4 Marketing Strategies for Keeping your Restaurant Top of Mind During COVID-19

COVID-19 has been the source of many significant changes in the restaurant industry in just a few short months. From dining room closings to contactless takeout or delivery to redesigning dining rooms for proper social distancing and much more, restaurant owners have had to be exceptionally quick on their feet just to stay afloat. In […]

The Major Role Technology Will Play in the Reinvention of the Restaurant Industry Post-COVID-19

The Major Role Technology Will Play in the Reinvention of the Restaurant Industry Post-COVID-19 Cities across the country are taking the first steps toward reopening. Millions of Americans are taking their first, often tentative, steps from behind closed doors after weeks of forced closures and stay-at-home orders to stem the spread of COVID-19. Of course, […]

On-Prem vs. Off-Prem: How to Fine-Tune Your Menu for Both Dine-In and Takeout

With the COVID-19 pandemic causing the temporary closure of dining rooms all across the country, many restaurants were driven to implement new forms of operations in order to keep their doors open and employees at work. Offering takeout is one solution that helped keep restaurants in business during the last few months. However, although takeout […]

How to Successfully Promote Your Restaurant’s Takeout Service

The shape of the restaurant industry has changed since the advent of COVID-19, and it continues to do so as restaurants across the country begin the process of reopening to a both eager and wary dining public. The most obvious and immediate COVID adjustment made by restaurants was a shift to an all delivery/takeout service […]

How to Prepare a Patio-Perfect Menu

According to the Vucurevich Simons Advisory Group, restaurants could increase gross profits by up to 65 percent by adding an outdoor dining patio. It was also estimated that a restaurant’s proposed initial investment of $200,000 in creating an outdoor dining space could yield a return of more than $500,000 in sales. Pair these success stats […]

Some Good News: 5 Restaurants Making a Difference During COVID-19

The restaurant industry continues to struggle for survival even as cities and states across the country begin the process of opening their economies. Dining rooms are reopening after more than two months of forced closures in response to COVID-19; but for every restaurant currently reopening, multiple others have had to close their doors for good. […]

A Guide To Reopening Your Casual Dining Restaurant: How To Keep Customers Safe & Satisfied

It’s been over two months since COVID-19 closed the dining rooms of America, and only now are restaurants being allowed to begin the process of reopening. Of the wide variety of establishments serving our country’s dining needs, perhaps the hardest hit has been the casual dining restaurants. While fast food and fast casual eateries may […]

“Can coronavirus be spread through food?”: How Your Restaurant Can Respond to the Most Searched Questions on Google

Google, the world’s biggest source for information, is likely where your customers are turning to find answers and the latest developments surrounding restaurant safety amid the COVID-19 health crisis. This makes it essential for restaurants to proactively communicate with customers about everything, from changes that may affect them, to any updates on operating models. Additionally, […]

Strategies For Rehiring Post COVID-19: Keep Employees Motivated & Happy

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to evolve, every state in the union has now officially begun the task of reopening their economies, to varying extents and with varying degrees of success. For restaurants that have been relegated to a pickup and delivery-only business model as their dining rooms sit empty, the challenge now is in […]