Marketing http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6603/more en How to attract Millennial business diners http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/how-attract-millennial-business-diners <div class="field-byline"> James Scarpa </div> <div class="field-deck"> More Millennials are dining out with business clients and associates, and their tastes vary from earlier generations'. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Large tables, craft beers and warm hospitality resonate with a younger diners entertaining clients or associates in restaurants.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/how-attract-millennial-business-diners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/how-attract-millennial-business-diners#comments Marketing Consumer Trends Thu, 21 May 2015 19:53:00 +0000 43041 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock 4 buzzwords to strengthen menus and marketing http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/4-buzzwords-strengthen-menus-and-marketing <div class="field-byline"> Carin Stimolo and Leah Schwartz </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Use terms that speak to Millennials: fresh, customized, local and authentic.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/4-buzzwords-strengthen-menus-and-marketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/4-buzzwords-strengthen-menus-and-marketing#comments Marketing Consumer Trends Thu, 30 Apr 2015 20:00:00 +0000 42411 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com 5 ways to measure how loyal your customers are http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/5-ways-measure-how-loyal-your-customers-are <div class="field-deck"> The success of any restaurant depends heavily on guest loyalty. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The success of any restaurant depends heavily on guest loyalty. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/5-ways-measure-how-loyal-your-customers-are" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/5-ways-measure-how-loyal-your-customers-are#comments Marketing Tue, 28 Apr 2015 18:34:00 +0000 42351 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Trendinista: Cannabis market ready for culinary touch http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-cannabis-market-ready-culinary-touch <div class="field-deck"> Some restaurants are experimenting with pot pairing menus. But the real opportunity may be with edibles. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There’s a big surprise to be found in the first set of full-year sales figures for legal marijuana in Colorado: recreational users like to eat pot almost as much as they like to smoke it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-cannabis-market-ready-culinary-touch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/trendinista/trendinista-cannabis-market-ready-culinary-touch#comments Marketing Trendinista Food Trends Consumer Trends Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:07:00 +0000 42331 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Study: Best ways to boost restaurant marketing ROI http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/study-best-ways-boost-restaurant-marketing-roi <div class="field-deck"> Promotional tools abound, but many operators lack the time and money needed to use them effectively. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Promotional tools abound, but many operators lack the time and money needed to use them effectively. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/study-best-ways-boost-restaurant-marketing-roi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/study-best-ways-boost-restaurant-marketing-roi#comments Marketing Finance Wed, 22 Apr 2015 13:58:00 +0000 42261 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Consumer connection key to impactful marketing http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/consumer-connection-key-impactful-marketing <div class="field-byline"> Joseph Szala </div> <div class="field-deck"> When good food and service are a given, people start looking for a larger reason to patronize one restaurant versus another. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When good food and service are a given, people start looking for a larger reason to patronize one restaurant versus another.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/consumer-connection-key-impactful-marketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/consumer-connection-key-impactful-marketing#comments Marketing Guest Columns Mon, 16 Mar 2015 14:41:00 +0000 41271 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock How to boost loyalty and increase return visits http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/how-boost-loyalty-and-increase-return-visits <div class="field-deck"> A recent study found that 70 percent of customers will never come back to your restaurant. How can you get them back in the door? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A recent study found that 70 percent of customers will never come back to your restaurant. 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Handling the negativity requires a strategy. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Restaurants are often targets for online critics. 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