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Designing The Perfect Menu

Those brand new area rugs and that spiffy dining room paint job might look great, but all customers will remember about your restaurant is the food. Unfortunately, if you design a lackluster menu, your guests might not be tempted to try some of your best dishes. In my twenty years in the restaurant business, I have made some mistakes and had more than a few successes. I want to share the things with you that really work, so that you can enjoy your early days as a restaurant owner. Operating a restaurant is hard, but by heeding the right advice, you can enjoy the journey.


Tips For Planning Your Next Pizza Party

Your favorite local pizza restaurant can be an ideal place for hosting a party. These restaurants often have ample space, and the variety of different types of dishes can ensure your guests will have something that they can eat. In order to plan an enjoyable and effective pizza party, you should incorporate several basic tips into your party planning process.

Inquire About A Party Section

If you will be hosting a large number of people, it can be extremely disruptive to other patrons of the restaurant for your guests to be in the main dining area. Additionally, this can make it difficult for your guests to talk to each other as the tables may not be conducive to large groups. Luckily, many pizza restaurants will have a separate section for large parties. By reserving one of these sections, you can ensure that your guests as comfortable and able to easily speak with each other during your gathering.

Consider Offering A Limited Menu

Having to fill a large number of very different orders can cause almost any kitchen to fall behind. If you will be hosting a large number of people, you may find that limiting the menu that is available to your guests can help the restaurant to fill the orders as quickly as possible. To limit the menu, you will want to speak with a manager ahead of your scheduled event. They will be able to work with you to help ensure that you are better able to control the costs of feeding each guest and ensure the kitchen is able to keep up with the orders. If your event will have a definite start time, you may want to order arriving early and ordering the food before your guests arrive. This will ensure that they are able to start eating as soon as they arrive.

Keep The Party On A Single Check

A large number of separate checks for your guests can prove to be very time consuming to close out. This is due to the fact that the servers will have to process payments from each of your guests, and the time needed for this task can quickly increase as your guest count grows. By keeping all of your guests on a single check, you can limit the time needed to pay the bill. If you are concerned about paying the full price of this ticket, you can fairly accurately estimate the cost of feeding each guest and request that they provide this payment when accepting the invitation.