Pancakes and Espresso for Dinner? All-Day Breakfasts are the Rage

Raise your hand if you love having pancakes, French Toast, bacon, eggs and hash browns for dinner? Please, keep them up if you know your customers want more breakfast for dinner, too.

You are not alone. Serving breakfast for dinner is one of the hottest trends in foodservice this year.

That is why biggies, like McDonald’s, have tripled its all-day breakfast selection and Hardee’s has seen breakfast sales, now accounting for more than 50 percent of its overall sales. At …

Drive-Thru Coffee Kiosks: Express Expressos

 

The other day we were driving around town from one meeting to another, hurried as usual and in great need of a shot of espresso.

We didn’t want to stop at the local Starbucks® where we would have had to wait 10-15 minutes for our caffeine boost, and the donut shop’s diluted offerings would not be satisfying. Then we saw it: a drive-thru coffee kiosk that was fortuitously located in the mall parking lot.…