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Restaurant Industry Trends 2022: What to Expect

A new year means new trends to incorporate into your business. Understanding and responding to these restaurant industry trends could help you keep up with the competition in 2022 and beyond! More Off-Premises Dining While in-person dining has increased since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the recent Omicron variant […]
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Restaurant Management Tips: How to Battle Restaurant Labor Shortages

Are restaurant labor shortages affecting your business? These restaurant management tips can help you better navigate hiring challenges so your business can thrive! Raise Wages The COVID-19 pandemic pointed out just how financially vulnerable restaurant employees were. That’s why one of the best and most obvious ways to battle restaurant […]

The Best Appetizer Recipes to Try at Your Restaurant

While entrees tend to get the bulk of the attention, having a great appetizer menu can entice diners during happy hour and beyond. If your menu could use a revamp, it may be time to check out some of the best appetizer recipes from our beloved food vendors.  Hot Artichoke […]
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TikTok Marketing for Restaurants: What You Need to Know

If your restaurant isn’t using TikTok, you’re missing out on the opportunity to reach a huge demographic of potential diners on a platform that isn’t completely bogged down by other advertisers. Here’s what you need to know about TikTok marketing for restaurants, so you can get ahead of the game. […]
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5 Fun Winter Menu Ideas for Restaurants

If you don’t have a seasonal menu, you’re missing out on the opportunity to wow your guests, lower costs, experiment, and increase profits. In today’s blog, the foodservice experts at McDonald Wholesale discuss 5 fun winter menu ideas that can take your restaurant to the next level. Capitalize on Comfort […]
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How to Sell More Gift Cards for Your Restaurant

Restaurant gift cards can do a lot to help your bottom line, and the holiday season is the perfect time to get serious about selling gift cards. In today’s blog, the foodservice experts at McDonald Wholesale discuss how to sell more gift cards for your restaurant. Start Selling Gift Cards […]
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How a Contactless Menu QR Code System Could Benefit Your Restaurant

It’s easy to dwell on the challenges that face the restaurant industry during the COVID-19 pandemic. But along with these challenges came plenty of innovations that have made life easier for restaurants and customers alike. The QR code restaurant menu is one of these restaurant tech innovations that blew up […]
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Tailgaters Specials: Why Your Restaurant Should Offer a Takeout Tailgaters Menu

With the NCAA and the NFL season underway, many people’s weekends are focused on football. As family meal deals grow in popularity, it might be time for your restaurant to considering offering a takeout tailgaters menu people won’t be able to resist. What is a Tailgaters Menu? Like family meal […]
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SEO for Restaurants: Website Tips You Can’t Afford to Ignore

In 2021, there’s no excuse not to have a website for your restaurant. But just because you have a website doesn’t mean you’re doing everything you can to build your customer base. When it comes to SEO for restaurants, you can’t afford to ignore these restaurant website tips that can […]
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Restaurant Menu Ideas to Help Increase Your Average Order Size

Increasing your average order size can increase your profits. In today’s blog, the foodservice experts at McDonald Wholesale discuss what the average order size is and provide some restaurant menu ideas that can help increase your average order size. What is Average Order Size? Your restaurant’s average order size refers […]