Restaurant marketing ideas and trends


A restaurant’s publicity ruse gone wrong

That’s just one of the recent restaurant nightmares on our radar—don’t forget the customer who downed 100 plates of sushi in an all-you-can-eat joint.


‘Seasoned beefings’: Taco Bell plans taco day celebrations

The QSR chain is highlighting its international growth with events worldwide on National Taco Day, Oct. 4.

The restaurant chain offered up clues on social media leading to 10 all-you-can eat pasta passes.

The company features franchisees in a series of new marketing aimed at getting past its controversial founder.

The one-day offer is limited in scope, but maybe that’s beside the point.

The new customer lures range from free delivery to guaranteed group reservations.

The sandwich is ending the controversial campaign in exchange for locally based offers.

The chain’s focus is still on meats, but with a kicker calling attention to its complete sandwich line.

The parent of Arby’s and Buffalo Wild Wings is changing the name of R Taco back to Rusty Taco in an homage to its history.

Public relations experts say it’s key to make sure your restaurant’s crisis plan is in place and updated—at all times.