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How to open a restaurant: Building a brand identity

How to open a restaurant: Building a brand identity

When it comes to opening a restaurant smoothly and running it successfully, Alison Arth is a pro. She held leadership positions…
Alison Arth
8 Ways to Make a Commissary Kitchen Work for Your Restaurant Business

8 Ways to Make a Commissary Kitchen Work for Your Restaurant

In a busy restaurant kitchen, efficiency is everything. As restaurant groups grow and one concept turns into five—and…
Olivia Terenzio
Holiday Catering: 9 Tips to Help You Plan, Delight & Thrive During the Biggest Months of the Year

Why This Chef Opened a Restaurant with No Servers

When chef Phillip Frankland Lee and his wife and pastry chef Margarita Lee opened Scratch Bar & Kitchen in Encino, California,…
Olivia Terenzio
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,…
OpenTable
10 tips to start and expand your outdoor dining experience

10 tips to start and expand your outdoor dining experience

Dining rooms are opening and closing across the country, but sitting outside is among the safest ways to eat out during the…
OpenTable
In it Together: taking care of the industry with Edward Lee & Jessica Koslow

In it Together: taking care of the industry with Edward Lee & Jessica Koslow

OpenTable’s new weekly webinar series, In it Together, tackles key topics facing the industry during the COVID-19 crisis.…
Olivia Terenzio
Marketing through COVID-19 recovery

Marketing through COVID-19 recovery

Times have changed for the restaurant industry. But while COVID-19 has shuttered countless businesses, made gathering…
Gina DeMartini
How restaurants can make Mother’s Day special, no matter where people are

How restaurants can make Mother’s Day special, no matter where people are

Mother’s Day will be different this year for lots of us, but all the things that make it celebratory—family time, good food,…
Erin Cullum
In it Together: OpenTable’s weekly webinar series to create community and share advice with restaurateurs

In it Together: OpenTable’s weekly webinar series to create community and share advice with restaurateurs

In the face of enormous challenges, a sense of community brings the restaurant industry together. There’s never been a…
Erin Cullum