Is It Really Your Own Recipe?
Increasingly, the coleslaw at Diner #1 tastes like the coleslaw at Luncheonette #4; the burgers at Restaurant #6 taste just like the burgers at Café #9. And, “Hey, Jack, you know, your chicken salad tastes just like Ernie’s?” Etc. Etc.
It seems to be the way now. Food service companies, large and small, can prepare and deliver numerous items to restaurants for what is often a lower price than if the restaurateur prepared it from scratch. It’s becoming an economic reality.
What percentage of the food served in your restaurant is actually created on premises?