While the Casual-Dining segment continues to find itself under pressure as fast-casual restaurants chip away at its more upscale and expensive positioning, it does retain its power when consumers want a heightened experience during a dining-out occasion. Consumers in the annual Consumer Picks special report cited Atmosphere as the standout attribute of Casual- and Fine-Dining brands, giving it emphasis after the highest-rated qualities for all restaurants — Food Quality, ...
Register to view this article
It’s free but we need to know a little about you to continually improve our content.
Registering allows you to unlock a portion of our premium online content. You can access more in-depth stories and analysis, as well as news not found on any other website or any other media outlet. You also get free eNewsletters, blogs, real-time polls, archives and more.
Attention Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to NRN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes!