Relief for Struggling Restaurants: CARES Act 2020 On March 27, 2020, the federal CARES Act was passed to help address the unprecedented public health and economic crisis related to COVID-19. The law provides $300+ billion for Small Business Administration (SBA) loan guarantees and subsidies for small businesses, including restaurants. The CARES Act amends the Small Business Act,
These challenging times require all of us to come together and do what’s right for our communities. We are all taking steps to help each other, and we as a business are doing everything we can to support the fragile restaurant community across the country. For 36 years, Rewards Network has proudly been the largest network
During this challenging time, our hearts go out to everyone affected personally and professionally by COVID-19. We all must do our part to take care of each other, and for all of us at Rewards Network, that centers on the restaurant community. For 36 years, we’ve proudly been the largest network of small independent restaurants
The rapid spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has already had a severe impact on the food industry. As a business owner, it’s important to have a plan in place to encourage sales during these unpredictable times. Download this free e-tool to learn innovative ideas and tips that can help you navigate this unsettling industry landscape.
Hiring a seasoned photographer and food stylist can put a huge dent in your budget. Fortunately, with today’s technology and phone cameras, restaurant owners have the ability to take their own professional-looking photos. We’ve assembled 20 tips on how to take top-notch photographs of your delicious dishes, unique beverages, and amazing space, including: What lighting
There’s nothing like a summer night filled with great people, delicious food, and cool drinks. But what happens when your restaurant isn’t just competing with neighboring establishments for summertime diners, but also with guests’ own backyards? Here are some suggestions for restaurant owners looking to lure customers away from at-home barbeques and into their establishments.
It doesn’t take long once spring blooms into summer for people to begin crowding onto sidewalk cafés and patios. And some of these patrons eager to soak up the summer sun aren’t alone — many will be accompanied by their favorite canine comrades. With 48 percent of U.S. households owning a dog, this demographic is
Summertime is the busiest season of the year for many restaurant owners. How your restaurant performs during the critical summer months can often mean the difference between ending the year in the black, or in the red. So, how do you attract more customers eager to celebrate summer by dining out without investing in pricey
Customer tastes are evolving and changing. While some consumers still prefer the full-service experience of dining in a restaurant, a growing number are developing a taste for delivery or takeout. In fact, online ordering spend is growing 300% faster than on-premise spend. It’s important for restaurant owners to understand how to meet the expectations of
As the demand for delivery continues to rise, some restaurants are struggling to keep up. One way for owners to manage the influx of orders is by partnering with third-party food delivery companies. We took a look at some of the top food delivery apps to help you decide which ones you might want to