Dining out is back and people are ecstatic! Those who have been spending so much time at home want an excuse to get out this summer. Students are now on summer break, bringing a younger demographic to your restaurant. With more people through your door, offer a little extra on your menu to optimize revenue. This is the time to make up for lost sales during the pandemic period.
Nothing says Italian dessert like gelato. This creamy indulgent frozen dessert is always a crowd favorite. Instead of customers going for ice cream after dinner, make it convenient for them and offer your gelato after their meal. Gelato is becoming more popular in the U.S. as we see more retailers stock them in their freezer section. Differentiate yourself by offering authentic artisan gelato. We offer single serve to-go sizes, as well as 1.25 gallon sized pans. Choose from delicious unique flavors like Stracciatella, Sicilian Lemon, Banantella and Mango Sorbet.
View our singe serve to-go size gelato brochure here.
To make their gelato eating more fun, feature a topping bar. Put a variety of candy and nuts in clear jars out in plain sight so customers can see what you offer. Kids, especially, love to choose their own toppings. After their meal, they won't be able to resist the delicious frozen dessert! Besides, gelato is so much better than ice cream...
Limited time menu options and specials can be used to create customer loyalty and repeat business. They are a fundamental part of the industry because they work. The time sensitive nature of LTOs make customers more likely to make a purchase. Use these limited time items as a tool to discover customer preferences for future menu changes.
Don’t overlook the more health conscious person of the group-- offer seasonal greens with a mixture of fruit and vegetables. People overall tend to be more health conscious in the summer months. They may not completely opt out of the pasta or pizza meal, but have a smaller portion size with a salad on the side. Put effort into your salads! It may be a customer’s first impression of your food.