What keeps diners coming back to your restaurant? Here’s a hint: it’s not just the food. In fact, a variety of factors impact whether your restaurant is appealing or off-putting.
And while seating may be one of the last things you think about when it comes to restaurant planning, it’s not only one of the first things diners notice, but can make or break their dining experiences. (…Read More…)
Outdoor dining spaces can increase revenue by as much as 30 percent or more, according to a report from The Chicago Tribune.
It’s no surprise that so many restaurants are investing in exterior eating areas — particularly when you factor in research from the Simons Advisory Group indicating that a $200,000 investment in outdoor seating boosts overall sales by $500,000. (…Read More…)
Who isn’t looking to squeeze a few more fruits and vegetables into their diets these days? In fact, the National Restaurant Association featured several health-related topics in its 2016 roundup of the top 20 food trends, including everything from locally grown produce to healthful kids’ meals.