Prepare for the holidays
To help you get your restaurant ready for the upcoming season — and crush your revenue goals these next few months — we're sharing our top tips for holiday success. Make money, make merry.
Holiday Tip #1
Use online ordering to your advantage
More than ever, diners are looking to restaurants for help with hosting holiday parties. By getting your online ordering system ready now, you’ll be able to handle the demand once it comes – and bring in more revenue all the while.
Drive more sales by accepting orders through multiple channels, including Google, Facebook, and Instagram
Make updates anytime to menus, business hours, order pacing, promotions, and more
Keep the look and feel of Online Ordering consistent with your brand’s in-person experience
Find out how Brooklyn’s Fini Pizza chose the right restaurant technology to power their first-ever location.
Holiday Tip #2
Accept and fulfill larger orders ahead of time
With Pre-Ordering & Catering, you can easily take advance orders for holiday parties, group dinners, and more directly through your website. In fact, restaurants that use the tool see an average monthly revenue of over $3,000.
When diners order in advance, you get revenue in advance
Offer multiple menus based on seasonality, specials, and more
With mobile-friendly menus, diners can place orders from any device
See how Pre-Ordering & Catering helps restaurants operate more efficiently – and more profitably.
Holiday Tip #3
Plan and manage holiday events
It’s that time of year again – people are ready to party. With an event management system in place, you can book, manage, and collect revenue all in one spot.
Take event inquiries through your website and see all events in one place
Automate the proposal process and send branded emails automatically
Collect payments securely through Clover payment processing
See the four most popular types of holiday gatherings – and learn how to prepare for them.
Holiday Tip #4
Sell gift cards & merchandise
The more streams of holiday revenue, the better. By allowing diners to shop for gift cards and branded merchandise directly through your website, you can bring in business even after the end of service.
From apparel to cocktail kits, signature condiments, cookbooks, and more, offer whatever merchandise fits your brand best
Drive sales 24/7 – an online store never closes
Use add-ons like promo codes to encourage more sales
Check out our pro tips for turning existing assets into low-cost, low-effort merchandise.