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Restaurants Discover Recipe for Increased Beverage Sales in 2017

Posted by Jennifer Martucci on Jan 19, 2017 11:42:26 AM

With winter hitting and the end of year approaching, restaurants are seeking new ways to excite and delight guests. As emerging mobile technology has allowed for new, engaging menu experiences, restaurants have increasingly discovered the recipe for success in time for the new year.

According to Full Service Restaurants magazine, digital restaurant menus boost beverage sales by nearly 20%
. Despite initial hesitations many restaurateurs have, Food Table TV suggests digital menus do not replace sommeliers, but instead complement their services and increase the effectiveness of their knowledge.

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Topics: Food & Beverage

Incentient Technology Now Available for Any Consumer-Facing Venue

Posted by Jennifer Martucci on Mar 24, 2016 11:21:26 AM

Incentient's new platform, a proprietary guest-facing technology, empowers discerning venue owners to increase revenue and enhance consumer experience.

Incentient interactive touch-screen media applications have previously been reserved excusively for hotels, resorts, pro sports stadiums, and leading fine dining restaurants, but now all types of consumer-facing venues can leverage the power of Incentient technology. 

The expansion of the Incentient Technology platform to additional consumer venues reflects the company's ongoing commitment to connecting business owners directly to their clients.

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Topics: Food & Beverage, Hospitality

3 Brilliant Ways to Reinvent In-Room Dining and Increase Revenue

Posted by Jennifer Martucci on Oct 20, 2015 12:41:20 PM

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Room_Service_IncentientAccording to a recent survey of meeting professionals, 43% of guests say room service is extremely important when selecting a hotel. In-room dining is a 'must have' for guests, and traditionally a loss leader for hoteliers, yet, so few hotels find ways to  bring creativity and increase revenue to this 'must have' amenity.

Below are three ways to breathe new life into this long-standing service. 

 

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Topics: Trendspotting, Food & Beverage, Hospitality

Inn at Windmill Lane Tech Upgrades: Q&A with GM Edward Villafane

Posted by Jennifer Martucci on Sep 16, 2015 11:14:01 AM

Inn_at_Windmill_LaneTechnology upgrades at Amagansett’s Inn at Windmill Lane have been pretty major this summer. We recently sat down with property General Manager, Edward Villafane, to get a first look at some of the new tech experiences at the Inn, and how the property was able to pull it off so elegantly. 

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Topics: Trendspotting, Food & Beverage, Hospitality

3 Ways Your Digital Restaurant Menu Connects You to Your Guests

Posted by Jennifer Martucci on Apr 30, 2015 1:39:42 PM

A strong POS can offer brilliant reporting features and robust inventory management for all-things-post-sale, but knowing what your guests selected is only half of the story. Below are three insights you could be capturing from your digital restaurant menu to build stronger food and beverage offerings and assist staff in making better recommendations.

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Topics: Food & Beverage

3 Creative Digital Restaurant Menu Designs in Vegas

Posted by Jennifer Martucci on Apr 29, 2015 1:47:00 PM

As the iPad restaurant menu trend picks up, bespoke, personalized solutions are the key to satisfying higher guest expectations. Below are 3 Vegas restaurants that are taking digital restaurant menu designs to the next level with inventive guest experiences.

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Topics: Food & Beverage

3 Beverage Program Adjustments For a Successful Spring

Posted by Juliette Murphy on Apr 22, 2015 1:34:06 PM

 

As the snow melts and the warmer weather approaches, restaurant industry professionals can breathe a sigh of relief for surviving another winter. Knowing that summer is quickly approaching, diners are more inclined to make their way out for a great meal or even just a drink. Spring has officially arrived & represents a time of renewal and an opportunity to start fresh. Just as food menus will begin to reflect the change in seasons so should beverage menus. Here are a few things to keep in mind while adjusting your beverage program for spring.

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Topics: Food & Beverage

5 Ways to Increase Beverage Sales at the Restaurant or Bar

Posted by Juliette Murphy on Apr 16, 2015 1:41:00 PM

The art of the beverage sale is a complicated one. From the menu to the waitstaff, there are numerous factors that go into your guests' decision-making process. Understanding them can help you influence what your guests select, and how many drinks they order.

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Topics: Food & Beverage

3 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Digital Menu for Your Restaurant

Posted by Jennifer Martucci on Apr 10, 2015 1:46:00 PM

As the demand for digital restaurant menus increases, more and more options for restaurants are popping up. Evaluating which solution is right for your restaurant can be simplified by asking yourself these 3 questions listed below.

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Topics: Food & Beverage

4 Menu Design Tips to Increase Revenue

Posted by Jennifer Martucci on Apr 6, 2015 4:01:00 PM

THE MENU: MORE THAN AN ITEM LIST

Thoughtfully crafted menus can grab the guest's attention and increase the probability that he or she will order certain items. Yet so often, the menu is designed without much consideration for the decision-making process that goes into each order.

Restaurants are missing out on significant revenue bumps by neglecting proper menu techniques. Below are 4 unconventional ways you can step up your menu game immediately and start bringing in more revenue.

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Topics: Food & Beverage