5 Ways Restaurants Can Win At Marketing Their Business During Covid-19

Across the country, restaurants in a handful of states are gearing up for soft, restricted dining room reopenings. In Arkansas on May 11, dining rooms were allowed to reopen with one-third of their normal capacity. In Connecticut, outdoor dining areas will be allowed to reopen on May 20. In Florida on May 4, restaurants were […]

Looking to Gain Market Share? Appeal to Customers with Convenience

Around the 1950s, something big happened to the restaurant industry. Until that point, there were generally two kinds of dining experiences to be had in America. You could go to a traditional, full-service sit-down restaurant, or you could go to a cafe, coffee shop, or diner offering a more casual, limited-service experience. In this more […]

How To Package Takeout For Optimal Satisfaction

If you ordered takeout or delivery and your greatly anticipated meal was cold or soggy, would you order from that restaurant again? Probably not. Getting the packaging right is important, and it’s not just about keeping food warm. It’s about capitalizing on a growing trend—online orders account for a bigger portion of the food delivery […]

Prepping Your Restaurant For Online Ordering: What You Need To Know

Online ordering is taking the restaurant industry by storm, and it’s not just because of COVID-19. Research shows that delivery and digital orders have been growing 300% faster than dine-in traffic since 2014—and this is only the beginning. People want to eat whatever they want whenever they want, and while the dine-in experience will hopefully […]

Can Restaurants Accept SNAP Benefits? Let’s Make It Possible

The COVID-19 crisis has fundamentally altered the world we share in a multitude of ways, some of which are obvious and others that will only be revealed over time. In addition to the hundreds of thousands of deaths worldwide, the economies of the planet have come to a virtual standstill as millions of people stay […]

How to Choose the Right POS for Your Restaurant

Whether you’re new to the restaurant business or opening the latest in a chain of locations, choosing the right POS system for your needs is a process that’s only becoming more complex as technology progresses and more and more options become available. Gone are the days of simply using a stand alone cash register. Modern […]

How Restaurants Can Keep Customers Safe During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Across the United States and beyond, communities are rallying around restaurants that have been impacted by the coronavirus. For restaurants that are able, offering takeout service is the best (and often the only) means of pushing on despite the current situation. Every takeout order helps ensure our favorite restaurants are still around to welcome diners […]

In a Post-COVID World, Here’s the Tech Every Restaurant Will Need

There are two kinds of people in the world: those who remain largely ignorant of new technology until it in some way directly impacts their lives, and those who anxiously await each new technological advance to the point of saving their money and standing in line for days to get the newest shiny gadget, whether […]

4 Social Media Lessons for Restaurants During COVID-19

For the restaurant industry, the new normal brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic has forced major adaptation. Right now, restaurants are facing immense uncertainty and unprecedented economic hardship. But social media, and the business it can drive, is a resource that should be taken advantage of now more than ever. For restaurants pushing forward with […]