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BJ’s has added more chicken to its Chicken Alfredo to avoid the perception of “skimpflation.”

Is it time to ease up on restaurant menu price hikes?

Operators look for other levers to address higher costs as consumers start to trade down when dining out

With inflation hitting a 40-year high in March, restaurant operators have been relying largely on menu price increases to offset their higher food and supply costs. And for the past year or so, that seemed to be okay with consumers, who were just happy to be able to go out to eat again after pandemic shutdowns.

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