Marketing http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6603/more en How to engage both millennials and boomers http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/how-engage-both-millennials-and-boomers <div class="field-deck"> While restaurants strive for broad appeal, diners’ unique preferences and conflicting behaviors can present challenges. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While restaurants strive for broad appeal, diners’ unique preferences and conflicting behaviors can present challenges.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/how-engage-both-millennials-and-boomers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/how-engage-both-millennials-and-boomers#comments Marketing Fri, 22 Jul 2016 04:29:00 +0000 56081 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Two very different generations want some of the same things from restaurants.</p> Thinkstock Google virtual tours offer powerful tool for restaurants http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/google-virtual-tours-offer-powerful-tool-restaurants <div class="field-byline"> John Moore </div> <div class="field-deck"> Pictures tell the story, especially for potential customers eyeing your restaurant online. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pictures tell the story, especially for potential customers eyeing your restaurant online.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/google-virtual-tours-offer-powerful-tool-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/google-virtual-tours-offer-powerful-tool-restaurants#comments Marketing Social Media Wed, 20 Jul 2016 17:45:00 +0000 56041 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Professional-quality photos are an effective way to attract would-be guests.</p> ‘Restaurant Week’ sales uptick averages 23 percent http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/restaurant-week-sales-uptick-averages-23-percent <div class="field-deck"> Ever wondered if citywide deals are a good idea for operators? One analysis says yes. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ever wondered if citywide deals are a good idea for operators? One analysis says yes.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/restaurant-week-sales-uptick-averages-23-percent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/restaurant-week-sales-uptick-averages-23-percent#comments Marketing Tue, 19 Jul 2016 19:21:00 +0000 56011 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Del Frisco&rsquo;s Double Eagle Steak House is one of about 150 restaurants participating in Houston&rsquo;s month-long Restaurant Weeks. The promotion puts patrons in seats during a slow summer month and raises funds for a local food bank.</p> Del Frisco Double Eagle Steak House Kevin Durant's OKC departure leaves namesake restaurant in lurch http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/kevin-durants-okc-departure-leaves-namesake-restaurant-lurch <div class="field-deck"> The beloved NBA superstar’s defection to Golden State creates serious issues for the local restaurant ventures he endorsed. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The beloved NBA superstar’s departure from OKC creates serious issues for the local restaurant ventures he endorsed.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/kevin-durants-okc-departure-leaves-namesake-restaurant-lurch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/kevin-durants-okc-departure-leaves-namesake-restaurant-lurch#comments Marketing Fri, 15 Jul 2016 14:36:00 +0000 55891 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>In joining Stephen Curry (left) and the Warriors, Kevin Durant leaves an angry community in his wake.</p> Rees Associates Creative ways to deliver the check http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/creative-ways-deliver-check <div class="field-byline"> By Liz Barrett </div> <div class="field-deck"> In lieu of dropping a paper bill on a guest’s table, some restaurant operators have chosen a more clever route. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Rather than dropping a paper bill on a guest’s table, some restaurant operators have chosen a more creative way to deliver the check.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/creative-ways-deliver-check" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/creative-ways-deliver-check#comments Marketing Wed, 13 Jul 2016 15:25:00 +0000 55851 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>At Geraldine&#39;s in Austin, TX, checks are delivered in vintage books.</p> Sarah Jacober Study: most restaurant apps fail to connect http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/study-most-restaurant-apps-fail-connect <div class="field-deck"> Consumers have yet to fall in love with restaurant apps. Many operators share their sentiments. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Consumers have yet to fall in love with restaurant apps. Many operators share their sentiments.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/study-most-restaurant-apps-fail-connect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/study-most-restaurant-apps-fail-connect#comments Marketing Sun, 10 Jul 2016 15:03:00 +0000 55711 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>If you&#39;re thinking about launching an app for your restaurant, don&#39;t rush into it.</p> Thinkstock Foodies: the tourists you want to trap http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/foodies-tourists-you-want-trap <div class="field-deck"> Culinary travelers search out unique and memorable dining experiences. Airbnb might be able to help your restaurant get your share of this business. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Culinary travel is on the upswing, its practitioners spend freely on food and 71 percent are specifically looking to eat at local restaurants that serve regional or local cuisine. </div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/foodies-tourists-you-want-trap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/foodies-tourists-you-want-trap#comments Marketing Wed, 22 Jun 2016 14:00:00 +0000 55421 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Gen Xers and millennials&nbsp;place more emphasis on&nbsp;the food component of their travels.</p> Thinkstock How to beat the catering competition http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/how-beat-catering-competition <div class="node-body blog-body">A captive audience provides an excellent marketing opportunity.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/how-beat-catering-competition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/how-beat-catering-competition#comments Blogs Marketing The Dish on Catering Tue, 21 Jun 2016 14:11:00 +0000 55391 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Popsicle pop-up promotes Cindy’s http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/popsicle-pop-promotes-cindy-s <div class="field-deck"> A Chicago rooftop restaurant takes to the streets with a summery LTO. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A Chicago rooftop restaurant takes to the streets with a summery LTO.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/popsicle-pop-promotes-cindy-s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/popsicle-pop-promotes-cindy-s#comments Marketing Wed, 15 Jun 2016 19:52:00 +0000 55311 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Popsicles provide a taste of summer&mdash;and Cindy&#39;s.</p> Kelsey Sullivan Leveraging the pop-up restaurant http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/leveraging-pop-restaurant <div class="field-byline"> by Liz Barrett </div> <div class="field-deck"> How a pop-up event can bring you and your guests closer together. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Whether you’re introducing a new restaurant, highlighting your cocktails, or showcasing your creativity in the kitchen, learn how a pop-up event can bring you and your guests closer together.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/leveraging-pop-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/leveraging-pop-restaurant#comments Marketing Tue, 14 Jun 2016 16:34:00 +0000 55261 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Niche Restaurant Group Niche Restaurant Group