Food Business

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.

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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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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.

Restaurant Industry Events to Attend in 2020

Xtra Chef

Restaurant industry events are great venues to network with fellow operators, sample and source food and beverage vendors, and check out the latest and greatest trends in hospitality technology. Deciding which food and beverage tradeshows, conferences and events to attend can be overwhelming.

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.

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.

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

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.

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]


The post 6 Craft Beer Events that will Draw a Crowd [WEBINAR] appeared first on Evergreen. Attracting Customers Craft Beer Events & Promotions Webinars

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.

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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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

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.

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

The Eat Restaurant

How can restaurants capitalize on the holiday and festive period

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

Hot Schedules

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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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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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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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.

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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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.

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

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.

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.

Chinese Tea Producers Talk About Coronavirus Experiences – Part 1


Industry Coronavirus Current events TeaThis title sounds a bit more extensive than the post will be. I asked a few online friends in China (contacts, if you’d rather) about their experience with this virus issue, and they passed on some thoughts.

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Japanese Green Tea Company at Portland Tea Festival 2019 – Part 1


Here are some pictures we took during the event and my comments. Last year, we were too late to register as this event has very limited spots for the vendors; so I feel lucky to be able to have been part of them this year! EVENT PREPARATION.

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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.

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.


Culinary Cues

Some events like this may be out of our control – but how we deal with them lies squarely on our shoulders. Part of ideation is dealing with the challenges faced today as well as those to come.

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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 ways to reach new restaurant customers


Event though COVID-19 may have impacted the hospitality industry, it is important to think about the next steps and how to reach new restaurant customers.

Taste of the NFL: Where chefs and NFL communities win


The San Francisco 49ers held a winning card at the charity event. This is the dish Executive Chef Parke Ulrich of Waterbar served at the Taste of the NFL event held the night before the big game. Though they only met at last year’s event, they have culinary heritage in common.

How to Turn Your Restaurant into a Community Brand


Be Part of Local Events and Activities Word of mouth is one of the best marketing strategies you can hope for, and there’s no better way to get it going than by becoming part of the local community. Have a calendar where you mark recurring as well as sporadic events.

10 Digital Marketing Tips for Restaurants

Social Hospitality

Instagram and Facebook stories , live video streaming an event at your restaurant, or live-tweeting can be a fun way to increase your restaurant’s reach. Make sure to send interesting messages during upcoming events. Write about former or upcoming events. Host Events.

LA Chef Conference 2020 Offers Education and Inspiration to Chefs


Event date: March 30, 2020 (All day). The LA Chef Conference 2020 is offering limited industry pre-sale tickets priced at $160 for the event to be held at the ArcLight Cinemas in Santa Monica, California on March 30. Come hungry for education, inspiration and delicious bites.

5 Low-Budget Ideas to Promote Your Restaurant

Gecko Hospitality

Try tying your menu into national events, like Veteran’s Day (Show your military ID for 25% off) or Thanksgiving (Turkey dinner and all the fixings), or something else that ties into your restaurant’s theme. You don’t need high overhead to promote your restaurant with a high return.