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Food Delivery War: Which is better, Swiggy or Zomato?

Digitalization has impacted all areas of our life. Without a doubt, food tech startups have transformed the way Indians eat. Ordering food online has become very convenient and affordable that you ought to get lured in. Several food delivery startups have created a presence in over 300 cities across India. So what comes to your

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Things to consider before finalizing your restaurant’s menu

So you’ve finally decided to start your own restaurant? Do you know what your customer sees first and what is the last thing they hold before digging into their food? The Answer is Menu We can easily argue that your menu is your most important piece of marketing material in your restaurant. If you design

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Tools to turn your restaurant’s regular Social Media into an extraordinary one!

Being a restaurant just doesn’t mean you cook fantastic food anymore. Sure, the mixture of spices and smell of herbs brought in the customers in olden times, but today along with the kitchen, social media has become an important room to make it work! Running along with the trend of social media is like sitting

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Experience Dine-in with FoodBOT (Robot) -The future of food-service

It’s 2021 and while the restaurant industry is far from its earliest incarnation, one thing that hasn’t changed is the constant drive towards greater efficiency. And efficiency requires innovation and that’s where the robots come in. The decreasing costs of hardware such as circuits and sensor boards and the real-time advancements in artificial intelligence software

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How to run a successful Cafe Business ?

Ah coffee, the sweet elixir of life. Love it or hate it, coffee has been and remains to be one of the most popular beverage choices among people. According to research estimates, people drink about an astonishing 2.5 billion cups of coffee a day! Add some trendy snacks to that and you’ve got yourself a

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The Importance of POS Systems for Restaurant Management

With anything and everything on the tips of our fingers on our screens, why would the restaurant industry lag behind? It’s no secret that the key to the success of any restaurant operation is active management. Sometimes, for restaurants to singlehandedly ensure hassle-free, top-notch customer service, accurate inventory management, and sales tracking — elements vital

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5 Things to Keep In Mind While Starting a Cloud Kitchen

What is cloud kitchen and how does it work? A cloud kitchen is a delivery-only restaurant that has no physical space for dine-in. It relies entirely on online orders placed through online food aggregators or an online ordering enabled website or mobile app. The flavour of the season, ‘cloud kitchens’ are the rising trend mixed

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How to Make Your Restaurant Insta Famous

In a world where we’re obsessed with clicking and posting pictures of everything and anything we do, it’s not a surprise that Instagram has become a necessity for anyone wanting to be updated or relevant…or both! We’ve come a long way from using Instagram to post pictures of landscapes and our meals to entire businesses

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Latest restaurant Trend: Veganism

What started as an attempt towards the prevention of vast amounts of animal suffering and environmental degradation, has now become a very popular dietary and lifestyle choice amongst customers. Even though the core virtue of the vegan lifestyle remains that of making more conscious lifestyle choices for the planet, the word vegan can be used

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Why Cloud Kitchens are the new normal this 2020

With the coronavirus pandemic hitting the world hard, consumer behavior has seen a major shift. Candle-lit dinners, night out at bars, and evenings at cafes are long forgotten. The new normal is bringing in new changes with the food industry witnessing a major boom in cloud kitchens or otherwise referred to as ghost kitchens. In

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6+ TIPS FOR RESTAURANTS ON HOW TO REDUCE FOOD WASTAGE

Only 2 out of 10 outlets in India are partially conscious of the consequences of food segregation practices. A significant portion of edible food that is chucked away can be diverted from the fate of the landfills and be put on the plates of the underfed. Alarmingly, the UN has reported that ‘about 190 million

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Online Food Aggregator Wars!

The emergence of digital technology is redefining the market. After shopping for clothes, books, or furniture; customers are now accustomed to the ease and flexibility of ordering online through a website or an application. As a result, they demand the same experience when it comes to ordering food as well. In order to meet customer’s

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Innovations in Food Delivery and Packaging amidst the Pandemic

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the restaurant industry witnessed a severe downfall. Every day the headlines reveal to us a new number of positive cases. Due to this uncontrollable spread, people have withdrawn themselves from the outside world. The entire crisis has necessitated several changes and adjustments in everyone’s lifestyle and behavior. These

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The Rise and Rise of Biryani!

Step aside dear Pizza, the biryani is here! Biryani has taken a huge leap, to become the highest sold food-item online. But what does mass production mean for a traditionally slow-cooked dish and its subtle regional variations? With the growing culture of ordering food-online, a lot has changed. But this dish remains a constant in

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5 Best Restaurant POS Software in India [November 2020 Update]

A POS software is the central technology powering any restaurant. The basic functionality of any restaurant POS is to make the bill once food is consumed. However, today’s POS systems have evolved to do much more than plain vanilla billing. POS platforms handle billing and KOT management, Inventory and stock, Recipe, Menu (online as well

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Petpooja’s Covid-19 toolkit: Technology to battle the virus

Unlock 1.0 is upon us and restaurants are restarting after a long-drawn lockdown. Customers are battling between the fear of infection and the yearning for restaurant food. Restaurants are also battling between keeping their business alive, trying to get staff back from their hometowns and making their customers feel safe. However, the onset of Covid

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Restaurants during covid-19: Innovations and Adaptations

We are now in the bang middle of the pandemic. While the disease rages, people and businesses are running out of patience and runway – lockdowns cannot hold for extended periods. While a lot has been written about the sanitization and other practices that restaurants are adapting to, I wanted to touch upon what is

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Restaurant Loyalty Programs – A Comprehensive Guide

Who doesn’t like rewards? It’s what prompts people to fixate on earning points. As kids, we would be rewarded with a ‘star’ sticker or a ‘ribbon’ for participating in class discussion or good hand-writing. Not much changes as we grow older. The papercut stars get transformed to frequent flyer miles, hotel reward points, free meals

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Restaurants Sales: What to do when they go down?

Every entrepreneur has pondered over this ‘What If’ scenario more than any other. And this anxiety is amplified when you’re in the business of serving food. Even the savviest executives find themselves plagued by the persistent, nagging feeling that comes with a dip in sales. In the F&B industry, that feeling is amplified. There are

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Managing your Restaurant’s Inventory

Are you putting in enough time, energy and effort into managing your inventory? Do you have a dedicated, disciplined process that tells you what to buy, when to buy & how much to buy? Well, here are a few useful tips and must-haves that can help optimize your restaurant’s overall business. The allocation of resources and its

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The Dream and Reality of running a Food-Truck

The contours of street food have drastically shifted with the growth of India’s food industry. Our street-food is globally acclaimed for its flavors, variety, and ingredients. But more than its diverse palate, Indian street food plays a crucial role in the economy. To the middle classes, street food is a thing to relish and enjoy,

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Restaurant Menu Design: A Comprehensive Guide

Visual communication has a profound impact on human thinking, behavior and most importantly, decision-making. In the hospitality sector, particularly within the restaurant business, consumer behavior and decision-making are the two most fundamental aspects concerning any food-related business. Both, essentially rely on the menu and the way it is designed. More than just a list of

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