Category Archives: Just For Fun



Stretch Holiday Classics With 2016 Flavor Trends

It is officially the holiday season which means your restaurant is in full swing preparing for increased traffic and planning ways to beat out the competition. Everyone is searching for the perfect restaurant to host their work party, friend get-togethers, and out-of-town family for holiday celebrations. One way to impress guests and keep them coming…  Continue Reading »

How to Use Halloween to See Spookily-Good Restaurant Sales

Halloween is one of the most fun holidays throughout the year. People are looking for the best place to go where they can dress up, spend time with friends, and enjoy great drinks and eats. When you celebrate Halloween as a restaurant, you can take advantage of an excellent opportunity to increase restaurant sales. There…  Continue Reading »

Patio Season Is Drinking Season! Preparing for a Successful Patio Season

St. Patrick’s Day has come and gone and the beer-filled holiday is unofficially known as the kickoff day for patio season for restaurants. There is no doubt your patio was up and running for the holiday, but you want to make sure you are prepared for the flow of people who want to relax outside…  Continue Reading »

Love ‘Em Profits! How A Well-Designed Menu Can Drive Sales and Profits

Valentine’s Day is this weekend, a holiday full of love and devotion. As a restaurant owner, the thing you love the most and can’t live without are profits. There are many things about your restaurant that have the opportunity to make a big impression on customers to increase your sales and profits. The menu is…  Continue Reading »

Happy Holidays From Team ShiftNote!

We’re so excited, and we just can’t hide it! The ShiftNote Team has had a fantastic 2013 and we owe it all to our amazing customers. We decided to put together a little video to show our excitement and thanks. As always, we appreciate the support and feedback from everyone that is helping to make…  Continue Reading »

The History of Tipping

After a brief discussion on the origin of the word “tip,” I was instantly curious as to how and when the process of leaving a tip began. And so I put together an infographic on the history of tipping. Enjoy!  Continue Reading »

5 Reasons to Come Visit the ShiftNote Booth at the NRA Show

ShiftNote is heading to Chicago May 18th-21st for the National Restaurant Association Show 2013 or NRA Show – here are 5 reasons to come stop by.  Continue Reading »

We love you!

On a day where it is tradition to tell the ones you love that you care about them – we wanted to give a quick shout out to all those who use ShiftNote (and those thinking about it), and say….  Continue Reading »

15 Awesome Restaurant Websites

We’ve entered an age in which many restaurant goers will do a web search for specific eateries before taking the plunge to visit them in real life. Having a well designed, easy to navigate, and informative website is going to help give potential patrons the push they need to come dine in. I decided to…  Continue Reading »

The History of Fast Food

I’ve always been interested in the history of how things came to be, and since we’ve been doing a lot of fast food trivia lately for Trivia Friday on Facebook and Twitter, I decided it would be fun to put together a history of fast food infographic. It was hard to include every notable event…  Continue Reading »