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Restaurant Menu Design in Adobe InDesign

Welcome to "Restaurant Menu Design in Adobe InDesign"


Master the art of restaurant menu design in our free course. You'll learn how to make a menu from a menu template and also how to create a menu from scratch.

Practising restaurant menu design is a great way to learn how to set up a layout, create hierarchy, and master the most essential tools in Adobe InDesign. A menu layout is usually straightforward, but creating one allows you to bring in your creativity and add your own menu design style.

In a rush? Learn how to quickly customise a menu design template from Envato Elements.

Ready to design your own menu? Get inspired and learn how to create a menu from scratch.

In this course, you’ll learn how to create two restaurant menus, a basic menu card and a trifold brochure. You'll also learn how to:

  • successfully set up an InDesign file as a menu design template
  • tell a story through a visual narrative
  • set up a one-page document
  • set up a trifold brochure
  • add paragraph styles, colour swatches, and tables

Don't miss Laura's menu design ideas—she shares her top tips and tricks for creating effective food menu designs, all the way through to printing!

New to Adobe InDesign? Learn everything you need to know in Adobe InDesign for Beginners.

Need a menu template for a project or some layout inspiration? Check out the print templates available as part of an unlimited Envato Elements subscription.