Restaurant business Plan Articles

Restaurant’s 50% Solutions

September 1st is fast approaching, and the COVID-19 crisis is not letting up. Many states are reporting increased cases and travel restrictions are in 30 states. Some states, like Pennsylvania, have reduced seating capacity in restaurants to 25%. With all this happening, it makes me wonder, what will restaurants do in the fall? Think about […]

Rethink Your Restaurant Business Plan

What will it take for your restaurant to succeed after the COVID-19 shutdowns? For those of you who were able to hang in there, you are tired. The daily struggles and stress to keep your business going has taken its toll on you and your team. When the doors open, the stress will still be […]

The Restaurant Comeback – A Year from Today

Close your eyes and imagine. What will your restaurant world look like a year from today? You made it through COVID -19 and through the summer. Each day was a new challenge, but the fall and holiday season came upon us. The new normal had sunk in and changed your world. The first quarter, always difficult […]

The Restaurant Comeback – The New Normal

Another week of shutdown has our country evolving. Things have definitely changed for better or worse. The promise of an economic stimulus and hopeful medical strategies brings out the optimist in many. For others the sky has fallen. Things will get better and restaurants will come back. Will it be the same? Probably not. The […]

Restaurants Got Kicked In the Butt

As restaurant professionals, we are addicted to our business. We are also very anxious during these current times. Our business is our life and we are threatened. What should we do now? I’m sure most of you have consulted with advisers, watched videos, listened to podcasts or read the many Facebook posts on what you […]

Restaurant Leadership in 2020 – Do You Have What It Takes

The new year has begun and for many restaurants it is a time to take stock for 2020. What is the outlook for your business and for your life? We all know that running a restaurant takes everything you have, so planning for the year ahead is critical. Free Strategy Call – Developing Your Restaurant Potential […]

Building Your Restaurant Customers For 2020

Yes 2020! The holiday season for 2019 is upon us now and it enables you to set your restaurant marketing plans for 2020 in motion. Action now will help build your business for next year. Free Digital Strategy Assessment and Restaurant Reputation Report In the restaurant world it all starts with great food and service. […]

Marketing Your Restaurant Menu In A Digital World

The latest restaurant industry trends point to an industry in turmoil. Sales are down and customer traffic is off. There are some segments of the business that are growing, but often at a cost. With all of this as a backdrop, what is your plan to come out on top by the end of the year? […]

Hitting Your Restaurant Potential

Are you satisfied with your restaurant performance? Are you hitting the potential you know is in your business? When I meet with restaurants, I often ask those questions along with, “Where do you want to be a year from now”? Each of you know your restaurant can do better. You know it deep down inside. Do you […]

Does Social Media Marketing Work For Restaurants?

Let’s face it, Facebook is by far the largest social media network out there. Most of us have used it to keep up with friends and family or even community events. For restaurants, Facebook is an opportunity to build your own community of friends and followers.   Get Your Restaurant Marketing eBook Lately, many restaurants have […]

March Madness For Restaurant Marketing

It’s that time of year again. One the largest sporting events that will span several weeks. From Mid-March into early April many restaurant customers will be captivated by college basketball. It’s become one of the most talked about events in the country. College basketball NCAA March Madness! Free Restaurant Marketing Planning Guide So, what does […]

What Makes Your Restaurant Different?

Choices… We all have choices whether it’s is in life, or specifically where we will dine when we go out to dinner. A recent business trip to Florida really hammered home to me the importance of differentiating your business from all the restaurants in your area. The gulf coast of Florida is a beautiful area […]

5 Ways to Grow your Restaurant Sales With Takeout Menus

Do you know the ROI of Takeout Menus for your restaurant? At the start of a new year many restaurant owners are scratching their heads on how to grow business. The opportunities are many, but some are readily tossed aside. One of those often neglected strategies is Takeout Menus. Recently I had a conversation with a restaurant […]

5 Menu Marketing Strategies for 2019

Effective Menu Marketing In 2019  A new year, new challenges to growing your restaurant business. One thing does remain constant, your menu is something every customer sees when they visit your restaurant. Have you ever thought of the many ways in which your menu can touch customers? In this blog we will look at menu […]

5 Restaurant Management Plays for a Winning Season

January 1, 2019, the holiday season has come to a close. I hope it was a great one for you and your restaurant business. Time to take a breath and think of the year ahead. Many will watch football games over the day and weeks ahead. Your business is like a football game today; is […]