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GEN Z PREFERENCES: How Can Restaurants Best Serve Young Diners?

How can operators attract Gen Z consumers and meet their expectations? This infographic provides insight into the foodservice trends shaping their tastes and food preferences. Keeping these in mind means broadening your potential consumer base without having to expand your menu significantly.

Gen Z
Preferences
HOW CAN RESTAURANTS BEST SERVE YOUNG DINERS?

WHO IS GENERATION Z?1

GEN Z

22% CANADA'S POPULATION

Mainly HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE STUDENTS

27% GLOBAL WORKFOCE IN 2025

WHAT DOES GEN Z CRAVE?

Popular option on the menu2

50%CONSUME PIZZA ON A WEEKLY BASIS

Trending dishes on the menu 3

These preferences can inspire new menu options that will appeal to Gen Zs.

LEVERAGING GEN Z PREFERENCES TO ENHANCE YOUR MENU 4

TRENDING FLAVOURS 6

Sweet
Smoky
Spicy

These savoury CHEESES can help you tap into GEN Z’s favourite flavours while reducing kitchen prep time.

A FULL RANGE OF VARIETIES AND FORMATS TO COVER ALL YOUR NEEDS

Operators can enhance their menu with hit options such as pizzas, poutines, wraps and other popular take-out or lunch items, all made with a variety of versatile cheeses to satisfy Gen Z’s cravings.

Want more ideas and cheese recommendations to leverage these popular trends? Simply contact your local representative!

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1 Statistics Canada, 2020
2 Technomic, Canadian Pizza Consumer Trend Report, 2020
3 Doordash, Top Ordered Items in 2020, July 2020
4 Technomic, Canadian May Omnibus consumer survey data, 2020
5 Technomic, Generational Consumer Trend Report, 2019
6 Technomic, College & University Consumer Trend Report, 2019

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