Ask the Experts

Ask the Experts

Our panel of industry experts give their top tips on a range of topics, from marketing to operations and staffing, to help you run a better business. 

Ten top marketing tips for independent restuarants

Ten top tips for indie marketing

By James Lewis

James Lewis, creative development and marketing director at Gauthier Soho, Tartufo and Gauthier Wines, shares his tips on how independent restaurants can make themselves heard in an increasingly competitive market.

 Five steps to restaurant Instagram success

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Five steps to restaurant Instagram success

By Neil Sheth

Neil Sheth, digital marketing strategist at boutique social media agency Only Way Online, shares his five top Instagram tips for restaurants.

7 ways restaurants can tackle food fraud

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7 ways restaurants can tackle food fraud

By Dr Lisa Ackerley

Dr Lisa Ackerley, food safety adviser at The British Hospitality Association (BHA) explains how restaurants can to help combat food fraud.

5 steps to successful local sourcing

5 steps to successful local sourcing

By The Sustainable Restaurant Association

The Sustainable Restaurant Association shares its tips on how to successfully source locally

Seven ways to run an effective loyalty program

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Seven ways to run an effective loyalty program

By Tim Brown

Tim Brown, senior director, sales consulting for food and beverage EMEA Oracle Hospitality, shares the results of a recent survey conducted by the hospitality technology solutions company on restaurant loyalty schemes.