Small plates, a.k.a sharing plates have had a place of privilege in several cultures around the world, with Spanish tapas, Italian antipasto, Chinese dim sums and Mezze from the Middle East probably being the most famous of them all.
Technology has brought in tremendous transformations within the restaurant industry, including its lexicon. Not so long ago terms like data analysis, real-time data, data mining, and metrics were alien to the sector.
Running a restaurant is no mean feat. In fact, it is considered to be one of the toughest businesses out there. As an owner, there are several aspects that need close considerations on a day-to-day basis. Besides, the industry is not only evolving, it’s doing so at an accelerated pace.
Did you know that the first combo meal in America was served back in the 1950s by a now-defunct restaurant chain called Burger Chef? It was a complete meal with a choice of burger, french fries, and a drink mix. The combo meal was called ‘Triple Threat’ and cost only 45 cents.
In the last few years, the restaurant industry has had to keep up with an incessant introduction of new technologies. While this can provide more tools to reach customers, it can also be quite overwhelming even for the most technologically savvy restaurateur.
You’ve set up the perfect recipe for a successful New Year, but how do you make sure enough people favor your restaurant over others when ordering online? After all, every business will be armed with their own unique offerings and vying for patronage.