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With the news of prominent restaurants like Eleven Madison Park going meatless, Mintel Senior Trends Analyst Diana Kelter and Global Food Analyst Melanie Zanoza Bartelme discuss the shifting impact of fine dining and fast casual influence, as well as the opportunity for foodservice to take a stance on societal issues such as environmental concerns and fair wage.

Diana Kelter is a Senior Trend Analyst at Mintel. She investigates how cultural, lifestyle and technology shifts take shape across sectors and leverages Mintel data across trend observations.

Melanie Zanoza Bartelme is a Global Food Analyst at Mintel, providing insights on global innovation and consumer trends across a number of food categories.