We know it’s been a busy week. That’s why we put together the 5 things you need to know in Restaurant and Hospitality this week:
The kiosk game: What restaurants must be prepared to pay to play
While self-service initiatives provide significant ROI opportunities, businesses should understand all of the necessary costs and how they plan to fit those costs in their current budget before moving forward. That’s why QSRWeb.com put together the most commonly asked questions related to the investment along with answers.
Restaurant pricing gets smart in the information age
It’s no secret that many businesses offer customers incentives and special deals to visit during slow hours. However, with recent advancements in technology, many restaurants are beginning to consider how to implement smart pricing on a daily basis to increase customer flow throughout the day. QSRMagazine.com’s recent article shows how technology advances are helping operators adjust their pricing with unprecedented ease.
This restaurant is using a virtual reality app to train its employees
Honeygrow, a Philadelphia-based chain of Asian-fusion fast-casual restaurants, is using a VR app that weaves together 360 video and interactive elements to teach new employees how to do their job. Created by interactive art studio Klip Collective, the custom VR app features an overview of company culture and employee training and consists of live action with integrated 2D and 3D animations including an interactive game.
Oporto’s transformation is bringing an authentic experience to its customers
Back in 1986, Oporto founder Antonio Cerqueira decided to open a chicken shop in North Bondi serving Flame Grilled Portuguese Style Chicken. Now, with more than 145 restaurants, Oporto has undergone refurbishment with their interior, packaging and design, advertising strategy, and has introduced more authentic Portuguese cuisine in their menu.
The Waiting Game Has Changed
Hostme’s Chief Marketing Officer Marylise Fabro discusses ways technology can help simplify front- and back-of-the-house operations, improve efficiency and increase revenue by giving waiting guests more options.
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