For decades, full service restaurant designs focused on offering a large number of seats with the goal of maximizing revenue. COVID-19 has disrupted the viability of this design, forcing restaurateurs to physically redesign their restaurants in accordance with government guidelines. In this chapter of Avero’s Restaurant Reopening Guide, we explore industry best practices on physical […]
Much of what we love about the restaurant industry – dropping into your local hangout without a reservation, cramming into a packed dining room, hearing about the specials from your server, and even dancing on bars – may disappear. As restaurateurs think about the operational challenges of a COVID-19 world, many are looking towards technology […]
State governments are lifting stay-at-home orders and allowing restaurants to open at 25%-50% of indoor capacity in addition to takeout and delivery. Our index shows that operators are starting to re-open as restrictions are relaxed. However, even at full capacity, restaurants operate with notoriously thin profit margins. As a result, there are many considerations an […]
The COVID-19 Pandemic has devastated the hospitality industry. For the last two months, restaurants have primarily been shuttered with only a small percentage relying on takeout/delivery as a lifeline. However, there are signs that restaurants are on the road to recovery. Recently, most states have started to lift stay-at-home orders, allowing restaurants to partially reopen […]
Your restaurant might have the best menu and ambiance, perfectly executed food and drinks, and top-notch service, but you have to get people in the door in order to showcase your talent.
What is the quickest way to engage with your customers on social media? The answer is Twitter.
One issue many restaurants struggle with is keeping their front of house employees, such as servers and bartenders, motivated and selling up to par. Here you will find some innovative tips to keep your employees motivated and your profits soaring.
“A picture is worth a thousand words,” but with over 700 million active users posting on Instagram, and millions of food pictures, how can you break through the clutter and noise and stand out? Draw your patrons into your restaurant by promoting your Instagram-worthy dishes, beautifully photographed picture of your star menu items. Instagram has […]