5 Easter marketing ideas for restaurants

For most businesses there are peaks and troughs in trade and they vary from industry to industry. In the restaurant trade, events such as Mother’s Day and Valentine’s Day are busy times along with the Christmas and Easter periods.

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These peak trading periods can make or break a business and it’s crucial that restaurants maximise these revenue opportunities. So, here are some marketing ideas for restaurants for the Easter holidays.

Themed menus

Holidays such as Easter provide restaurants with the opportunity to prepare special themed menus, whether that includes bunny-shaped desserts or Easter-inspired cocktails. The possibilities are endless if you think creatively!

Afternoon tea can be vamped up by replacing scones with hot cross buns and sponge cakes with a Simnel alternative. Traditional beef for Sunday lunch can be replaced with ham or lamb, which are more traditional at Easter. For the children, there are any number of …

An introduction to the double-breasted jacket

When you think about the double-breasted jacket, you might have one of two common assumptions: mafia bosses or royalty. They’re not suitable for every man to wear, that’s for sure. In reality, that assumption – while perhaps a little true – is not universal. The double-breasted jacket is an unsung hero of the men’s fashion world and has origins and uses that might just surprise you.

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From Humble Beginnings

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You might have noticed that Prince Charles has a great preference for wearing this style of jacket, but it’s not just the royals who have chosen to add this jacket to their arsenal. Originally, it was a wardrobe staple of the British navy, but for much more practical reasons. Back in the colonisation period, British men were circumnavigating the globe in the harshest of weather conditions. The wind blew from every direction, and the troops needed …

Ideas for keeping laminate warm in cold weather

Laminate flooring is easy to maintain and durable. Compared with other flooring options, it is affordable whilst matching the quality of more expensive materials.

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The only disadvantage of laminate flooring is that it is temperature-absorbent; however, there are ways to keep your flooring warm in cold weather.

Rugs

Rugs are an inexpensive and simple solution to keeping your flooring warm. You can buy hall-runner rugs for hallways and landings, whilst sheepskin or shaggy rugs work well in kitchens, bathrooms and bedrooms.

Underfloor heating

Underfloor heating will keep your floors warm throughout the winter. This is like other heating systems, as it works on an adjustable timer; however, underfloor heating is expensive to install and will raise your heating bills.

Underlayment

Placing cork, rubber and other insulating materials under your laminate flooring will help to keep it warm. The underlying flooring will assist in sealing the heat in a …

I Needed Tree Work Done Quickly

When I bought the house where I live now, I was not happy with the yard at all. Thankfully, I could see past the mess that it was prior to buying it. Another good thing about it is that I was able to negotiate a lower price because I knew I would need to hire a Nassau County tree service to come in and help me with the tree problems. The major issue were the tree stumps that were there. It looked like maybe the previous owner had cut down the trees himself, because the stumps did not look like what a professional tree person had handled.

They were a bit tall even for tree stumps, and they had something growing on them. It did not look healthy at all, but I had no way of knowing what it was other than something that might be mold.…