Mother’s Day is one of a handful of days in each year when demand for restaurant tables is almost guaranteed and goes through the roof, but just because demand is high on this day, it doesn’t mean that you can afford to simply sit back and wait for the bookings to flood in. […] Continue Reading…
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So you have created your restaurant menu, now you have to market it. You have to let people out there know about your menu and your chef. You need to create a buzz and you need to keep advertising even though you have been long in the market. You might think that you are already well known but with all the new products flooding the market these days, customers might miss you out. That’s why big brands like KFC, McDonalds and other fast food chains spend millions on advertisements yearly. Eventhough people know them. Below are some ways that I use to promote my menu. Hope its of some help.
Incremental Revenue with Romantic Valentine’s Day Picnic Baskets License by Creative Commons This year other than the usual Candle Light Dinner in the Coffeehouse, I will also be selling Romantic Picnic Baskets. One …
Decorative Chinese calligraphy scroll are normally given as a gift to bestow good fortune on the recipient. On it is written with artistic Chinese characters expressing best wishes or good luck. Some scrolls have a red background because red is the traditional color for luck. But I personally feel a white or cream color scroll with black letter looks more beautiful on the wall of someone’s office. Some scroll have brushstroke landscape paintings together with the characters, as with many traditional Chinese scroll paintings. For business, the picture of koi fishes is preferred as it symbolizes persistence and willingness to continue on the face of difficulties. Koi is known to swim against the current.
Well-trained employees can help you keep loyal customers, increase your profits, and boost business. So if great staff members are so important, why don’t more bars and restaurants have the sort of staff that inspires rave reviews from customers? The answer may be staff training. Not every bar or restaurant trains new hires, but doing so can make a huge difference. Here are a few reasons why new hire training is so important and beneficial for your bar or restaurant.
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Everyone loves receiving gifts how small it may be and giving out little gifts with the company logo is a norm nowadays. So it’s important to give gifts that your customer will eventually use for some time. Most companies give out pens, calendars and key chains. But with the dawn of affordable tablets and smart phones, most of these gifts are obsolete, especially the calendar. Most people nowadays have a smart phone and all smart phones have some sort calendar in them or you can get one on Google Play store. Therefore, I feel the best gifts should be centered around the mobile phone as almost every one owns a smart phone. Here are a few gift ideas that I have seen and have received.
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As mentioned in my previous post,Inexpensive, Tasteful and Easy Halloween Decoration for your Restaurant in search of decorating ideas for my restaurant, I use a great platform which is the Pinterest. Here are some easy and inexpensive decorating ideas to decorated your restaurant this Valentine. They are mostly decorations for home Valentine Dining experiences but with a little imagination you could use it in your establishment. Valentine’s Day don’t have to be all Pink and Red, you could also add other colours and still make it romantic. Read on here. […] Continue Reading…
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Incremental Revenue with Romantic Valentine’s Day Picnic Baskets
This year other than the usual Candle Light Dinner in the Coffeehouse, I will also be selling Romantic Picnic Baskets. One reason as mentioned in my previous post is that the hotel that I am attached to has a pool in every room. Therefore the idea of having a romantic picnic “Just the Two of You” by your very own pool will surely catch people’s attention. Thus giving us another avenue to increase our revenue.
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Valentine’s Day, the single most celebrated celebration in the world and is also the second busiest holiday for restaurants. Its not a public or work holiday in any country that I know off. But its an important holiday to pay attention to especially if you are in the restaurant business. Here are some statistics taken from Retail Advertising and Marketing Association on consumer spending habits on Valentine’s Day. […] Continue Reading…
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