Best Practices for Launching Online Ordering

Modern Restaurant Management

Some of those challenges, particularly for smaller, local restaurants, include implementing online ordering, creating a digital presence, and offering delivery for the first time. Meaning, people are always online, and they’re ordering food that way too.

The Growth of Online Ordering and Food Delivery

Lavu

A Look into the Growth of Online Ordering and Food Delivery. The food industry has gone through a significant revolution over the recent past. Customers can now easily order food online and have it delivered to their homes within the shortest time possible.

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The Positives and Pitfalls of Third-Party Ordering 

Modern Restaurant Management

billion in food sales demonstrating a 34 percent increase from the prior year, according to the Associated Press. Meanwhile, Uber Eats expected to deliver $10 billion worth of food in 36 countries in 2019. Thus, expenses will only be incurred if there are equivalent orders to match.

Frequently Asked Questions: Food Ordering with Google, Powered by ChowNow

ChowNow

As the most visited website in the world, we recognize the significant opportunity to monetize these Google searches and turn them into orders at your restaurant — in an instant. That’s why we’re excited to share ChowNow’s newest ordering channel in partnership with Google.

How we reached 2,000,000 processed orders

Deliverect

In August '19, Deliverect reached the 1 million processed orders milestone, after having been in business for only 10 months. We're super excited that now, just 4 months later, we’ve just hit 2 million processed orders! We live in the era of online food delivery.

The Omnichannel Restaurant: Recognizing the Importance of a Multi-Channel Strategy to Drive Sales

Deliverect

Today, it is a successful operational model that is used by organizations across multiple industries, including the food and restaurant sector. Let’s define the advantages and building blocks of a multi-channel strategy for your food business.

Restaurant Technology has Modernised On-Premise Ordering

Lavu

Today, technology is at the helm of on-premise ordering processes. Customers in the restaurant industry can directly place their orders on tableside tablet systems. The new technology also allows servers to enter customer orders on hand-held devices. Tableside Ordering System.

5 Ways Restaurants Can Ensure Safe Online Food Delivery During COVID-19

Bingage

While the government has given a clean chit to online food delivery partners to resume their operations, some misinformation regarding the safety of these services has made people consider it unsafe for health. Can corona spread through food ordered online.

Bytes to Eat: Online Ordering Solutions for Pizzerias

Thrive POS

And when it comes to food delivery apps and services, the same rules apply. More and more customers are regularly using online ordering platforms to get restaurant food delivered to their home or office. POS Online Ordering Thr!ve

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The Best Online Ordering Platforms to Keep Your Restaurant Running

7 Shifts

Now more than ever, food delivery is top of mind for restaurant operators. Uber Eats is an American-owned food delivery platform launched by Uber in 2014. COVID-19 update: Uber Eats is pledging 10 million free food deliveries to frontline healthcare workers and seniors during COVID-19.

How Your Pizzeria Can Fight Back Against Unfair Online Ordering Fees

ChowNow

It’s not surprising that in the age of online ordering, pizzerias are uniquely poised to profit. Online ordering grows order volume and size , increases revenue, boosts efficiency , and fosters customer loyalty. The Facts About Third-Party Online Ordering Fees.

Are Healthy Eating and iPad Menu Ordering Related?

Lavu

Are you getting a ton of salad orders at your restaurant? Entitled “The Effect of Preference Expression Modality on Self-Control,” the study looks at how methods of ordering from menus influence the healthiness of food selections. Ipad Ordering Made Easy.

The Importance of Online Ordering and Delivery for Restaurants

Lavu

In fact, the demand for online restaurant ordering continues to grow among restaurant consumers. Restaurant owners and managers consistently look for solutions that allow customers to place orders online and have food delivered fast. How Online Ordering and Delivery Works.

How to Benefit from Your Restaurant Operations Platform's "Suggested Order" Feature

Crunchtime

A quality BOH food operations platform will have a "Suggested Order" feature that can help you keep your inventory levels balanced. food operations managementNo one wants to run out of inventory.

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The New Normal: Self-Signup for Online Ordering with MenuDrive

Lavu

Khatri, CEO of Lavu and MenuDrive, wrote that the National Restaurant Association 2019 State of the Industry report indicated that nearly half of adults were more likely to order food delivery online than just two years prior. In November 2019, Saleem S.

Food Costing Tips for Delivery

Modern Restaurant Management

We are focusing here one essential piece: food costing. Notice we’re not saying food cost percentage. That means essentially ignoring the food cost percentage of delivery items. We’ll use screen shots of a user’s data from reciProfity, our food costing app.

How we reached 1,000,000 processed orders

Deliverect

We’re super excited to announce that we’ve just hit a MILLION processed orders! We live in the era of online food delivery. More and more restaurants are jumping on the food delivery bandwagon. Around 30% of the food sector’s turnover comes from online orders.

Online Ordering is the Lifeblood of Restaurants During Coronavirus Shutdowns

Lavu

This is why having an online ordering system for takeout and delivery is more important now than ever. You are likely aware of the online ordering efforts of many ‘big-box’ establishments, such as McDonalds, Domino’s Pizza, Starbucks, and Red Robin.

Why Restaurant Online Ordering is Crucial for Business Right Now

MBB Hospitality

There always were advantages to restaurants offering online ordering. Many people prefer to order online and have their food ready for them by the time they pick it up. Plus, with the pandemic, it is also safer to order online. Food Delivery is Booming.

The Truth About Free Online Ordering Systems for Restaurants

ChowNow

But, while signing up for a free online ordering system might sound like a good idea, unfortunately, you’ll get what you pay for. What do you get with a free online ordering system? Want a custom mobile ordering app? How to Set Up a Free Online Ordering System.

Food delivery management software 101

Deliverect

In the era of food delivery, offering online ordering, delivery and takeaway is a smart strategy to appeal to a vast audience of potential customers. When you start delivering meals, it’s crucial to invest in the right food delivery software, in order to keep things tidy and efficient.

How to Increase Restaurant Sales With Online Ordering

ChowNow

Sales in the restaurant industry are steadily growing , but food and labor costs are rising, too. Detailed business planning, a smart marketing strategy, and—of course—quality food and service will always help your restaurant’s numbers. How to Online Ordering System

How to Set Up Contactless Dining With ChowNow’s Online Ordering

ChowNow

Since March of this year, countless restaurateurs have had to immediately close their dining rooms, lay off staff, quickly adopt online ordering, and overhaul their menus. If you use ChowNow for online ordering, it’s surprisingly simple to set up a process for contactless dining.

4 Reasons Why You Need a Pizza Ordering System for Your Restaurant

ChowNow

Does your restaurant have a pizza ordering system? After all, 43% of pizza customers want their local pizzerias to use online ordering technology , and more and more eateries are adapting to meet this demand. . Pizza ordering systems boost revenue.

Food delivery in the COVID-19 climate

Deliverect

With the closure of restaurant dine-in services to slow the spread of the Coronavirus, online food ordering has become a crucial business model overnight. Online food delivery has been skyrocketing in the past few years, so many restaurants already have a solid delivery model in place.

How to Find the Best Online Ordering System for Your Restaurant

ChowNow

If you haven’t started offering online ordering yet, you’re not alone. If you have online ordering at your restaurant but you’re still trying to figure out how to give your customers a superior experience without breaking the bank—well, you’re not alone there either.

TransAct Secures New BOHA! Solutions Order for New Fresh Food Program in Western Region of National Convenience Store Chain

Transact

solution will help TransAct’s customers manage its new fresh food offering. As the fresh food program is expanded to new regions, TransAct will market the BOHA! Labeling will satisfy the customer’s immediate labeling needs made necessary by the new FDA labeling laws as well as date code food safety labels. Labeling and TEMS will be immensely helpful to these convenience store locations as they work to streamline operations surrounding their new fresh food offering.”.

Ohio Taco Chain Employees Walked Out When Asked to Fill Mass Order for Law Enforcement

EATER

A Condado Tacos location in Columbus, Ohio, is facing public scrutiny for filling an order for Bud Boxes placed by Ohio Highway Patrol. On Monday, at least four employees were allegedly fired by a district manager for refusing to fill the order and choosing to walkout during a shift.

Why Restaurant Online Ordering is Crucial for Business Right Now

MBB Hospitality

There always were advantages to restaurants offering online ordering. Many people prefer to order online and have their food ready for them by the time they pick it up. Plus, with the pandemic, it is also safer to order online. Food Delivery is Booming.

Online Ordering Trends That Are Transforming The Food Service Industry

Takeaway Solutions

The ability to order meals from different vendors on mobile phones is one of the inventions that continues to impact the lives of most customers positively. As a result, you can ensure that you have sufficient stock of what loyal customers order on a daily basis to convert more sales.

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Food Safety Never Takes a Holiday 

Modern Restaurant Management

With the season of food and Thanksgiving when holiday food is at the forefront, what are defined standards and procedures that restaurants should keep top-of-mind to set the expectations regarding food handling and preparation during the holiday rush?

Does getting into food delivery pay off?

Deliverect

But is food delivery worth the investment? Your regular costs are around 25% for staffing, 25% for rent/bills/marketing and about 25-30% for food, with total costs being about 75-80%. If you look at these costs, the only big variable that changes with delivery is food.

States, Cities Ordering Restaurant and Bar Restrictions Due to Coronavirus

Modern Restaurant Management

With the specter of a federal ban on restaurants and bars looming, states have started enacting emergency measures designed to combat the spread of COVID-19 such as ordering the closure of bars and nightclubs, curfews and reducing occupancy levels. The order was issued ahead of the St.

Safety First: Hygiene & Food Preparation

Crunchtime

In the face of COVID-19, both restaurants and convenience stores have shifted their operations to support order and delivery services. But they also need to be vigilant about the two sides of food safety: employee hygiene and food preparation. food operations management

Your Post-Curfew Delivery Order Puts Workers at Risk

EATER

Food delivery might be necessary for some during the pandemic, but when there’s a curfew involved, think twice before you click “order” Last night, a Caviar deliverer was arrested on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, about a half hour after the city’s 8 p.m.

Food tech: a must for the modern restaurant business

Deliverect

Running a successful restaurant business isn’t just about preparing tasty food and serving it to your diners. Today’s consumer wants a unique, personalized food experience that may not even take place in your restaurant. The answer is food technology.

The 5 Biggest Food Delivery Risks

Wasserstrom

The food delivery trend has exploded over the last several years and it shows no signs of slowing down. But getting started with food delivery for your restaurant isn’t just as simple as taking orders […].

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Serving Food in Specialty Coffee Shops

Perfect Daily Grind

Adding food to your menu could help here, but will require you to consider various factors including regional differences, and whether you’d like to produce your food in-house, or outsource it. . You may also like How to Create a Coffee Shop Food Menu That Minimises Waste.

Focus POS Releases FocusON Mobile Order and Payment Solution

Focus POS

San Antonio, TX — February 26, 2020 — Focus POS, a leading provider of restaurant point of sale software, has just released its innovative FocusON mobile order and mobile payment app. Staff members can harness cellular capabilities and leverage mobile devices as ordering and payment solutions.

The 5 Things Food Vendors Don't Want You to Know

Embrace the Suck

You have a major food distributor in your market that you are probably buying from. It could be Sysco, US Foods, Performance Food Group, Ben E. Keith, Shamrock Foods, Gordon FoodService or another regional brand. Orderly.

Holiday Habits: Postmates’ Food Delivery Trends

Modern Restaurant Management

With the introduction of food delivery services, consumers can have high quality meals delivered to them in no time at all. This means that they don't have to sacrifice great tasting food for their families over the holiday season while also saving themselves time and effort.

How to Use Instagram’s Food Ordering Tool to Help Your Restaurant’s Sales

ChowNow

That’s why at ChowNow, we’ve partnered with Instagram on their new food ordering feature, aimed at helping restaurants weather the storm. How to Set Up Instagram Food Ordering. Find your ChowNow ordering link. . Order takeout from us today!

Food Truck Technology to Invest In

Lavu

Food trucks are fueled by more than just diesel. Across the country, food truck operators are relying on the latest technology to streamline operations, manage wait times, inform customers, and so much more. Today, we list the must-have technologies for food trucks.