Celebrate spring’s best holidays at your restaurant

Spring is right around the corner, so get into the spirit by planning to celebrate some of the holidays of the season with your restaurant guests. From the menu to the décor and ambiance, get a head start on the spring celebrations by preparing early, marketing your events, and filling those tables this season. March […]

February’s best food holidays

While this month may be known most for Valentine’s Day, February offers a wide variety of potential celebrations for your restaurant guests to enjoy! Join in on the monthly fun by offering your patrons something new, re-engaging your staff, and boosting that bottom line. February 4: Homemade Soup Day Comfort food like soup is often […]

Trend Watch: Mushroom toast, cedar cocktails, aji panca

By Katie Belflower In the first edition of RestoBiz and Technomic’s Trend Watch for 2024, we take a look at some of the top trending dishes and ingredients, spotlighting some of the restaurants featuring them on their menus. This edition focuses on mushroom toast, cedar cocktails, and aji panca. Mushroom toast Trending at independent restaurants […]

Add food and beverage pairings to your menu

When you’re looking to increase guest cheque totals at your restaurant, adding pairings to your menu might just do the trick. Suggestive selling, or upselling, becomes simpler when your team has the tools to easily pair complementary food and beverages. Wine pairings are the traditional way to go, but there are other ways to boost […]

Get extra festive with food holidays in December

Yes, December tends to mean all things holiday, but why not add a few new occasions to give your guests another reason to visit? Whether you want to go all-out or keep it low-key, this month has it all! Choose from these December food holidays to stand out from the competition, get guests talking about […]

2024 brings comfort and function to menus

We’ve seen many menu changes come to pass over the last few years, and as we head towards the end of the year, it’s time to take a look at what trends are ramping up for 2024. From flavours and ingredients to the customer experience, next year’s menus offer more nostalgia, global influences, and more. […]

Celebrate fall with pumpkin on your menu

By Mark Plumlee Fall’s in full swing, and creating a seasonal menu can help attract attention for your restaurant, get guests excited to visit, and draw in a new crowd of customers. Nothing says fall like pumpkin on your menu! It isn’t just a flavour for spiced lattes, it can spice up every section of […]

Mocktails get a makeover as consumer demand rises

The last few years have seen a significant rise in mocktails on menus as operators get creative with non-alcoholic beverages to meet the growing consumer demand. As 57 per cent of global consumers plan to participate in Dry January, restaurants need to look at their menus for opportunities to add in items that will satisfy […]

Turn your restaurant into a Halloween haunt

Are you looking to get into the spirit this year to draw a crowd to your restaurant? Halloween isn’t necessarily a typical holiday for restaurants, but it’s a great way to attract families, set yourself apart, and develop a new clientele. According to studies, consumers spent over $10.6 billion on Halloween last year, and if […]

Concepts to Watch: Stacked, Bergham, Tap & Barrel

By Katie Belflower Restaurant branding is vital to stand out and attract attention for your business. Every month, in Technomic’s Concepts to Watch, we highlight three restaurants that are demonstrating this across the country. In this edition, we are highlighting Stacked, Bergham, and Tap & Barrel.   Stacked Pancake House Chocolate Banana Pancakes Image Source: […]