Restaurant news, industry insights, how-tos, and more.
Feb 20, 2024
Why your restaurant needs a better website
Simply having a domain name isn’t enough. The ticket to getting diners to order more often is a dynamic, engaging website. But where do you start? Well, here. Dive in to see all the ways that a better website can level up your restaurant. 1. MAKE IT EASY FOR DINERS TO FIND YOU Search...
Feb 20, 2024
8 secrets to driving more orders on your restaurant’s website
It’s no secret that websites are the one tool that every restaurant needs in its arsenal. In fact, 77% of diners visit a restaurant’s website before dining in or ordering out. But not all sites are created equal. To really bring in sales, you’ll need one that’s optimized for orders. ChowNow recently partnered with Squarespace...
Feb 14, 2024
ChowNow partners with Squarespace to launch restaurant websites
More and more restaurants are launching their own websites, mobile apps, and online ordering channels. So much so that diners go out of their way to order directly from restaurants they love. For us, the opportunity was clear: How can we help restaurants create better connections with customers, while also giving them a much-needed lift?...
Feb 1, 2024
Restaurant spotlight: How Renegade Burrito conquered the Denver food scene
Meet Renegade Burrito Renegade Burrito was founded in 2017 by Brad and Tiffani Harris and fellow entrepreneurs Brenda and Lenny Garner. It didn’t take long for them to start winning awards. A few years after their start, Renegade was awarded the title of best breakfast burrito, best taco, best Mexican food, and more—the list goes...
Nov 28, 2023
8 delivery questions answered
The team at ChowNow partners with more than 20,000 restaurants and is staffed with over 500 years of combined in-restaurant experience. Safe to say – we are familiar with the evolving challenges of our restaurant partners and the growing conversation around delivery. Typically, our restaurant partners want to know the impact of delivery, but also...
Nov 17, 2023
This just-right delivery fee can double your sales
As convenient as delivery is for diners, high fees can prevent them from making it a habit. Restaurants who want to keep diners hooked should offer value as well as ease–but not at the cost of their own profits. Finding the right balance doesn’t have to be a riddle. A sweet spot for delivery fees...
Nov 1, 2023
Checklist: 6 Restaurant Holiday Marketing Ideas
With endless reasons for your diners to celebrate this winter, prep for the busiest restaurant season by planning for moments that go beyond the usual. Our six tips for clever marketing will keep them coming back for more all season. 1. Give them more excuses to celebrate Spot opportunities on our calendar to make the...
Oct 27, 2023
Customer satisfaction boils down to one thing
“The temporary ‘pivots’ developed during the pandemic—expanded delivery services, outdoor dining options, to-go alcohol offerings, and investments in technology—are the foundation of the industry’s new normal.” – 2023 State of the Restaurant Industry Report, National Restaurant Association The pandemic changed everything—especially the restaurant dining experience. Consumers are now 66% more likely to order takeout than...
Oct 19, 2023
ChowNow’s Preferred Partner Program gives restaurants tools and discounts to flourish
ChowNow has recently launched our Preferred Partner Program—a handpicked group of industry leaders to help take your restaurant to the next level. This program provides ChowNow’s clients with special access and exclusive discounts to unique product integrations and services, from front- to back-of-house, and everywhere in between. Meet our current Partners and see what they...
Aug 30, 2023
Tutorial: How to Enroll in ChowNow's Apple Developer Program
Eager to establish a stronger connection with your customers and increase repeat orders? With branded mobile apps, Diners are much more likely to reorder. Our restaurants who have purchased an iOS and Android app typically see a 2x increase in orders. With branded mobile apps from ChowNow, your restaurant is effectively purchasing real estate on...