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BELGRADE - A city encapsulated by heart, food & culture

BELGRADE - A city encapsulated by heart, food & culture

As part of Future Food’s European projects and our most recent project in Budapest, our team sets off to Belgrade to explore what the city has to offer.

There’s plenty of reasons to visit Belgrade, The capital of the Republic of Serbia, but as usual for us, it’s all about food!

8 Design Features for Experiential Dining

8 Design Features for Experiential Dining

With every competitor in the market now understanding that an ‘experience’ is now a minimum expectation, creating a design concept or precinct design that is outstanding on an experiential level, can be challenging. How will customers remember your food and beverage offer from the next? We have eight recommendations that will help to create an elevated experience using interior design as the primary tool. By elevating the design of your interior space using some or all of these recommendations, you can create the best environment for memories and customer loyalty time and time again. 

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. 

The 3 Keys to Being More Than Just a Mall

The 3 Keys to Being More Than Just a Mall

The successful centres around the globe are focussing on three key components. One point that we cannot express enough is that what was once a stock-standard formula for creating a mall that satisfied is no longer. Every community, every customer, every space in a different suburb, city or country demands something different and knowing exactly what that is is pivotal to the development and success of a centre. However, these three components are proving to be a common thread in the malls that are standing out from the crowd and defining them as ‘more than just a mall’.