Meatless Monday Announces Partnership with Matthew Kenney Cuisine

(RestaurantNews.com)  Meatless Monday and Matthew Kenney Cuisine are collaborating to help advance the knowledge and enjoyment of plant-based cuisine worldwide, leading to healthier lives and a more sustainable environment. Chefs Matthew Kenney and Scott Winegard are joining Meatless Monday as…
Should I Promote Meatless Monday in My Restaurant and Other FAQs

By Dana Smith, Director of Restaurant and Chef Partnerships at Meatless Monday At Meatless Monday I spend most of my time reaching out to chefs and restaurateurs inviting them to join the Meatless Monday movement. Asked why, I point to…
Meaty Chain Leaps at Chance to Go Meatless This Monday

New York, NY  (RestaurantNews.com)  Today is Monday, Leap Year Day and Arby’s, the unabashedly meat-centric chain that prides itself on its beef-crammed buns, is launching a one-day promotion of a variety of vegetarian options for its line of sandwiches. According…
BR Guest Promotes Meatless Monday in Dos Caminos

Dos Caminos Executive Chef Ivy Stark says meat-eaters want to find great veggie dishes New York, NY  (RestaurantNews.com)  BR Guest Hospitality, through its Dos Caminos restaurants, is promoting the international Meatless Monday movement to inspire people to eat vegetarian one…
7 Key Elements to Build Customer Loyalty

Loyal customers can make the difference between a restaurant that succeeds and a restaurant that fails. Just take this fact into consideration: over 40 percent of customers are loyal to their favorite restaurants, whether or not those restaurants are offering…
Restaurant Marketing Ideas for September

As summer gives way to fall, many families find that their busier schedules just don’t allow for dining out on a regular basis.  But September offers restaurant owners and operators many restaurant marketing opportunities to help build traffic and sales.…

If you want to stand out this Valentine’s Day, add a little extra to your restaurant’s experience.  Here are some ideas to get you thinking beyond the usual hearts and flowers. 1)  Single Out the Single Your playlist includes “Love…

(RestaurantNews.com)  The holiday season is the perfect time of year to promote your restaurant.  Shoppers are hungry for holiday deals and special dining experiences.  An online press release can be an affordable, effective restaurant marketing tool for owners and operators…

by Linda Duke, chief executive officer, Duke Marketing, LLC. Strategic leaders — the kind who thrive in today’s uncertain environment – do six things well: 1.      Anticipate  Most of the focus at most companies is on what’s directly ahead. The…

Whether it’s the local diner at the end of the block, the elegant four-star overlooking the city, or the growing chain – restaurants are facing more challenges today than ever before.  Getting exposure for your restaurant news doesn’t have to…

Good cooking, great service and a pleasant atmosphere. Those are the key components of a successful restaurant. But there’s something even more important than that – getting the word out about these components. That’s right, there are some very empty…

Shoney’s All-American Burger, Hot Fudge Cake and Strawberry Pie featured as restaurant chain celebrates past and looks to a fresh new future Nashville, TN  (RestaurantNews.com)  For 65 years families haveloved the Shoney’s® brand. Now during May, diners of all ages…

Visit Applebee’s Facebook page to nominate your favorite administrative professional Kansas City, MO  (RestaurantNews.com)  Office assistants, aides and receptionists serve others every day. In honor of Administrative Professional’s Day on April 25, Applebee’s will serve one hard-working administrative professional all…

Variety, Value and Fresh New Flavors Featured on Applebee’s Popular Lunch Menu Kansas City, MO  (RestaurantNews.com)  Applebee’s Pick ‘N Pair lunch menu, featuring freshly prepared sandwich, salad and soup options, makes where to go for lunch an easy decision. But…

Feeling hungry?  Tummy growling?  Check out the following menu offerings from some of your favorite restaurants and make plans to enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner with family and friends. Restaurant Operators, let us know what’s on your menu! Applebee’s has…

Guests Guess 2011 Visitor Counts to Win; 1,000,000th Visitor in 2012 Also Wins New York, NY  (RestaurantNews.com)  ESquared Hospitality, an international restaurant and hospitality group that includes popular GO Burger and BLT restaurants, today announces two fun consumer contests. Owners…

New Blackened Steak Penne, Blackened Chicken Penne and Bourbon Black & Bleu Burger Offer Applebee’s Guests New Orleans-Inspired Flavors in Their Own Neighborhood Kansas City, MO  (Restaurant News)  If Bourbon-Street flavors are on your wish list but you can’t make…