Marketing http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6603/more en 6 ways to polish restaurant promotions http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/6-ways-polish-restaurant-promotions <div class="field-byline"> Richard Delvallée </div> <div class="field-deck"> Good planning, timing and patience all factor into effective promos. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Good planning, timing and patience all factor into effective promos.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/6-ways-polish-restaurant-promotions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/6-ways-polish-restaurant-promotions#comments Marketing Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:22:00 +0000 46711 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 7 steps to a stronger direct mail campaign http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/7-steps-stronger-direct-mail-campaign <div class="field-byline"> Liz Barrett </div> <div class="field-deck"> A few basic moves will help your mail promotion stand out from the crowd. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A few basic moves will help your mail promotion stand out from the crowd.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/7-steps-stronger-direct-mail-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/7-steps-stronger-direct-mail-campaign#comments Marketing Tue, 18 Aug 2015 13:53:00 +0000 46091 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Groupon opens new front in restaurant delivery wars http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/groupon-opens-new-front-restaurant-delivery-wars <div class="field-deck"> Takeout and delivery customers get cash back when they order food using Groupon To Go, but the hefty discount doesn’t come out of the restaurant operator’s pocket. 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http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/7-budget-friendly-ways-get-publicity#comments Marketing Wed, 05 Aug 2015 13:53:00 +0000 45541 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Restaurants target families with gaming approach http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/restaurants-target-families-gaming-approach <div class="field-deck"> Dave & Buster’s has upped the ante for marketers, experimenting with digital games to lure customers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dave & Buster’s has upped the ante for marketers, experimenting with digital games to lure customers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/restaurants-target-families-gaming-approach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/restaurants-target-families-gaming-approach#comments Marketing Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:30:00 +0000 45381 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Build a Better: Lobster promotion http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/build-better-lobster-promotion <div class="field-deck"> Summery menu ideas for over-the-top or understated lobster dishes. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Summery menu ideas for over-the-top or understated lobster dishes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/build-better-lobster-promotion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/build-better-lobster-promotion#comments Marketing Food Trends Seafood Mon, 13 Jul 2015 14:00:00 +0000 44731 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>The Seafood Tower at B&acirc;oli Miami features one half of a cooked Maine lobster in the company of 6 raw kumamoto oysters, a cooked jumbo shrimp, 6 head-on prawns, 4 baby scallops, 3 king crab legs and black steamed mussels over crushed ice.</p> Photo courtesy of Bâoli Miami Millennials eclipse Boomers as prime restaurant customer base 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should take. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the social media era, restaurants and other businesses must respond differently to unplanned events.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/6-ways-prepare-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/6-ways-prepare-crisis#comments Marketing How To Thu, 09 Jul 2015 13:00:00 +0000 44191 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Bar Tartine highlighted in latest Morgan Spurlock film http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/bar-tartine-highlighted-latest-morgan-spurlock-film <div class="field-deck"> Documentary explores the meaning of 'artisan.' </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Documentary explores meaning of 'artisan'</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/bar-tartine-highlighted-latest-morgan-spurlock-film" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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