Off-Premise Catering

As the catering landscape is changing due to COVID-19, operators have new opportunities to focus on the needs of B2C catering. The growing need for a more strategic catering approach is forcing operators to better understand consumer preferences and expectations when it comes to catering.

As a resource to provide your business with key insights, Technomic launched the Off-Premise Catering: Catering Usage, Attitudes & Preferences Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic Multi Client Study. This study provides a comprehensive deep dive into the catering channel including segment sizes, third-party delivery impact, occasion usage and future growth.

Questions you can answer with this study

  • What is the size of the B2B and B2C off-premise catering market? What is the predicted two-year growth?
  • What is the impact of third-party delivery services and loyalty programs on catering decision-makers’ expectations and usage?
  • Which segments, dayparts, occasions and sourcing factors drive off-premise catering usage most?
  • What share of total revenue does off-premise catering account for?
  • Which menu categories and formats are most frequently offered (e.g., sides, desserts, beverages)?


Segment Scope

Quick-service restaurants
Fast-casual restaurants
Full-service restaurants
On-site cafeterias
Independent caterers
Warehouse clubs
Other retailers (i.e., Honey Baked Ham)

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