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30 Creative Content Ideas to Feast Your Audience's Eyes (and Get Them Booking Your Event Space)


 

Creative Content Ideas to Feast Your Audience's Eyes (and Get Them Booking Your Event Space)


In the world of event catering, competition is fierce. But with the right content strategy, you can transform your event space from a hidden gem to a go-to destination for hungry crowds and momentous occasions. 


The key?  Mouthwatering content that's as delicious as your food 


This isn't just about showcasing your space or menu (although those are important too). It's about becoming a trusted resource, a source of inspiration, and the life of the party (online, that is). 

So, ditch the same old venue photos and generic blog posts. We're serving up a smorgasbord of creative content ideas to get your audience's mouths watering and their event calendars open.


Become a Catering Connoisseur:

Blog Like a Boss: Share your knowledge! From food trends to budgeting tips, establish yourself as a go-to resource with informative blog posts. 

Behind the Scenes with Video: Take your audience on a virtual tour of your kitchen with "Day in the Life" videos or showcase your event transformation skills.

Expert Interviews: Partner with local vendors or event planners for insightful interviews, offering valuable perspectives to your audience. 

"Ask Me Anything" Sessions:  Social media is all about interaction. Host live Q&A sessions to answer any burning questions about catering or event planning.

Debunking Myths:  Fun fact: the catering industry has its fair share of myths. Address them in a lighthearted "Mythbusters" series, building trust and establishing your expertise.


Show Off Your Space and Services:

Virtual Tours They Can Sink Their Teeth Into: Take your venue tours to the next level with a 360° virtual experience. Let potential clients explore every corner and envision their dream event. 

Testimonials that Speak Volumes: Share positive feedback and reviews from past clients. Social proof is powerful!

"Transformation Tuesday" Magic:  Before-and-after photos are captivating! Show the incredible adaptability of your space with dramatic venue transformations.

"Behind the Menus" Series:  People love to know the story behind their food.  Unveil the inspiration and creative process behind your most popular dishes.

Staff Spotlight: Put a face to your name! Introduce your amazing team (chefs, event coordinators) and highlight their catering expertise. 


Engage Your Audience and Get Interactive:

Let Your Audience Play:  Polls and quizzes are a fun way to get people talking.  Ask about menu preferences, event themes, or anything that sparks their creativity.

Contests and Giveaways: Who doesn't love free stuff?  Offer free consultations, tastings, or discounts to incentivize bookings and engagement.

Live Cooking Demos: Turn up the heat! Host live cooking demonstrations showcasing your chefs' talents and signature dishes.

Build-Your-Own-Menu Mania: Empower your audience with an interactive menu builder on your website. Let them customize their dream catering package.

Embrace User-Generated Content: Encourage followers to share photos of their catered events using a branded hashtag. Turn them into brand ambassadors!


Seasonal Feasts and Topical Treats:

Holiday Feasts for the Eyes:  Get people excited for upcoming holidays with creative catering menus specifically designed for the occasion. 

Themed Event Extravaganza:  Need some inspiration? Offer unique themed event ideas that cater to specific seasons or trends. 

Sustainable Solutions on a Plate:  Highlight your commitment to eco-friendly practices and ethically sourced ingredients. It's good for the planet and good for business.

Dietary Delights for All: Show that you can cater to everyone!  Highlight your ability to accommodate different dietary needs and preferences.

Local Love on a Plate: Showcase your partnerships with local farms and purveyors, emphasizing the quality and freshness of your ingredients. 


Spread the Word Beyond Your Doors:

Partner with Power Players: Collaborate with local event planners or social media influencers to reach a wider audience and gain valuable recommendations. 

Become a Guest Blogging Guru: Share your expertise with guest posts on relevant websites (wedding blogs, business publications) to establish yourself as an authority.

Social Media Takeovers: Let your clients be the star! Give them control of your social media for a day to showcase their catered event experience from their perspective. 

Targeted Ads that Tempt:  Utilize social media advertising to reach potential customers based on demographics and interests. Put your services right in front of their eyes.

Email Marketing Magic:  Don't underestimate the power of email! Create targeted email campaigns promoting specific services or special offers.


Bonus Bites to Keep Them Coming Back for More:


Interactive Delights:

Food for Thought (and Fun): Create online quizzes or games related to food and events to keep your audience engaged and entertained. 

Charity Events with Heart: Partner with local charities to host fundraising events. Showcase your catering skills for a good cause and gain positive recognition.


Package it Up for Easy Booking:

Pre-Designed Perfection:  Offer pre-designed catering packages for different budgets and event sizes. Make planning effortless for your clients.


Planning Powerhouses:

Free Downloadable Checklists:  Provide valuable resources like downloadable checklists for planning corporate events or social gatherings. 


Social Media Shenanigans:

"Would You Rather" Scenarios:  Spark fun social media conversations with catering-related dilemmas. Let your audience play "Would You Rather?" and choose between hilarious (but relevant) food and event planning scenarios. 


Remember:

Know Your Audience: Tailor your content to the people you want to reach. What are their interests? What kind of events do they host? 

Be Consistent:  Maintain a regular posting schedule and consistent brand voice across all your platforms. 

Visually Delicious:  High-quality photos and captivating videos are essential for grabbing attention online. 

Call to Action:  Don't just entertain, tell your audience what to do next.  Whether it's booking a consultation or subscribing to your newsletter, make it clear.


By following these tips and implementing these creative content ideas, you can transform your event space into a content machine that captures attention, educates potential clients, and ultimately gets them booking their next big event with you.  So, put on your creative chef hat and get ready to serve up some serious content that will leave your audience hungry for more!



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Jean Alon Media Productions offers the following services at events in Atlanta:

  • Event Photography / Headshot

  • Photo Booths (Selfie Booth & 360)

  • Highlight Reels (Video)


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