How to Beat Your Restaurant Competition and Increase Reservations with These 7 Strategies

Posted by Saif Alnasur on Feb 3, 2018 1:22:00 PM

The food and beverage industry is one of the hardest industries to succeed in right now. With over a million restaurants in America alone, and more opening year after year, competition is at its all-time high, making it harder than ever for restaurants to succeed in an already saturated market.

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Topics: Restaurant Marketing, Restaurant Management, Restaurant Manager by Eat, Restaurant Social Media, Restaurant Software

New Features: Server Management, Table Timers, and Customer Tags

Posted by Saif Alnasur on Jan 31, 2018 12:48:00 PM

The latest update to our table management system focuses on some of the core features essential to restaurant operation. 

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Topics: Restaurant Manager by Eat

How Does Using CRM Software for Restaurants Provide Better Service and Boost Revenue?

Posted by Saif Alnasur on Dec 21, 2017 11:08:08 AM

For restaurant owners, one of the most crucial aspects of day to day operation is building and maintaining a customer database. Between running a restaurant and managing its finances, restaurant operators can often find it difficult to allocate time to better understand their customers.  A CRM system makes customer relationship management targeted and is highly impactful to many restaurants.

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Topics: Restaurant Manager by Eat

Ultimate Guide to Successfully Running a Restaurant

Posted by Saif Alnasur on Dec 6, 2017 2:50:10 PM

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.

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Topics: Restaurant Marketing, Restaurant Management, Restaurant Industry, Restaurant Manager by Eat, Restaurant Finance, Restaurant Guides, Restaurant Social Media, Restaurant Software, Case Studies

News: Eat Partners With TripAdvisor and Time Out to Bring More Bookings to UAE's Restaurants | Eat App

Posted by Ryan Andrews on Nov 14, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Eat is proud to announce the launch of independent partnerships with two of the world's largest food and travel websites - namely Time Out and TripAdvisor. The partnerships are designed to bring more bookings and revenue to UAE's food and beverage industry.

As of today, UAE restaurants partnered with Eat can benefit from receiving bookings through an integrated reservation link on the Time Out and TripAdvisor websites. 

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Topics: Restaurant Industry, Restaurant Manager by Eat

New Feature: Flexible, On-the-Go Reservation Management on the Web

Posted by David Feuillard on Oct 8, 2017 12:27:59 PM

We're pleased to announce the launch of a new table management feature specifically designed for restaurant managers on-the-go. As of today restaurants are able to manage their reservations on either desktop or mobile through our web portal, meaning even more flexibility when combined with the iPad reservation system.

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Topics: Restaurant Manager by Eat

How to Find the Best Reservation Software Provider?

Posted by Ryan Andrews on Oct 5, 2017 2:35:23 PM

Restaurant reservation system 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.

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Topics: Restaurant Management, Restaurant Manager by Eat, Restaurant Guides

App Feature: Grid View. A Faster Way to Manage Reservation

Posted by David Feuillard on Sep 12, 2017 5:53:26 PM

Whilst digital reservation systems significantly improve restaurant operations - they aren't without their problems. A common complaint of front-of-house staff is the time it takes to enter data into a digital system. In this article we discuss a feature of Eat App called Grid View and how it helps front of house staff speed up their job. 

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Topics: Restaurant Manager by Eat

Case Study: Moving from Pen and Paper to Restaurant Reservation Software

Posted by Ryan Andrews on Sep 12, 2017 3:00:31 PM

Our latest case study takes a look at Bombay Bungalow - a newly re-branded and re-named traditional meets contemporary Indian restaurant located in the popular Beach area of Dubai's Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR). Serving around 220 covers at capacity, the restaurant serves traditional Indian classics as well as more progressive menu items in a casual, vintage interior. 

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Topics: Restaurant Manager by Eat, Case Studies

How to Add Your Reservation Link to a Restaurant Google Business Page

Posted by Ryan Andrews on Aug 14, 2017 2:36:05 PM

Google has introduced a new method of generating restaurant reservations through Google Search and Google Maps. Restaurant operators can now add custom links to specific actions making it easier for customers to take direct action through Google Search or Maps. One of the most effective forms of marketing for your restaurant, which can be accomplished in a matter of seconds. 

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Topics: Restaurant Marketing, Restaurant Management, Restaurant Manager by Eat