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Berkeley Restaurant Marketing

Restaurants in the City of Berkeley are some of the best in the country. Berkeley restaurants are known for having creative restaurant concepts along with a comprehensive restaurant marketing plan to meet the demands of the San Francisco Bay Area restaurant market. The Bay Area restauranteur needs to best utilize Social Media, Customer Loyalty programs and new technology to streamline operations. Here at Piedmont Avenue Consulting we pride ourselves on being at the forefront of utilizing technology for both restaurant marketing and overall business growth.

Restaurant Marketing Workshops in Berkeley

 

Piedmont Avenue Consulting and David Mitroff, Ph.D. have an extensive background in restaurant business consulting and restaurant marketing. This includes Dr. Mitroff conducting and hosting several business networking and restaurant marketing workshops in and around Berkeley, Emeryville and Oakland such as a food tasting and networking event at Fondue Fred, Social Media workshop at Berkeley public library and social media networking event at Cityline Event Center in Emeryville. To see a full list of upcoming events visit www.WalnutCreekEvents.org.

Top Berkeley Restaurants for Marketing Ideas

 

 

 

 

Top Berkeley Wine Bars, Specialty Beer Tap Rooms, and more.

 

One of the best ways to improve your Restaurant Marketing is by reviewing other Berkeley restaurants marketing presence. Some of the following restaurants are good examples: Rivoli Restaurant (rivolirestaurant.com), located at 1539 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707, (510) 526-2542, offers creative seasonal menu with selected wine since 1994. Chef Wendy, who made Rising Star Chef in the San Francisco Chronicle, uses individual farms and ranches as much as possible. With warm and adorable atmosphere, you can enjoy ever-changing menu. Chez Panisse (chezpanisse.com), located at 1517 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709, (510) 548-5525, serves fixed dinner menu consists of three to four courses, which changes every night. The Café at Chez Panisse, located upstairs, has an open kitchen with a charcoal grill and a wood-burning oven and serves both lunch and dinner. At Gather (gatherrestaurant.com), located at 2200 Oxford St, Berkeley, CA 94704, (510) 809-0400, you can taste Northern California with West Coast wines! Gather offers brunch menu to dinner menu made from natural elements in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Ippuku (ippukuberkeley.com), located at 2130 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94704, (510) 665-1969, is a izakaya style Japanese cuisine with bar. Ippuku serves Japanese tapas and diverse choices of grilled skewers are the best! With decent and delicious small bites, this is a restaurant you cannot miss.e.

Handcrafted cocktails and small craft beers are extremely popular today. Craft Beers, Specialty Wines and Small Batch Spirits have dramatically grown in popularity. Furthermore restaurants who have bartenders or mixologist who are skilled in preparing fresh seasonal mixed drinks are all the rage. When is comes to marketing and special events, local pubs and lounges provide great examples, some of which we list below.

Moxy Beer Garden (moxybeergarden.com) located at 3136 Sacramento St, Berkeley, CA 94702, phone (510) 547-6699, opening hours Monday-Thursday 5PM-10PM, Friday-Sunday 12PM-10PM. Jupiter (www.jupiterbeer.com) located at 2181 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704, opening hours Monday-Thursday 11.30AM-1AM and Friday-Sunday 11.30AM-2AM. La Botella Republic (www.botellarepublic.com) located at 2055 Center St Ste D, Berkeley, CA 94704, phone (510) 529-4447, opening hours Monday-Saturday 5PM-12AM.

 

 

Berkeley Restaurant Example

Improving your Restaurant Marketing efforts can be made easier by reviewing other Berkeley restaurants marketing best practices. 

Looking for a local expert for your Berkeley Restaurant? Thinking of Opening a Business in Berkeley?

 

Contact us today to schedule a free consulting session to review how we may be able to help. Piedmont Avenue Consulting is a San Francisco Bay Area based business development and marketing consulting firm who creates brand awareness, strengthens customer loyalty, and increases lead generation through leveraging new technologies and streamlining business processes.

Restaurant Marketing Blogs:

Creating Dining Experiences Worth Sharing on Social Media

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10 Best WordPress Plugins for Restaurant Websites

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How to Provide the Best Customer Service

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The Best Microbreweries to Visit in San Francisco For Locals and Tourists Alike

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Top Michelin Guide Restaurant in Tokyo

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Breweries in The Bay / East Bay or South Bay

Going to breweries in the bay have made an impact on people around to get a great experience of bonding and relationship with people. In addition, the great customer service by servers being knowledgeable to recommend drinks that suits your preference...

How Restaurants Can Take Advantage of the FIFA World Cup

The FIFA World Cup 2018 will run from June 14th to July 15th. During this time, many people will be searching for fun venues to watch their favorite team in action while enjoying a hearty meal, an ice cold beer...or both! Restaurants should use this...

San Francisco Bay Restaurants Accessible by Boat

Across the San Francisco Bay Area there are numerous tasty restaurants that border the coastline, many accessible by boat. There are several piers that can boat people in and out from all over the Bay, from Alameda to Vallejo. The San Francisco Bay Area does a great...

Top 5 Restaurants in Walnut Creek

Looking for great food to enjoy in the Walnut Creek area? We’ve got you covered! Here are the Top 5 Restaurants we think you should try in Walnut Creek. Teleferic Barcelona Escape to Barcelona, no passport required. Here you’ll find authentic Spanish tapas and...

3 Michelin Star Restaurants in Bay Area

For more than a century, Michelin Guide has provided a well-known rating system for chefs and restaurants across the world. Three stars, the highest rating and recognition in Michelin, means "a restaurant that is worth a special journey and provides...

Getting Your Restaurant Social Media Ready is as Easy as 1,2,3!

With these three useful tips, your restaurant will be social media ready in no time, allowing you to build your brand and solidify your name. Social media is a great marketing tool that will help grow your business and reach audiences that were not...

3 Ways to Translate Beautiful Interior Design to a Website Design Experience

  In today’s market, customer’s first impression of a restaurant is their impression of their website.  A website has to be informative as well as immerse the customer into your brand.  Here are a few strategies to apply to your web design to keep it cohesive...

Not Your Ordinary Food Show, It’s the Vegas Food Expo

Looking for a place to showcase your culinary talents and promote your company? Interested in investing in the next best thing in the food industry? The Vegas Food Expo is the place you want to be. The Vegas Food Expo is the hottest food show of its kind and is held...

Top 5 Country Clubs Around the Bay Area

Looking for the right country club with grand amenities and a family oriented environment? Or looking for a great place to host events and weddings? Here are some of the Top 5 Best Country Clubs around the Bay Area, provided by Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc., a...

Top San Francisco Restaurant Food Supply Stores

Thinking about starting your own restaurant? Looking to change décor and hardware in your current restaurant? Check out some of the most popular Supply Stores used by restaurants of all types in San Francisco. Kamei Housewares & Restaurant Supply Kamei...

Steps to Hire a General Manager for your Restaurant

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Finding the Best San Francisco Bay Area Sushi Restaurant

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San Francisco Employee Mandates

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How Can Snapchat Boost Your Restaurant Marketing Strategy in the San Francisco Bay Area?

Among the many benefits of social media marketing for San Francisco Bay Area restaurants, where brunch is revered and foodies are plentiful, is the ability to attract potential patrons with some well-crafted food styling and photography in social media...

San Francisco Employee Mandates

San Francisco Employee Mandates Have you noticed that some restaurants have an extra line at the bottom of the bill? It usually reads “ Healthy San Francisco Surcharge”. This extra charge allows restaurateurs to pay for the city ‘s health care program and they...

Top 5 Things to Do in Berkeley

Berkeley has definitely evolved. Being the birthplace of California cuisine, it’s the epicenter of the Bay Area’s food renaissance, and its recreational options stretch from the water of the Bay to the hills of Tilden Park. There is more to the city of Berkeley...

Best POS Software for Restaurants

Best POS Software for Restaurants  What’s one of the first things you might need when you start your restaurant business? It’s probably a point-of-sale system to accept credit and debit payments, track your inventory, text and email receipts, analyze customer...

Discover What Your Wi-Fi Can Do For Your Restaurant

Are you wondering if there’s value in offering Wi-Fi to your restaurant customers? The short answer is yes! Everywhere you go, you see customers using their tablets and laptops while waiting for their drinks or meal, so why not give them what they are looking for?...

Psychology Behind Restaurant Menu Design

A restaurant’s menu design is more than just a random and disordered list of dishes. It has probably been tailored at the hands of a menu designer to make it easy-to-read, attractive but, most important, profitable. Furthermore, the menu is the only piece of...

Restaurant Partnerships for Better Food and a Healthier Environment

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The Top Gluten-Free San Francisco Restaurants

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San Francisco Restaurant Trend

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Oakland Restaurant Week 2016

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David Mitroff, Ph.D. Business Consultant, Marketing Expert

David Mitroff, Ph.D. is a business consultant, marketing expert and keynote speaker who founded Piedmont Avenue Consulting (www.PiedmontAve.com), where he advises on leveraging new technology to create brand awareness, strengthen loyalty and streamline processes with proven results.

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