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4 Dining Trends That Made an Impact This Year

This year, the food and beverage industry saw rapid change in both technology and consumer habits. Innovation and ...

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Innovative Ways Today's Restaurants Accommodate Guests

Businesses are striving to provide personalized guest experiences as it’s becoming more and more expected by restaurant ...

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Why Your Venue Needs to Be a Destination Rather Than Just a Location

“Good enough” may be the two riskiest words uttered in the food and beverage industry today. Without a competitive ...

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6 Great Tips for Propelling Guests Through the Doors of Your Restaurant

Technology is growing at an incredible rate and shaping the very nature of our industry. The popularity of ...

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3 Guest Experience Moments to Personalize at Your Bar or Restaurant

Do you remember the first time an online ad suggested a product to you based on your search history?  A lot of us were ...

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What Restaurants Can Learn From ‘the New Nightlife’ of Eatertainment

Combining entertainment with quality food service is becoming more and more popular as Americans seek out experiences ...

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Why Restaurant Chains Need to Focus on the 'Wow' Factor of Guest Experience

Millennial spending is still the trend to keep up with in the food and beverage industry. Predicted to be the biggest ...

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Brand Loyalty Beyond a Program

There’s no denying that loyalty programs drive regulars through your door. Customer engagement platform Thanx states, ...

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Do You Have a Professional Music Mixologist Helping You Craft Your Brand?

You may have heard about mixology before; Merriam-Webster defines it as “the art or skill of preparing mixed drinks.” ...

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The Secrets to Thirsty Lion Gastropub's Rapid Expansion

From humble to rumble The Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill may have started off small in Oregon, but it’s expanded into a ...

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Personalizing the Guest Experience in Casual-Dining Restaurants

Is it possible for big brand restaurants with multiple locations to deliver the intimate, personalized guest experience ...

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The Impact of Music on Productivity in Hospitality

Music has the potential to improve or disrupt our concentration. It can lift our mood, get us dancing, and bring back ...

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Sensory Marketing: How Restaurants Can Engage Guests With All 5 Senses

You’ve nailed down your menu with amazing dishes that are sure to please. But if that’s all your restaurant is ...

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The Benefits of Brand Consistency in the Hospitality Industry

Maintaining consistency within a brand builds trust in customers. The predictability it creates lends itself an air of ...

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Stay Ahead Of and Exceed Customer Expectations with 'Control Play'

In a study by Eventbrite, 78% of Millennials—who control well over $1 trillion in spend these days—prefer to invest ...

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Differentiating the Experience at Smoked Burgers & BBQ with ‘Wow Moments’

It’s not always easy to stand out from the crowd in the restaurant business, especially when that crowd is as ...

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How RollHouse Entertainment Designs the Ideal Guest Experience

If you live in Ohio, RollHouse Entertainment needs no introduction. It has seven locations throughout the state, and ...

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How Nacho Daddy's Guest Experience Is Exceeding Expectations

“Our name can come off whimsical, and some guests don’t take us very seriously right off the bat,” says Christina Vino, ...

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Bringing The Cinematic Experience To Hospitality

  The clock is ticking down on a large, red, LED screen like something out of a James Bond film, and though the room is ...

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5 Sure-Fire Ways To Ruin Guest Experience And Drive Away Business

*Note* the following article is satirical and should not be taken as actual advice. There is, however, a lot to be ...

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Control Play On Foodable: How Background Music Impacts Guest Experience

If you know anything about Control Play, you know that we’re obsessed with music and its ability to impact guest ...

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The 4 C’s of the Ultimate Guest Experience: Culture, Consistency, Care, and Comfort

The guest experience is absolutely paramount to the success of the hospitality industry. These days, customers will not ...

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Central Social Hall Creates a Delicious Guest Experience in Casual Dining

Ever since his inauguration into the hospitality industry at the age of 13, Jesse Kupina had a passion for food, ...

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Everyone’s a Regular at Brightside Tavern

There’s more to running a successful bar or restaurant than great food and drinks. Nowadays, it’s more important than ...

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