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Special Buffet Pairings Increase Sales
Betting on Cocktails For Brunch
Finally, the whole family is all together this weekend and you are going to the best Brunch Buffet Restaurant in your neighborhood to dine. As you are seated, the waiter asks if you would like a glass of wine, or a cocktail before you dine? That’s not generally the phrase owners of breakfast-lunch eateries encourage...
But it's all about shaking things up says Robert Maynard, co founder and CEO of Famous Toastery. Champagne Brunch with Mimosa's has always been a favorite around special Holidays, but in today's highly competitive marketplace, it's also all about building revenue. Unlikely pairings might increase your revenue by 35%. All you need now is a few beautiful barware items, tablecloths, fountains for the cocktails, and beautiful service pieces. That is where Main Auction Services comes in.
Did you know we have everything you might need for just that right pairing of brunch offerings that will tantalize the palette of any skeptic who tries your latest cuisine on the beautiful buffet. Celebrate your family, anniversary, birthday, or special day by joining you for a beautiful relaxed Brunch Buffet service.
Serving wine, beer, and spirits with the addition of a signature pairing buffet menus for this summer brunch could boost alcohol sales some 35 percent. Who doesn't want that right? Take a look: Famous Toastery isn’t the only concept reaping the benefits of an expanding beverage program. Boozy beverages—beyond the garden variety Bloody Mary and mimosa—are popping up on breakfast/lunch menus all across the country. Creativity is the heart of this new menu; and with items like peanut butter–and–banana–stuffed French toast and a tofu omelet with spinach, roasted red peppers, and artichokes quickly became house favorites. Drink innovation seemed the next logical step.
At its core, a fun alcohol menu will cause an expanding offerings, brands and definitely will be reinventing what it means to be a restaurant specializing specialty buffet service. The Toasted Yolk Cafe, with three units in the Houston market, a fourth opening soon, and it is their desire to franchise across the Texas Triangle (greater Houston, San Antonio, and Dallas). So far, guess what, it's working to turn the standard formula on its head.
“Country themes have always dominated the breakfast space,” says CEO Chris Milton. “Breakfast dining isn’t what it used to be; now it’s a destination meal. We’re seeing that people want breakfast to be a social gathering where they can come in for mimosas or perhaps a glass of wine and make the entire meal an experience. We’ve embraced that desire and offer a modern alternative to the traditional roosters on the wall.”
Embrace success well. Look no further that Texas Restaurant Equipment for all your expansion needs in providing you with state of the art foodservice beverage glasses, tabletop dining small, special serving pieces, and hot and cold table top buffet settings. It's what we do, and we do it well.
Remember that today's consumers are more likely to embrace if the meal is called brunch rather than breakfast. Brunch says relaxed meals where guests and families take their time and enjoy every bite. It's so natural to add the cocktail or champagne fountain, and speaks volumes of making the meal a real celebration of anything you may choose to offer. Who doesn't love a bottomless Bloody Mary or Mimosa really, right?
If you are interested in finding out more about what specialty barware, kiosks, serving platters, stainless steel serving pieces and so much more can do for your first brunch service, call us here at Main Auction Services right now at any of our 3 locations. specialty meals, bar foods, desserts, salad bars, dessert bars, and brunch bars by seeing selections in our weekly auctions, as well as both new and used foodservice equipment.
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