Why You Must Remember the Kids

When creating the menus and special promotions for your restaurant, it is easy to forget about the younger ones. While the adults are the ones that are paying the bill, the younger ones are often determining how long the adults stay in the restaurant. An upset kid may equal leaving early and skipping out on the dessert.

Today we revisit posts from 2015 and 2016, and provide three ideas for restaurants to take into consideration when it comes to their youngest visitors.

It's a battle both restaurant owners and parents fight - keeping kids entertained at a restaurant. As a restaurant owner, you know this is a battle best fought on a united front with parents. The following are fun and creative ideas that will make dining at your restaurant with the kids a much more pleasant experience for everyone:

Kid-Friendly Menus

Sometimes all it takes is something as simple such as kids menus and crayons to keep kids entertained at the table. Offering colorful, activity-packed kids placemat menus is a great place to start to keep kids entertained. Kid menus can be customized to match the theme of your restaurant and can include a wide range of games including tic-tac-toe, word finds, mazes, word scrambles and more. Don't forget to offer a pack of crayons as well.

Kids Nights

During a usually slow night for your restaurant, offer Kids Nights! This can be anything from allowing kids to eat half-off or free, having a costumed character make an appearance, making a special craft or having a movie played that night. Making kids feel special because this is "their night", will be welcomed by both the kids and parents.

Sophisticated Menu Choices

Sophisticated might not be a word most people woul