"Make something people want to steal," 7 tips for better menu design

menu design by Wunder Werkz
(Image credit: Wunder Werkz)

Menu design is an often overlooked area of design, but as Liz Henderson, partner at Wunder Werkz, points out, "menus are the only piece of collateral that are required at most restaurants."

"Before anyone puts your food in their mouth they touch and interact with your menu. It’s more than a utility, it is your first course and should be treated as a special moment to connect with guests in a meaningful way," she says.

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Liz Henderson

With a background in advertising and over a decade of experience in the development world, Liz considers herself the missing link between vision and execution. At the end of the day, she’s a problem solver and she loves puzzling things out. As a partner at Wunder Werkz, she leads the digital team in pushing the limits of web-based experiences and digital interactions for our clients.

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Rosie Hilder

Rosie Hilder is Creative Bloq's Deputy Editor. After beginning her career in journalism in Argentina – where she worked as Deputy Editor of Time Out Buenos Aires – she moved back to the UK and joined Future Plc in 2016. Since then, she's worked as Operations Editor on magazines including Computer Arts, 3D World and Paint & Draw and Mac|Life. In 2018, she joined Creative Bloq, where she now assists with the daily management of the site, including growing the site's reach, getting involved in events, such as judging the Brand Impact Awards, and helping make sure our content serves the reader as best it can.