Marketing http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6603/more en Making money with forbidden fruit http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/making-money-forbidden-fruit <div class="node-body blog-body">How restaurants can make money with rare and forbidden food and drink items.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/view-kitchen">View from the Kitchen</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/making-money-forbidden-fruit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/making-money-forbidden-fruit#comments Blogs Eat Beat Marketing View from the Kitchen Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:07:00 +0000 33201 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Darden plans to revitalize Olive Garden http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/darden-plans-revitalize-olive-garden <div class="field-deck"> After unloading Red Lobster, the casual dining giant is eager to get its mojo back. Job one: resuscitate Olive Garden. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Darden is repositioning Olive Garden to be relevant to Millennials. Here's how.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/darden-plans-revitalize-olive-garden" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/darden-plans-revitalize-olive-garden#comments Eat Beat Business Marketing Management Tips Owner Interviews Wed, 25 Jun 2014 12:09:00 +0000 32701 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Key steps in crafting a Millennial-friendly marketing strategy http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/key-steps-crafting-millennial-friendly-marketing-strategy <div class="field-deck"> Restaurants that rely on a one-size-fits-all approach will not succeed with this audience. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Designing restaurant loyalty programs that address Millennials' preferences can improve results.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/key-steps-crafting-millennial-friendly-marketing-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/key-steps-crafting-millennial-friendly-marketing-strategy#comments Eat Beat Marketing Consumer Trends Mon, 16 Jun 2014 15:22:00 +0000 32291 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock More customers finding restaurants via smartphones http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/more-customers-finding-restaurants-smartphones <div class="field-deck"> Many potential patrons now rely heavily on mobile devices when deciding where they’re going to eat. Ignore them at your peril. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new report suggests mobile strategies are especially important for restaurants.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/more-customers-finding-restaurants-smartphones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/more-customers-finding-restaurants-smartphones#comments Eat Beat Business Marketing Management Tips Wed, 11 Jun 2014 14:47:00 +0000 32231 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Copyright Sean Gallup, Getty Images Buy one, save later deals dominate Father's Day promos http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/buy-one-save-later-deals-dominate-fathers-day-promos <div class="field-deck"> Drinks and dining for dads, with beefed up ideas for your menu </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Drinks and dining for dads, with beefed up ideas for your menu</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/buy-one-save-later-deals-dominate-fathers-day-promos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/buy-one-save-later-deals-dominate-fathers-day-promos#comments Eat Beat Business Marketing Wed, 04 Jun 2014 16:20:00 +0000 32111 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Diving deeper into local food pricing http://restaurant-hospitality.com/local-food/diving-deeper-local-food-pricing <div class="field-deck"> Guests are willing to pay more for locally sourced ingredients, so how should restaurants market and price their food? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Guests are willing to pay more for locally sourced ingredients, so how should restaurants market and price their food?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/local-food/diving-deeper-local-food-pricing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/local-food/diving-deeper-local-food-pricing#comments Eat Beat Marketing Consumer Trends Local Food Fri, 23 May 2014 15:55:00 +0000 31461 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Locally sourced pan-seared scallops and wild mushroom risotto at Braxton&#39;s Restaurant &amp; Bar inside the Algonquin Resort.</p> 4 ways to obtain useful guest feedback http://restaurant-hospitality.com/eat-beat-business/4-ways-obtain-useful-guest-feedback <div class="field-byline"> Brian Casel </div> <div class="field-deck"> Making it easy for customers to comment on their dining experience can pave the way to improvements. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">You have everything set in place to run a successful restaurant, and you think your customers are happy—but you wonder whether they are truly having a satisfactory experience in your restaurant.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/eat-beat-business/4-ways-obtain-useful-guest-feedback" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/eat-beat-business/4-ways-obtain-useful-guest-feedback#comments Eat Beat Business Marketing Management Tips Wed, 21 May 2014 14:14:00 +0000 31421 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock How tech revolution is driving industry evolution http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/how-tech-revolution-driving-industry-evolution <div class="field-deck"> Innovations are helping operators boost data-driven marketing and consumer engagement, NRA Show panelists said. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Innovations are helping operators boost data-driven marketing and consumer engagement, NRA Show panelists said.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/how-tech-revolution-driving-industry-evolution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/how-tech-revolution-driving-industry-evolution#comments Eat Beat Business Marketing Social Media Technology Mon, 19 May 2014 14:14:00 +0000 31381 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Sarah McCrary of Leaf discusses the goal of restaurant technology providers connecting with each other while&nbsp; A.T. Toroyan of Tossed Franchise Corp. (left) and Dan Simpson of ToGo Technologies look on.</p> How net neutrality issue could impact restaurants http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/how-net-neutrality-issue-could-impact-restaurants <div class="field-deck"> The ability for Internet service providers to charge tiered pricing would put restaurants with smaller online marketing budgets behind the eight ball. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The ability for Internet service providers to charge tiered pricing would put restaurants with smaller online marketing budgets behind the eight ball.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/how-net-neutrality-issue-could-impact-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/how-net-neutrality-issue-could-impact-restaurants#comments Eat Beat Business Marketing Marketing Technology Wed, 14 May 2014 13:49:00 +0000 31311 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Margarita watch: Building buzz with beverages http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/margarita-watch-building-buzz-beverages <div class="field-deck"> Cash in on this popular party day with Cinco de Mayo-worthy drink ideas. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cash in on this popular party day with Cinco de Mayo-worthy drink ideas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/margarita-watch-building-buzz-beverages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/margarita-watch-building-buzz-beverages#comments Eat Beat Marketing Beverage Recipes Food Trends Drink Trends Ultimate Beverage Solutions Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:49:00 +0000 30361 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Hard Rock Cafe&#39;s Air Mexico Flight margaritas are available in six flavors.</p>