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The Only Beverage and Food Cost Formula
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Food and beverage costs can be your BFFs or you biggest enemies. It’s all in how you calculate ...
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50 Buzzworthy Bar and Restaurant Promotion Ideas to Improve Slow Nights

Great bar and restaurant promotion ideas get people talking – and get guests in the door. These 50 ...
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8 Brilliant Mother’s Day Promotions for Restaurants

As your restaurant starts planning for Mother’s Day, here are 8 winning promotion ideas that will make this special day a profitable one.
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5 Benefits of Bar Tablets (Hint: Upsell on Autopilot)

In the bar and restaurant biz, everyone is looking for a competitive advantage. Some in-the-know venues are getting “the edge” with bar tablets.
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Spring Activities for Seniors to Shake Off the Winter Blues (9 Fresh Ideas)

From gardening to trivia nights, these Spring activities for seniors are a great way for your residents to enjoy the sunshine and get social!
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Let the Mania Begin! Basketball Promotions for Bars (12 Slam Dunk Ideas)

Crazy upsets. Cinderella teams. Bracket wars. It can only mean one thing: it’s college basketball tournament time. These 12 basketball promotions for bars will be a slam dunk with fans – and add points to your bottom line. First, a quick timeout: It’s illegal to run a betting pool around the tournament. Basketball promotions for…
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How to Launch Bar and Restaurant Promotions for Maximum ROI

To make money, you’ve got spend money. The key is to spend it wisely. Discover the simple plan for launching bar and restaurant promotions that deliver maximum bang for your buck. Plus, find out the 4 top secret methods for marketing your promotions (see step #4). Step #1) Promote with Purpose: 4 Key Questions to…
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Spring Event Ideas to Boost Sales at Your Restaurant

With winter thawing and turning into spring sunshine, it’s the perfect time to ramp up your restaurant’s private events program. If you’re struggling to find inspiration to draw in new crowds, we can help. Below, we’ve listed just a few seasonally minded ideas that’ll boost your bottom line and attract a new crop of guests to…

14 Wellness-Boosting Valentine’s Day Activities for Seniors

Roses are red. Violets are blue. Seniors deserve fun activities…that boost wellness, too! These 14 creative Valentine’s Day activities will help your senior community’s residents celebrate the season of love – and live their best life. So, grab your cupid’s bow and start planning. Mentally Stimulating Valentine’s Day Activities for Seniors February 14th may focus…
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14 Best Restaurant Valentine’s Day Promotions for 5 Customer Types

Valentine’s Day has customers in the mood for love…and the mood to spend a record $3.7 billion on an evening out. But there’s more to February 14th than just dinner. By focusing on 5 customer types, you’ll uncover extra profits along the way. Ready to woo customers to your place? Sweet. These 14 Valentine’s Day…
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13 Mardi Gras Themed Promotions for Bars and Restaurants

Put on your mask. Break out the beads. Laissez les bons temps rouler! That’s French for “let the good times roll” and how you should approach Mardi Gras themed promotions. Also known as Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras can beef up your bottom line as patrons seek out ways to indulge before the Lenten season. To…
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More Guests, Bigger Checks: Make it Happen in 2018 with 5 New Year’s Resolutions

Procrastinated on your New Year’s resolutions? Good! Because these are the only bar and restaurant goals you need for a successful 2018. Each goal includes action items – shown to be effective by the latest stats and studies. Get ready to say “cheers” to your most successful year…ever. Goal #1 – Increase Check Averages It’s…
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