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8 Restaurant Entertainment Ideas To Generate Buzz

8 Restaurant Entertainment Ideas To Generate Buzz

Providing entertainment at your restaurant is a great way to interest new customers and encourage returning guests to come dine with you regularly. Today’s foodies are looking for a complete dining experience, and that includes a great atmosphere as well as an...

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Why Restaurants Fail & How You Can Avoid Their Mistakes

Why Restaurants Fail & How You Can Avoid Their Mistakes

The restaurant industry is a notoriously difficult business. Chances are you’ve already heard the frequently quoted adage which states that most new restaurants don’t even make it past the first year. In fact, this statement is born out of a study done at Ohio State...

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Advice From Jon Taffer On Why Customer Service Matters

Advice From Jon Taffer On Why Customer Service Matters

Jon Taffer is a bar consultant, television personality, founder and owner of his own media company, and author. He's best known for his role as host of the hit reality television series Bar Rescue. He recently did an interview with Gary Vaynerchuk about his experience...

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20 Free Stock Food Photography Websites For Restaurants

20 Free Stock Food Photography Websites For Restaurants

Food photography is an important part of every restaurant's website, social media design and marketing material. Good food is what attracts most people to a restaurant in the first place. However, most restaurant owners don't have the photography skills, equipment or...

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5 Inspiring Examples of Restaurant Apps

5 Inspiring Examples of Restaurant Apps

These days we’ll find an app for almost anything, from monumental social tools to addictive mobile games and fitness trackers. Restaurant business owners might be of the opinion that mobile apps are only useful for a number of industries, but there are inspiring...

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The Top 10 Features Your Restaurant POS System Must Have

The Top 10 Features Your Restaurant POS System Must Have

Evaluating and shopping for a new restaurant POS system can be a challenging experience for anyone. There are so many point of sale solutions on the market these days that you might not even know where to begin. One thing is for sure; you don't want to wait until the...

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How to Reduce Restaurant Employee Turnover

How to Reduce Restaurant Employee Turnover

Employee turnover is a significant issue in the restaurant industry. Restaurants experience turnover rates of over 70 percent each year and the average cost to replace an employee can be as high as $5,864. A recent Cornell study estimates the annual cost of turnover...

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15 Restaurant Facebook Post Ideas To Increase Engagement

15 Restaurant Facebook Post Ideas To Increase Engagement

Coming up with unique restaurant Facebook post ideas can be a daunting task. Getting your restaurant's Facebook followers to engage on those posts can be even more difficult these days. However, it's more important now than ever before. News feeds are becoming...

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50 Amazing Restaurant Website Design Examples

50 Amazing Restaurant Website Design Examples

A great restaurant website design is not just beautiful, but effective as well. While some website designers focus strictly on the visual aspects, which can be easy to get carried away with when dealing with restaurants and food, others simply focus on creating a...

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The Best Online Reservation System For Your Restaurant

The Best Online Reservation System For Your Restaurant

In this article we're going to talk about the best online reservation system for your restaurant. It's a necessary addition to any restaurant website. Before we get into the best options, let's take a look at why you might want to use an online reservation system in...

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Free Advertising Ideas For Restaurants & Food Trucks

Free Advertising Ideas For Restaurants & Food Trucks

When first opening a restaurant, an owner may have a limited budget. However, attracting customers through advertising is essential to having a profitable business. Luckily there are many different free advertising ideas for restaurants that generate revenue without...

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How To Attract More Customers To Your Restaurant

How To Attract More Customers To Your Restaurant

Serving the best food in the world doesn't always mean a full restaurant every night if no one knows just how good your food is. Sometimes you need to do a little extra promotion to attract more customers to your restaurant. Once they're inside and trying your food,...

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5 Potential Threats To Restaurants In The Future

5 Potential Threats To Restaurants In The Future

Threats To The Restaurant Industry There can be no denying there are uncertainties and variables in the business world today and restaurants are not immune from those concerns. There have never been this many threats to the restaurant industry. Threats to your...

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21 Restaurant Event Ideas To Get More Customers

21 Restaurant Event Ideas To Get More Customers

Are you looking for fun and profitable restaurant event ideas? Having the same events and parties week after week at your restaurant can get boring for your customers and make them less excited to dine there. It's time to put on some new events to generate more...

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How To Set Up A Facebook Page For Your Restaurant

How To Set Up A Facebook Page For Your Restaurant

Behind almost every successful restaurant is a solid online marketing strategy. One of the most important parts of every online marketing strategy is to setup a social media campaign for your restaurant. There are several social media platforms that restaurant owners...

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How To Use Snapchat To Increase Restaurant Sales

How To Use Snapchat To Increase Restaurant Sales

You've probably heard a lot about Snapchat. You, or at least someone at your restaurant, is likely an avid user. After all, Snapchat has 187 million daily active users sharing 9,000 snaps per second. It's a photo sharing app that allows it's users to send photos,...

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The Key To Increased Average Order Size Isn’t Your Servers

The Key To Increased Average Order Size Isn’t Your Servers

If we told you that the key to an increased check average was in the upsell you’d probably stop reading. But this isn’t about that. In fact, at this point, if your servers don’t know how to upsell then why did you hire them? We’re just going to say it: we believe that...

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