Holiday meals were traditionally a home-cooked affair. In recent years, however, the percentage of people who choose to eat their holiday meals at local restaurants is quickly climbing. One of the most popular trends is Easter brunch. People of all walks of life appreciate a good Easter brunch. The following are some pointers for creating an Easter brunch experience that will generate loyal guests who include your restaurant in their annual Easter traditions.
Easter is a time of light-hearted joy. Your restaurant decor should reflect that spirit. Look for ways to brighten your interior design with tasteful accents which point to the occasion. You shouldn’t go against the aesthetic you have all year long; if you have a sophisticated decor, plastic Easter eggs will look harsh and incongruent. Rather, look for creative ways to extend your typical aesthetic to embrace the Easter season.
Embrace Your Inner Child
You don’t have to be a child to enjoy a scavenger hunt or free candy. Depending on your restaurant’s style and client base, experiment this year with fun ideas for offering your guests the delight children experience on an Easter-egg hunt. The object here is to create lasting memories for your guests. You want something that will compel them to revisit your establishment year after year.
Treat Your Staff
Joy is the keyword for Easter. Think about what you can do to make your staff authentically joyful. Most people don’t respond well to being prompted to be happy and peppy. Rather than directing your staff to be extra chipper while serving Easter Brunch, plan a special treat, like after-hours mimosas or a large supply of break-room chocolates and goodies. There is no replacement for genuine goodwill. Invest in your staff this Easter and watch their joy overflow into your guests.
A few decorations and some treats can make all the difference this Easter Sunday for your guests. Holidays are marked by tradition. As the trend for eating out on Easter continues to explode, you want your clients to make your restaurant a key component to their new Easter traditions. Embracing a few Easter elements to your decor and practices will provide your guests with an experience they won’t soon forget.
Challenge: go to the dollar store and buy some Easter eggs for a staff scavenger hunt.
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