3 Ways to Celebrate National Nachos Day and Grow Your Business

National Nachos Day is coming up on November 6th, and it's the perfect time to celebrate this delicious and versatile dish. In this blog post, we'll share some ideas for how to celebrate National Nachos Day, as well as some tips for selling offers from The Industry Leader during the month of November.


Emily Ginsenburg

10/31/20233 min read

a plate of nachos
a plate of nachos

National Nachos Day is celebrated on November 6th each year. It is a day to celebrate this delicious and versatile dish, which is enjoyed by people all over the world.

Nachos are said to have been invented in 1943 by Ignacio "Nacho" Anaya, a maître d' at the El Moderno Restaurant in Piedras Negras, Mexico. One evening, a group of U.S. Army wives stationed at Fort Duncan in Eagle Pass, Texas, came into the restaurant after closing time and asked for a snack. Anaya quickly whipped up a dish of tostadas cut into triangles, topped with shredded cheese and sliced jalapeños, and heated it in the oven. The women loved the snack, and they named it "Nacho's Speciales" in his honour.

Nachos quickly became popular in Mexico and the southwestern United States, and they eventually spread to all parts of the country. Today, nachos are a popular dish at restaurants, sporting events, and backyard parties alike.

There are many different ways to celebrate National Nachos Day. Some people might choose to go to their favourite restaurant and order a plate of nachos. Others might host a nacho party at home, where guests can customise their own nachos with their favourite toppings. Still others might simply enjoy a plate of nachos while watching a movie or game at home.

Here are some ideas for how to celebrate National Nachos Day:

  • Host a nacho party and invite your friends and family over. Provide a variety of toppings, such as cheese, salsa, guacamole, sour cream, beans, rice, meat, and vegetables. Let your guests get creative with their nacho creations!

  • Go to your favourite restaurant and order a plate of nachos. If you're feeling adventurous, try a new type of nachos, such as nachos with pulled pork, BBQ chicken, or even shrimp.

  • Make a batch of nachos at home. This is a great way to save money and control the ingredients in your nachos. You can also use this opportunity to experiment with new toppings and flavours.

  • Share your favourite nacho recipe on social media. Use the hashtag #NationalNachosDay to connect with other nacho lovers.

However you choose to celebrate, National Nachos Day is a great opportunity to enjoy this delicious and versatile dish.

Leverage this holiday to grow your business

Here are some ideas for how business leaders and entrepreneurs can leverage National Nachos Day to market and grow their businesses:

  • Offer special discounts or promotions on nachos. This is a great way to encourage customers to come in and try your nachos, or to order more nachos than they normally would.

  • Host a nacho-themed event. This could be a nacho-making class, a nacho-eating contest, or a nacho festival. This is a great way to generate buzz about your business and attract new customers.

  • Partner with other businesses to offer a nacho-themed package deal. For example, you could partner with a local brewery to offer a beer and nachos deal, or you could partner with a local cheese shop to offer a cheese and nachos pairing. This is a great way to cross-promote your businesses and reach a new audience.

  • Use social media to promote your nacho-themed specials and events. Be sure to use the hashtag #NationalNachosDay to reach other nacho lovers.

  • Create a nacho-themed blog post or video. This is a great way to share your favourite nacho recipes and tips with your customers.

Here are some additional ideas that are more specific to certain types of businesses:

  • Restaurants: Offer a special nacho dish on your menu that is only available on National Nachos Day. You could also offer a nacho-themed happy hour or brunch.

  • Grocery stores: Offer discounts on nacho ingredients, such as chips, cheese, and salsa. You could also create a nacho-themed display in your store.

  • Bars and taverns: Offer a special nacho dish or nacho-themed drink on National Nachos Day. You could also host a nacho-eating contest or a nacho-themed trivia night.

  • Sporting goods stores: Offer discounts on nacho-related items, such as nacho plates, nacho helmets, and nacho dispensers. You could also host a nacho-themed tailgate party before a big game.

How can The Industry Leader help?

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Ideas for celebrating National Nachos Day and growing your business

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