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Open for Business

Tips, resources, and fresh ideas for running a successful restaurant.
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New spaces, more voices: OpenTable’s new restaurant content hubs

New spaces, more voices: OpenTable’s new restaurant content hubs

OpenTable launched the Open for Business blog in 2015, with the goal of sharing best practices among hospitality professionals…
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This week in restaurant news: off-premise hospitality, ghost kitchens, restaurant safety awards

This week in restaurant news: off-premise hospitality, ghost kitchens, restaurant safety awards

Every week we’re rounding up some of our favorite articles with trends and tidbits from the world of restaurants. Tell us:…
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How to connect with diners during a pandemic: Your guide to personalized email marketing

How to connect with diners during a pandemic: Your guide to personalized email marketing

The world is changing fast and restaurants are trying to adapt just as quickly. Now is the time to get creative, stay flexible,…
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This week in restaurant news: outdoor solutions, NY surcharge, Beard Foundation invests in BIPOC businesses

This week in restaurant news: outdoor solutions, NY surcharge, Beard Foundation invests in BIPOC businesses

Every week we’re rounding up some of our favorite articles with trends and tidbits from the world of restaurants. Tell us:…
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This week in restaurant news: indoor dining resumes, food critics pivot, how to save restaurants

This week in restaurant news: indoor dining resumes, food critics pivot, how to save restaurants

Every week we’re rounding up some of our favorite articles with trends and tidbits from the world of restaurants. Tell us:…
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This week in restaurant news: Bon Appetit editor, virtual events… and now what?

This week in restaurant news: Bon Appetit editor, virtual events… and now what?

Every week we’re rounding up some of our favorite articles with trends and tidbits from the world of restaurants. Tell us:…
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This week in restaurant news: behind the Beards, QR comeback, delivery fee caps extended

This week in restaurant news: behind the Beards, QR comeback, delivery fee caps extended

Every week we’re rounding up some of our favorite articles with trends and tidbits from the world of restaurants. Tell us:…
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Local Insights: Tap into industry trends and benchmark reporting to reopen with confidence

Local Insights: Tap into industry trends and benchmark reporting to reopen with confidence

As cities reopen and people start to dine out again, it’s difficult to gauge what’s happening locally,  whether other restaurants…
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In it Together: tough calls and closures with Lien Ta & Shehzad Roopani

In it Together: tough calls and closures with Lien Ta & Shehzad Roopani

OpenTable’s webinar series, In it Together, tackles key topics facing the industry during the COVID-19 crisis. What does…
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