Asian-Americans show promising dining habits for the casual dining sector

First quarter 2016 revealed the vulnerability of the casual dining industry. The bar-and-grill segment, typically a strong player, struggled, as the 4.1-percent decline in same-store sales at Chili’s last quarter showed us. And unfortunately, the second quarter of the year, at this point, isn’t looking much better.

ThinkNow Research has taken a closer look at this sector from a Total Market perspective and we found some interesting trends. We’ve shared many of these insights through our recent blog post and podcast, but we have just a few more we think you’ll want to see.

Watch our new interactive video that pinpoints demographic trends that could help the casual dining industry regain its footing in the increasingly competitive restaurant industry.

In our latest Omnibus Plus+, we interviewed over 1200 respondents with readable base sizes of Hispanics, African-Americans, Asians, and non-Hispanic whites. You can download the full report below: