Why People Become Restaurant Regulars... And How To Keep Them Coming Back
Why People Become Restaurant Regulars... And How To Keep Them Coming Back

SevenRooms F&B Blog · 3 Sep

My first kitchen job was at my local pub in the Sussex countryside of southern England. Think oak beams, huge open fireplace, cast iron horseshoes on

10 Proven Email Marketing Tips For Restaurants & Bars That Convert into Reservations & Sales
10 Proven Email Marketing Tips For Restaurants & Bars That Convert into Reservations & Sales

SevenRooms F&B Blog · 15 Aug

Email marketing is of the most cost-effective ways for restaurants, bars and nightclubs to build loyalty and drive reservations and sales, but only i

DIY Menu Design for Restaurant Owners
DIY Menu Design for Restaurant Owners

SevenRooms F&B Blog · 31 Jul

Designing a menu can be daunting as an owner and restaurateur. For a menu to be most effective - meaning, to attract the most customers or command th

Creative Ways to Boost Restaurant Revenue this Summer
Creative Ways to Boost Restaurant Revenue this Summer

SevenRooms F&B Blog · 12 Jul

With summer upon us, now is the perfect time for restaurants to optimize this sunny season and get more diners in their seats.

5 Reasons To Get A POS System For Your Restaurant
5 Reasons To Get A POS System For Your Restaurant

SevenRooms F&B Blog · 3 Jul

Selecting a point of sale (POS) system for your restaurant is one of the most important decisions you will make. Whether you’re opening your first lo

What Is Tip Credit? Here's What You Need to Know.
What Is Tip Credit? Here's What You Need to Know.

SevenRooms F&B Blog · 26 Jun

The Tip Credit, part of the Fair Labor Standards Act, is a pay rule that applies to the required federal, state and city minimum wage rates for peopl

Podcast: The Importance of Personalization
Podcast: The Importance of Personalization

SevenRooms F&B Blog · 25 Jun

Every customer wants a unique and tailored experience no matter what they are buying or where they are going. This is especially true in the hospital

6 Things You Need to Know Before Opening a Restaurant
6 Things You Need to Know Before Opening a Restaurant

SevenRooms F&B Blog · 21 Jun

Opening a restaurant is the dream for many people. In fact, if you're a chef, entrepreneur or food lover, you likely have a clear idea in your head a

A Guide to Managing Facebook for Your Restaurant

SevenRooms F&B Blog · 7 Jun

Facebook continues to be the most influential social media platform when it comes to consumers finding new restaurants. And with 2.2 billion people l

2019 NRA Show Recap: What Restaurant Industry Trends Are Heating Up

SevenRooms F&B Blog · 3 Jun

This year, over 45,000 people streamed into McCormick Place in Chicago to explore the latest and greatest restaurant and foodservice industry trends

Restaurant Digital Marketing Debate: Social Media vs SEO?
Restaurant Digital Marketing Debate: Social Media vs SEO?

SevenRooms F&B Blog · 22 May

Here's the scenario - you're managing a restaurant and looking to use the web to help drive more business. You've been approached by many different v

Podcast: The Power of Direct Reservations

SevenRooms F&B Blog · 9 May

A restaurant’s most powerful tool is direct reservations. SevenRooms’ SVP of Marketing, Marybeth Sheppard, explains why in a recent Food & Beverage p

How Expensive are Local Google Ads for Restaurants?

SevenRooms F&B Blog · 3 May

Google Ads can be an effective way for restaurants to reach guests in the area who are searching to make a dining decision (usually from their mobile

Restaurant Consulting: The Operator's Secret Weapon

SevenRooms F&B Blog · 29 Apr

Smart operators know that hiring a restaurant consultant can be a very savvy business decision. Hiring a consultant creates a bridge between doing ev

3 Mother's Day Marketing Ideas for your Restaurant to Make More Money

SevenRooms F&B Blog · 19 Apr

Mother’s Day is May 12th, which means families are going to be dining out and spending more to celebrate Mom. According to the National Retail Federa

iPad Restaurant POS systems: The Top 3 Benefits For Your Restaurant

SevenRooms F&B Blog · 28 Mar

The restaurant industry has changed pretty dramatically over the past few decades. Restaurants are increasingly letting go of the pen, paper and cash

Turning Likes into Love: How To Tap into Guest Preferences to Create Exceptional Experiences

SevenRooms F&B Blog · 14 Mar

From shopping to searching, we live in an era of personalization. We expect Amazon to know which socks we like and Yelp to know what we want for lunc

What Guest Sentiment Is And How to Measure It

SevenRooms F&B Blog · 27 Feb

Guest sentiment is shared in a lot of universal ways, showing how we feel about an experience: Thumbs up or thumbs down. Five stars or a 1-star ratin

Restaurant Menus: The Secret to More Customers

SevenRooms F&B Blog · 25 Feb

Stop losing customers because you haven’t updated your restaurant menu online. Search engines, review sites and voice assistants have changed how peo

Three Ways to Create a Local Marketing Strategy for your Hotel Restaurant

SevenRooms F&B Blog · 14 Feb

Hotels continue to invest in their F&B programs to help differentiate their brands and appeal to travelers seeking authentic cultural experiences. Ho

What Is Eatertainment? Hear It From The Experts

SevenRooms F&B Blog · 7 Feb

Here’s the definition of eatertainment: a guest experience that involves food and/or beverage dining before, after, or during other activities.

How to Create a Social Media Marketing Plan for Your Restaurant

SevenRooms F&B Blog · 31 Jan

When working to promote your restaurant, social media marketing should be at the top of the list. In fact, a robust social media marketing strategy c

13 Valentine's Day Marketing Ideas to Woo and Win Guests

SevenRooms F&B Blog · 23 Jan

Consumers in the U.S. alone spend $3.7 billion dollars on dining out on Valentine’s Day.

Mobile Payments: The Top Restaurant Tech Trend for 2019
Mobile Payments: The Top Restaurant Tech Trend for 2019

SevenRooms F&B Blog · 16 Jan

From Artificial Intelligence to Big Data, there are endless tech buzzwords being used to describe the latest restaurant tech. While those are certain

What Is Hospitality? What It Is And What It Looks Like

SevenRooms F&B Blog · 3 Jan

When you ask yourself “What is hospitality?,” it’s an easy answer to explain examples of the good or bad. Good: when you arrive to a restaurant and a

How to Effectively Manage and Train Generations XYZ At Your Restaurant

SevenRooms F&B Blog · 19 Dec

Did you know that the average restaurant worker is just 29 years old? As new workers from generation Z join the workplace and millenials (Gen Y) matu