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Emily Nordee-Rogers, PR Director

Chef throw flour black background EvansHardy+Young
Food PRFoodservice
May 1, 2020

The Hustlers, Innovators and Visionaries: a Collection of Foodservice Insights

With America (and the world) forced to hunker down, it’s no surprise that the entire foodservice industry has been affected from every angle. Although some states have begun to open, for most of America, going out to a restaurant is not even an option. This unprecedented time has tasked food…
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Unlock the power of press release evanshardyyoung
Food PR
January 14, 2020

Unlock the Power of the Press Release for the Digital Age

While changes in the way news is viewed, generated and distributed is evolving the way press releases are crafted, they still deserve a spot in your food marketing strategy. So stop asking yourself, "Is the press release dead?" Because in short, even with the evolving media landscape and endless information…
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Dating and Food Influence
Consumer Insights & TrendsFood PR
March 19, 2019

Recipe for Love: How Food is Influencing Online Dating

We’ve all heard the saying the way to a wo/man’s heart is through their stomach. So, it shouldn’t be a surprise to learn food plays a central role in people’s feelings toward each other. It may even be a predictor of the people we find ourselves attracted to. Let me…
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Seasonal Menu Marketing Food Advertising LTO EvansHardy+Young
Food PRFoodservice
November 29, 2018

Successful LTO Menu Strategies You’ll Want to Consider This Year

With Pumpkin and Peppermint mania upon us, we’re reminded of how a short-term menu offering provides instant excitement at our favorite restaurants. Limited-Time Offers (LTOs) are a powerful tactic to reengage loyal customers as well as reach new ones. The positive impact of an LTO menu on traffic and same…
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Foodservice Technology Food Marketing EvansHardy+Young
Consumer Insights & TrendsDigitalFoodservice
August 21, 2018

New Foodservice Technology You Have to See to Believe

As technology and artificial intelligence (AI) creep into more and more applications within the mainstream foodservice space, it’s clear to see the future of the restaurant world is here. As food marketers, this presents new and exciting ways to attract more customers and give them what they’re craving – an…
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"Cheftitian" holding plate of veggies
Consumer Insights & TrendsFood PRFoodservice
April 3, 2018

Chef and Dietitian: Healthy Foods You’ll Actually Crave

Over the years, chefs and dietitians have approached their crafts with very different mindsets. A chef would create recipes for maximum flavor, favoring savory, high-fat ingredients. Alternatively, a dietitian would focus primarily on a food’s nutritional value. Recently, however, consumer demand for healthful food that doesn’t compromise on flavor has…
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Jackfruit Company NRA 2017
Consumer Insights & TrendsExperiential & EventsFoodservice
June 20, 2017

NRA 2017 Foodservice Trend Watch: Consumers Desire Healthful Diet

Equal parts educational, exciting, and overwhelming, the National Restaurant Association (NRA) show once again proved a great opportunity to learn about foodservice trends and to network with like-minded peers and influencers. More than 2,000 companies displayed their products last month in Chicago during the largest annual gathering of the restaurant, foodservice, and hospitality industry. I…
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California Walnuts and Arugula Beet Salad EvansHardy+Young
Food PRFoodservice
January 27, 2017

6 Ways Commodity Boards Build Relationships With Foodservice Operators

When I was starting out in my career, I vividly remember walking into my first menu ideation session with a large-scale foodservice operator. Despite my nerves, I felt a rush of energy getting a glimpse behind the magic of a brand I had known since childhood. I had the opportunity…
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