July food holidays to celebrate at your restaurant

Summer is the perfect time to celebrate food holidays, get people excited to be out on the patio, and draw in a new seasonal crowd. You can go big with décor and entertainment, or you can scale down to include just a few feature items on your menu. Celebrating food holidays is a great way […]

5 food holidays to celebrate in July, from fried chicken to tequila

By Megan Prevost It’s time again to prepare for another month of food holidays! Celebrating these types of holidays consistently can bring a fun air to your restaurant. Customers may begin to look forward to the occasion you choose to celebrate each month or every few months. These holidays are a great way to incentivize […]

Diners turning away from fried foods

Restaurant diners are increasingly turning their noses up at fried foods, according to a new industry report. Black Box Intelligence’s latest pulse report says that guest sentiment for fried foods has declined since the start of the pandemic at both limited- and full-service restaurants. The greatest decline in fried food’s appeal to diners was in […]

Swiss Chalet and Lay’s form a clever marketing team

By Shelby Morrison If you are Canadian, it is likely that you know what Swiss Chalet’s Chalet sauce is. Just the words alone can get your taste buds excited. Swiss Chalet is known by many for its chicken, but is perhaps even more well-known for its iconic dipping sauce. If you’ve been to Swiss Chalet, […]