Valentine's day is right around the corner and it's ranked the second busiest day of the year for restaurants. It’s expected that 50% of all Americans will be pulling out all stops on February 14th, spending a collective $30 billion dollars. A special dining experience is one of the top things that people are looking forward to on the Valentine's day. The average cost of eating out for Valentine's day in the past few years was anywhere from $87 to $287 per couple.
Based on the statistics, you can see how important Valentine's day promotions are for restaurants and why it's crucial for you to ride the romance wave to increase your revenue and profit on this special day. We've put together some promotional ideas to help you make Valentine's Day a success.
Option 1: Free a dessert with a purchase of 2 dinner entrees
Whether it's a heart shape Sweet Sticky Rice with Mango or a scoop of Strawberry Ice Cream, your guests will appreciate it and it makes your menu more festive and fun.
Option 2: Free 2 glasses of champagne with a purchase of 2 dinner entrees
Valentine's day is all about celebration of love. There is no better idea than popping the bubbly and raising a glass of champagne to spread the love.
Option 3: Limited special 4-course dinner prix fixe menu (with advanced reservation)
Help your guest create a perfect Valentine's Day experience by offering a special setting with fresh flower and a prix fixe menu to create the upscale atmosphere and help couples spend less time deciding on an entree and more time together.
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Customers will be searching social media, especially on Facebook and Instagram for the best Valentine's Day restaurant promotions. This is a good time to post new photos and Valentine's day specials on your social media account and run boosted ads to help get more word out to your targeted audience.
Still can't decide what to do? We are here to help. Let's get connected and discuss how we can help you promote your business on this Valentine's Day and grow your revenue.