Latest trends in the restaurant market have attracted many people over the last few years since the technology started playing a vital role in redefining the restaurant. Availability of more advanced options in online business tends to make these apps more favorable and accessible for everyone. Almost each and every restaurant is established to offer customers a highly satisfying and convenient experience. Admittedly, the growth of any business depends on upon the revenue generated by operating it. This operating mode is now dealing with great transformations in the near future. With the growing trend of technology, mobile apps have become a need of our lives. There are apps available for almost everything. Now we get our work done in just a few clicks, then why not ordering food from our favorite restaurants.
A number of such platforms like Grubhub, Justeat, Ubereats, Fooda, Zomato, Swiggy and their numerous clones in different geographies and niche markets proliferated recently. But it still leaves room for creattive entreprenuers to launch more. As far as technological integration is concerned customers seem to have developed a fascinating image. It has made things easier for them to get done with menu viewing and ordering activities. Information technology has not only helped the restaurant businesses’ owners to improve the quality of customer services, but it has also enabled them to go beyond their limitations in reshaping their businesses.
It is obvious to everyone that owning a mobile app is very important for the restaurant owners. Still many of them ignore this fact by assuming this unnecessary. Hereby listing some major benefits that restaurant owners can get and enhance their services simply by owning mobile apps for their restaurants.
- Best Customer Experience
These on-demand Applications helps restaurant owners to develop an enhanced customer experience. This may result in increased sales and reduced wait time. The feature of table booking is considered the primary feature. Though, it will not be the best strategy to focus only on that. The reason behind this is table bookings don’t satisfactorily contribute in ROI for the restaurant owners. But still, this helps the customers to confirm their space.
On implementing these ideas, it helps us to find out all existing and possible approaches by which the mobile apps are able to make restaurants visible to the new users, and maintain existing customers. The latest mobile technologies help restaurant owners delivering the required information about restaurant’s location, menu, contact details, and so on. Moreover, an extraordinary and memorable mobile app design can connect more customers to the restaurants.
- Digital Menu Card
At present, most of the online restaurants provide Digital Menu cards. This allows end users to place their order online without much hassle and with just a few clicks on their phones. It provides end users with a highly convenient experience. It allows customers to choose the food item with the click of a button. Also, you can choose a restaurant according to your budget and preferences in terms of food items.
- Retain Users More Effectively
Considering the variety of approaches that restaurant app developers adapt to retain users, user notification and loyalty programs are the more notable ones. With the help of loyalty programs, discounts, and rewards, restaurant apps, and table booking services can easily retain their users. Businesses can always keep their users informed regarding the latest deals via email or push notifications.
- Fast Food Chains
Fast food chains will also eradicate the mediator’s role in booking orders as they will allow end users to book their order over the online platforms and mobile applications. It will make food ordering easier for customers. It ends up saving much time as it saves the time that a mediator takes to pin down the entire order. It is also easy to track the order delivery over a mobile application.
Once the customer orders the meal online then they can also track where the deliverer is. With the use of GPS technology, restaurant owners can also keep a tap on where the deliverer is and thereby strengthen the delivery process as well.
- Online reviews and ratings
These days, end users are allowed to give their feedback or opinions about restaurants services. Often, customers prefer to view a particular restaurant’s rating or reviews on such websites to decide whether they want to visit there or not. If you are rated well on one of these websites then the chances are high that people will visit your restaurant once, at least. These reviews help the restaurant owners to plan their activities to enhance customer services according to these reviews as they get to know what sections have the scope for improvement.
In a very short interval of time, online food delivery system and restaurant mobile apps got a better image in the food industry. There exists a strong demand for web-based and mobile on-demand food delivery services just because the current focus is mainly on something only called ‘convenience‘.
Are you looking for a similar service platform that also promotes your restaurant business? Then the perfect solution available for you is the iScripts Netmenus. Let’s have a slight look at the features Netmenus provide.
iScripts NetMenus has introduced Uber model Service Marketplace for Online Restaurants. It will help you to manage restaurants, members/customers, products on the menus, orders, payments, and even generate reports as well as newsletters from the back-end of your online ordering system. The iScripts NetMenus software allows you to
- Stay competitive by offering online ordering
- Offer a wide selection of products on your menu or through multiple restaurants
- Streamline online ordering with our phone app
- Reduce the amount of cost and time by implementing this turnkey software and its automated processes
- Supports multiple restaurants or locations
- Use customer satisfaction and feedback to improve as well as determine which restaurants or type of restaurant to add
- Accept online payments or CoD
- Apply delivery and tax fees to the final order
- Promote and market your online food court or restaurant with a built-in newsletter and coupon code functionality.
Some incredible features with iScripts NetMenus are,
- Powerful Admin Panel
Gives power to Admin for managing operations centrally along with Maximum control over the site. All the features are controlled by the Admin. Google recaptcha implementation with admin panel disables/enable option also exists.
- Full source code
iScripts provides you with 100% customizable and modifiable program code which helps you to edit as per your wish. You can make the software exclusively for you with your skills.
- Multiple payment gateways
Supports direct credit card payments hence attracting more buyers. NetMenus supports many Gateways like Authorize.net, Paypal, Bluepay, Worldpay etc. It helps in providing Maximum flexibility for users
- Supports multiple products
Works on both simple products and advanced products. The application allows customization of food items ordered.
- Exciting and Entertaining
Comes with a pack of Multiple attractive themes to choose to entice more users, along with Slideshows and Ajax supported graphics, making your site exciting and entertaining
- Driver Module login for Kitchen APP and many more.
Afterall iScripts NetMenus comes with powerful iOS and Android mobile applications which thus makes the access to your ordering process more easily. The implementation of these apps permits all time access to the website. The Apps are available for the Restaurants as well as the users. Thus the restaurants can update their menu details even at any time irrespective of the location. The user app lets customers choose their favorite food items from the best restaurants available.
There are many other advantages like speed and user-friendliness if you decide to create your online ordering App. iScripts NetMenus is one perfect solution with its user-friendly apps.
Single Restaurant, Single Location (SRSL)
Single restaurants can set up online ordering through the use of iScripts NetMenus. In this mode, customers can send orders and payments directly to the restaurant owner. In turn, restaurant owners can increase orders placed and generate additional revenue by expanding their customer base.
Single Restaurant, Multiple Locations (SRML)
The second option includes a single restaurant with multiple locations. In this mode, orders are routed to the nearest location. This model is advantageous when a chain of restaurants wants to increase production and generate additional revenue by creating an organized network. The site administrator can set up online ordering for as many locations as they wish.
Multiple Restaurants, Multiple Locations (MRML)
This system mode offers an online ordering system for customers to order take-out or delivery at various restaurants in their area. Users have the option of selecting the category of restaurant they would like to order from or choose a restaurant based on creating a reservation, ordering takeout, or delivery. This model is beneficial mainly because revenue can be generated from restaurant orders while the site is completely automated.
Get an idea of how to use the system and see the full list of features in action by using our online demo. Have additional questions? Contact our team at (312) 423-672
Have questions about our web software and mobile apps and how it can work with your existing business or online business idea? Call us at (312) 423-6728 with any questions you may have. We’d be happy to explain how our software works, including any additional business, needs you may have. We also offer custom development of web and mobile apps at a reasonable rate.