Restaurant Spring Check List
It's time for restaurants to get ready for the surge in spring time business. Here are a few best practices for the proactive restauranter.
Learning to Work Smarter
Asking "How is business going these days?" can bring forth a variety of responses from business owners. There is no room for error in the current business environment. You have to look at every aspect of the business and constantly “clean things up.” Make sure that your processes, inventory, training, and procedures are always up to date and as efficient as possible.
Seafood's Favorite Season is Right Around the Corner
As the Lenten season quickly approaches (FYI, this year Lent begins on March 1st and ends on April 13th), meatless meals on Fridays become more important at your establishment. And while the heightened demand for seafood is more apparent during Lent, the desire for seafood year-round has become a standard, and fish and shellfish deserve a permanent place on your menu.
Fill Those Seats – Marketing Tips to Try This Year
When it comes to marketing, there are plentiful methods of enticing new customers to visit for the first time. This year, why not get creative? Try a few of the methods below to see what works for you…and for your customers.
Marketing to Families
Working parents and busy family schedules have led many families to eat out three or four times a week. So how do you position your establishment as the premiere family-friendly restaurant without installing a ball pit and indoor playground? Good news- there are inexpensive and creative ways to entertain the children while satisfying the parents.
Get ready for ‘Small Business Saturday’
Small business Saturday is a shopping holiday that encourages consumers to patronize the small business within their own towns. It is typically observed the Saturday after Thanksgiving and allows consumers the opportunity to appreciate the many businesses in their towns whose unique attributes contribute to the character to their beloved home towns. This is a perfect time for restaurants to shine brightly in the spotlight.
Bringing Your Menu to Life
Writing a menu is kind of like picking out names for a baby. You can play around with terms and pair different foods together to see what looks good together. However, a menu, just like a new baby, can be rather complicated and hard to understand at times.
Attract Customers on Your Off-Night
Most restaurants are busy during the weekend, but might struggle to fill seats during the week. Here are a few ideas that we have seen work.
Restaurant Profit Tips
Saving money in small ways could ultimately mean big things for your establishment.
Growing Your Check Averages With Kids
When the kids are happy, Mom is happy. And so is your cash register.