Restaurants and operators must be careful not to cede control over customer loyalty as off-premises consumption becomes the norm.
By David Scott Peters Building lunch sales is key to greater profitability in restaurants. This is because most of the costs associated with preparing for the dinner rush happen during the daytime. Think about it: You are paying rent and utilities whether you are generating sales during the day or not. There are labor costs […]
Press release Using an online offers website to get new customers into your restaurant greatly increases your chances of turning them into regulars — provided you give them a good first-time experience — according to a recent survey of Travelzoo Canada members. Almost all of the 2,800 people surveyed in the poll conducted by Travelzoo […]
Live music can be an effective way to attract customers to your restaurant and encourage them to spend more money on food and drinks. Music and food share an intimate connection: they conjure emotional responses that give your restaurant more personality and create memories for your customers. Bringing these two elements together is also a […]
Press release Restaurants from coast-to-coast make inaugural list of Canada’s greatest gastronomic destinations As executive chefs and restaurateurs across the country draw on autumn for inspiration during a new season of dining, OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of The Priceline Group, revealed the 100 Best Restaurants for Foodies in Canada for 2016. The list reflects […]
By Mark Dempsey When was the last time you visited a quick-service chain, a sit-down restaurant, or a supermarket? Depending on your answer, it may or may not come as a surprise to you that total traffic to the Canadian commercial foodservice marketplace was flat this last year versus the year before. While traffic is […]
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