Catering and Event Planning Trends for 2020

Modern Restaurant Management

What will inspire event themes and design in 2020? Wellness is a still a top trend in catered events for 2020. Photos courtesy of Cameron Mitchell Premier Events. These will be a sought after offering on events as well. Photos courtesy of Cameron Mitchell Premier Events.

How To Successfully Market Events On Instagram

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One of the best ways to create “buzz” and market your next event is by using Instagram. As you probably know, Instagram is the most popular form of social media right now so, not marketing your future event on the platform would be a misstep.

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We are going to discuss two types of events: catering—guests’ special occasions, and experiential events—frequent events to draw in guests. Luckily enough local restaurants are creating catering and monthly events, which leads other restaurants to follow suit.

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Event Hosting: What Does your Venue Need?


With narrow margins, unpredictable crowds, and new trends such as delivery services, it is critical to provide customers a variety of dining opportunities, like hosting events. Since most people want food at their event, it really is a win-win situation. The types of events could range from family reunions, birthday parties, holiday get-togethers, charity functions, and other family or business events. Alternatives for Profitable Events.

Virtual Event Ideas for Bars and Restaurants


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Be Prepared: Cocktail and Beverage Trends for Events

Modern Restaurant Management

In order to pull off successful events and cater to their clients’ needs, event planners and their bar staff. If there are leftover ingredients from an event, use them on the next day’s cocktail menu.

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Event date: February 10, 2020 (All day). The first major wine trade event in the French capital is a must-visit three-day business affair. The number of participating winegrowers, co-operatives and negotiants is on the rise, following the inaugural event in February 2019.

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Five Ways to Use Instagram Stories to Grab Attention for Events

Modern Restaurant Management

Event management companies must always be on the lookout for ways to promote their events and increase brand recognition within their audience. But how exactly should you use Instagram Stories for your event promotion? Generate Buzz Using Event Announcements.

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5 Ways to Transform Your Restaurant Into an Event Space


That’s why more and more restaurants are dipping their proverbial toes into the realm of private events. Implementing an events program can be a highly effective method for increasing revenue in a way that’s predictable, manageable, and effective.

Micro-weddings: tips for hosting an unforgettable and covid-safe event


Although weddings are traditionally a great avenue for venues to explore, the events of the last few months have made things tricky (to say the least).

How Hotels Can Host Virtual Events During Shelter in Place

Gourmet Marketing

Therefore, now may be the time to take advantage of Virtual Hotel Events. Because so many have had to cancel events, concerts, and social gatherings, people are beginning to search for events to attend online. Here are a few ways your hotel can host a virtual event.

Event Booking & Management systems for restaurant and function venues…

Ken Burgin

Systems I have seen (and this list is developing): Priava – ‘a purpose-built enterprise venue and event management booking system in the cloud for managing all types of venue and event bookings.

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Event Planning: Step by Step Guide & Checklist (Infographic)

Modern Restaurant Management

Hosting an event is one of the most effective ways of gaining new customers, increasing brand awareness and gaining invaluable feedback on your business. Equipment Finance Operations event planning checklist event planning

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Hospitality Industry Trade Shows, Conferences & Events in Australia

Ken Burgin

Keep up to date with 2020 events across the country – updated regularly. Click event name for more information… Kitchen Management Modern Life Training

[Case Study] How Shawn & Ed Brewing Simplified Scheduling and Event Management

7 Shifts

Beyond brewing, Shawn & Ed also host private events in their historic building—leaving them with more scheduling complexity than most other brewing companies. Shawn & Ed Brewing Co.

How to Land an Event Management Job After Study


You've just completed years of study, and now you're keen to find that dream job. Congratulations! However, there are others in the same boat as you, and they also want the job you're gunning for. Candidate Hospitality

CHART: The One-Stop Event for Employee Training Trends, Best Practices and Ideas

Hot Schedules

Our favorite event to participate in is the service event. Workshops, services events, and completed competencies – oh my! The post CHART: The One-Stop Event for Employee Training Trends, Best Practices and Ideas appeared first on HS Fourth US / Main.

Is Working in Events for You?


Working in events: It can be an exciting side of the hospitality industry, with a myriad of roles available from casual front of house staff to event coordinators, planners, and managers.

6 Craft Beer Events that will Draw a Crowd [WEBINAR]


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TechTable Summit 2018: A Round-up of This Year’s Restaurant Technology Event

Single Platform

SinglePlatform members attended the event to discuss trends and learn more about the current state of the restaurant industry. TechTable Summit celebrated its fourth year with this year’s event execution. The TechTable Summit 2018 took place on October 17th.

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25 Restaurant Event Ideas and How to Run Them

The Eat Restaurant

Events are a great way to draw people to your restaurant, whether on a big holiday weekend or a slow weeknight. From hosting an 80s Fever Night to running a quirky dating event, these 25 restaurant event ideas will attract huge crowds – without breaking the bank for your business

NYC Restaurant Earns 120K in Private Dining and Event Leads

Restaurant Clicks

Goals : Increase organic search traffic, increase private event leads. After auditing the client’s website, we put together an SEO strategy, focusing on private dining events. The post NYC Restaurant Earns 120K in Private Dining and Event Leads appeared first on Restaurant Clicks.

AB inBev, Big Drop Brewing and Viv & Oak to present at Lo & No Beverage Summit


Event date: June 2, 2020 (All day). The event has a high contingent of C-level attendees and is intended for a strategic, decision-making audience. alcohol free event low alcohol

How and Why to Pre-Sell Restaurant Festive and Holiday Events

The Eat Restaurant

How can restaurants capitalize on the holiday and festive period

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How To Become A Successful Wedding Planner In The Digital Age

Lady Boss Blogger

Business Resources Event Planning ResourcesA wedding is the most important day in a couple’s life until the day they have children. It only happens once, and people hire a wedding planner to help ensure that everything goes smoothly.

Planning for the “Big Game”

Goliath Consulting

What comes to mind when you hear there is an expected surge of over a million possible guests entering your city for a weekend event? Having weathered major city-wide events in the past (BCS bowl games, March Madness, even one weekend that merged two huge NCAA football teams, a NASCAR race, and a comic/anime convention) we learned to remain cautiously optimistic towards promises of large influxes of people into our city – you can’t always guess where they want to go when they are in town.

How to Make the Most of the 2019 National Restaurant Association Show

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is single-handedly the most all-inclusive event built for restaurant operators looking to challenge operational norms, disengaged teams, and traditional guest experiences. Blog Events Operations

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4 free restaurant menu templates for your next event

Takeaway Solutions

Great for small events, food trucks, beach restaurants and more. Menu Template 4 Great for special event wine menus or why not create an ever refreshing wine specials menu to push high margin product.

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Trade Commission of Spain and Mercado Little Spain Celebrate Spanish Culture With This Year’s ‘Spain’s Great Match’ Event in New York


Event date: October 1, 2019 (All day). The Iconic Annual Food and Wine Event in the U.S The Trade Commission of Spain in New York and Wines from Spain proudly announce the annual events of Spain’s Great Match, the largest comprehensive Spanish wine and food event in the U.S.

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9 Restaurant Entertainment Ideas to Create Frenzy


Restaurant Business entertainment for restaurants fun restaurant promotion ideas restaurant entertainment restaurant entertainment ideas restaurant marketing ideas and trends restaurant special events restaurants that entertainMove beyond the tag of being just an eatery.

Caffè Culture 2019: Events to Check Out and Where to Find Bizimply!


The post Caffè Culture 2019: Events to Check Out and Where to Find Bizimply! Look out for Bizimply at Caffè Culture on October 28-29 in London. Read more to find out where you can find us and how you can attend! appeared first on Bizimply. Bizimply News

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The Pan Am Experience


News and Trends Pan Am Experience themed events trendsExperience an Authentic Pan American Flight at Air Hollywood. Based in Los Angeles, Air Hollywood is the world’s largest aviation-themed film studio.

Drinking Tea Virtually


For many of us who run tea festivals, it was a hard decision this year to cancel events into which we normally pour hours, days, and months of energy and love to create. Festivals Current events Online Tea Events Portland Portland Tea Festival Tea tea festival Virtual Tea Festival

London Wine Beer & Spirits Competitions promoted globally


When the London Wine Competition launched in 2017 it was the first global event of its kind to not just judge the wines on their quality, but also how much they cost, and what they looked like. beer Competition event spirits wine

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Japanese Green Tea Company at Portland Tea Festival 2019 – Part 2


Here are some pictures we took during the event and my comments. He has been using our tea on his various events. DURING THE EVENT. and even further for this event. Tea Festivals Tea Tea Events Tea festivals

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Virtual Tea Festival – Presented by Tealet


Within a matter of two days there was a list of 20 presenters from six countries putting together 10-to-20-minute live presentations, and I was learning new design and live broadcasting software to host the event – TODAY: April 9, 2020 11AM-4PM PDT.

Host Milano


Event date: October 18, 2019 (All day). boom: innovation, trends and more than 500 events. Over 500 events, contests and cooking demos. The world is on stage at HostMilano, with partnerships, buyers and more than 500 events. equipment food event

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Shenzhen Series, Second Installment: The Shenzhen Global Tea Fair


This creates an environment where an organization like Huajuchen (HJC), organizers of the Global Tea Fair, can offer an almost unimaginable international tea event. where we look with pride at our tea events, festivals, that draw between 1000 and 4000 people.

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3 ways to make your holiday cocktails extra special this year

Goliath Consulting

bar Consulting bar consulting bartending beverage trends craft cocktails holiday cocktails holiday eventsThere are quite a number of beverages that come to mind when we think of the holidays. There’s mulled wine and spiced sangria, hot buttered rum, eggnog, and hot chocolate. But if you’re looking to offer something extra special to your customers, here are three ways to craft a cocktail that is sure to spread the Christmas cheer. Tweak the Classics.



from a formerly in person event, and turned into a different and more ambitious project, creating a digital platform supporting a wine event, where wine lovers in Italy and all around the world will have the chance to participate, even at a time when travel is restricted.

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Your Bar vs Netflix: How Bars and Restaurants Can Attract More Millennials [WEBINAR]


Attracting Customers Webinars Events Happy HourIt’s no secret that the Millennial generation has a particular liking for hanging out on the couch and binge-watching popular shows on Netflix. Given the high-quality, inexpensive programming that’s available 24/7 these days, we don’t blame them.


Culinary Cues

In this size operation there will likely be a sous chef for each restaurant outlet and a banquet chef whose focus is large-scale events.

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7 Tips for Hospitality Marketing During COVID-19

Social Hospitality

Many business events and conferences are now canceled. That said, many of these clients will search for deals and offers to re-book their event this fall. Personally reach out to everyone that canceled an event and present your special offer to them.