How To Increase Restaurant Revenue This Summer
Restaurants can boost summer profits with pre-order & catering, reservations, and events management.
Summer is just around the corner. Is your restaurant ready?
Between an increase in tourism in many cities, warmer weather, and more get-togethers, there are increased opportunities for restaurants to grow their revenue. Make the most of patio season, summer holidays like the Fourth of July and Labor Day, graduation celebrations, family reunions, and more with the right tools in place.
Meet Your Three Secret Weapons of Summer
1. Pre-Order & Catering
Summer is filled with celebrations, and diners are eager to lean on catering for these events, but do you have the right system in place to capture the orders? If not, you’re losing out on important sales. The average profit margin for catering is 7–8%, which is higher than the standard profit margin for restaurant service.
Do even more business by accepting and fulfilling larger orders in advance. With Pre-Order & Catering’s mobile-friendly menus, you can make ordering from any device more convenient for customers. Plus, the tool helps restaurants reduce manual work and streamline order prep.
Don't keep your diners waiting in the heat. Implement a solution that gets them seated quickly and maximizes your table inventory to accommodate an increase in customers. Afterall, more tables turned means more money.
A great reservation and table management system can help you make the most of your space, run a smooth shift, and control capacity with ease.
3. Events Management
While catering is a great option to support off-premise dining, private events can help you supercharge your on-premise strategy.
With an Events Management tool, you can make your restaurant the go-to spot for everything from birthday parties to baby showers. Take event inquiries through your website, create professional proposals, send contracts and download banquet event orders (BEOs), and collect payments all through one platform.
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