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13 marketing strategies for restaurants that actually work

13 marketing strategies for restaurants that actually work

Feel like you’re shooting in the dark when it comes to marketing your restaurant? With so many ways to promote your restaurant, the options can be overwhelming. To help you get started, our team of restaurant industry experts pulled together a list of marketing strategies for restaurants that we personally have seen work. From social…

Thinking of opening a restaurant? Table Needs launches service to help restaurateurs establish new restaurant businesses with eas
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Thinking of opening a restaurant? Table Needs launches service to help restaurateurs establish new restaurant businesses with eas

Table Needs Inc. announces today the launch of Table Needs Filer. In partnership with Legalzoom, Table Needs Filer helps restaurateurs establish an LLC, file with their state, create operating agreements and other key business documentation required to launch a new business in just a few clicks. Opening a restaurant requires dozens of permits, licenses and…

Table Needs introduces Bookkeeper, providing comprehensive accounting services for counter service restaurants
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Table Needs introduces Bookkeeper, providing comprehensive accounting services for counter service restaurants

Table Needs, Inc. announces today the launch of Table Needs Bookkeeper, an all-in-one accounting service for restaurants, cafes, juice bars and food trucks. Offering monthly bookkeeping, tax filing services and access to professional accountants, Table Needs Bookkeeper makes it easier for owners to manage their restaurant’s finances. “One of the biggest hurdles for restaurant owners…

The Northstar for a successful restaurant business: sales per labor hour
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The Northstar for a successful restaurant business: sales per labor hour

Knowing which metrics to monitor can make or break your restaurant business. With so many ways to slice and dice data using your point of sale, there are endless options but only a few metrics are true indicators of the health of your restaurant.  In my experience as a restaurant owner, consultant, and CEO of…

What profitable restaurants know about leveraging technology
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What profitable restaurants know about leveraging technology

Restaurants are notoriously slow to adapt to new technology. It’s an industry full of “we’ve always done it this way” and “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” I get it. Generally speaking, the latest technological innovations haven’t really affected how a restaurant makes great food or how they provide great customer service.  Then came…

When to introduce restaurant loyalty programs and gift cards
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When to introduce restaurant loyalty programs and gift cards

Do you know how your current customers originally heard about your restaurant? Do you know what inspired them to try out your restaurant – and then keep coming back? One of the biggest misconceptions I hear restaurant owners talk about is where and how they attract new guests and create loyal customers. Have you seen the…

Table Needs vs the competition

Table Needs vs the competition

Why Table Needs Table Needs is a real-time, end-to-end restaurant solution, hosting menus, simplifying sales and ordering, and managing payments — both onsite and online. Designed specifically for restaurants by restaurant people, Table Needs is the comprehensive, integration-free POS your restaurant, staff and customers need. Table Needs vs the competition Table Needs POS does a…

Table Needs vs SpotOn
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Table Needs vs SpotOn

Why Table Needs Table Needs is a real-time, end-to-end restaurant solution, hosting menus, simplifying sales and ordering, and managing payments — both onsite and online. Designed specifically for restaurants by restaurant people, Table Needs is the comprehensive, integration-free POS your restaurant, staff and customers need. Table Needs vs SpotOn Table Needs POS does a lot,…

How to create a food truck business plan – and stay on track
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How to create a food truck business plan – and stay on track

Starting a food truck business is exciting! You’re about to take your love of food and community out on the open road, setting up at a variety of locations, chatting with the locals and sharing those incredible recipes your friends and family can’t stop raving about.  But first things first: how are you going to…

Table Needs vs Clover
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Table Needs vs Clover

Why Table Needs Table Needs is a real-time, end-to-end restaurant solution, hosting menus, simplifying sales and ordering, and managing payments — both onsite and online. Designed specifically for restaurants by restaurant people, Table Needs is the comprehensive, integration-free POS your restaurant, staff and customers need. Table Needs vs Clover Table Needs POS does a lot,…

Tips for running a successful food truck business

Tips for running a successful food truck business

Food trucks have long captured the attention of hungry lunch breakers — they first appeared in the States in 1961, when street vendors sold food from carts to workers in New York City. Nowadays, these vibrantly hued vehicles roam streets far and wide, serving everything from tacos to cupcakes, jambalaya and gussied up grilled cheese….

Table Needs vs Square

Table Needs vs Square

Why Table Needs Table Needs is a real-time, end-to-end restaurant solution, hosting menus, simplifying sales and ordering, and managing payments — both onsite and online. Designed specifically for restaurants by restaurant people, Table Needs is the comprehensive, integration-free POS your restaurant, staff and customers need. Table Needs vs Square Table Needs POS does a lot,…

Table Needs offers affordable, connected restaurant technology solutions tailored to food trucks 
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Table Needs offers affordable, connected restaurant technology solutions tailored to food trucks 

“I wanted to express my gratitude and let you know how happy I am with the all-around experience at Table Needs. You have an amazing system and the team is super-friendly, accommodating and awesome at communicating. Plus, Nicholas did an amazing job on the set up and training! A shout out to you too for…

5 reasons to ditch that cash register in favor of a cloud-based POS
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5 reasons to ditch that cash register in favor of a cloud-based POS

Bulky, ugly and oh-so-old-school, cash registers manage to be vestiges in our all-but-cashless society. It’s 2022, though, and the switch is not just wise — it’s almost essential. That’s even the case for your corner snow cone shack where kids pay in quarters. “There is nothing wrong with a good old cash register, but it…

7 tips for providing high-quality takeout and delivery

7 tips for providing high-quality takeout and delivery

It’s no secret that restaurants had to ramp up their online ordering capabilities during the pandemic. Most did — for good reason. According to Fundera by NerdWallet, more than 112 million Americans have used an online food delivery service. That’s substantial, and even more noteworthy when you consider it’s growing 300% faster than in-house dining…

How to Interpret Sales Data From Your Menu
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How to Interpret Sales Data From Your Menu

Algorithms and Antipasti: Interpreting the Sales Data From Your Menu Let’s start with a short refresher on menu engineering. Menu engineering is data-driven menu design that analyzes the popularity and profitability of menu items. It couples this analysis with human behavior patterns to determine the best menu structure and organization for your restaurant’s menu. Table Needs…