[eGuide] Use Technology to Boost Restaurant Sales and Enhance the Dining Experience

Hungry for Technology: 5 Ways to Boost Restaurant Sales and Enhance the Dining Experience

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Technology has dramatically changed how we live our day-to-day lives; therefore, it is no surprise that high-tech innovations are revolutionizing the restaurant industry as well. Digital capabilities help restaurant owners attract customers, enhance the dining experience, lower overhead costs, and gather priceless data about their customers.

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[eGuide] Grow Your Restaurant with a Food Truck

Grow Your Restaurant Business with a Food Truck

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Did you know that 19% of restaurant owners are likely to launch a food truck in the next two years? The food truck industry is booming… do not get left behind! Taking your restaurant on the road is a great way to grow your brick and mortar restaurant business.

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[eGuide] Boost Restaurant Sales with On-Demand Dining

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For decades, food delivery has mostly been limited to pizza and Chinese food. But, with our fast-paced lifestyles, along with the ease of online ordering, there is a new way to dine: on demand. In fact, 55% of consumers order restaurant takeout or delivery at least once a week.

Mission’s latest eGuide, The Delivery Race: Boost Restaurant Sales with On-Demand Dining, shares why you should consider adding delivery services to your restaurant.

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Must Read Tips for Opening a Restaurant

Opening a restaurant is a huge undertaking with a lot of moving parts and a task list that is a mile long.

Don’t forget these points that could save you some pain down the road.

Location, Talent, Concept

Location, location, location

Chef Tyson Cole has two wildly popular sushi restaurants in Austin, TX. When he says you should never start without the big three, you should probably listen. The big three according to Cole are location, talent (chef), and concept.

Starting with a location that is physically accessible increases the chances of success. But there’s more than just physical accessibility. To target the widest demographic, your restaurant also has to be accessible in a broader sense. Fast service, casual dress, and lower cost are all things that make your restaurant more accessible.

“Fast casual restaurants are booming because they’re incredibly accessible on all levels”

Having a clearly defined concept will help you choose the right location and make sure you have the right talent to bring that concept to life. Chef Cole says that these three are intertwined.

“No restaurant succeeds without a great chef, a great location and a great concept. They all work together. Your location should fit your concept. Your chef, or ‘talent,’ must fit your concept, otherwise you’ll constantly deal with the most common word in the restaurant business: Drama.”

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[eGuide] Seizing Sustainability: Tips for Eco-Responsible Restaurants

Seizing Sustainability: How can you help your restaurant be more sustainable?

Sustainability is becoming an increasingly attractive business strategy for restaurant owners. Why?

  • Today’s consumers expect restaurants they dine in to be environmentally responsible
  • Government regulations are beginning to require it
  • Sustainable restaurant practices lead to cost savings over time
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6 Elements Every Restaurant Website Should Feature

In this digital day and age, restaurants need to have great websites that provide customers the information they want and need to draw them into the dining experience.

Restaurant Engine and SEO Aware have given some tips for what every restaurant website needs to bring customers into their unique dining experience.

To illustrate some of these elements, we’ll use San Antonio’s own Bella On The River as an example.

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