Advice 1: How to make restaurant menu

The restaurant menu is not simply a list of dishes, their description, and price. Menu appearance can say a lot about the restaurant, about the quality of food and service. In addition, it serves as a means of advertising. If you have already selected dishes, prepared a description of them, there is one important thing to do the menu art. A good design will help to attract customers, impress them. And, conversely, a sloppy, badly thought out, done on bad paper menu indicates low quality of the restaurant.
How to make restaurant menu
You will need
  • Computer, a color printer, some paints, paper, leather folder
Instruction
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Start with inventing ideas. Decorate menus are unusual colors, original images and inscriptions. Consider the nature and characteristics of the institution. The menu should complement and at the same time reflect the image of the restaurant. If your restaurant is dedicated to the national cuisine, feel free to use the national ornament. Try to develop a design that matches the style and spirit of the restaurant.


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Will bring your idea to life. At this stage, you will certainly need a computer. In the future, with the help of computer you can easily and quickly make any changes to the menu.
Be sure to pay attention to various technical details. Choose format, font and font size, the menu is easy to read. To get the optimal spatial relationship between labels and gaps. Decide what color card menu. Color influences the perception of the text. Use easy to read and nice looking combination of colors. Keep in mind, it is easier to read black print on a white background than white on a black background.
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Check the menu text for errors. Do not write in multiple languages. It would be difficult to read. However, if you are expecting visitors-aliens in print menu not only in the Russian language. For restaurants of the highest category it is recommended to use also English, French and German. Turn on the menu of your restaurant name and logo. Also specify the phone number, address and working time.


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Calculate costs. They should correspond to the level of the restaurant. If the restaurant is first class, do not use expensive gold or silver paint. For color printing you need at least four colors. Special effects and additional images increase the required number of colors. In the restaurant of the highest quality menu should be printed on the best paper.


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Print the menu on a color printer. Attach ready-made forms in a decorated folder. It will give your menu a presentable appearance.
Watch carefully that the menu was not dirty and soiled. If you decide to cover the forms of plastics regularly wipe them from stains. Replace wrinkled or dirty folder to the new one.
Note
The design and style can be dealt with by professionals. Contact the design firm when necessary.

Advice 2 : How to make restaurant menus

Developing the right menu – the basis of success of any food service establishments. The concept, the price level, the nationality of the restaurant – all the details and features restaurant guest learns it from the menu. Well, restaurateur it is able to provide a decent revenue provided that is composed and framed properly.
How to make restaurant menus
Instruction
1
Any menu is made according to the fulfilled scheme. To break it is not necessary – a guest in a restaurant wants one thing – to quickly and accurately choose the right dish. Give him the opportunity.
2
In the start menu usually place the list of specialities. Followed by refreshments, first cold and then hot. This is followed by soups, hot dishes, side dishes, desserts, drinks – hot and cold. Alcohol will usually be in a separate wine list.
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Within the sections of food are broken down into subcategories. For example, you can select hot dishes from meat, fish, poultry, game. Separately issued and vegetarian page. Deals, dish from the chef, culinary festivals are usually printed on a separate sheet and put in the shared folder menu.
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Decide whether you will offer business Lunches or special children's meals. Their list can be issued as simply as possible, because such menus require frequent replacement. Note that the composition of the lunch meal needs to be changed at least once a month – regular guests get bored of the same meals.
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The main menu should be permanent. Very bad when a guest to enjoy a favorite dish, it does not detect it in the list. Updates can be a culinary festivals – for example, in August you can have a festival of dishes from potatoes, and in June – the first strawberry fest. Such actions are very popular with the guests.
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The appearance menu is dictated by the concept of the restaurant. For example, in the classic institution of appropriate heavy folder made of leather, in a fashionable coffee house menu can be arranged in the form of Newspapers, and the Japanese restaurant – printed on thick cardboard and staple plate.
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Don't make your menu too long. A guest just will not be able to operate on reaching a section of hot dishes, he will forget that he chose in the list of salads and soups. The best option – 10-20 items in each section.
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Be sure to include the output of finished dishes – the visitor must navigate what volume he gets. Do not invent fancy names of dishes – "Strawberries in champagne" is much clearer than "Strawberries a La Romanoff".
Note
It is not necessary to print the so-called "conflict" menu, with prices that your restaurant is going to charge for broken dishes or other damaged property. Remember that it is illegal – you can't force the guilty person to pay. But in the opinion of a bona fide visitor to this page will affect not the best way.
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