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5 Top Marketing Tips for the Festive Season

There is always plenty of competition for Chrismas bookings, and the holiday period is the perfect opportunity for venues to attract new customers, as well as encourage past customers to re-visit. To help boost your bookings this holiday seson, here …

 

Promote Your Venue for Corporate Christmas Parties

When planning corporate Christmas parties, most people are stressed and looking for someone else to shoulder the load. Peers within their own organisation have high expectations, and everyone wants the Christmas party to be bigger and better than the previous …

 

…Survive a bad restaurant review

Whether you run a restaurant, cafe or bistro, a negative review/blog always feels personal.  As you read the words of your customer, I am sure you can feel your heart sinking in your chest and your defense mechanisms turning on.…

 

… Create an Aussie Day Event

Struth! Are you looking for some fair dinkum ideas to create an Aussie day event at your restaurant, bistro or café? Here are some thoughts that may assist.

1. Atmosphere:

Start by picking up some cheap Australia day flags, …

 

…Beat the Summer Heat

Particularly at this time of year, not only is it very hot outside, but it’s even warmer inside your kitchens. We all know to drink plenty of water and keep hydrated, but here are some other quick tips to keep …

 

…Deliver excellent customer service

Here are some quick tips to ensure your service levels keep customers coming through the door.

Tip 1: Every customer should be treated as a member of your family. Ie. Make every customer feel important and appreciated. Smiles are free; …

 

…Cater for Gluten Free Customers

It is estimated by the center for celiac research that 1 in 100 people suffer from celiac disease, although 75% of people remain undiagnosed. So the number of customers seeking menus with gluten free options is steadily growing. Whilst it
 

…Bring customers through the door this winter

Running a successful restaurant, café or bistro during winter can be a struggle; however here are some quick tips to provide idea’s on attracting busy during the cooler weather.

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…Beat the Winter Blues

Most of us in foodservice work unusual hours, and nothing makes it harder to get out bed than the cold. Feeling the winter blues? Take heart in the fact that you are not alone. Here are some quick tips to …

 

…Inspire your team

1. If you want to inspire your team, the first place you need to look, is into a mirror.  You are the team leader. You must set the attitude and behavior that is acceptable in your work place.  You must …