Secret Shopper Job Resources:
Mystery Shopping in
How to become a mystery shopper and get
paid for dining and eating out.
Mystery shopper services play a vital role in the
success of any restaurant. In todays
ultra-competitive market, its imperative
that every restaurant serves up the best tasting
food while providing excellent customer service
in a clean and inviting premises.
From finer dining establishments like the Outback
Steakhouse or Carrabba's
- to casual restaurants like T.G.I.
Friday's, Red Robin or Red Lobster - and even
fast food establishments like McDonalds, Quiznos or Taco Bell -
each kind of restaurant wants their customers to
get the best possible service and for their food
to be perfect so they will keep coming back. But
its not just repeat business that a
restaurant aims for. Word of mouth from a
satisfied customer is the best form of
advertising any business could want.
More than just the quality of the food,
restaurant owners need to know what their
customers think about their service - about how
they were treated by their servers, how the
restaurant looked - was it clean and comfortable?
As well as whether the food was to their
satisfaction - prepared correctly and served in a
This is where you - the mystery shopper, can help
to make a difference. You can provide restaurants
in your area with the valuable feedback they need
to make their operation as good as possible.
Youll get paid for dining out while you
help to improve customer service in your local
With the help of mystery shoppers, restaurants
experience a higher sales volume and higher level
of customer satisfaction - ensuring future
visits. This is all because mystery shopping in
restaurants produces positive results and pays
dividends to the dining establishment.
Your job as a restaurant mystery shopper
You will visit the restaurant without letting any
of the staff know that youre a mystery
shopper. While in the restaurant, you will pay
attention to details like:
> How clean the location is
> How long it took you to be seated
> How you were treated by the host and/or
> How long it took for your meal to arrive
> How the meal was served:
> Did it look appetizing? Was it prepared
properly? Was it tasty?
...and so on.
After you leave the restaurant, you just have to
fill out a simple questionnaire describing your
dining experience and youll be paid for
your comments. Yes, youll be paid for
dining - plus, your meal will be free!
You'll usually be able to bring along a friend or
even the whole family as your guests when you're
on a paid dining assignment in a restaurant. But
don't worry, you dont have to accept every
restaurant job that you're offered. Youre
always free to turn down any assignment that
doesnt interest you.
Restaurant secret shopping is big
business with lots of opportunity
There are more restaurant mystery shopping
assignments available than you can imagine. In
America, there are roughly 220,000 full-service
restaurants and another 260,000 or so fast food
and quick-service restaurants. Combined,
thats nearly a half million dining
establishments earning close to $600 billion
every year. Does that give you a better idea of
just how massive this industry is?
With so many great restaurants and fun places to
eat in America, you have a very large menu of
dining options to choose from as a mystery
shopper. Just think, you can start the day with a
mystery shopping job at McDonalds, IHOP or Bob
Evans Restaurant for breakfast. Then, you can get
paid to eat lunch at Applebee's, Cracker Barrel
or Subway. How about a nice evening of free fine
dining at Ruth's Chris Steak House, Carrabba's
Italian Grill or Benihana? The possibilities for
getting paid to dine are truly endless.
Most of your mystery shopping job offers will be
for the popular, franchised restaurants that
serve the whole country. Restaurants like Outback
Steakhouse, Cheesecake Factory, PF Chang's China
Bistro, Texas Roadhouse, Olive Garden, Ruby
Tuesday , Boston Market, Papa John's Pizza,
Subway Subs, Dunkin' Donuts and Chili's. But you
can also get mystery dining job assignments for
local independent cafes, bistros, restaurants and
fine dining establishment unique to your town.
A partial list of the types of restaurants in the
USA that use mystery shoppers is included at the
bottom of this report. There are over 230
different dining establishments listed - covering
everything from casual and quick service
restaurants to fine and upscale dining
Interested in getting paid to dine as a secret
shopper? MysteryShoppersAmerica.com can get you started today.
We specialize in connecting new shoppers with
restaurant secret shopping jobs. Through our
extensive network of hundreds of mystery shopping
companies, youll have plenty of great paid
dining jobs to choose from every day!
To become a secret shopper, visit our registration page. You'll learn about our
mystery shopping companies, what kind of shopping
jobs are available and how much you can make. No
previous experience is required.
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a mystery shopper and get paid for dining out