Two- time James Beard Award winner Chef Sarah Stegner is hopeful about the restaurant industry in 2021. As co-chef/co-owner of Prairie Grass Cafe in Northbrook, the pandemic has forced her to face the biggest challenges of her career—by far—in 2020.
What does the future hold for restaurants in 2021? Stegner weighs in as to what we may very well experience in the restaurant business in 2021.
Collaborative Meals Between Restaurants. It used to be that restaurants and their chefs periodically would team up to present a special menu featuring creations from all the participating chefs. These have been really catching on in 2020 and will grow stronger in 2021. Food lovers will see more collaborative menus, featuring multiple restaurant packages for curbside pickup.