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Melinda Monaco

Melinda Monaco is Senior Manager for UK and IE Restaurant Marketing at OpenTable, where she develops inspirational and engaging campaigns for new and existing restaurant customers. She is happily eating her way across Europe, enjoying everything from street food vendors, sensory experiences to one-of-a-kind dining experiences.
Posts by Melinda Monaco
New Contini George Street revealed – a new look, a new menu, but plenty of the ‘old favourites’

New Contini George Street revealed – a new look, a new menu, but plenty of the ‘old favourites’

Remodeling a restaurant is no simple task. Edinburgh restaurateur, Carina Contini, shares the story behind Contini George Street’s transformation, the…
Melinda Monaco
Happy Holidays and Joyous New Year from OpenTable

Happy Holidays and Joyous New Year from OpenTable

During this busy and celebratory time of year, we at OpenTable want to pause to wish you and your team…
Melinda Monaco
UK’s most prestigious culinary competition announces the new National Chef and Young Chef of the Year

UK’s most prestigious culinary competition announces the new National Chef and Young Chef of the Year

At this year’s Restaurant Show the new National Chef and Young Chef of the Year for 2017 were announced. OpenTable…
Melinda Monaco
11 Insights on globalising a restaurant brand

11 Insights on globalising a restaurant brand

Last week, OpenTable attended The Restaurant Show and hosted the business insight session ‘Globalising a Restaurant Brand’ on Centre Stage.…
Melinda Monaco
10 Real-life stories from Simon Rimmer, Claude Bosi and more on running and growing a restaurant

10 Real-life stories from Simon Rimmer, Claude Bosi and more on running and growing a restaurant

Last week, OpenTable attended The Restaurant Show and hosted the business insight session ‘Running and Growing a Restaurant’ on Centre…
Melinda Monaco
Q&A with Ping Coombes: Spreading the love for Malaysian food and products

Q&A with Ping Coombes: Spreading the love for Malaysian food and products

Ping Coombes grew up in Ipoh a town in Malaysia where people around the country travel to for good food.…
Melinda Monaco
OpenTable Industry Series: 21 Ways to amplify your restaurant marketing

OpenTable Industry Series: 21 Ways to amplify your restaurant marketing

OpenTable held its first London based Industry Series event earlier this week – bringing the restaurant community together for an…
Melinda Monaco
Redesign: Patsy Godik on the new interior style of Gaucho’s flagship restaurant in Piccadilly

Redesign: Patsy Godik on the new interior style of Gaucho’s flagship restaurant in Piccadilly

Patsy Godik, Creative Director at Gaucho Group and Head of Conceptualise, has created a new interior style for the ground…
Melinda Monaco
Q&A with Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge

Q&A with Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge

“Encouragement and staff growth is the most important ingredient for a successful business, it’s not about an individual, it’s always…
Melinda Monaco