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How a Kids-Eat-Free Promotion Can Boost Sales

When 110 Grill set out to identify how it could attract more guests to its Rochester, New Hampshire, location, plenty of promotional opportunities seemed like potential fits. But with so many families and schools in the area, the nine-unit upscale-casual brand decided on a bold, family-forward approach: a kids-eat-free promotion.

BJ's Restaurants Sales Begin to Turnaround

Following a promising third quarter due to initiatives like off-premise sales and value offerings, BJ’s Restaurants and Brewhouse remains optimistic about its plans to bring the concept to more markets nationwide.

These Platforms Will Help You Manage Staffing with Uber-Efficiency

With the on-demand economy impacting other industries, from taxis to hotels, it has also taken hold in restaurants in various ways, including staffing.Circumstances that have long been difficult for operators—such as special events that create increased demand or a scheduled worker who becomes a last-minute no-show—can now be addressed immediately through staffing platforms like Jobletics, Wonolo, and Jitjatjo.

Oktoberfest Beers to Support the Season

As cool-weather beers come into vogue, a fruited wheat beer or tart gose may not have the same appeal by a campfire as it did on the beach—but a rich porter will pair perfectly. One quintessential autumnal beer is märzen, a malty lager that signals the changing season and is perfect for Oktoberfest.