Restaurant Business


Attracting customers over the holidays

Attracting customers over the holidays The holidays are a busy time of the year for everyone. It doesn’t matter which side of the business you’re on – restaurant customer or restaurant owner – time is of the essence in November and December. That can make things hectic and stressful. But given its special status, the hustle-and-bustle of holiday season can also help you boost your business by attracting customers over the holidays, and by helping you re-invigorate your place in the market, according to Richard Yee, Flanagan Territory Manager. “There are a number of fairly simple strategies that restaurateurs can use to get the most out of the holiday season, which, with a bit of planning and some forethought, can be quite beneficial,” Yee says. Be a community ambassador A Red Seal Chef with 12 years’ experience as a restaurateur, Yee has racked up 35 years in the foodservice industry. He knows from…