We all want a full house. But catering to today’s consumer is about taking advantage of their habits – and increasingly, that’s eating at home.
In May 2016, the American Express Restaurant Trade Survey revealed just how closely restaurants were looking at no tipping. 18% of restaurants, as of May, have adopted a no-tip model 29% of restaurants as of the same time admitted they planned to adopt a no-tip … Continued
Restaurant sales have been on the rise – consumers are spending more dining out more than at the grocery store. But must all good things come to an end? Could the Election be a cause for concern for restaurants and consumers alike? Executives of restaurant … Continued
Suggesting your restaurant servers push the chocolate cake is an obvious tactic to increase check average, right? The bottom line feels immediate impact with those extra few bucks added to the bill. But how does ordering dessert really impact restaurant sales? Turns out that pushing the … Continued
It’s been a long time since we’ve used the calendar to tell us when fall has arrived. In fact, we’ve been using #PSL season for years… But what happens when that delicious pumpkin beverage pops up in August? Upserve dug into the data to explore … Continued
Social media. Love it or hate it, it’s here to stay. We know what you’re thinking. Not another social media platform I have to learn for my business. But being a restaurateur, you’re already halfway there when it comes to having a smoking Instagram account. … Continued
Valentine’s Day is the biggest restaurant day of the year. At Upserve, we wanted to dig into menu performance to understand what restaurants could learn from the night. We’ll let the restaurant analytics speak for itself, but we hope you find these insights helpful as … Continued
St. Patrick’s Day is, arguably, one of the biggest events for restaurants and bars. Guests are coming to you for your food, drink and the experience. But once all the restaurant and bar marketing dies down, how can you tell if your restaurant menu was … Continued
Upserve works with thousands of restaurants every day; we consider ourselves to be in a strong position to both analyze and advise on server performance. And we wanted to know: what do the best servers have in common? To answer this, we dove into the … Continued
Resolve To Make This Your Best Year Yet At Upserve, we’re not just data geeks who spend all of our time figuring out how to help the restaurant industry provide great hospitality. We’re also restaurant industry veterans ourselves. From the restaurant managers, servers and chefs … Continued
So what’s all this fear of EMV implementation about? Fear of the unknown. Just like the monster under the bed, you’re not sure what’s coming and how it will impact you. Believe it or not, EMV compliance and implementation is not as scary as it’s … Continued
Master the art of the first impression for your restaurant The best restaurant menus are planned and deliberate. It’s about more than just words and photos. Master these 9 secrets and you’ll have a menu dressed to impress all of your guests.