How to Adapt to Rising Minimum Wage

How to Adapt to Rising Minimum Wage, we discussed highlights from our Restaurant Insights report and brought in restaurant experts Robert Ancill and Bruce Macklin to explore practical strategies – and mistakes to avoid – to help your business survive higher labour costs. Read More

Awards 2017

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Corporate Traval Awards 2017

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The Next Idea
Only a very select group of businesses earn our top ratings and the Spectrum Award. Even fewer are able to earn this recognition in consecutive years. Congratulations to you and your team for such an honorable achievement.

The Award is not a snapshot in time of a single interaction, it is all encompassing. That is because we take your ENTIRE customer service performance into account.  Unlike consumer review sites, your 5 star rating is stable.  It will remain 5 stars for the entire 2017 rating year.

People have greater faith in award-winning companies.  As a Spectrum Award winner you earned the opportunity to promote your business as Award Winning!

Okolo Press Release

THE NEXT IDEA PARTNERS WITH ENTREPRENEUR VICTORIA OKOLO TO LAUNCH NEW FASHION SITE, OKOLO, SPECIALIZING IN ARTISAN-CRAFTED ACCESSORIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD

Launch Marks First Client Joint Venture for TNI

WOODLAND HILLS, CA– The Next Idea (TNI), the world’s largest international retail and restaurant concept consulting firm, is expanding into the online retail market with the launch of Okolo, a new online venture. TNI is partnering with young entrepreneur, Victoria Okolo, to introduce the new concept website that is focused on women’s fashion accessories sourced from distant countries and made using artisan methodology. Each product line will be bought in small quantities so customers will need to check in frequently to discover what’s new and score truly unusual finds. Read More

The Next Idea in Pizza: Pizarro

The Next Idea created the branding and interior design for Pizzaro. Q-Gourmet will open three new three units of the QSR concept in the next year.

The Next Idea (TNI), the international restaurant and hospitality consulting firm, announces the opening of Pizzaro [http://www.pizzaro.me], a high-end pizza concept developed by its client Q-Gourmet in downtown Dubai.

The Next Idea created the branding and interior design for Pizzaro. Q-Gourmet will open three new three units of the QSR concept in the next year.

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Skinny Kitchen By The Next Idea

INTERNATIONAL RESTAURANT CONSULTANTS, THE NEXT IDEA, PRODUCE TWO NEW FAST CASUAL DINING ESTABLISHMENTS:

LA-BASED, “SKYNNY KITCHEN,” SERVING FOOD UNDER “500 CALORIES”&

UAE’S “PRESSMAN’S,”A UNIQUE NEW AMERICAN SANDWICH SHOP IN DUBAI

 Consultation Included Concept Development, Restaurant Design, Culinary development,

Human Resources And Execution

 WOODLAND HILLS, CA– The Next Idea—the largest international restaurant concept consulting firm in the world with offices in Los Angeles, Dubai and India—have recently produced two brand new fast-casual dining concepts: Los Angeles’ Skynny Kitchen and United Arab Emirates (UAE)’s Pressman’s, located in the international business area of Jumeriah Lake Towers.

Pressman’s (www.pressmans.com), the first to open, was launched in Dubai on November 3rd (World Sandwich Day). The concept for Pressman’s harkens back to the early 19th century when sandwiches were first introduced to America. Roadside kiosks and small cafes served sandwiches to customers wrapped in newspapers. People would often meet up over a sandwich, only to find themselves embroiled in conversations about the newspaper headlines. come up with The concept of these  newspaper-wrapped sandwiches to come up with generated the name of “Pressman’s,” naming the restaurant’s sandwich makers “pressman” as they press hot, made-to-order, panini-style sandwiches (or “presses”). Read More

Next Idea Immediate Release

From start to finish – from Bangladesh to Dubai to LA – The Next Idea innovates the restaurant consulting business

 Los Angeles – Launched in a London townhouse with one client in 2001, The Next Idea has emerged as a rarity in the hospitality industry – a full-service restaurant consulting group that creates, maintains and grows concepts around the globe.

Few restaurant consultants are tasked to build establishments worldwide, and even fewer work on that level and specializing in concept creation and development – everything from strategy, brand and product development to design, execution and communication. Read More