Whether you’ve just opened up a location, or you’ve been operating in one for years, it’s important to be aware that college towns offer a lot of unique opportunities for restaurants. In fact, according to Datassential, $17 billion is spent annually on campus-related dining by students. Want a piece of that revenue? Head over to QSR Magazine at the link below for ten tips on college town success.
10 Tips for College-Town Success
For reference, here’s all ten tips.
- Get used to crazy seasonality.
- Immerse yourself in college culture.
- Link to the school’s meal plan.
- Get techy.
- Offer an interesting menu.
- Offer delivery very late.
- Know the traffic plan.
- Know the local college calendar.
- Expect odd tipping habits.
- Understand that flirting sometimes happens.
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