Restaurant.com markets your restaurant without the up-front, out-of-pocket costs that other marketing options serve. We boost your traffic and fill your empty tables with on-going marketing support. Read on on the ways to maximize your partnership with us

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National. College. High school. Youth. Our nation is crazy for football. But if game time is downtime for your restaurant, here are some ideas to capture the excitement and the revenue of America’s football frenzy—whether you are a sports bar, diner or traditional restaurant

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In the any business, poor service is the silent killer. Because for every customer who bothers to complain, 26 other customers remain silent. And it’s 6-7 times more expensive to acquire new customers, than keep current ones. See more Customer Service Statistics* Now, with summer winding down, is a good time to take a clear, objective look at your restaurant’s customer service. See if you can make little changes that can make a big difference to your business

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Here’s another innovation you can use! Heat up your menu without spending a cool fortune by loading up your burgers with off-beat toppings. Here are some creative and affordable ways to inspire consumers to dig deeper into their wallets. Start by shopping your own kitchen. You likely have all the ingredients you need in stock and ready to go. Take a look around and see which items will create sky-high burgers that consumers will notice—and ask about—from across the dining room

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From Alabama to Wyoming, restaurants across the U.S. celebrate restaurant week. While it traditionally focuses on the most upscale establishments, restaurant week creates opportunities for every type of restaurant and cuisine. Restaurant.com offers our recipe for restaurant week success. Typically organized by an area restaurant association or chamber of commerce, restaurant week was established to build business during the slower months of winter and/or summer. Restaurants typically create prix fixe menus to showcase their restaurants talents—and offer customers special values

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GET TO KNOW MORE ABOUT RESTAURANT.COM! My name is Kenneth Chessick, MD, JD. I am CEO and one of the creators of Restaurant.com. When you buy a restaurant certificate, you possess special rights. This letter will help you learn more about the benefits of Restaurant.com, and how we execute our mission to “do good for others and do well for yourself.” We do this by encouraging people to enjoy great meals while saving a lot of money, by enabling our more than 20,000 restaurant and business owners to succeed and to prosper, by helping people earn money, and to have fun in the process

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Welcome to our first post of innovations you can actually use, a new blog series that helps turn today’s restaurant trends into business-building opportunities. A sure cure for the common hangover since the 1920’s, the Bloody Mary has grown in popularity—and ridiculousness. How can you ride this tide? Here are a few ways to turn the basic Bloody Mary into an attention- and profit-building machine: Start with the basic recipe, then offer additions…and upcharges (we’ve even offered a range, from $-$$$)! Hint: forget tiny toothpicks. Go for 12” skewers!

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UPDATE: Plates of Thanks Giveaway We’re delivering gifts of gratitude! To celebrate our milestone of 20,000 restaurants, diners and restaurant professionals nominated 20 restaurants that were well-loved but needed some extra support. We then worked with the nominated restaurants to identify solutions that would help them grow their business

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