Upcoming Restaurant Tech Trends of the Post-COVID-19 World

The restaurant industry had to adapt to changes in consumer behavior during the COVID19 pandemic, testing out operational innovations and relying on technological solutions that allowed for social distancing and ensuring sanitation (1, 2). But even after the pandemic, sanitation and safety concerns are expected to remain, and the restaurant business model may have toContinue reading “Upcoming Restaurant Tech Trends of the Post-COVID-19 World”

Defining a Post-COVID19 Consumer: What Your Guests Will Look for When They Walk Through Your Doors

by Bora Kang You’ve re-opened your restaurant, congratulations! But much has changed since you’ve last had dine-in guests; consumer spending behavior and eating habits have been reset. Other than your most loyal customers, there is no guarantee that your old guests will return to dine with you while social distancing and other public health recommendationsContinue reading “Defining a Post-COVID19 Consumer: What Your Guests Will Look for When They Walk Through Your Doors”

Pay It Forward with Give Care Initiative

Using CARES Act Stimulus Money to Support Medical Personnel, Front Line Workers and the Unemployed   #Givecare is being used to promote the donation of CARES Act stimulus money to charities that impact those people out of work and the people on the front lines of the battle against coronavirus. Charities to support include foodContinue reading “Pay It Forward with Give Care Initiative”

5 Steps to do Social Media Right

Using Instagram, Facebook or Twitter to grow your restaurant business By Bora Kang With more than 79% of the US population now using Facebook, Instagram or Twitter 1 and users projected to increase to 257 million by 2023, restaurants can no longer afford not to invest in their social media presence. Millions of users utilizeContinue reading “5 Steps to do Social Media Right”

Who’s Eating Out for Thanksgiving

By: Bora Kang Thanksgiving Day is synonymous to family and lots of good food, but that doesn’t mean that the food has to be made at home. Preparing Thanksgiving dinner can seem like a daunting task for those seeking a relaxing time off from work and quality time with their families. And with people (particularlyContinue reading “Who’s Eating Out for Thanksgiving”

Good Branding Is Good Business

Your brand is your bond! It is easy to focus on and get caught up with your product or service because it is the deliverable; the tangible asset you deliver to your customer. But what about your intangible asset… your brand? The value of your brand is equally as important as the quality and careContinue reading “Good Branding Is Good Business”

Does Your Restaurant Need an App?

Apps are everywhere and it seems there is an announcement of a new restaurant app weekly for both national and regional brands. See how the statistics on apps add up: There are over 2.2 million apps available on the IOS marketplace and over 3 million Android Apps on Google Play “Games” are the most popularContinue reading “Does Your Restaurant Need an App?”

The Value of Monitoring a Restaurant Brand’s Online Presence

It is vital for restaurants to manage and monitor their reputation online for very obvious reasons. If you have a great restaurant, people will rave about you offline because of your amazing food you serve to them and the wonderful experience that they enjoy at your place. If you have a poor online reputation managementContinue reading “The Value of Monitoring a Restaurant Brand’s Online Presence”

New Sponsorship with the Georgia Restaurant Association.

We’re now a GRA Sponsor and proud to be a part of this vibrant organization that is an advocate for restaurants in Georgia and offers a wealth of benefits to its member restaurants. Jay Bandy has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Georgia Restaurant Association for 2016 – 2017. GoliathContinue reading “New Sponsorship with the Georgia Restaurant Association.”

Georgia Restaurant Professionals invites you to help raise money for the Atlanta Community Food Bank!

    Georgia Restaurant Professionals invites you to help raise money for the Atlanta Community Food Bank on September 9th at Social Vinings. The Atlanta Community Food Bank is our favorite charity and we invite you to make a donation to the ACFB and mingle with restaurant professionals in September.

Elle PR & Events Partners with Goliath Consulting Group

From Noelle Jackson, Founder of Elle PR & Events: Some of you may have heard that I recently founded a public relations and corporate events consultancy, Elle PR & Events. I’m excited to share my partnership with Jay Bandy of Goliath Consulting Group, an esteemed firm with over 20 years success in making restaurant andContinue reading “Elle PR & Events Partners with Goliath Consulting Group”

How can Reputation Management help your business?

What is Reputation Management? Reputation Management is a tool that measures your online visibility and alerts you every time your business is reviewed or mentioned online. It gives you the opportunity to understand what potential clients are saying about you, how you compare to your competition and a confirmation that you are listed online properlyContinue reading “How can Reputation Management help your business?”

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