It may come as a surprise to some, but waitstaff at restaurants can do a lot more than just take your order and bring out your food.
Loyalty programs are getting smart. They can offer personalized rewards and provide marketing messages to your customers. Plus, research shows that customers are 82% more likely to shop at a store with a loyalty program. They’re also a great way to encourage repeat business.
Search engine optimization, or SEO, is the strategy of following best practices to ensure that search engines display your website in the search results for a certain term. It will give you a head start and show your credibility to search engines. There are a few areas of “restaurant SEO” that owners need to be aware of if they want to remain competitive for placement consideration in customers’ search results.
According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, approximately one third of all food is lost or wasted annually. Most of the waste comes from fruits or vegetables. A lot of food waste can't necessarily be prevented due to hygiene, like saving food that has already been on someone's plate, but it is possible to cut down on food waste at your restaurant in other ways.
Menufy announced a partnership with Postmates to offer on-demand delivery service for restaurants in thousands of cities in the United States.
There are different strategies to customizing your restaurant's specials so they can be a heavy driver for your revenue. Whether the specials change daily, weekly, or monthly, they can serve as a fun way to see what diners are interested in and what is popular with your customers.
Tipping is customary in the food and beverage service industry, where others are preparing your food. If you're in a restaurant, at a bar or event, or getting your food delivered, you should expect to tip a percentage of your order's total or a flat fee per item.
Today’s marketing is all about breaking through the chatter. For people to visit you, they need to be able to find you.
I’m going to show you three marketing ideas that will put a map to your restaurant in the hands of your customers. X marks the spot!
Until food plastic manufacturers decide to use more recycled materials in their packaging, here are few tips you can use to decrease your own plastic consumption when ordering carryout or delivery.
Restaurants often have a low profit margin and their sales are often dependent on the time of year or events happening in the area. This leaves many restaurant owners and managers wondering how they can increase restaurant profit. Fortunately, there are a few things owners and managers can do to increase profits while keeping customers and employees happy.
A fully integrated partnership between online & mobile food ordering provider Menufy, and restaurant point of sale (POS) provider Lightspeed, is helping restaurants increase their off-premise order volume.
Here are best practices for scoring more ratings online, such as proper listing information, leaving professional review responses, and making reviewing easy for customers.
If you don't want to go out but do miss the restaurant experience, here are some tips to elevate your meal to make it more like you’re dining in instead of staying home.
When you allow for carryout orders at your restaurant, you open yourself to a whole new audience of customers that don’t want to eat in your restaurant but still want to enjoy your food. Besides offering carryout in the first place, you can also follow a few tips to make the ordering and pickup process even easier.
There are a few ways to order food for a large group: deciding what approach is appropriate comes down to timing, the number of people, and what type of food is required.
Running a restaurant means juggling what feels like dozens of tasks at any given moment. From tracking vendors and managing inventory, to deciding which restaurant POS to use and conducting employee reviews, there’s a lot to handle to keep the plates spinning.
In order to build new engagement opportunities and to continue growing our platform, we have carefully decided to issue our first pricing adjustment since launching Menufy in 2009.
We are thrilled to announce a strategic partnership with DoorDash, a logistics and technology company that strives to perfect the art of door-to-door delivery from restaurants to their customers.
Effective April 30th, 2018, Coinbase will sunset its merchant tools. As a result, we have switched to BitPay to continue bringing you the benefits of cryptocurrencies!
We're pleased to unveil our partnership with LevelUp, a force multiplier that expands Menufy's online food ordering availability through new distribution channels.