Consumers are warming to dining out, but they want to feel safe, says AlixPartners data

Despite the ongoing pandemic, consumers are warming more to the notion of dining out — something they yearn to do more — but more than two-thirds say they still prefer cooking and eating at home out of concern about exposure to coronavirus, according to new research by global consulting firm AlixPartners.

Adam Werner, AlixPartners managing partner, said during a Restaurants Rise webinar on Thursday that the firm has been surveying consumers across the U.S. through the ongoing pandemic and results indicate the relationship between diners and restaurants is evolving.

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RSK: I understand this....it is the pent up syndrome that even going to a restaurant to pick up food makes you feel as if you went out to eat even if they only other person you see is the person who puts your food in your trunk or hatch.



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