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15 predictions for 2023 from the editors of Nation’s Restaurant News

In addition to soliciting predictions from restaurant industry experts, our editors — experts themselves — pulled together their own ideas for what 2023 could hold.

Senior food and beverage editor Bret Thorn comes in with his menu predictions, including what he expects from the future of the plant-based movement. Senior editor Joanna Fantozzi has predictions for the ever-changing restaurant technology landscape. Executive editor Alicia Kelso gives her best guess as to where the labor and inflation crises will go. Digital editor Holly Petre has big predictions about social media, among other things. And senior editor Ron Ruggless speculates on the future of the eatertainment segment.

Here, find our 15 predictions for what 2023 will hold, and hear more about these ideas in this podcast episode.

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