VSAG on Trend Watch: Big Batch Cocktails, Anyone?

The bigger the better. That seems to be the trend these days in cocktailing. Big batch cocktails for fall are all the trend this season. We got the big batch cocktails lowdown from our resident R&D Specialist, Amanda Webb. Amanda’s … read more

VSAG Office Opens in Dubai

Our restaurant consultants are always on the lookout for new business opportunities to broaden our scope. With our home base in Washington, D.C. we are in the unique position of being steeped in such a culturally diverse city, allowing us … read more

Out in Front: Dan Simons Talks Restaurant Trends

As co-owner in VSAG client Farmers Restaurant Group’s growing Founding Farmers farmer-owned brand of restaurants, Dan Simons is asked to represent VSAG and our clients on a regular basis. Dan loves getting involved and participating in restaurant and hospitality industry … read more

Are Reservation Cancellation Fees Good Business or Bad Karma?

A great best practice: assessing and evaluating business decisions, forecasts, and plans regularly to make sure you’re in line with your goals. Bonus here: making adjustments before issues arise. One business practice that has snagged our attention recently is restaurant … read more

Using Restaurant Week to Your Advantage

Aligning with your local area’s summer Restaurant Week festivities is a great way to promote and market your restaurant in order to bring awareness to your business and get customers, old and new, in your door. Our hometown DC-area will … read more