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February arrives, the shortest month of the year but no less intense. remember that has one of the most exciting days as is the 14 February, Valentine's Day.

February starts very sweet, the day 1 is the Decorate with candies Day Y Black Chocolate, think garlands of candy and chocolate recipes with this. Can encourage your customers to make a photo of decoration and share in their social networks, mentioning your establishment and an attractive hashtag .

The day 2 is the Crepes day Y Groundhog. Bet for breakfast crepes sweet and salty for snack or meal. further, to honor that day that even has a movie, 'Caught in time', we offer some recipes Marmot shaped cookies or cupcakes in the shape of this animal. The day 3 It includes carrot cake in your letter, This dessert is one of the most demanded today, They love even those who hate orange vegetable.

solidarity actions in restaurants

He 4 February is the World Cancer Day, Join the worthy cause creating a menu in which one party to donate Spanish Association Against Cancer (AECC), for your customers to contribute their bit to combat this disease. further, You can encourage them to share the action in social networks so that more people will.

This day is also the Zombie Pride Day, Zombies world, unámonos! You can prepare a feast for those who love nonliving, invite them to go disguised and prepare a similar menu you and you were recommending for Halloween. We know the pull they have these celebrations, especially among young people.

Arrival in Spain Carnival is celebrated Maundy Thursday, which this year falls on 4 February. In many towns and cities, especially in the eastern regions of Spain, this day a festival is celebrated with different customs, but basically it consists of a day where the cuisine has a very important role and we are talking about strong recipes, we heed the proverb “Maundy Thursday, longaniza in the pot”. If your city on Shrove Thursday is a tradition, prepares the best dishes to be taking forces for carnival. If it is not, Get set up for her!

The day 5 It is celebrated Day of the chocolate fondue and the Wear Red, so prepare a feast of chocolate and Lots dinner for two people between those clients with a red garment, take their picture and upload to their networks mentioning your restaurant. It is a way to retain customers and generate 'noise’ on our local action sharing on social networks.

Carnival in the restaurant

The weekend 5 al 7 February is celebrated carnival, Aprovechalo for give a big party. You can let everyone choose his costume or propose you a topic and adapt your kitchen these days, for example, oriental food oriental party, or all Mexicans, not missing plugs and tequila. In this case you can pull topics. The restaurant's decor is an essential part, do not forget.

On Sunday 7 It is the Super Bowl, the end of the National Football League (NFL), leading professional championship football in the U.S, that increasingly has more followers in our country. You only need a large TV, typical American food and drink and you'll find few followers queuing at the door of your business. Guacamole, onion rings, beer, burgers, chili dogs, nachos… choose between most appetizing dishes for Super Bowl.

The day 9 Focus on the pizza, if you have this dish on your menu, preparing a new recipe, It offers a discount for that day or let the customer decide what ingredients you want on your body and the most original ponle the name you choose their creator and add it to your letter. He 10 commitment to the brownies as dessert or the cream cheese brownie, It is the day of both, This is another favorite desserts, so do not miss the opportunity to pay homage to your restaurant.

Valentine's Day, love comes to restaurants

He 13 February is the World Day for Singles and just an after day Valentine's Day, Adapt your gastronomic offer creating special individual or couples both menus. The Valentine's day decorate your home with romantic motifs, hearts, Put candles and background our recommended playlist for this day. Although it may be a bit cheesy, There are many people who loves this kind of detail.

The day 14 It is also the International Day Give a Book, organizes an exchange of books between your customers throught social media: each carrying a book and after dinner will be another in exchange for leaving his. Who knows if an interesting literary talk will not start.

He 17 is the Day lattes and the 18 he drinking wine, for every cup coffee or ask your customers, invite another. For the day 23, we will prepare so mentioned banana bread, a type of bread made with banana fruit pulp. For him 24 apúntate al pringoso appear verbo, that neither really exists in Spanish, but it is spreadable sauces nachos because it is the Nacho Day. You think different salsas, of cheese, hot spicy, guacamole… dipping nachos.

The last days of the month, just as sweet end than at the beginning, he 27 It is the Day of strawberries and 28 the breath of chocolate, prepares special dishes with these ingredients and offer them your daily menu.

As this year is a leap year, we have day 29, wherein rare diseases marks, like the World Cancer Day, creates a special menu in which a portion of the price is intended to study such diseases that need everyone's help to find treatments.

Here we have given some examples of things you can do during February, but surely you many more can you think. We leave the list with the days and schedule so you think what you can offer in your restaurant with all these reasons to celebrate.

Calendar-de-shares-of-marketing-for-Feb-de-2016Marketing ideas for restaurants

Here is the schedule for February 2016:

Monday 1 February

  • Baked Alaska National Day (#usa)
  • Day decorate with candy (#usa)
  • Day black chocolate (#usa)

Tuesday 2 February

  • Tater Tot Day (#usa)
  • Pancake Day (#usa)
  • Groundhog Day (#usa)
  • Wetlands Day

Wednesday 3 February

  • Carrot Cake Day (#usa)

Thursday 4 February

  • Day homemade soup (#usa)
  • Day stuffed mushrooms (#usa)
  • Day to thank the postman (#usa)
  • World Cancer Day
  • Zombie Pride Day
  • Maundy Thursday

Friday 5 February

  • Day Chocolate fonfue (#usa)
  • World Nutella Day
  • Meteorologist day o 'the weatherman’ (#usa)
  • Wear Red Day (#usa)

Saturday 6 February

  • Day Frozen Yogurt (#usa)
  • Day make ice cream for breakfast (#usa)
  • Day doodle (#usa)
  • International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

Sunday 7 February

  • Day alfredo sauce (#usa)
  • Sunday's Super Bowl
  • Day send a card to a friend (#usa)

Monday 8 February

  • Lovers day potato (#usa)
  • Day molasses (#usa)
  • Boy Scouts Day (#usa)
  • Kite flying day (#usa)
  • Opera Day (#usa)

Tuesday 9 February

  • Pizza Day (#usa)
  • Dentist Day

Wednesday 10 February

  • Day brownie with cream cheese (#usa)
  • Day take a brownie (#usa)
  • Lent begins (#usa)
  • Umbrella Day (#usa)

Thursday 11 February

  • Peppermint Patty Day (#usa)
  • Day not mourn over spilled milk (#usa)
  • Day take your guitar (#usa)
  • Day to a friend (#usa)
  • Day satisfied being alone (#usa)
  • Day European Emergency Number 112

Friday 12 February

  • Day plum pudding (#usa)
  • Darwin Day

Saturday 13 February

  • Tortellini Day (#usa)
  • Day Italian food (#usa)
  • Day be madly in love with oneself (#usa)
  • World Day Whale (#usa)
  • World Radio Day
  • World Day Bachelor

Sunday 14 February

  • Valentine's Day
  • Day cream-filled chocolate (#usa)
  • International Day of giving a book
  • International Day of Congenital Heart Disease
  • European Sexual Health Day

Monday 15 February

  • Day gumdrop gumdrops, Jellies those that are as a drop (#usa)
  • Day want candy (#usa)
  • President's Day (#usa)
  • Hippo day (#usa)
  • International Childhood Cancer Day

Tuesday 16 February

  • Almond day (#usa)
  • Day do a favor for a grouch (#usa)

Wednesday 17 February

  • Day lattes (#usa)
  • World Day of the Human Spirit
  • Day random acts of kindness (#usa)

Thursday 18 February

  • Day drinking wine (#usa)
  • International Asperger Syndrome Day

Friday 19 February

  • Day chocolate mint (#usa)

Saturday 20 February

  • Cherry Pie Day (#usa)
  • Love your Pet Day (#usa)
  • World Day of Social Justice
  • Day Cameraman and Photographer

Sunday 21 February

  • Day sticky bun (#usa)

Monday 22 February

  • Sweet Potato Day cooking (#usa)
  • Daisy Day (#usa)
  • Day to be humble (#usa)
  • Scout Thinking Day

Tuesday 23 February

  • Banana Bread Day (#usa)
  • Day tennis (#usa)

Wednesday 24 February

  • Day nachos (#usa)

Thursday 25 February

  • Day chili (#usa)
  • Day clam chowder (#usa)
  • Day chocolate with peanuts (#usa)
  • International Day Cochlear Implant

Friday 26 February

  • Pistachio Day (#usa)
  • Day tell a fairy tale (#usa)

Saturday 27 February

  • Day to open that bottle (#usa)
  • Day kahlua, Mexican coffee liqueur (#usa)
  • Strawberry Day (#usa)
  • Bread Day that has not been eaten (#usa)
  • Polar Bear Day (#usa)

Sunday 28 February

  • Day of breath of chocolate (#usa)
  • Day Academy Awards (#usa)

Monday 29 February

  • World Day for Rare Diseases

You can download the schedule in PDF with the best marketing ideas for restaurants:

Calendar of marketing activities for February 2016

About the Author

He graduated in journalism from the University of Valladolid although Fabero (Lion). Working for many years in the hospitality sector. Futura expert in food journalism and everything related to restaurants, a world that fascinates. His other passions: rock and sports.


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