65%
Simplicity/back to basics63%
Farm/estate-branded items62%
Share of respondents
Hyper-local sourcing (e.g. restaurant gardens)74%
Chef-driven fast-casual concepts70%
Natural ingredients/clean menus69%
Food waste reduction68%
Veggie-centric/vegetable-forward cuisine67%
Environmental sustainability66%
Locally sourced meat and seafood66%
Locally sourced produce65%
Simplicity/back to basics63%
Farm/estate-branded items62%
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This statistic shows the leading ten trends in culinary themes on restaurant menus in the United States as forecasted by professional chefs for 2018. During the survey, 66 percent of the respondents stated that environmental sustainability would be a "hot trend" for restaurant menus in 2018.
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