The pedestrian mall and tourist season are back, and we are thrilled. Patios are a great way to expand your restaurant and rake in more revenue. But more seats mean nothing if there aren’t people sitting in them. Here are some helpful tips on how to attract people to your newly built patio.
Drop a Summer Menu
When the sun is shining our taste buds crave lighter and fresher items. It’s a great time to spice things up by adding seasonal veggies or fruit to your menu. You can also jazz the menu up with new ice-cold drinks and some locally made ice cream. Yum!
Did Someone Say Happy Hour?
In Newfoundland, we have to take advantage of the heat when we can. People want to be outside basking in the sun with a drink in hand during the rare beautiful days we get. Instead of doing a traditional supper time happy hour, have an afternoon happy hour during the hottest part of the day.
Create an Oasis
We all need an escape from reality sometimes. Why not be that escape for your customers. Add beauty to your patio with flowers or greenery. When the full moon is beaming, it’s time to brighten everyone’s night up with some twinkle lights.
Once your patio is ready to have a booming summer check your insurance policy. Do you have the correct insurance coverage? You may want to consider increasing your liability insurance. Give us a call to review your policy and ease your mind.