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Give them a boost with these seven simple tips.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/how-stir-nonalcholic-beverage-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/how-stir-nonalcholic-beverage-sales#comments Marketing Drink Trends Beverages Soft Drinks Fri, 22 Jan 2016 19:00:00 +0000 51061 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Offering signature lemonades is an easy way to drive beverage orders.</p> Thinkstock 5 ways to rethink staff recruitment http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/5-ways-rethink-staff-recruitment <div class="field-byline"> Kim Shepherd and Tom Brennan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A tighter job markets means employers need to market themselves to top talent.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/5-ways-rethink-staff-recruitment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/5-ways-rethink-staff-recruitment#comments Marketing H.R./Legal Wed, 20 Jan 2016 15:30:00 +0000 50991 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Sign of the times: Employers are fishing in a shallower talent pool.</p> Getty Images 7 ways to stir up a media buzz http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/7-ways-stir-media-buzz <div class="field-byline"> Liz Barrett </div> <div class="field-deck"> Make 2016 the year your restaurant makes it into the press by following experts’ advice for courting the media. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Make 2016 the year your restaurant makes it into the press by following experts’ advice for courting the media.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/7-ways-stir-media-buzz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/7-ways-stir-media-buzz#comments Marketing Thu, 14 Jan 2016 18:13:00 +0000 50921 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>The media need something to talk about, and you can help them.</p> Thinkstock How to reach Millennials through loyalty programs http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/how-reach-millennials-through-loyalty-programs <div class="field-deck"> The largest generational cohort has a message for restaurant operators: Show us the money. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A recent study reveals how restaurants can best leverage their loyalty programs to attract and keep Millennial customers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/how-reach-millennials-through-loyalty-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/how-reach-millennials-through-loyalty-programs#comments Marketing Consumer Trends Thu, 07 Jan 2016 16:00:00 +0000 50641 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Millennial loyalty program members like&nbsp;frequent communication and an app that allows them to check their rewards balance easily.</p> Thinkstock 3 steps toward honest guest feedback http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/3-steps-toward-honest-guest-feedback <div class="field-byline"> Liz Barrett </div> <div class="field-deck"> Are you ready to turn your table touches into honest and insightful conversations? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">You visit every table in the restaurant. That's good, but are you really finding out what your guests think? 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Put your restaurant on their radar. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Local businesses need venues for their parties and meetings. Put your restaurant on their radar.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/4-ways-generate-more-corporate-event-bookings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/4-ways-generate-more-corporate-event-bookings#comments Marketing Wed, 04 Nov 2015 15:30:00 +0000 49111 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Corporate groups can drive restaurant business during off-peak times.</p> Thinkstock