Restaurants are driving leasing activity in the retail sector, but curated food-and-beverage experiences are becoming a cornerstone in every asset class. Real estate owners are seeing food and beverage as a way to drive value and leasing at a property. Cultivate Hospitality Group launched recently to provide expert guidance and brokerage to owners and developers looking to for unique restaurant and dining experiences. We sat down with Peter Peterson, president and managing director of Cultivate Hospitality Group, to talk about the trends in food-and-beverage and why these operators are becoming integral to creating a unique experience.