How to handle Valentine’s Day for your restaurant in 2021

25 January 2021
Valentine’s Day 2021

Valentine’s Day used to be THE best time of the year to boost your restaurant occupancy and revenue. However, Covid-19 evolution  makes every plan more complicated and due to latest government regulations, your restaurant might still be closed or open with strict limitations and maybe not for dinner.

In order not to miss this business opportunity, TheFork has thought about different scenarios, easy to apply for your restaurant, to handle Valentine’s Day.

Your restaurant is closed to the public but your kitchen is up and running ? 

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Have a brainstorming with your chef and propose a Valentine's Day special menu available for takeaway and/or delivery , it’s definitely a good way to seduce diners who are dreaming about a great romantic dinner made by a chef which they can enjoy in the intimacy of their home. Check out our article dedicated to TakeAway and Delivery HERE to inspire you.

It might also be the occasion to create love baskets with ingredients made to satisfy the palate of the lovers within the comfort of their sofa (ex: desserts, chocolate, champagne, easy to cook recipe). 

And, one great news is that, if you are part of TheFork you will be able to upload your special TakeAway/Delivery menu directly in your profile to promote it everywhere! Go to your system HERE to upload it now.

Your restaurant is open? Size this opportunity to attract more diners! 

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People are so eager to come back to the restaurant to celebrate with their loved ones, that is why Valentine’s Day in 2021 is more than ever the perfect occasion to attract diners to your restaurant. Here’s a checklist to nail this celebration and boost your restaurant’s business.

  • Update your availabilities and your restaurant capacity on TheFork Manager Here
  • Upload your Special Menu on your restaurant page thanks to PDF feature
  • Consider a nice promotion to seduce more potential dinners

If your restaurant is open for valentine’s day and you’re looking for some inspiration, have a look at our 10 tricks to make your restaurant perfect for Valentine’s Day.

Your restaurant is closed but might reopen for Valentines’ Day? 

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Make sure you are ready for your reopening by following our tips HERE and get inspired by the above checklist. Also checkout our blog post dedicated to how to diversify your offer to generate more revenue. And start updating your availability and uploading your San Valentine’s Menu on TheFork Manager to let your clients take a booking with it from today. Go to your system HERE to get ready!

 

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