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How Hospitality Can Support Your Corporate Company Ethos

How Hospitality Can Support Your Corporate Company Ethos

Food within institutions and companies has gained little airtime in the past when it was provided as an afterthought or company cafes were placed as a space filler, gaining business by default due to workers passing through. Nowadays we are seeing a growing body of institutions and companies who are incorporating food into their business strategy as a way of living up to their ethos. This is because food has and will continue to become an integral part of our lives as it is not only a necessity to us to have but the hospitality of food is a powerful way to stand by values if you provide it based on building relationships, supporting wellbeing and choosing brands/offers which align with your core values. Here are three major ways in which a hospitality strategy can be a part of your core values. 

A New Type of Food Concept: The Food Collective

A New Type of Food Concept: The Food Collective

Saying that a food collective concept is a ‘new’ one might be technically incorrect but in the last year or so, their popularity has spiked. A food collective is a concept that contains more than one type of food option in the one outlet. You could consider it as a small-scale fresh food market or food hall where you can get a curated selection of food items like fresh made paninis, hand-tossed salads, daily desserts and local bakery goods all in one confined space. 

The Humble High Street Cafe as a Benchmark for Dining in Retail Precincts

The Humble High Street Cafe as a Benchmark for Dining in Retail Precincts

There is one type of food outlet found outside the food court that consistently meets these customer expectations and is becoming a suitable benchmark for the way in which food operators conduct themselves and precinct management services an area. That outlet is the much-loved, local cafe.

4 Ways Food and Hospitality Precincts Can Capture the Experience Economy

4 Ways Food and Hospitality Precincts Can Capture the Experience Economy

Tapping into the customer’s need for experience is a relevant part of all retail and luckily for the food and hospitality industry, giving that to them is not difficult to do with dining and eating being an experience in itself. However, as the industry grows and businesses continue to compete for customer spend it is important that developers and retail masterplanners continually develop the experience they are offering to continue enticing the customer and fulfil their want to spend on more than just a sandwich wrapped in paper. Here are just four simple ways in which food precincts and operators within developments around the world are delivering on an experiential level. 

Eating Out in Australia: 2017 in Review​​​​​​​

Eating Out in Australia: 2017 in Review​​​​​​​

It’s one thing to say that the food and beverage industry has continued to grow but it’s another to back it up with data. Intermedia have released their annual market research report exploring the spend, behaviour and preference of the Australian population when it comes to eating out. Continue reading to learn just what Australians got up to last when they went out to eat, dine and enjoy.