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Restaurants vs. inflation: 5 cost-saving ideas for a safer ride

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Guests sitting and standing in a restaurant with green chairs and ceiling lamps.
Guests sitting and standing in a restaurant with green chairs and ceiling lamps.

Restaurants vs. inflation: 5 cost-saving ideas for a safer ride

Prices of food and electricity are soaring in Europe. This is making it harder for many restaurants to handle all their costs. Here are some cost-cutting tips to help you get your restaurant safely through inflation.   The inflation is a real punch to European restaurants that recently struggled through two years of Covid lockdowns. […]

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Food tastes better with tunes — why restaurant music matters

Music influences how much food and drinks restaurant guests order and how long time they stay. Let’s explore how you can shape guest experience with music.

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Restaurant Moment on sustainability

Rikke and Morten Storm Overgaard are the owners and founders of sustainable and vegetarian Restaurant Moment. Their restaurant is situated in Mols Bjerge in Denmark by the entrance of the organic village Friland. In this interview, they share their thoughts on running a restaurant, conveying a deeper understanding of sustainability to guests, and what it […]

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Reach those scrolling guests — 8 social media tips for restaurants

Do you know many people who aren’t on social media? We’re guessing it’s not enough to count on two hands. Everyone is scrolling away on various feeds. That’s why you need a good social media strategy if you want to attract new guests and remind regulars why they love your restaurant! So, what exactly is […]

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Byens Bedste 2022: newspaper readers voted for Copenhagen’s best culinary spots!

Friday, August 26, the Danish newspaper Berlingske revealed the winners of Byens Bedste 2022. Byens Bedste, which translates to Best in Town, is a yearly occuring selection of Copenhagen’s best cultural and gastronomic experiences. From 75 nominees, voted for by readers, the Berlingske jury selected 15 extraordinary winners who all contribute to Copenhagen’s vibrant cultural […]

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Does this contain eggs? Become a more allergy-friendly restaurant! 

Do guests with food allergies feel safe eating at your restaurant? Learn why being an allergy-friendly restaurant is good for business!

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Helpful strategies for understaffed restaurants

Many restaurants in Europe don’t have enough staff to meet the demands of hungry guests. An understaffed restaurant risks having to turn down bookings and losing revenue. Let’s explore some strategies to help you and your team in times of understaffing.   In Denmark, the trade association and employers’ organization for the restaurant, hotel and tourism […]

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5 hot trends in the restaurant industry right now

Trends come and go year after year, some fade out while others stay and become the new normal. Our industry, the restaurant industry, needs these waves of new ideas to survive, thrive, grow and remain exciting for both guests and restaurant staff. A new era for the restaurant industry After almost two years of lockdowns […]

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50 Next: The World’s young gastronomy game-changers

50 Next is created by the organization behind The World’s 50 Best Restaurants. It’s an unranked list of young people who are doing great things to shape the future of gastronomy. On June 24, 2022’s 50 Next line-up was revealed at a live ceremony in Bilbao. So, what is 50 Next all about?   50 Next […]

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How to deal with stress in a restaurant

Working in a restaurant is exciting and challenging, but it can also be stressful when the sauce is boiling over, and the orders keep rolling in. Learn how you and your team can help each other reduce the risk of stress and burnout.    Constant stress doesn’t have to be an everyday reality   In […]

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The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2022 unveiled!

On July 18 the World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2022 were revealed in London. This year’s ceremony, hosted by the Hollywood actor Stanley Tucci, marked the 20th anniversary of this important gastronomy event. A celebration of global culinary diversity   This isn’t just another list. It’s a celebration of the many strengths and diversities of the global […]

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10 tips for a more sustainable restaurant

Guests expect more and more from restaurants when it comes to sustainability. This isn’t a wave or trend, it’s a development that’s here to stay. Go greener and do something good while attracting more guests. Get inspired by our 10 sustainability tips and start moving in a direction that’s good for both the climate and […]

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A dish from restaurant Palace in Helsinki. The food is served in a bowl of white pebbles decorated with violet flowers.

The Michelin Guide Nordic 2022 has arrived!

The complete list for the Michelin Guide Nordic has just dropped! The stars are truly shining on the Nordics. Take a look below to see where your next restaurant visit should be. On July 4th, the Michelin Guide presented the new selection of restaurants for the MICHELIN Guide Nordic Countries. The guide reveals an abundance […]

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Why is umami such a buzzword?  

Umami is a basic taste that isn’t sweet, sour, salty or bitter. So, what does it taste like and how does it affect how your guests experience your food?   

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Women dressed in traditional Nordic folk costumes on the stage at EMBLA Nordic Food Awards.

Embla Nordic Food Award winners revealed

The winners of the postponed Nordic Food Awards Embla 2021 were announced in Oslo on June 20, 2022. The awards are divided into seven different categories that celebrate Nordic food and highlight all the talented people behind it. Embla celebrates many aspects of the Nordic kitchen Embla Nordic Food Awards, founded by The Nordic Farmers’ […]

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Reach more goals with restaurant analytics tracking

Tracking your restaurant analytics can give you a lot more achievements to celebrate. Best of all — it doesn’t have to be complicated. Let’s show you how tracking is the key to more restaurant bookings!  The data you get from tracking makes it easier to spend money on the right things. This means that you […]

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Guest reviews are free shout-outs for your restaurant 

Restaurant guests simply love reviews. Whenever and wherever it’s possible to review something, people take the chance to do it. Reviews are a big deal for the entire restaurant industry – so let’s embrace them. We’ll show you how they can boost your business!    Guest reviews help your restaurant stand out in the crowd! Most […]

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The Michelin Guide has revealed its first selection of restaurants in Estonia

The famous Michelin Guide has finally made its way to Estonia! This sparkling new guide includes 2 Michelin Stars, 2 Michelin Green Stars and 5 Bib Gourmands. On May 25, the Michelin Guide revealed its selection of Estonian restaurants. Being mentioned in the Michelin Guide, with or without stars, is a big deal for the restaurants. […]

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The kitchen staff from restaurant Palace in Helsinki. The number one on the list of Finland's 50 best restaurants in 2022.

Finland’s 50 best restaurants 2022 announced

On May 18, we could finally stop waiting. The list of Finland’s 50 best restaurants was announced at the Gastro Helsinki trade fair. This exciting gastronomy vote is organized yearly by Viisi Tähteä online media. 2022 was the 14th year. The result of a vote for Finland’s 50 best restaurants 2022 was announced on May […]

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A pool at hotel Nimb's roof-top terrace. The water is illuminated and looks green. Copenhagen's skyline is reflected in the surface. A few people are sitting at tables near the pool.

Success story: the magic behind Nimb’s popular events

Nimb in the heart of Copenhagen’s Tivoli Gardens knows exactly what kind of fairy dust it takes to create memorable events. Learn how they do it! Did you ever visit Copenhagen’s Tivoli Gardens? Perhaps you stopped for a moment to admire a Moorish-style palace with an elegant onion dome? This is Nimb, a boutique hotel and […]

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Four smiling people. two women and two men, clinking white wine glasses at a restaurant table. A colourful poster hangs on the wall to the left.

10 tips for creating successful restaurant events  

Do you want to stay one step ahead in a world of foodies? Treat your guests to memorable dining events full of delicious surprises to make them hungry for more. With these 10 tips, you’re off to a flying start! By creating events, you offer guests unique dining experiences they’ll be talking about for a […]

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Michelin-chef Nicolai Nørregaard: “I’m an advocate of the nature”

Head chef and restaurant owner Nicolai Nørregaard from the Danish Michelin restaurant Kadeau has a love for the nature. Spending time outdoor picking the herbs and vegetables for his kitchen is connected to a deeper thinking of avoiding food waste. “When I spend time in the nature, I feel free.” – says Nicolai Nørregaard The […]

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No shows and how to deal with them as a restaurant

No shows and how to deal with them as a restaurant

If you are working in the restaurant industry, you are probably familiar with no shows – when guests fail to show at a reserved table. And we can probably all agree, that it is quite disconcerting – both because the restaurant will lose revenue and because it often results in food waste when the restaurant […]

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