For many businesses, sales tend to run a bit slower than usual during these hot summer days. But not necessarily for restaurants. This is your time to get the thirsty and hungry tourists and locals to come by and get a little extra treat. Check out these simple tips to pick up sales right now.

Give your menu a refreshing boost

Time to serve up the best summery items you have – what about a refreshing strawberry smoothie? A light summer salad? Or perhaps arrange a few good old-fashioned BBQ days with special offers on steaks and sausages. Mmmmm… Check out how you can encourage customers to buy the special offers that you have in your restaurant this summer:

Uprate on customer service

This is the time to turn up the charm. Especially when it comes to tourists. Give them something to remember and something to tell their friends and family about when they come home. With these simple tricks, you will definitely give your customers an excellent holiday experience.

Read: 7 tips to perfect customer service

Invite customers to come back

Did you know that a regular is ready to spend up to 67% more than a first time customer? The summer holiday season is great to start building a new and solid customer base – and it can actually be done quite easily. Just check out this article:

 

Pick up your social media activity

Everyone is online. Especially during the summer holiday; we constantly check in new places, take pictures of our meals and we search for the best restaurants in the local area. No one looks in guide books anymore. Now, the best way to find a place to eat is through social media. Find out how you rock your social media pages this summer here:

Your restaurant social media strategy – this is how it’s done

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Lisa Andersen
Lisa Andersen Content Editor
Part of Planday’s content team in Copenhagen, Lisa is into yoga and loves good writing. Her experience includes working with communication and PR for international grassroots organizations in Argentina and Bolivia.