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.
Many restaurants have made the move to go “no tipping” in recent months. When Danny Meyer shifted his restaurants to “hospitality included” at the back half of last year, we all could have guessed the trend would catch on industry-wide. But what we might not have been able to guess is how guests were going to respond.