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Calculating The Lifetime Value of a Guest [Infograph by Kissmetrics.com] shared by Jeffrey Summers

Calculating The Lifetime Value of a Guest [Infograph by Kissmetrics.com] shared by Jeffrey Summers | Food and Beverages | Scoop.it
Calculating The Lifetime Value of a Guest [Infograph by Kissmetrics.com] shared by Jeffrey Summers One way to analyze acquisition strategy and estimate marketing costs is to calculate the Lifetime Value (“LTV”) of a customer.
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One way to analyze acquisition strategy and estimate marketing costs is to calculate the Lifetime Value (“LTV”) of a customer. Roughly defined, LTV is the projected revenue that a customer will generate during their lifetime. In this graphic we’ll briefly cover how to calculate LTV and how to use LTV to help solidify your marketing budget.

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Restaurant & Food Service News & Marketing

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How Does Your Restaurant Bring Customers Back? | Utpal Dholakia of Rice University Graduate School of Business published his findings on the daily deal trends such as Groupon and Living Social.
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How Does Your Restaurant Bring Customers Back?  | Utpal Dholakia of Rice University Graduate School of Business published his findings on the daily deal trends such as Groupon and Living Social. His research suggests that “daily deals do not convert enough ‘deal hunters’ to regular customers to cover the costs of discounting products and services.” (RetailingToday.com) You need to retain your customers to make those deals worth your while. So,... where do you go from here?

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Know Your Numbers | However good a restaurant may be, it can’t survive without also being a successful business, especially in today’s climate of increasing costs and competition for price-conscious consumers.
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Know Your Numbers | However good a restaurant may be, it can’t survive without also being a successful business, especially in today’s climate of increasing costs and competition for price-conscious consumers. “It really comes down to business fundamentals,” says Jim Laube, founder and publisher, RestaurantOwner.com. “Restaurants don’t succeed or fail because of their service, location, or even the food – it’s because they do or do not make a profit.”

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New Google Service Provides Same-Day Grocery Delivery | Google Shopping Express will offer same-day delivery of food and other items purchased online.
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New Google Service Provides Same-Day Grocery Delivery | Google Shopping Express will offer same-day delivery of food and other items purchased online. Right now, the six-month pilot program only extends to a small group of consumers in San Francisco and its suburbs, but if all goes well, it'll expand. This venture is intended to "increase consumer reliance on the Internet," as if we're not already dependent and reliant enough.

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Four Things Your Restaurant Loyalty Program Should be Doing to Empower Customer Engagement from Kobie Marketing | ...[R]estaurant loyalty programs are more valuable than ever in attracting, engaging and retaining patrons.
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Four Things Your Restaurant Loyalty Program Should be Doing to Empower Customer Engagement from Kobie Marketing | ...[R]estaurant loyalty programs are more valuable than ever in attracting, engaging and retaining patrons. To that end, I’ve listed four suggestions that can help restaurants nourish their loyalty programs and better feed restaurant goers’ desires to enjoy fun rewards.

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Cooks, Chefs & Interviews

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Food & Wine's Masters Series: Chocolate Lessons from Jean-François Bonnet “Chocolate is a combination of pleasures between the texture and the flavor,” says Tumbador Chocolate’s Jean-François Bonnet, whose Brooklyn factory creates bespoke...
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Food & Wine's Masters Series: Chocolate Lessons from Jean-François Bonnet “Chocolate is a combination of pleasures between the texture and the flavor,” says Tumbador Chocolate’s Jean-François Bonnet, whose Brooklyn factory creates bespoke chocolates and bars for chefs like Fatty Crab’s Zak Pelaccio. In this ultimate guide to chocolate, Bonnet explains how it’s made, what separates a good bar from a great one and why milk chocolate could be so much better.
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Food & Wine’s Masters Series: Lessons from Ice Cream Maven Jeni Britton Bauer Posted by Emily Thelin | “The word I use all the time is voluptuous,” says ice cream superstar Jeni Britton Bauer of Ohio’s Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams.
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Food & Wine’s Masters Series: Lessons from Ice Cream Maven Jeni Britton Bauer Posted by Emily Thelin | “The word I use all the time is voluptuous,” says ice cream superstar Jeni Britton Bauer of Ohio’s Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams. “Ice cream should lie on your tongue and relax there.” Here, the retailer and cookbook author reveals her best techniques for making ice cream, plus incredible unexpected toppings and serving secrets. Tip: Don’t wet the scoop!
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Beverages & Wine

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Turning Up the Heat on Breakfast Beverages | Whether hot, cold or alcoholic, spicy beverages are getting a lot of attention these days.
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Whether hot, cold or alcoholic, spicy beverages are getting a lot of attention these days. Restaurants and foodservice operators across the country are mixing up drinks that are as full-flavored as their food—and consumers are loving it. And it’s not just happening at Happy Hour. Spicy beverages are making an appearance at nearly every daypart, including breakfast and brunch.

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Documentary hopes to inspire restaurant industry to get 'Back to basics'

Documentary hopes to inspire restaurant industry to get 'Back to basics' | Food and Beverages | Scoop.it
"Back to Basics" The Film

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The U.S. Restaurant Industry finding its way in a Global Economy

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Lauren Warner's curator insight, March 25, 2013 12:56 PM

Can't wait to watch this!

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Le hamburger peut-il sauver l'Amérique ?

Réponse en mai 2014.

 

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Recipes

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Honey Mustard Pretzel Chicken by Reeni | Pretzel crumbs make the best crispy coating for chicken! They work miracles on baked chicken making it so crunchy you might mistake it for fried.
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Honey Mustard Pretzel Chicken by Reeni | Pretzel crumbs make the best crispy coating for chicken! They work miracles on baked chicken making it so crunchy you might mistake it for fried. They form a crust that traps all the juices inside the chicken where they belong to help make it moist and tender. You get crunchy pretzels, soft chicken and mouth-watering sauce in every single delicious bite making this an easy favorite

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Shopping, Cooking & Dining Tips

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ALDI 101 continues! This is Part 2 of a 3 Part Series from Gimmesomeoven | This is a 3-part series about one of [her] favorite places – ALDI!
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ALDI 101 continues! This is Part 2 of a 3 Part Series from Gimmesomeoven | This is a 3-part series about one of [her] favorite places – ALDI! After the first post on "Why I Shop At Aldi", [She is] continuing with Part 2 showing you "How To Shop At Aldi." Then be sure to come back or follow for the third and final post on "What To Buy At Aldi."

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Restaurant & Food Service News & Marketing

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Does Your Restaurant Have A Stereotype to Overcome? by David Schwartz | ...[T]here is no shortage of options when considering where to eat. While the choices are limitless there are distinctions for each concept.
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Does Your Restaurant Have A Stereotype to Overcome? by David Schwartz | ...[T]here is no shortage of options when considering where to eat. While the choices are limitless there are distinctions for each concept. Segmented categories exist in the restaurant industry to distinguish concepts from one another, such as QSR, Casual Dining to Take-out and Table Service. These are just a few, however these are not consumer friendly terms and are not necessarily the way consumers think.

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Shopping, Cooking & Dining Tips

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Do you want real eggs for your McDonald's Breakfast Sandwich? Just Ask! This tips is from J.
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Do you want real eggs for your McDonald's Breakfast Sandwich? Just Ask! This tips is from J. Kenji López-Alt | I've got a little secret to share...[Y]ou can get your McDonald's biscuit sandwiches (or any breakfast sandwich, for that matter) made with a 100% real egg, cracked and cooked fresh on-premises. All you've got to do is tell the cashier that you'd like your sandwich made with a "round egg" and they'll replace your folded egg patty with a real egg, free of charge.

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5 Marketing Mistakes Restaurant Owners Make | With the constant uprising of new competition, restaurant owners need to make sure they are doing the right things when it comes to marketing their brand.
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5 Marketing Mistakes Restaurant Owners Make | With the constant uprising of new competition, restaurant owners need to make sure they are doing the right things when it comes to marketing their brand. We have looked into some of the top marketing mistakes that you could be making and how you can fix them.

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KFC Intros Li'l Bucket Kids' Meals by Karlene Lukovitz | KFC is launching Li’l Bucket Kids Meals, packaged in a kid-friendly version of KFC’s adult bucket. The launch is being supported by social and other promotions.
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KFC Intros Li'l Bucket Kids' Meals by Karlene Lukovitz | KFC is launching Li’l Bucket Kids Meals, packaged in a kid-friendly version of KFC’s adult bucket. The launch is being supported by social and other promotions.

The standard meal (suggested retail price of $3.99) includes a Kentucky Grilled Chicken drumstick, green beans, a GoGo squeeZ applesauce on the go and a Capri Sun Roarin’ Water.

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Twin Peaks expands in growing segment Randy DeWitt, CEO of parent Front Burner Restaurants LP, talks strategy with Nation's Restaurant News and Ron Ruggless | While the casual-dining segment has experienced sales pressures at many brands, it has...
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Twin Peaks expands in growing segment | Randy DeWitt, CEO of parent Front Burner Restaurants LP, talks strategy with Nation's Restaurant News and Ron Ruggless    | While the casual-dining segment has experienced sales pressures at many brands, it has been augmented by growth in the so-called breastaurant category. “We think we’ll have 50 restaurants open under the Twin Peaks flag by the end of the calendar year,” said Randy DeWitt, chief executive of Front Burner.

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Burgers and Sandwiches

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The Counter Celebrates National Grilled Cheese Month in West Hartford by Leeanne Griffin | In celebration of National Grilled Cheese Month in April (yes, this is a thing,) The Counter offers five specialty sandwiches throughout the month, featuring...
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The Counter Celebrates National Grilled Cheese Month in West Hartford by Leeanne Griffin | In celebration of National Grilled Cheese Month in April (yes, this is a thing,) The Counter offers five specialty sandwiches throughout the month, featuring a different creation each week. All are priced at $7.

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NYC wine power list: #1 – Eric Asimov The most influential person in the New York City world of wine is Eric Asimov, chief wine critic of the New York Times.
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Cooks, Chefs & Interviews

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Food & Wine's Masters Series: Lessons from Salt Guru Mark Bitterman Posted By Emily Thelin When a question comes up about salt—and there are so many—some of the country’s best chefs and food artisans turn to one man: Mark Bitterman.
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Food & Wine's Masters Series: Lessons from Salt Guru Mark Bitterman Posted By Emily Thelin When a question comes up about salt—and there are so many—some of the country’s best chefs and food artisans turn to one man: Mark Bitterman. Here, the author of a historical manifesto called Salted answers our essential questions about the mineral—from how salt is made to which one’s the best for popcorn.
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F’s Masters Series: Lessons from Pizza Expert Mark Bello Posted by Emily Thelin | The founder of Pizza a Casa Pizza School offers an ultimate guide to New York-style pizza with tips on where to find the best coal oven pies and how to order at...
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F& W’s Masters Series: Lessons from Pizza Expert Mark Bello Posted by Emily Thelin | The founder of Pizza a Casa Pizza School offers an ultimate guide to New York-style pizza with tips on where to find the best coal oven pies and how to order at neighborhood slice joints. Plus: secrets to making amazing pizza at home.
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Food Finds & Reviews - Miami

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The Urbanist’s Miami: Where to Eat | Raising the Hotel Bar In a city built on tourism, hotel bars reign. Here, Galena Mosovich, the cocktail-culture writer for the Miami Herald, on where and what to drink.
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Easter kitchen gadget: Egg slicer By Noelle Carter | When you’re looking for the perfect tool to slice an egg, a knife is the last way to go -- there’s too much surface area on the blade to get a clean slice.
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Easter kitchen gadget: Egg slicer By Noelle Carter | When you’re looking for the perfect tool to slice an egg, a knife is the last way to go -- there’s too much surface area on the blade to get a clean slice. You’re better off using a wire cake or cheese slicer, even dental floss. Or you can just break out an egg slicer. Egg slicers are available at cooking and gourmet supply stores, as well as online. While prices can vary, a basic egg slicer typically costs no more than $10.

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ALDI 101 continues! This is Part 3 of a 3 Part Series from Gimmesomeoven | This is a 3-part series about one of [her] favorite places – ALDI!
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ALDI 101 continues! This is Part 3 of a 3 Part Series from Gimmesomeoven | This is a 3-part series about one of [her] favorite places – ALDI! After the first post on "Why I Shop At Aldi", [She continued] with Part 2 showing you "How To Shop At Aldi." In the final part of this 3 Part Series, you are shown "What To Buy At Aldi."

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ALDI 101: Why I Shop At Aldi Part 1 of a 3 Part Series from Gimmesomeoven | What I found in my first Aldi experience completely surprised me! The store was incredibly clean, the food looked great, it was all perfectly organized...
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ALDI 101: Why I Shop At Aldi Part 1 of a 3 Part Series from Gimmesomeoven | What I found in my first Aldi experience completely surprised me! The store was incredibly clean, the food looked great, it was all perfectly organized... I realized that there was a bit of a learning curve to the store. And I realized there was also a ton to learn about the store’s business model once I learned they have 8,000+ stores worldwide! [Then] I began to learn what Aldi is and what it is not. (BTW I do shop at ALDI)

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Food Finds & Reviews

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The 20 best athlete-owned restaurants from Arthur Bovino, TheDailyMeal.com | For the last two years, The Daily Meal has evaluated the best athlete-owned restaurants in America, looking at restaurants owned or invested in by boxers, golfers,...
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While the athlete may not be there, a few athlete owned restaurants provide noteworthy food and a quality dining experience

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