Welcome to Perfect Portions, a new Restaurant.com blog dedicated to serving our Restaurant Partners. Our mission is to provide relevant news you need, keep you up to date on important program updates and have a little fun along the way. Perfect Portions earned its name for a reason: this blog aims to serve up a balanced selection of the content you need to run a savvy, successful restaurant business
Monthly Archive:: May 2013
Ah, the joy of being a kid running through the halls on the last day of school, excited for the summer to officially begin. This excitement shouldn’t just be reserved for kids on a three-month vacation. Restaurant owners have every reason to be just as excited as the summertime opens up many opportunities to thrive during this wonderful season. Warmer weather, tourist season ramping up, and the family’s hectic schedules slowing down all add up to one fantastic thing: MORE BUSINESS FOR YOU!
What do Anthony Bourdain, frozen yogurt, deep fryers and Restaurant.com have in common? All participated in this year’s National Restaurant Association Show at McCormick Place from May 18-21! This year marked the first time Restaurant.com has been an exhibitor at the show, which boasted an attendance of more than 62,000. We joined 2,100 exhibitors to spread the word about the benefits we offer to restaurants and customers alike
It’s a refrain that’s becoming as familiar as the melodic ring of an iPhone: “your restaurant needs a mobile presence!” While you may be growing tired of hearing it, it’s true. Custom market research firm Chadwick Martin Bailey recently found that 81 percent of smartphone-owning consumers search for restaurants through mobile apps. An even more telling number? Seventy-five percent make dining decisions based on those search results
Two thumbs up. Five stars. Five Diamonds. Platinum. Blue Ribbon winner. When these things are associated with a place, product or service, you know you’re going to get something good. Restaurant.com is excited to offer these positive distinctions to our Restaurant Partners through Verified Diner Ratings and Reviews, which launched in October
Have you ever gotten an email from a business advertising a great sale on high heels (and you’re a man), or wondered why a company is sending flyers about delicious Italian sausage to your vegetarian restaurant? If you’re like us, you probably wonder why you’re getting ads for products that you would never buy – and why the company is wasting its money targeting you