Eating Out

Watch our recent webinar Eating out: a new world of challenges and opportunities to understand the forecasted value of the market by sector and the trends and innovations that are driving growth.

Viewpoint: Where is the economic recovery going?

In this issue, we look at the cost of living crisis and the impact of the conflict in Ukraine.  What does this mean for eating in and eating out? 

How often are people eating out post-Covid?

The cost of living crisis is changing the way people spend their money.  Who is eating out more and who is eating out less? We share three key findings…

Building an industry for the future

Read the key takeaways from the Arena Savoy lecture where Robin Mills, Managing Director of Compass shared his vision for the “humble, exciting, creative, gripping, hardworking, people-centred catering and outsourcing industry.”

Meet the experts

Nicola Knight, Senior Analyst, IGD

Nicola Knight

Senior Analyst

Nicola specialises in delivering insight and sector trends for Food-to-go and Eating out, most recently focusing on how the pandemic has shifted the boundaries between food and drink consumed in and out of home. She is a marketer with over 20 years’ experience in the UK foodservice sector, and has worked with food manufacturers, wholesalers and operators in brand management, marketing and insight roles.

Rhian Thomas, Head of Insight, IGD

Rhian Thomas

Head of Insight

Rhian leads IGD’s Food-to-go and Eating out research and also heads-up the consumer insight programme. An expert in both qualitative and quantative research techniques, Rhian is a seasoned market research professional. Prior to IGD, she managed the Customer Insight team at B&Q.