How to market your restaurant for tourists

Parramatta is fast becoming a popular destination for day trips and holiday makers and with the summer holidays just a few weeks away, its time to make sure you make the most of this lucrative tourism customer. Parramatta is steadily building a reputation as a place to visit for vibrant multicultural events and dining experiences […]

Carlingford Automotive Mechanical Repairs

Carlingford Automotive Mechanical Repairs growing their family business in Parramatta. Ian and Sevan purchased Carlingford Automotive Mechanical Repairs in February 2018. Having worked as a mechanic for over 25 years, including owning a petrol station, the couple decided to create their family business together in Carlingford. Ian said ‘When we were looking to set up […]

Egypt Eats

Egypt Eats is the newest restaurant to join the famous Eat Street. Choosing Church street in Parramatta was a conscious decision for owners Jordan Mursi and Mazen Rashwan who want to take advantage of the growth coming to the area. We sat down with Jordan before the opening to talk about concept. Jordan, can you […]

The ‘must-do marketing’ for small business

1 Use social media – but be social! As small business owners we know that the wonderful free lunch that was social media is long gone – to be seen on Facebook these days you really need to prime the algorithm which means lots of effort on posting super engaging posts before hitting people with […]

Three Tips for creating a great atmosphere in your restaurant

1. Lighting Lighting is often very overlooked but is the most impactful on atmosphere. A great restaurant with a great fit out but terrible lighting will still lack atmosphere. The key here is awareness and constant adjustment. Generally during the day it’s best to get as much natural light as possible into your venue. If […]

5 easy steps to leveraging your business online

Over the past few years, Australian small businesses have undergone a digital revolution. While there is some way to go before SMEs have the same level of web presence as larger companies, more businesses are recognising that they need to be online and that the barriers to entry are easy to overcome. All it takes […]

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