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DEI Survey & ELEVATE - A Menu for Change

To drive positive change in DEI initiatives that are proven to improve retention, the Multicultural Foodservice & Hospitality Alliance created ELEVATE – A Menu for Change – a framework for building successful DEI programs and cultural fluency within the restaurant industry.    

The framework was developed in response to landmark research recently released by the Association in collaboration with the Educational Foundation, MFHA and Cornell University.

2022 State of the Restaurant Industry graphic
2022 State of the Restaurant Industry

What’s ahead for operators, consumers, and the restaurant industry this year?

What’s Hot Food & Beverage Trends
What’s Hot 2023 Culinary Forecast

Professional chefs predict the hottest food and menu trends for the coming year.

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2021 State of the Restaurant Industry Mid-Year Update

A mid-year assessment of sales, jobs, operation costs, and consumer sentiment.

Restaurant Industry 2030
Restaurant Industry 2030

Find out where the restaurant industry is headed over the next decade.

Technology & the Off-Premises Market
Technology & the Off-Premises Market

In an on-demand world, off-premises capabilities are more important than ever to keep restaurants aligned with consumers' wants and needs.

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