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3 ideas + questions to sharpen your restaurant’s competitive edge

This week I was at the Tampa airport headed to New Orleans to address the National Boys and Girls Club of America at their annual meeting. I’ve written about my hometown airport in past blogs, …

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New feature and what makes a great restaurant name
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New feature and what makes a great restaurant name

Just a few years ago the Restaurant Branding Roadmap community of restaurant owners and hospitality leaders was a very small group. Today we have a robust network of nearly 5,000 strong. We have chefs, first-time …

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Differentiate Your Restaurant Brand by Building an Emotional Connection
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Differentiate Your Restaurant Brand by Building an Emotional Connection

Consider the lush urban sanctuary in Alexandria, Australia known as The Grounds, where the guests are taken on a food, drink, and social journey in an old warehouse district. Think of Milwaukee’s spy hideout Safe …

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Gratitude, Attracting Women and a Cool Idea
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Gratitude, attracting women and a cool idea

Three items to cover this week. First off, thank you all who participated in our survey on the RBR Academy, the new online branding course for restaurateurs. We received lots of valuable feedback and we …

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Free Webinar – 30 ways to stand out

Need customers, publicity, social buzz? DON’T MISS THIS FREE WEBINAR The live webinar ran on TUESDAY, MARCH 8TH WATCH THE REPLAY HERE HOW TO STAND OUT IN A CROWDED RESTAURANT MARKET LEARN 30 WAYS TO …

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3 Cool Ideas to Add to a Restaurant Brand Experience 5
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3 cool ideas to add to a restaurant brand experience

A restaurant brand effort is a circle of guest experiences. There is no official beginning or end to any brand. It used to be that a restaurant’s offerings—the food, beverage, and entertainment— were enough to …

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A dream. A success. A nightmare.
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A dream. A success. A nightmare.

What Chipotle’s food safety mess can teach all brands. In 1993, Steve Ells started turning his dream of owning a fancy restaurant into a reality by opening a simple, small, 800 square foot Mexican food …

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Round up of 2016 restaurant trends

We’re not sure where January went, but we hope that your restaurant is off to a strong start and 2016 will be your best year ever. In case you missed this excellent video on restaurant …

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5 Ways to Get More Brand Love this Valentine’s Day
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5 Ways to Get More Brand Love this Valentine’s Day

While Mother’s Day still tops the calendar as the busiest dining day of the year, Cupid is right behind with big red hearts and credits cards ready to show the love! According to the Retail …

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