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1545 Peachtree St NE
Time saved at tavern pointe
When guests use split at Tavern Pointe Table turns shorten by 32 minutes on average resulting in 28% faster table turn.
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Guest that use Split at Tavern Pointe give an average of 26% tips versus the 21% tips non-split users give and they spend over $10 more per tab than other customers. Needless to say — that's money!
150 Walton St NW
Time saved at PARKBAR
When guests use split at ParkBar Table turns shorten by 23 minutes on average resulting in 27% faster table turn.
Money Earned at parkbar
Guest that use Split at ParkBar give an average of 24% tips versus the 20% tips non-split users give and they spend over $3 more per tab than other customers. Needless to say — that's money!
As sparkling wines have gained popularity in the US, the sparkling options available have increased too. Prices can vary widely when it comes to sparkling wine, and it’s challenging to know the difference between different types of sparkling wine, and whether those price differences are worth it to you or your customers.
Loyalty programs used to be simple and straightforward. Get a punch card, buy 10 ice cream cones, get an 11th cone free. Times have changed…a lot, and that’s a good thing. Mobile payment systems offer a unique chance to gather data from our customers and use that data to deliver the best experience and turn those customers into longtime regulars.
Video has quickly become the most consumed type of content on social media. If you’re not using it yet for your restaurant, you should be. As each social platform has integrated video options, it’s even easier to work it into your current social media strategy without needing to be a pro.
Notice a change in your Instagram feed? This summer Instagram followed the lead of its parent company, Facebook, and started using a new algorithm to deliver content. Instead of the straightforward, chronological approach, it now curates your feed based on what it thinks you like and want to see.
Employee wage litigation is prevalent in the restaurant industry but luckily there is existing technology that can help prevent this occurrence from happening.
The more reasons you give for people to come out to your neighborhood to eat, shop and play, the better. Try not to think about each business as competition but as partners.
When you go out to eat a little bit of ambient noise or crowd chatter is to expected. You are, after all, in a public space. But, just like everything else in life, too much is too much. There is, however, good news: the restaurant industry is full of creative people with solutions to reduce the ad nauseum of your dining space.
Today there are some amazing companies and apps that have transformed life and culture. If you’re a restaurant owner in a metropolitan area, there’s a good chance that some of your patrons arrived at your restaurant in an Uber car. If you need help placing orders with suppliers, you could set up an account with Orderly. These examples can and hopefully will be applied to your business. So let’s get to the list.
When it comes to your business, you need to think of Instagram as a tool to visually interact with your customers, not just to broadcast to them. The platform itself may be free, but it requires an investment of time and staff to be sure it’s being used to its maximum potential.
According to a study done by Technomic, Inc. who surveyed over 150 customers who order wine in restaurants, “Only 40% of customers surveyed reported that their server, sommelier, or bartender made recommendations, but almost all of them took the recommendation into consideration; with most thinking the person doing the recommending was helpful.”