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How to Make Halloween A terrifyingly special night at your restaurant


Halloween, The night of the Living Dead, of Lost Souls, witches and spells is a great opportunity to redecorate your restaurant, give a dismal look, dark and accompany the most disgustingly delicious food to taste and sight. The idea is to use a special occasion in which people are predisposed to have a good time to make your restaurant is the cemetery, enchanted castle or a zombie apocalypse bunker after which everyone wants to go.

That change in the decor has to be accompanied by a complete makeover, the waiters and waitresses will be dressed accordingly and have to be changes in the letter. Everything has to be scary, Sinister, disgustingly creepy. Check imagination, reconverting enjoy your restaurant and so will your customers.

the saga Twilight He became fashionable vampires but are much more terrifying zombies The Walking Dead. Surely thousands of zombies invade our streets this Saturday 31 October and be hungry, fail to attract them to your restaurant. You can simulate a zombie invasion, with a special menu for survivors or for these undead beings, you decide which side you are. yes, the door staff have to be a sickening be, sight only, please.

Death and darkness generate a lot of business, prepares a promotion in your restaurant for Halloween. The secret is also in communicating the right way. In these cases, an advertising campaign teaser, mysterious and enigmatic can be a great attraction. Social networks can be the best way to convey this campaign, not to be deceived, Halloween is more popular among young people and those plaguing social media.

Organize the event can be anything from a party with food and drink bar, a costume contest, a simple change in the decor and the menu and even, and if you want to go a step further, devise a terrifying game role. Saturday takes the imagination to wander.


You can opt for a generic decor, with ornaments or think of a theme and acclimate the restaurant, for example, the Addams Family mansion or that castle that served as the Transylvanian Pajarería.

The Addams Family lounge

The chaotic and anchored in time the Addams family room.

Dr. pimpled

Dr. pimpled and pajarería Transylvania

These are just some ideas. The funny thing is surprising and a little imagination. Otherwise you can also opt for a decoration based on black and orange, by the relationship of Halloween with pumpkins, and add some cobweb, ghost, skeleton, bat, brain or mutilated limbs.

Halloween decoration

Simple decor ideas

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You have no excuse to give you a zombie touch to that picture of communion

Halloween decoration-3

Terror can get to the bathroom, as well. Another recommendation is to lower the intensity of light.


Restaurant staff

Staff should also be totally immersed and committed to the event. Whether disguised Wednesday, Morticia, Fetid or Uncle Thing, They have to get into the role. Dr. may also be pimpled or twin Exorsisters. From Freddy Krueger to Norman Bates in Psycho, there are thousands of ideas to reality with staff. witches, vampires, mummies… The key is to enjoy it and make fun customers. Everyone has to work together to create an atmosphere of terror.

The Addams Family

The Addams Family

Freddy Krueger

Striped jerseys have never ceased to be fashionable

Food to die

Since we have redecorated and have staff dressed in that guise, we must think about food. different menu, creative dishes, desserts and specialty drinks inspired terror. You can even create a contest via Twitter to make the message more sinister is the winner of a free drink.

Dishes for Halloween decoration

Vomits pumpkin…guacamole

Dishes for Halloween decoration

There is a witch in my cupcake

Dishes for Halloween decoration

And now an eye on my punch…

Dishes for Halloween decoration

It seems typical human body parts found in food at this restaurant

Dishes for Halloween decoration

delicious fingers

Dishes for Halloween decoration

Members human food and even worms

Dishes for Halloween decoration

If you have an Italian restaurant or pasta dishes, You can also turn it into a sinister being

Dishes for Halloween decoration

spaghetti monster

I could also take advantage of the tradition of trick or treaters and make some sweet to hand out to children who dare to approach your terrific restaurant.

Halloween candy for kids

Halloween candy for kids

The menu can also be an important theme and detail can be printed new cards for this occasion. Rename the dishes with more sinister or frightening and change the color. viscous food, with amputees members or bugs but always controlled, We want customers to eat, not to go to arcades.

menu ideas for halloweenmenu ideas for halloween


Promote your special Halloween event and invite people to go disguised as something terrifying. You can also organize a competition. Take a picture to each client disguised arrival at the restaurant, hang the photos on the Facebook page and encourage local fans to vote for the scariest. Imagination can reward customers with a free dinner at the restaurant for another day.

mysterious environment

dim lighting, It is very important to create atmosphere.

Lighting for HalloweenHalloween pumpkin-lightingHalloween-lighting lampsHere are some tips to turn your restaurant into a terrifying place where everyone wants to be. Only a matter of take a little imagination. And you, What have you organized for this Halloween?

About the Author

Journalist Master in Digital Communication. Curiosa since birth. Always with a notebook and a book in the backpack. Fascinated investigate novel and interesting topics related to Social Media restauranting. Burgos, specifically, Salas de los Infantes.


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