Despite their prevalence on dine-in menus, seafood dishes aren’t offered as frequently for takeout. But during the lockdown, seafood was one of the foods that consumers reported to be craving most from restaurants. Even as restaurants fluctuate between opening for indoor dining and closing when COVID cases spike, many consumers still opt for delivery or takeout. And it looks like that trend is here to stay. Another trend? Consumers’ desire to eat healthy and sustainable food.
Seafood as an option on a takeout or delivery menu is an opportunity for restaurants to stand out from competitors and provide consumers with what they’re craving. As chefs develop menus for pickup and delivery, one thing is clear: Don’t forget the fish. In this playbook:
Why consumers choose seafood for health and wellness, as well as sustainability