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May of 2017: marketing activities calendar for restaurants

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May begins, a month that is characterized by good weather. the terraces They are butt, up billing locals who have them, and there are many people on the street, wanting to share with your friends the best moments around a table or at the bar of the bars and restaurants.

It is also a month some very interesting celebrations for the hospitality industry. We tell our marketing tips for this period.

Mother only one

The first Sunday of May in Spain families gather to honor their mothers and restaurants tend to fill. Mother's Day is celebrated this year on Sunday 7 It may and is a good opportunity to raise your billing.

Begins to publicize all your channels that will open that day. Then sets what you want to do, If you offer your usual menu, un menú cerrado especial para garantizarte un mínimo de consumo en cada mesa o una promoción al estilo de “con una cuenta de más de XX euros te regalamos una botella de XX”.

Is not more have a detail with each group, They care for your customers feel and even choose you as a place to celebrate each year with their mothers: nice table center, a flower for every mother, a card or some chocolates. If customers are regulars who book you, Concerned by remembering her know- some culinary preference moms Table, salad or stew always ask, dessert they like. If your restaurant is familiar and you usually have parents of children, You can hire an entertainer or cheerleader to entertain children while parents eat in peace.

An original action is give to the tables blank cards for each person to write something to the mother you are eating with them. Always think about leaving the best impression possible.

1 of May, Bridge International Workers' Day

This year Labor Day falls on a Monday, which means that there will bridge work nationwide, especially in Madrid, where he 2 It is also party to be Community Day.

As usual, mobilization that brings these dates ensures increased workload in some areas and less in others. Begins by emphasizing your schedule (If you're regularly open or shut), Y If you open publish it in all your social networks. If you have a mailing list make a campaign emailing to know that they can visit you and provides some information about what you are preparing: cocktails and live music at your restaurant on the coast, special and seasonal dishes for good weather. In the event that your business is located in an area with the bridge usually diminishes in intensity their work, promociona alguna oferta especial, to attract customers those days.

And though you always talk about the tools available on the Net, not forget that there are certain conventional techniques that can always be useful. If your business is located in a tourist area and many visitors at this time, distribute some attractive and well-designed flyers can help. Write your offers on a blackboard or speak to one of your suppliers alcohol, for some kind of event that attracts attention, They are some of your options.

International No Diet Day

This date celebrates, the day 6, the acceptance of the human body and the diversity of its forms. He was promoted in 1992 by Mary Evans Young feminist protest against the industry diet products and to impose a warning about eating disorders anxiety generated by slimming.

You can take this date hacer una bonita campaña en tus canales promoviendo de alguna manera la aceptación del cuerpo y el disfrute de la buena comida. Say something like "because there are moments that are without dieting" and a picture of several friends and girlfriends with a glass of beer, or a group around a chocolate cake your letter.

You can even make a campaign on balanced diet that includes little quirks occasionally. The idea is take advantage of the date to give useful information to your current or potential clients, give a responsible brand image and attract customers to your business.

Let's eat burgers!

He 28 It is the International Day Burger, an almost universal plate and, in recent years In our country, He has experienced a boom in terms of consumption gourmet version, which has caused many restaurants count in its gastronomic offer one or more of them.

The date is perfect to launch a promotion if you have burgers on the menu, a special menu with burgers author, offer child or best version yet, a familiar menu Hamburger Day. A promoting drink more mini-burger top bar, and offer on the blackboard or mouth several versions so that people are encouraged to try different possibilities. Otra opción es una carta aparte de hamburguesas gourmet que solo estará durante unos días por la fecha.

This is a dish that likes almost everyone, fail to take advantage.

Make a small tribute to your employees

Because the 21 May is commemorated in the United States the day and maids. This month, rather than suggest an action for a social cause, We do this so that you give up a little tribute to some people who are critical of the performance of your bar or restaurant.

Do something to make them feel that you value their work. You know how important it is to give good service in room and is that, si ellos trabajan mal, customer perception will be negative for very good the kitchen. Que el menú de ese día sea especial, Make a draw between them with a gift or gratuity added on a percentage of your earnings.

These are just some suggestions for dates held in May. There are others that you can see on the calendar you have below, uses all the resources that you have to improve the performance of your restaurant and uploading your billing, Happy month!

May Calendar 2017

May of 2017: marketing activities calendar for restaurants

May of 2017: marketing activities calendar for restaurants

*From the day 30 de Abril hasta el 6 May Fair April is

*In U.S.A, This is a very special month with many commemorations:

  • National Asparagus Month
  • National Barbecue Month
  • National Month chocolate cream
  • National Egg Month
  • National Hamburger Month
  • National Salad Month
  • National Salsa Month
  • National Strawberry Month
  • National Photo Month
  • Celiac Awareness Month

Day 1

  • International Workers Day
  • National Chocolate Parfait Day (#usa)

Day 2

  • Day Madrid
  • Festival of the patios (until the day 14)
  • National Truffle Day (#usa)

Day 3

  • National Chocolate Custard Day (#usa)

Day 4

  • Day StarWars
  • National Orange Juice Day (#usa)
  • National Candied Orange Peel Day (#usa)

Day 6

  • National Beverage Day (#usa)
  • International No Diet Day
  • National Tourist Appreciation Day (#usa)

Day 7

  • National Roast Leg of Lamb Day (#usa)
  • Mother's Day
  • World Laughter Day (#usa)
  • National Tourism Day (#usa)

Day 8

  • National Coconut Cream Pie Day (#usa)

Day 13

  • Girona Flower Time
  • National Apple Pie Day (#usa)

Day 14

  • National Buttermilk Biscuit Day (#usa)
  • Chicken Dance Day

Day 15

  • San Isidro
  • National Chocolate Chip Day (#usa)
  • Straw Hat Day
  • International Day of Families

Day 18

  • National Cheese Souffle Day
  • Visit Your Relatives Day
  • No Dirty Dishes Day

Day 19

  • National Devil’s Food Cake Day
  • National Pizza Party Day

Day 20

  • Feria de Córdoba
  • World Whisky Day
  • National Quiche Lorraine Day

Day 21

  • National Strawberries & Cream Day
  • National Waiters and Waitresses Day

Day 22

  • National Vanilla Pudding Day
  • NationalVanilla Pudding Day
  • NationalVanilla Pudding Day

Day 25

  • Wine Day

Day 26

  • National Blueberry Cheesecake Day
  • World Lindy Hop Day

Day 28

  • International Hamburger Day

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

May of 2017: marketing activities calendar for restaurants


May of 2017: marketing activities calendar for restaurants
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Laura Elena Vivas

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