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Foodservice

Restaurant Menuing Data Food Marketing Agency EvansHardy+Young
Food PRFoodservice
June 12, 2018

What Happens When You Invest In Menuing Data?

While dishing up honey-inspired global fare for our client at a recent foodservice conference, a fellow sponsor asked me candidly, “how do you measure the success of participating in an event like this?” My immediate thought was while we won’t likely see an uptick in sales on the heels of…
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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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Fresh produce iPhone with Chef on screen
Food PRFoodservice
January 10, 2018

Leveraging Influencers On Any Foodservice Budget

Let’s get straight to the point: Are you spending too much on influencer campaigns, or at the very least, questioning the ROI of your current spend? When it comes to foodservice influencer marketing, I have some good news. Spending more doesn’t necessarily equate to getting more when it comes to…
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Two professional kids yelling with bullhorns at middle kid on light blue background
Food PRFoodservice
December 20, 2017

Ignore the Competition: PR Lessons from Working with Food Commodity Boards

The best way to beat the competition, you ask?  Ignore them. It may sound like marketing blasphemy, but this bit of unconventional wisdom comes from nearly three decades of working on behalf of commodity board clients, who are prohibited from disparaging or even comparing themselves with the competition. Disparaging others…
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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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National Restaurant Association Marketing Executive Group Presentation from EvansHardy+Young
Food PRFoodservice
June 13, 2017

MEG Food For Thought: Be Flawsome

We count on the National Restaurant Association’s Marketing Executives Group (MEG) to deliver fresh insights each year at its spring conference held in Chicago just prior to the NRA Show. With our client, the National Honey Board (NHB), serving as a repeat sponsor, we have had the opportunity to capture these nuggets…
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Honey Whiskey Cocktail
Food PRFoodservice
May 23, 2017

How To Influence Minds and Menus: Honey Creates a Buzz

The EH+Y team continually seeks new ways to increase honey usage among foodservice professionals on behalf of our client, the National Honey Board (NHB). We identified an opportunity for the NHB in the beverage category and delivered a robust, multi-year campaign that expanded honey cocktail menu penetration exponentially in the United…
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Storytelling Marketing Branding
Food PRFoodservice
May 16, 2017

Brand Journalism Buoys Food Marketing

Just as chefs thoughtfully select ingredients and carefully choose certain techniques to tell a unique flavor story, food marketers should act in an equally deliberate manner in regards to the content they choose to express their brand. An increasingly powerful communication tool within the food industry, brand journalism influences consumers…
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Honey Melon Mojito Omni Hotel
Foodservice
April 21, 2017

Secret Ingredient for Next-Level Foodservice Marketing

It may sound like a good thing: foodservice marketing plans so detailed that they account for the smallest details and associated costs. And yet, the best plans are those that leave some things TBD. It’s hard, I know. It takes confidence, vision, and vigilance. But, in my experience, less really is…
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Andrea Schepke and Taylor DeVries at IFEC with EvansHardy+Young
Food PRFoodservice
February 28, 2017

Harnessing The Power Of Networking For Foodservice Clients

After nearly a decade managing foodservice accounts and despite the ascendency of the Digital Age, one thing is clear: industry networking remains a critical ingredient of foodservice marketing and public relations. When I map the most successful partnerships and programs executed on behalf of long-standing client, National Honey Board (NHB), for example,…
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