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“You have done a fantastic job for us. I believe the great merchandising work you have done for us is one of the key foundations to improve the company and differentiate who we are versus our competition.”

Rick Martens
President
Country Style Foodservices Inc.
Toronto, ON


 

“Our daily sales have increased 15% in the first month and it seems to still be on the rise. It is apparent we have gained many new customers.”

Barbara Lorsch, RD, LD
Director Food and
Nutrition Services
Advocate Illinois
Masonic Medical Center
Chicago, IL


 

“We have been extremely happy with the merchandising training program that you developed for our entire chain of hotels. I am looking forward to working with you on our on-site training program.”

Serge Simard
Executive Director, Food & Beverage
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
Toronto, ON


“I really enjoyed your innovative “walking tour presentation” that you gave at our Annual Conference in Montreal. Your “fresh-eye approach” was quite refreshing.”

Marie Helene Sicard
Director of Marketing
Sodexho Canada
Montreal, QC


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Here at the Chiasson Consultants' blog, we will keep you posted on restaurant, food service and retail articles we have written for various publications, new projects we are working on, and other news and updates.



9 Menu Design Errors

Read this article in Bakers Journal on how your menu is often the first impression your bakery will make.  I have compiled a list of nine bakery menu design errors that I often see.

https://www.bakersjournal.com/marketing/concepts-for-success-nine-menu-design-errors-6752

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5 Ways to Attract Travellers and Tourists

Read an article in Canadian Pizza Magazine on how to improve your pizzeria’s popularity with the outdoor crowd.

https://www.canadianpizzamag.com/news/making-dough-with-diane-5-ways-to-attract-travellers-and-tourists-7072

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Fall Season Promotional Ideas

There are plenty of opportunities this season to gain new customers and keep your current customers coming back for more. Take advantage of the power and low cost of social media, as well as e-mail marketing to promote your events and specials. Consider these seven ideas to promote your bakery this fall season:

https://www.bakersjournal.com/marketing/concepts-for-success-fall-season-promotional-ideas-6712

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6 Marketing and Business Plan Tips

 

Are you opening a new pizzeria? If so, here are 6 marketing and business plan tips just for you.

https://www.canadianpizzamag.com/marketing/making-dough-with-diane-april-may-2017-7027

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Use Lighting to Boost your Bakery Sales

Read an article in Bakers Journal on how to enhance your sales through good lighting.

https://www.bakersjournal.com/marketing/concepts-for-success-enhance-sales-through-lighting-6701

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How to Market your Pizzeria in the Cold Winter Months

Read a great article in Canadian Pizza magazine on how to market your pizzeria in the cold winter months. 

https://www.canadianpizzamag.com/marketing/making-dough-with-diane-january-february-2017-6871

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Seven Tips on Promoting Your Bakery

Check out this article in Bakers Journal on how to promote your bakery.

https://www.bakersjournal.com/marketing/concepts-for-success-seven-summertime-marketing-tips-6651

 

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All Year-Round Marketing Tips for your Pizzeria

Here is an article in Canadian Pizza Magazine with a list of marketing tips that will put you in good shape for the holidays.

https://www.canadianpizzamag.com/marketing/making-dough-with-diane-december-2016-6823

 

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Expend your Bakery Offerings

Are you thinking of growing your bakery business? Here are six easy ways to introduce new products and services before summer.

https://www.bakersjournal.com/marketing/expanding-your-offerings-6599

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Common Menu Design Mistakes

Read an excellent article in Canadian Pizza Magazine on finding common menu design mistakes.

https://www.canadianpizzamag.com/marketing/making-dough-with-diane-november-2016-6790

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Bakery Concepts for Success: Best Laid Plans

Read a great article in Bakers Journal on how to Best Laid Plans for your bakery shop.

https://www.bakersjournal.com/finance/concepts-for-success-best-laid-plans-6618

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Six Tips for Successful Catering

Read a great article in Canadian Pizza magazine on how to differentiate yourself and successfully market your catering menu. Here are Six Tips for Successful Catering.

https://www.canadianpizzamag.com/catering-expansion/making-dough-with-diane-july-august-2016-6657

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7 Ways to Make a Memorable Brand

Read a great article in Bakers Journal on ways to make a memorable brand.

https://www.bakersjournal.com/marketing/7-ways-to-make-a-memorable-brand-6491

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7 Ways to Advertise your New Pizzeria

Check out my article in Canadian Pizza magazine for ways to advertise your new pizzeria.

https://www.canadianpizzamag.com/marketing/making-dough-with-diane-january-february-2016-6384

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Concepts for Success

Read a great article in Bakers Journal for some concepts for success:

https://www.bakersjournal.com/staffing/concepts-for-success-december-2015-6416

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Canadian Restaurant Icon - Jörg Reichert Defence Fund

As you may know, Jörg suffered a devastating car accident in 2007, with the result being a permanent brain injury. Jörg has made an amazing contribution to the history of the Canadian restaurant, foodservice and hospitality business. Jörg gave a lot to the restaurant industry and it's time to give something back. He needs your help right now! Would you please forward this link to your friends and business colleagues, as well as sharing it on your Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Thanks.

https://www.gofundme.com/a7kx7uq6

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View My Newest LinkedIn Updates

Here is my newest LinkedIn page:

https://ca.linkedin.com/in/diane-chiasson-fcsi-7a602343

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Six Great Ideas for Charity Marketing

Time to Help! Check out my article in Canadian Pizza magazine on Six Great Ideas for Charity Marketing:

https://www.canadianpizzamag.com/marketing/making-dough-with-diane-april-may-2015-6068

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Targeting Tourists: Seven Tips for a Busy Summer

Check out my article in RESTOBIZ for tips on how to grow your summer business by attracting tourists:

https://restobiz.ca/six-ways-to-attract-tourists-to-your-restaurant-this-summer/

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Eye-Catching In-Store Merchandising

Read my latest article in Bakers Journal for some great merchandising strategies

https://www.bakersjournal.com/marketing/concepts-for-success-july-2015-6226

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What Our
Clients Say...

“Your organizational skills and attention to detail contributed greatly to our financial and operational success. Your dedicated work paid off right away; sales have exceeded our expectations.”

Clifford P. Miller
Vice President of Communications
Eat’n Park
Hospitality Group
Pittsburg, PA


“I have been very happy with your talents. You always bring a new perspective to our business.”

Nick Perpick
Executive Vice-President
Prime Restaurant Group
Toronto, ON


“We were very happy with the Soup University Manual you designed for our company; it’s amazing the great ideas you provided for our sales representatives across Canada.”

Dale Clemiss
Director of Business Development
Campbell’s Foodservice
Toronto, ON


“I have been quite impressed with your knowledge of the art and science of food merchandising, and I cannot thank you enough for your employee training program.”

Timothy Dietzler, FMP
Director
Villanova University
Villanova, PA


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