Posts Tagged "Menu Design Tips"

14 Creative Plate Presentations and Restaurant Menu Ideas

One of the perks of my profession is getting to experience first-hand some of the best restaurants in the world.  Each year I visit 300+ restaurants and gain insights while on culinary explorations ranging from street carts in Thailand to world-class dining in Dubai.  I’ve been meaning to start sharing some of the photos of unique design, marketing, and restaurant…read more →Read more...

Hiring a Menu Consultant – Processes, Going Rates, and Expectations

Hiring a menu consultant is an important step in boosting restaurant revenue. All too many restaurant menus are designed and printed at the local all night copy joint. If you pay in peanuts expect to get monkeys. For the average restaurant, just a redesign of their menu incorporating some basic menu engineering techniques can boost monthly net profits by $1,000…read more →Read more...

Menu Modifiers: When Less is Much More for Guests

There are more demands on the human attention span than ever. Prescriptions for attention deficit medicine are ballooning. Could it be that we’re just being inundated with too much to keep track of and it’s not that attention is waning but that demands on it are increasing? The definition of the word “restaurant” is derived from Latin for “restore.” Yes,…read more →Read more...

The Importance of Sourcing in Menu Strategy

For the past 50 years, consumers became less interested in where their food came from than they had been in the 10,000 years that preceded it. The pendulum is about to swing swiftly back in the direction of consumers having a real interest in where their food comes from. This movement – which is just gearing up – offers real…read more →Read more...