28 September
Synergy Restaurant Consultants

Buy me some peanuts… and pulled pork sliders with a local craft beer on the side? No doubt about it, when it comes to concessions we’re not in Kansas anymore, Toto—and we mean no disrespect to that great state in the middle of the country. Like all American... continue reading

28 September

September 2011 Newsletter

Synergy Restaurant Consultants | newsletters
Synergy Restaurant Consultants

Greetings! This month, we take another look at the growing small-plates trend, courtesy of our associate Patricia Liu. Certainly, there are plenty of examples of restaurants that serve only small plates, but you don’t have to overhaul your menu completely to offer them.... continue reading

19 September

Name That Promotion

Synergy Restaurant Consultants | Blog, Restaurant Marketing
Synergy Restaurant Consultants

Now more than ever, it’s important to promote your restaurant. And a promo that’s about to debut at New York City’s Smith & Wollensky steakhouse illustrates why it pays to think out of the box when it comes to developing an event or program. In a city... continue reading

18 September

Biodynamic Wines go beyond Organic

Synergy Restaurant Consultants | Blog, restaurant trends
Synergy Restaurant Consultants

The word may sound a bit strange, but “biodynamic” wines are the next trend in food and drink. What exactly is it? Biodynamic viticulture (grape growing) refers to the agricultural farming methods of handling and processing of grapes for wine making. This farming... continue reading

14 September

Can These Crazy Ideas Possibly Work?

Synergy Restaurant Consultants | Blog, restaurant trends
Synergy Restaurant Consultants

If there’s one thing that springs eternal, it’s hope—and what more evidence do you need than these two wacky-sounding new-concept ideas springing up? Just opening in New York City, Taka Taka is an ultimate mashup of “Mexican sushi & Japanese tacos.”... continue reading

2 September
Synergy Restaurant Consultants

The future of restaurants is here. Technology today has made a much more direct impact to the consumer these days, with devices like the smartphone and tablet enabling consumers to do things on the fly that they couldn’t do before. Business have certainly been able to... continue reading