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17 Things a Restaurant Manager Should Never Do

17 Things a Restaurant Manager Should Never Do

Restaurant managers have a lot of responsibility…and of course, this can be a good thing or a bad thing! If you’d like to avoid making some of the biggest management mistakes, read on to find out what you should never do. 1.  Mistreat employees. If you’re unfair or unkind, it […]

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How to Reignite Your Customer Loyalty Program

How to Reignite Your Customer Loyalty Program

A loyalty program can be an awesome way to get customers to come back again and again. But what if your loyalty program is lagging? Maybe it used to be great, but it just hasn’t been successful lately. Should you give it up completely? No way! Your customer loyalty program […]

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Why Your Bar or Restaurant Needs a Training Program for New Hires

Why Your Bar or Restaurant Needs a Training Program for New Hires

Well-trained employees can help you keep loyal customers, increase your profits, and boost business. So if great staff members are so important, why don’t more bars and restaurants have the sort of staff that inspires rave reviews from customers? The answer may be staff training. Not every bar or restaurant […]

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Exceed Customer Expectations In Your Restaurant With These 6 Tips

Exceed Customer Expectations In Your Restaurant With These 6 Tips

While all restaurant owners and managers strive to exceed their guests’ expectations, sometimes amidst the chaos of running their restaurant the simplest things that will impress their customers can get overlooked. If you find yourself thinking about how you can wow your guests or wondering about what your restaurant could […]

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7 Clever Christmas Ideas to Deck Your Bar with Holiday Cheer

7 Clever Christmas Ideas to Deck Your Bar with Holiday Cheer

The weather outside may be frightful, but you can make the inside of your bar delightful. While you might deal with a Grinch or two, chances are that most of your customers will be all too happy to get into the Christmas spirit—that is, if you do your part to […]

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5 Tips on How to Successfully Cater a Large Party

5 Tips on How to Successfully Cater a Large Party

The holiday season is fast approaching and your establishment has decided to expand its business options to host parties for large groups. You’ve never done this before so where do you start? Make Your Lists The key to having a successful event is organization and planning. To make the right […]

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10 Cross and Upselling Tactics That Work

10 Cross and Upselling Tactics That Work

Cross selling and upselling are two of the easiest ways to make more money at your bar or restaurant. But first, you have to understand what these terms mean. Cross selling happens when you recommend a related or complementary item to your customers. For example, if you call your local […]

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How to Increase Bar Sales During Football Season

How to Increase Bar Sales During Football Season

There’s no ignoring football this time of year—it’s everywhere, and hopefully that includes your bar! Using football to boost your sales is a great idea. There’s a lot you can do besides just putting the game on TV. Check out some of these tips and see how football can increase […]

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8 Things Hosts and Servers Should Never Say

8 Things Hosts and Servers Should Never Say

Of course the quality of your food is important, but nothing turns customers off more quickly than bad service. If servers or hosts interact with customers in the wrong way, those customers probably won’t be back. So what should your employees do? Read on to find out the things servers […]

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Buzztime Teams Up with Fandango for Interactive In-Venue Promotion

Buzztime Teams Up with Fandango for Interactive In-Venue Promotion

Buzztime (NYSE MKT: NTN), a leader in omni-channel advertising, interactive entertainment, and innovative dining technology for bars and restaurants in North America, is working with Fandango, the nation’s leading digital destination for all things movies, on a unique interactive promotion designed to reward trivia-playing movie fans.  The promo aims to […]

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Buzztime and Arooga's Expand Long-time Partnership to Include Self-Service Dining Via BEOND Tablets in 10 Central Pennsylvania Locations

Buzztime and Arooga’s Expand Long-time Partnership to Include Self-Service Dining Via BEOND Tablets in 10 Central Pennsylvania Locations

Rising Restaurant Industry Franchise Star Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar Expands Buzztime Relationship with Front and Back-of-the-House Services to Entertain Customers, Drive Loyalty and Improve Efficiency Restaurant and bar entertainment leader NTN Buzztime, Inc. (NYSE MKT:NTN) and rising restaurant franchise star Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar will expand […]

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How to Market Your Restaurant to Millennials

How to Market Your Restaurant to Millennials

The word “millennial” is tossed around constantly in magazine headlines and on the news. But it isn’t just a buzzword…it’s also a way to describe a huge group of your potential customers. Broadly defined, millennials are people in their late teens to early 30s, and, as you may have noticed, […]

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How to Recognize New Trends Early in the Restaurant Industry

How to Recognize New Trends Early in the Restaurant Industry

Do you know what your customers will want tomorrow, next month, or even next year? Is your bar or restaurant ahead of the trends, or are you just struggling to keep up with what’s popular? In other words, how good are you at predicting the next big thing? While quality […]

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6 Tips To Keep Your Regulars Happy

6 Tips To Keep Your Regulars Happy

Regulars are the heart and soul of your restaurant. They’re the people who come back again and again and they’re responsible for most of the money your restaurant makes. In fact, one survey estimates that regulars make up an average of 75 percent of sales at family dining and quick-service […]

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