30 Post Ideas for Your Restaurant’s Social Media

“WHAT SHOULD I POST?”

Everybody can use some inspiration now and then, so we’ve put together 30 post ideas for those times your mind goes blank.

Use them as a jump off point, or print out this list and stick it up in the office for those times you need a quick resource.

  1. Best selling menu item
  2. Bartender making a cocktail
  3. Key ingredient of popular dish
  4. Ask followers their favorite menu item
  5. Answer a question guests frequently ask
  6. Highlight and introduce longest employee
  7. Staff birthday shoutout
  8. Show who’s behind the bar
  9. Show who’s hosting / hostessing
  10. Reshare a guest’s photo you’re tagged in (but ask first!)
  11. Invite followers to upcoming event
  12. Share a fun fact relevant to products you sell / industry
  13. Ask for feedback on new menu item
  14. Share a recipe for items similar to what’s on your menu
  15. Show what happens pre-service
  16. Show who’s making guests’ meals today
  17. Thank a guest for a positive review
  18. Shoutout vendors or nonprofit partners
  19. Introduce new team member
  20. Share the daily specials and inspiration behind them
  21. Ask followers to guess how many _____ you go through per day (tomatoes, avocados, choose an ingredient used often)
  22. Host a Q&A on Facebook Live with Chef
  23. Ask followers to choose from 3 ingredients to be used in upcoming special / menu item
  24. Show what’s on tap
  25. Cross promote a new local beer with brewery
  26. Share some history about your building or restaurant
  27. Snapshot a day in the life of a manager through a picture
  28. Recommend a beverage pairing with popular dishes
  29. Tell story behind artwork, design piece in your restaurant
  30. Share a photo (with permission) of a regular and thank them for their loyalty

HAVE ANY MORE IDEAS YOU’D LIKE TO ADD?