The restaurant industry is changing. Between what food is popular and what consumers are seeking out in a dining experience, millennials are changing culinary trends.
At Angry Crab Shack, we stay up-to-date on the latest trends in food. We take measures to ensure our franchise owners are one step ahead of each new trend and that they have a modern, trendy and in-demand restaurant to call their own.
Here are four restaurant trends that will spell success for Angry Crab Shack franchise owners.
Seafood Is Growing In Demand
Seafood’s popularity is skyrocketing, and Americans are eating more of it now than they have in a decade. From 2016 to 2017 alone, the seafood consumption in the U.S. rose by 1.1 pounds per capita.
Not only is seafood rising in popularity, but seafood boils in particular are in high demand. This trendy new way of preparing and serving seafood is taking the country by storm in large part due to an unexpected but delicious pairing of flavors.
Asian Cajun Flavors
Blending authentic flavors from Asia and southern America into one appetizing meal, the Asian Cajun culinary trend has left its mark on the seafood industry.
Some restaurant owners believe the time of “pure cuisine” is over, meaning chefs will continue to mix and match ethnic dishes and create new tastes. It’s only natural that culinary cultures come together, especially amid the booming millennial interest in ethnic food.
Millennials are changing the way America eats and demanding organic ingredients, exciting flavors and quality over quantity. But when it comes to eating out, they don’t just want the food. They want an experience.
Today, it’s not enough to deliver guests a delicious meal – they want their dining experience to be memorable.
At Angry Crab Shack we provide just that. From our exciting and boisterous atmosphere to our boiled seafood presentation, it’s hard for our guests to forget the name “Angry Crab Shack.”
Whether it’s lunch time on a Tuesday or game time on a Sunday, guests can expect a fun, lively experience every time they enter an Angry Crab Shack. Our locations are decorated in the spirit of Mardi Gras, and our franchise owners aim to bring that same energy to every meal.
In addition to our atmosphere, our meal presentation is an experience all in itself. Our boiled seafood items are put in a bag and mixed with signature sauces to deliver a mouth-watering, explosive blend of Asian Cajun flavors for the whole family to enjoy.
Another restaurant trend being spearheaded by millennials is the emphasis on communal eating. Part of the dining experience they crave is connecting with other people, whether that’s family, friends or even strangers.
Communal eating is a way to develop memorable relationships, and Angry Crab Shack offers that. Our variety of seating arrangements allow for private or communal dining. Seafood boils are an experience made to be shared, making Angry Crab Shack the perfect place for families, friends and strangers to bond over a meal.
At Angry Crab Shack, our agile menu and business model are continuously updated to stay ahead of new industry developments, and we remain on-trend to provide our franchise owners a unique competitive advantage.