Voice of the Restaurant Industry
When Google+ first appeared on the scene, it didn’t make much of a splash. Its clean interface and relative lack of tools – especially tools to connect people to specific locations – made it less popular than Facebook and other social media sites for local businesses seeking to reach out to surrounding communities and clients. For some time, local companies could afford to ignore Google+ in the social media landscape.
The days of ignoring Google+ are…Continue
Added by Robert Krzak on August 6, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
On Aug 3, Top-tiered restaurant authorities will tackle industry-related issues broadcast in the nation's seventh largest media market.
We Sell Restaurant’s radio show will air every Saturday at noon on AM Talk 920 in Atlanta Georgia. Restaurant brokers, Robin and Eric Gagnon will discuss trending restaurant topics along with special guests ranging from restaurant-chain CEOs to celebrity chefs to…Continue
Added by Eric Gagnon on August 2, 2013 at 1:14pm — No Comments
Is Your Favorite Fast Food Spot On Top?…Continue
Added by Jules Dalsey on August 2, 2013 at 12:19pm — No Comments
The special offer has been so popular that we had to bring it back!This Friday only, August 2nd, Anaheim White House Restaurant will be offering a beautiful Prime Rib and Lobster Tail Combination Plate for $28. Our Prime Rib is hormone free, naturally fed, and pairs perfectly with a single Atlantic Lobster Tail served with champagne sauce. This special offer is good to the first 50 reservations for Friday, August 2nd only who mention the $28 Prime Rib & Lobster Tail and claim this offer.…Continue
Added by Groff-Hinman on August 2, 2013 at 10:21am — No Comments
Critically acclaimed L’Opera Ristorante, one of Long Beach's most venerable dining establishments, has announced the addition of several vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free items to its menu. Owners Enzo DeMuro and Terry Antonelli said that while the culinary staff has long accommodated those with special dietary needs, the new menu will offer several items on a continuing basis that are denoted with “V” for vegetarian, "VE" for vegan and "GF" for gluten free. Among the new additions: Ai…Continue
Added by Groff-Hinman on August 2, 2013 at 9:16am — No Comments
In today’s web-driven world, most companies realize they need an online presence. More and more consumers use websites to research business before spending money on their services. Like a majority of establishments in the current marketplace, restaurants also benefit from having an accessible website for their guests.
But just because you have a website doesn’t mean it’s effective. There are certain elements that are necessary in restaurant websites in order to reach…Continue
Added by Aprons & Smocks on August 1, 2013 at 1:49pm — No Comments
Restaurants and food outlets are among the businesses that stand to benefit most from the boom in mobile search, as dining out is often an impulse decision made while on-the-go.
In a recent survey of nearly 1,500 smartphone users by SinglePlatform, 81% of consumers reported that they searched for a restaurant in the past six months…Continue
Added by Jules Dalsey on August 1, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Your customers are busy people. If they’re going to order a meal from you, they need it to be as convenient and quick as possible. So how can you increase your pick up orders by taking advantage of your customers’ need for convenience? Follow these tips and tricks!
From banking to shopping, customers today are used to doing everything online. Why shouldn’t they be able to order dinner, too? Make sure your menu is available and easy to read…Continue
Added by Barry Chandler on July 30, 2013 at 5:19pm — No Comments
Like any human, managers make the occasional mistake. Some mistakes are easily fixed, while others have lasting consequences. Mistakes that kill employee productivity are especially costly, both to the team and to the organization as a whole.
Many productivity-killing mistakes are made in good faith; managers believe that their team really does have things “figured out” or that they’ve judged a situation correctly. That’s why it’s so important for hospitality managers to…Continue
Added by Robert Krzak on July 30, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
No one is perfect. And, when it comes to restaurant social media, the same is true. While perfection isn't necessarily the goal (you'll never get there, and neither will I!), there are certainly some mistakes that can and should be avoided. …Continue
Added by Matt White on July 30, 2013 at 8:42am — No Comments
Hey FOH BOH'ers!
How is everyone's summer going? Hopefully the patio's remain full and the business is thriving across all establishments!
As the summer (unfortunately) comes to an end, many of our…Continue
Added by Erin Hanson on July 29, 2013 at 2:13pm — No Comments
As digital marketing experts, we often find ourselves publishing content that aims to assist clients, partners, and peers in our industry. Many times we get tactical when talking about the ways in which marketers can navigate the latest and greatest search algorithm changes, or how they might be able to take advantage of a newly released technology or platform. Today, we are excited to take another approach and make some bold predictions about what lies ahead in digital marketing with the…Continue
Added by John Harris on July 26, 2013 at 11:28am — No Comments
Millennials, those ages 19 to 34, are buying fewer cars, houses, electronics, and credit cards. Why is this? Being the group hit the hardest by the economy, they have less money than their parents did at the same age. In fact, the average worth of someone from the age 29 to 37 has dropped a whopping 21% over the last 30 years. What does this mean for…Continue
Added by Barry Chandler on July 26, 2013 at 10:39am — No Comments
Reported by foodem.com, the online wholesale food marketplace-
A night at the movies used to be the end all be all of good times in my household. We’d pile into the car, drive to the huge AMC 30 and prepare for at least sixty minutes of good, and most importantly to my exhausted parents, easy, family fun. This was an especially good deal in the summer when Texas-sized thunderstorms would often knock out our power for full…
Added by Foodem on July 26, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments
Ever dined with monkeys? Ever eat 13 feet underwater?
Restaurant owners: find some of the worlds strangest here:
Brought to you by Liberty Capital Group, Via Fox Business News…Continue
Added by Jules Dalsey on July 24, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
After the economic downturn in the late 2000’s many small businesses were unable to qualify forloans. Traditional banks and credit unions weren’t even lending to those who had sparkling credit and sources of collateral. To make matters worse, the struggling…Continue
Added by Jules Dalsey on July 24, 2013 at 8:49am — No Comments
Reported by foodem.com, the online wholesale food marketplace-
Doughnuts are one of the most popular confectionaries in the world, and prepared in a variety of forms they’re also one of the most diverse desert selections! Whether you…
Added by Foodem on July 24, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments
As we enter into late summer, chefs and restaurant owners are starting to plan and create their fall menus to entice and delight customers.
Fall is an ideal time to celebrate the bountiful harvests of the season, which brings with it an abundance of hearty vegetables, such as squashes and gourds, potatoes, and parsnips, as well as delicious and sweet fruits like apples, pomegranates and pears.
And as temperatures cool down, the fall season is also a time when Chefs can put fun,…Continue
Added by Barry Chandler on July 23, 2013 at 12:50pm — No Comments
Every organization in the hospitality industry relies on teamwork to spur productivity, solve problems, and improve customer experiences. It’s no surprise, then, that team building has become a popular topic in the business world – but only effective team building will help your company prosper.
When is team building most effective? Studies show employees learn the most about teamwork when they’re cooperating in pursuit of a common goal. If you’re looking for ways to encourage…Continue
Added by Robert Krzak on July 23, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments