To keep the food lovers of today interested in your restaurant, a good tip would be to provide them with entertainment as well as exquisite food. People prefer restaurants with a great menu and provide the best dining experience.
Below is a list of suggestions on how to make the atmosphere of your restaurant entertaining.
SHOWCASE A LOCAL ARTIST
How interesting would it be if your restaurant could double as an art gallery, people would come in for the food but stay for the art. Adorn your restaurant walls with the artwork of a local artist.
Guests can amuse themselves with these paintings while they wait for their meals. You could sell this artwork and maybe even make a commission on the sales.
OFFER BOARD GAMES
Board games are a classic pass time for people of all ages. If your restaurant has a ‘casual’ theme, a shelf stocked with these games can provide your guests with a good deal of amusement.
Your restaurant will become a go-to place for the younger crowd, whereas people of older ages would enjoy a good meal and explore their playful side for the evening.
INVEST IN A PHOTOBOOTH
No matter the event, one cannot resist the urge to take a picture at a photo booth. Most restaurants don’t set up photo booths, so having one at your business can make you distinct from the local restaurants.
Keep various costumes and props to make your guest’s experience more entertaining. If you also print your restaurant’s logo on the pictures, these souvenirs can end up being ongoing advertisements.
INTRODUCE THE CHEF
Meeting the restaurant chef can be an exciting experience for the guests. On nights when the business is slow, you can arrange for the chef to interact with the guests; your regular crowd would love the artist behind their beautifully presented meals.
You can pick any of these entertainment ideas to incorporate in your restaurant; make sure the type of entertainment you choose fits your venue’s atmosphere.