Restaurant Marketing Tips – Let Your Restaurant Staff Eat Cake

Keeping restaurant staff motivated is critical to your restaurant’s success. They are are the face of your establishment, the key to great customer service and they can increase the average ticket which has a direct effect on your restaurant’s bottom line. But for most restaurant owners and managers they find it a challenge to keep their restaurant staff happy, much less productive and selling. In our Win Win Restaurant Marketing System we work a lot with restaurant managers on putting processes in place, creating staff programs and helping our restaurant marketing community get more out of both their relationship and the productivity of their waiters, chefs and other staff. It is essential to put these types of programs in place, however there are some rather quick, common sense things you can do immediately that will make an immediate difference to your restaurant’s profits. Keep your eye on our website for more of these restaurant staffing tips. But in the meantime, try the following easy to implement activity. Invite your staff to a meal! That’s right. If you want them to sell more, well then get them excited about what they are selling. Make sure that they have tasted everything on the menu by organizing a group meal that the chefs prepare for the rest of the staff. Or go one step further – have the restaurant staff accompany the chefs in the kitchen, watching how the dishes are made and understanding how the ingredients are prepared. Turn it into a restaurant team building activity, where the wait staff cooks with the chef and the best team is rewarded. The sky is the limit to how you can run the event, but the most important thing being to get your staff excited about what your restaurant serves. Once they are enthused about the food, then you’ll be enthused about the increases to your bottom line!