With the recession still gripping the country by its purse strings, luxury is out, value is in and fine dining is facing the daunting task of redefining itself.Most fine-dining operators agree that the segment is not in jeopardy of disappearing entirely, but a shakeout is underway. Many fine-dining eateries are closing their doors, and those operators trying to stay viable have ramped up their efforts to casualize while still maintaining some of the upscale elements that make fine dining, ...

Register to view this article

It’s free but we need to know a little about you to continually improve our content.

Why Register?

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!

Questions about your account or how to access content? 

Contact: Desiree Torres Desiree.Torres@penton.com 

Already registered? here.