With states easing COVID restrictions and restaurant occupancy rules relaxing, many owners and operators are looking to build, or rebuild, their staff to accommodate renewed and increasing demand from patrons. Hiring in the restaurant industry has become a challenge, and regardless of reason—higher unemployment benefits or increased hiring in competing industries—it’s important to take a
Discover seven key steps to consider when reopening your restaurant for indoor dining.
The coronavirus pandemic has forced many restaurant owners to get hyper creative when it comes to generating revenue during a time when many people are not comfortable dining out. One popular solution being implemented by restaurants across the country is the creation of custom meal kits. These take-home kits allow your customers to recreate their
St. Patrick’s Day is usually one of the busiest and highest grossing days of the year for bars and restaurants. However, with the COVID-19 pandemic still present across the U.S., restaurant owners will need to get creative when it comes to St. Patrick’s Day celebrations this year. Whether your restaurant is open for limited-capacity indoor
Rewards Network is pleased to announce the winners of the Restaurant Resilient $50K Giveaway! As a sign of appreciation for our industry, Rewards Network created the essay competition to give away $10,000 to five different restaurants. The goal was to provide some financial help to restaurants during the winter months, which is posing many challenges
Restaurants looking for a way to increase sales this month should consider investing in special Valentine’s Day promotions. For restaurants operating at normal capacity, your dining room may be able to function much the same as it has in years past. However, for areas of the country where indoor dining is still restricted due to
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced restaurant owners to tap into their ingenuity to create new methods of generating brand awareness and revenue during this challenging time. One such strategy has been the nationwide resurgence of food trucks in the restaurant industry. In fact, 24,000 licensed food trucks operate in the United States, making it a
It’s no secret that consumers nowadays are living in an age where technology has made them accustomed to getting exactly what they want, when they want it. This is especially true when it comes to ordering food delivery from a restaurant, which is something customers are doing more often during the coronavirus pandemic. In fact,
As we enter the fall season, consistently chillier temperatures are becoming the norm for many states in the U.S. This means that restaurant owners will have to get extra creative when it comes to keeping their outdoor dining areas open and thriving all year round. In fact, the city of Chicago launched a challenge asking
Discover how to successfully launch and maintain online ordering for takeout/delivery for your restaurant.