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You have a special occasion coming up and want to surprise someone who loves dining out. What can you give her? A restaurant gift certificate is a great idea.
Most restaurants sell gift certificates. The price and terms may vary, but there is likely something that suits both you and your recipient. Many restaurants have a sign posted by their checkout area referring to their gift certificates. If you do not see a gift certificate offer located in a restaurant, just ask if one is available. If the restaurant has a website, you may be able to purchase certificates online and print them out.
A great place to get a restaurant gift certificate is at a nonprofit silent auctions. Simply find a restaurant gift certificate that suits your gift needs and place your bid on it. In addition to buying your recipient a restaurant gift certificate (which they will undoubtedly love!), you will be helping the organization raise funds.