What do you get when you combine the nearly inexhaustible drive of a pair of young brothers, numerous awards, and a 95-year history that made a remarkable impact on the restaurant industry in America? You get Regas Restaurant, which was the oldest and one of the most award-winning restaurants in Tennessee — and its former
The mobile industry has grown faster than any other technology or innovation in human history, with the average person now checking their smartphone about 110 times a day. With so many digital changes to keep up with, many restaurant operators struggle with how to plug their business into the mobile revolution. Although a little less
When we heard the fifth episode of Bravo’s “Best New Restaurant” would feature a “Battle of the Burger,” our taste buds tingled in anticipation of the juicy deliciousness we’d see. Excitement at Rewards Network amplified tenfold, though, when it was revealed that one of the burger battle contenders would be program restaurant Tongue & Cheek!
It’s definitely been a fun ride, but tonight, “Top Chef” season 12 concludes with the final showdown between chefs Mei Lin and Gregory Gourdet. Just like every week leading up to the finale, we here at Rewards Network will be glued to our screens while ooo-ing and ahh-ing at every dish. I’ve even been live tweeting
Bravo’s newest restaurant reality show, “Best New Restaurant,” has generated plenty of buzz so far as fans have watched the first six restaurant contenders compete in intense, head-to-head matchups. But we here at Rewards Network are extra excited for this week’s episode, which features program restaurant R House, located in Miami’s lively Wynwood arts district.
We here at Rewards Network are proud to announce that not one, but two of our partner restaurants — DOMA in Beverly Hills, Calif., and Dolce Italian in Miami Beach, Fla. — will be facing off in the premiere of Bravo’s “Best New Restaurant,” airing tomorrow at 10 p.m. ET/PT. And that’s not including the
Watching your business requires diligence in all areas, even with your vendors. According to a report from the University of Florida, 5.96% of shrink can be contributed to vendor theft. I had a hard lesson during my first days as a manager at TGIFriday’s regarding vendor theft. I have never forgotten what my mentor Ken
Once a customer makes the decision to dine at your restaurant, you probably depend on your food, service, cleanliness and overall experience to bring them back. But what are you doing to increase their spend while they are still there? 3 Ways to Increase Customer Spend: 1. Sweeten your dessert sales. Simply asking a customer
This article was originally posted in March, 2013, focusing on the only four ways to increase restaurant sales. A lot has changed in our industry since then as we saw the rise and fall of daily discounts, an ever-changing economy and a surge of new and focused restaurants in all segments. As consumers are dining
Does a change in season influence a change in heart amongst your diners? Do customer dining decisions change with the seasons? Your numbers will be a true test, but anecdotally, you can see how it can make a difference: It gets colder outside; it gets darker earlier, new television shows are premiering every night, and