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The Different Benefits of Commercial Dining Furniture

By on Jul 18, 2017 in Design | 0 comments

After perusing through all of the gorgeous restaurant furniture that Seating Expert sells online to restaurants, nightclubs, and bars, many customers want to know what exactly are the benefits of this furniture. Not surprisingly, commercial dining furniture offers a slew of benefits for anyone, as seen below. Easy to Clean Features Commercial dining furniture has special finishes and upholstery that can be cleaned off easier than a lot of furniture that is sold just for the home. This is especially helpful for restaurants with customers who tend to make a mess when they eat. Restaurant owners don’t have to worry about the furniture getting ruined from drinks and food spills because it’s an easy clean. Sturdy Designs This type of dining furniture is built to last for years; so it is a long-term investment that a person can make. Commercial furniture is made from high quality...

9 Feng Shui Tips Every Interior Designer Needs to Know

By on Jul 11, 2017 in Design | 0 comments

Feng shui has been used for many years as a way to improve relationships, increase wealth, and bring prosperity. It involves the use of color, special objects, and the position of furnishings to encourage positive energy throughout a home or business. Since applying its principles can be a bit complicated, it helps to have some tips to make understanding it easier. Read on for ten of them. 1. Remove Clutter If an area has too many items sitting around, then energy can’t move freely. Stagnant energy is responsible for a lack of growth in a person’s life. So be sure to remove excess items that don’t serve a purpose. 2. Add Wind Chimes Areas that have stagnant or negative energy can be cured with some wind chimes. They have to have five or more metal pieces hanging from them, though. Those with four and under are considered to be bad luck. 3. Keep Pictures Positive...

Easy to Follow Ideas to Increase Restaurant Sales

By on Jul 3, 2017 in General | 0 comments

Did you know that restaurant visits in the United States dipped slightly in the year ending December 2016 and that Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) traffic, which represents 80% of the total industry traffic, was also stagnant? If you are struggling with the problem of increasing sales at your restaurant, here are a few simple tips that you can try. 5 Tips to Increase Restaurant Sales 1. Plan the Menu – Besides the obvious focus on design, format and typography, there are other important focus areas while planning the menu. The menu has to be short and the item descriptions need to be to the point. Give a logical flow (appetizers first and desserts last) to the items, so that customers can easily find what they are looking for. Do give a thought to the preparation time before placing a food item on the menu. Remember: The faster you serve, the happier your customers will be, and you will...

The Top 5 Seating Choices for Hotel Lobbies

By on Jun 27, 2017 in General | 0 comments

Nowadays, hotels are working to be more stylish and alluring to customers. Every hotel owner wants their hotel to be the best. Many of them are taking it a notch higher, and are using dozens of ornate statues and dazzling fountains to wow the guests who enter their hotel’s grand entrance. Some hotels are using intricate paintings and detailed superfluities to outshine competitors and charm more guests. The splendor found in some hotels makes the domes found in Rome a child’s play. Undeniably, modern hotels have found stunning ways of outstripping each other and showing who the boss is. Overall, the hotel lobby tends to be the face of the hotel; it’s the first thing that guest see before they sample the hotel’s amenities. For this reason, hotel owners are investing generously on them to ensure they are painstakingly impressive. Hotel lobbies make the first impression on your customers....

Furnish Your Restaurant Attractively on a Budget: 3 of the Best Ways to Cut Costs

By on Jun 22, 2017 in Design | 0 comments

Do you need to furnish a restaurant? Most entrepreneurs appreciate the vital importance of operating a fledgling business cost-effectively. Yet everyone knows restaurant furniture matters in terms of creating an inviting, welcoming ambiance. How can you decorate your establishment effectively within a budget? These three strategies may help: One: Invest in The Basics First, resist any temptation to “cut corners” in terms of choosing comfortable, restaurant-grade furniture. You won’t want to stint on these items. If you have space for 18 restaurant tables or upholstered restaurant booths and for budgetary reasons you only install 11, you’ve reduced your potential revenues by over a third. Patrons won’t appreciate waiting for seating and some won’t return. You don’t need to order custom restaurant tables initially to make a great impression....

Top Factors to Consider While Buying Restaurant Furniture

By on May 31, 2017 in General | 0 comments

Did you know that there are over a million restaurant locations in the United States alone and the collective industry sales is estimated to be $799 billion? This was revealed in statistics published by the National Restaurant Association. The future growth of this promising industry will depend a lot on how the industry manages to create an unmatched customer experience for its patrons. One of the crucial factors that will separate leaders and laggards will be the choice of furniture that a restaurant chooses. After all, it is the first thing that your customers will notice about your establishment, before ordering any of those delicious secret recipes that you inherited from your grandmother. If you are a part of this industry and are looking to consolidate your position or emerge as the next big name in the business, then you must give some thought to revamping your restaurant...

Repair Tips for Common Types of Booth Damage

By on May 23, 2017 in General | 0 comments

The way that the dining area of a restaurant looks says a lot about whether or not people are going to enjoy eating there. And one of the first things that people will notice is the condition of the booths. If they are dirty, worn out, or scratched up, a restaurant will lose customers fast. But that doesn’t mean that they all have to be replaced. With the following tips on fixing common types of booth damage, you can get them looking like new again:   Dirt and Grime Fabric upholstered restaurant booths look nicer than the vinyl type, and they are also more soft and comfortable. However, most kinds of upholstery don’t repel dirt or liquid messes. Begin this repair by vacuuming up as much of the loose dirt that you can. Then, cover the grime with a liquid dry-cleaning agent. Use a clean white towel to blot the mess up. You may need several towels per booth depending on how...

Selecting Outdoor Tables and Chairs for Warmer Climates

By on May 9, 2017 in General | 0 comments

Choosing restaurant furniture is an important part of the overall dining experience for your customers. It’s not just indoor furniture that you have to worry about – especially in the warmer climates. People will want to enjoy al fresco dining and that means you have to offer restaurant tables and chairs on your patio.   Consider Your Demographic Your demographic needs to be considered any time you purchase restaurant seating. While booths might be fine for the interior of your restaurant, the outside is where you’re more likely to see singles, couples, and perhaps those who just want a cocktail. This means you might want to consider high tops and bar stools as opposed to standard tables and chairs.   If you have a strong family presence in your restaurant, you might want to have low tops as an option as well so you can invite the kids to come outside. You can then get umbrellas,...

Our Chair Recommendations for Nightclub VIP Rooms

By on Apr 25, 2017 in General | 0 comments

Nightclub owners have a ton of choices when it comes to the way that they decorate their VIP bar and seating area. They can go with a soft, posh look, or a smooth, classy style that screams elegance and sophistication. It all depends on the kind of atmosphere that they want to create. But the furniture also has to have a comfortable design while still being easy to clean. To help make the process of picking out new furniture for a night club a little easier, we went through all of our best Seating Expert products to come up with some great choices.   Scandia Lounge Chair Once you take a look at this chair, you’ll see why it is perfect for any special room of your club. It has a laid-back, curved style that beckons people to stay a while. For the best appearance, order at least twenty of these restaurant chairs to go around a collection of our resin-top tables.   Basilicata Lounge...

5 Steps to Perfect Bar Decor

By on Apr 21, 2017 in General | 0 comments

Bars are known for their ambience, serving as a meeting point for friends to enjoy tasty drinks and food. Once you have decided to open a bar, stay prepared to do your due diligence since you are competing with every entertainment option that your customers have to choose from. Other than learning the bar trade, understanding the ins and outs of your local market and customer base and acquiring a liquor license, you’ll have to actually build your bar, where your customers can relax and enjoy those tasty alcoholic concoctions. Let us take a look at the five basic steps necessary for effective bar decoration. Step 1: Have a Theme Although it is not required, decorating your bar with a theme will help in establishing its unique identity and brand. For instance, if you’re thinking of opening a sports bar, you might need to add a few big-screen TVs for your customers to enjoy...