Menu photos taken by professional photographers at your shop.
Photographs of your restaurant's 10 best-selling menus, pictures of dishes, desserts, bakery items, and various drinks to be used for advertising, and creating menus. Consumers will often choose food through the images displayed on the menu. Which menu has no pictures? They are most likely menus that are not very popular, so food photography is very important for restaurants.
Menu design themes to choose from
We have menu designs to choose from, for free! That fits right for your style and food. Pictures and other elements will depend on the theme of the restaurant. The background of the food menu should be plain colors to make the photographs stand out more.
Types of Menus
1. Art Paper
Smooth surface, dense paper, suitable for 4-color printing such as posters, brochures, journal covers, etc. There are many types to choose from, including glossy art paper, matte art paper, 2-sided art card paper and 1-sided art card paper. The quality of the paper will vary according to the manufacturer's standards. But overall the price is quite high.
2. Bond Paper
Smooth, white paper, commonly used for single-color printing. Iif printed in 4 colors, it will not have the same shine as art paper. Therefore suitable for use in printing contents of the book, letterheads, etc.
Stages After Printing
1. Spot UV Coating
A coating in certain areas to emphasize the desired part and make it stand out, such as logos, important characters, or images. Before coating, it is common to coat other parts with matte PVC first.
2. UV Coating
Coating the surface with glossy liquid. Then dried with UV light. This type of coating will give a stronger shine than varnish.
1. Pin Binding
A type of binding with 2 to 4 pins, according to the suitability of the book. Pin binding is commonly used in printing work that requires the binding of food menus and product catalogs. The number of pages suitable for pinning is 20 pages onwards. Popular paper thicknesses used for pin binding are from 160- 350 gsm. Pin binding must leave a spine for use in inserting pins, approximately 2 cm.
2. Saddle Stitch Binding
Another simple way to bind books. This binding method is used to sew student notebooks, student general notebooks, product catalog, or handmade books. This type of binding ables the book to be fully unfolded, but it is not suitable for books with a lot of pages. The method for binding is to take all sheets, and line it up, no more than 80 sheets (the spine cannot be thick) and folded in half vertically. Then use 2-3 staples to staple along the folded line.
3. Ring binding
Ring binding happens by punching holes on the product in the same row, for used in stringing loops. There are exceptions for edges similar to pin binding, and are commonly used in printing work that requires binding such as notebooks, planners, food menus, and catalogs. The number of pages suitable for ring binding is 8 pages onwards. The thickness of paper commonly used for binding ranges from 160- 350 gsm.
4. Thread Sewn Binding
Involves stacking papers on top of each other, similar to saddle stitch binding. But using thread to sew straight around the fold. Can be fully unfolded and suitable for printing work with a number of pages that are not too thick, starting at 8 pages, including the cover. If more than that, it must be divided by 4, such as 8, 12, 16, 20, or 24 pages, and when unfolded it must not exceed A3 in size.
Stages After Printing
1 Coating and tidying up the surface
After receiving a print that looks like ‘work’ on a large sheet of paper, the next step is that the printer will coat the surface or tidy up the surface with various special techniques which is usually applied tih techniques according to general printing house standards, such as foil stamping, embossing, UV coating or SPOT UV, etc.
Involves taking the printed work and forming it into various patterns. It is a process used in certain types of work, such as making product labels that have the shape of circles, stars, or various patterns, etc. In this die-cutting process, there is generally additional cost involved.
The process of arranging the printed work and cutting the edges neatly. Then they are sewn together using the specified book binding method, such as sewing, applying glue, etc., to get a complete print.