The Food & Beverage industry is a constantly evolving playing field. Practices that were acceptable just a few years ago are quickly becoming phased out in favor of faster and more efficient methods of operation. One aspect of restaurant operation that has seen the most change is that of restaurant management software. Every day new systems pop-up that are able to do certain tasks in a fraction of the time and with more precision than what was previously achievable.
The food and beverage industry is by no means an easy one to be in. With new brands launching every day, continuously changing tastes, and new ways to capture potential customers, it is both the best and worst time to be in the restaurant business. Instead of having to scour the internet for resources, we've put together everything you need to help you successfully run a restaurant.
Have you decided to open a restaurant? No matter how many friends assure you it will do well or how many countless hours you've spent coming up with the concept in your head, you are going to need a restaurant business plan. A restaurant business plan is the framework from which you can start to develop your restaurant ideas into a reality.
The holiday season is by far the busiest time year for restaurants, accounting for up to 30% of their annual revenue. As a restaurant owner, your main priority come end of the year should be to take advantage of this seasonal trend.
If you are short on holiday inspired ideas, we've put together the essential steps you need to make sure the holiday season is a success for your restaurant.
Is it your life's dream to open up a restaurant? You aren't the only one. But when it actually comes to making this dream a reality, many struggle to get their idea off the ground. This guide will walk you through nine essential steps to take to get your restaurant up and running.
Smart restaurants know that Google is an increasingly important part of marketing their business. Along with Google Business, Google's Adwords platform is at the centre of the search marketing world.
So you've taken all the necessary steps to ensure your social media pictures look great, now how do you get anyone to see them? Social Media is the place to be for restaurant's right now and with over 2 billion active users on Facebook and 800 million on Instagram, its just a matter of catering to the right demographics. On the internet, hashtags are your best bet at getting your restaurant in front of the right people.
This post is a primer on how to choose best hashtags for your restaurant.
Set up correctly, Adwords can be a profitable way for restaurants to get more diners in the door. But Adwords can be a daunting platform for many restaurant managers to get started with.
Restaurant reservation providers are currently in a highly competitive race to deliver the best product on the market, each one of them offering a variety of different features. The differences between providers can often seem confusing so we wanted to highlight the features and services that sophisticated restaurant owners and F&B directors look for when assessing front-of-house restaurant software and to help create a better understanding of what buyers should be looking for.
A menu design is a crucial element of any restaurant, without it there is no way for customers to know what they can order and at what price. It is essential though to have a menu that not only effectively does its job, but also reflects the personality of the restaurant.
So what do you do if you don't have any design experience and can't afford a professional designer? Luckily the internet is full of online restaurant menu makers that do the job for you. With customizable templates, fonts, designs, and even the capability to highlight high profit margin dishes, online menu makers are becoming the go to method for restaurant operators to quickly put together impactful restaurant menus.