Restaurant marketing ideas and trends


How restaurants can promote a James Beard recognition

Even if you've never made the short list, any nod from the organization is something to brag about, Advice Guy says.


5 ways to grow your restaurant’s customer base

Diners today have more options than ever before, so operators must use everything in their arsenals to keep them coming back.

The company is giving away the selfie-aiding devices on Thursday, National Selfie Day.

At a high point, 86,000 tweets per hour mentioned IHOP’s burger launch.

What’s more likely to turn heads, the next chapter in Burgerville’s union dealings, or the fourth bun-related restaurant closure of the week? Check out these and the industry’s other jaw-dropping developments of recent days.

The marketing stunt was great, but the ending was a disappointment, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The chain’s publicity stunt was run up a flagpole, and it flew.

The sandwich chain is getting on the gaming league bandwagon by sponsoring the League of Legends Championship Series.

From cocktails to pancakes to ramen, restaurateurs show support for LGBTQ communities with Instagram-ready offerings.

The pancake chain “rebrands” to highlight its new burger menu, with hopes of lifting late-day sales.

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