Category Archives: Food & Beverage

The 20/20 vision of a restauranteur

The 20/20 vision of a restauranteur   There is something about the turn of a new decade that makes New Year’s resolutions even more powerful. You find yourself thinking beyond the next year, defining goals that will determine your future. To that end (or should we say beginning), what better time for those in the…
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How QSRs can adapt to the rise of pickup and takeout

How QSRs can adapt to the rise of pickup and takeout   As we enter a new decade, there is no better time to reflect on the significant changes the restaurant sector has experienced over the last few years. Today, we’re taking a look at Quick Service Restaurants (QSRs), where customers’ expectations and the way…
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Festive menus and 9 other reasons for restaurant digital ordering

Festive menus and 9 other reasons digital ordering should top restauranteurs’ wish lists It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and a busy one at that if you work in hospitality. If your restaurant still offers paper menus…sincere condolences. Along with reducing the time, stress, money and resources poured into your festive menu production,…
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Grosvenor Casinos and Mecca Bingo deploy wi-Q

Following multiple successful trials, wi-Q are pleased to announce that deployment is underway into Grosvenor Casinos and Mecca Bingo venues in the UK. Owned by The Rank Group Plc, Grosvenor Casinos and Mecca Bingo will deploy wi-Q in 89 venues to enhance the customer experience with wi-Q. From their own device, customers will have instant…
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New integration with leading QSR software PixelPoint

New integration with leading QSR software, PixelPoint by PAR wi-Q are pleased to announce a new integration with PixelPoint, point-of-sale software by PAR. PAR is a leading global provider of cloud-based point of sale and service solutions to restaurant chains and food retailers. Building on over 40 years of experience, PAR is recognised as the largest…
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F&B Tech: Toasted QR Codes

(Image Source: ICHIBUNS) F&B Tech: Toasted QR Codes In London Soho’s Chinatown, you can now order a burger from the future. Whether your taste is for high-end indulgence or food-to-go, ICHIBUNS’ cutting-edge burger is taking food payments to the next level. The new-age offering: a wagyu beef burger with all the trimmings – and a…
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Luckin Coffee’s Digital-First Strategy to Beat Starbucks

Luckin Coffee's Digital-First Strategy to Beat Starbucks A new coffee shop chain in China is capitalising on the consumer demand for hyper-convenient service and is even stepping on the toes of global giants, Starbucks. What’s its USP? Paperless, digital menus and strategic, en-route locations. Luckin Coffee, which launched in November 2017, opened 500 coffee shops…
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Eating with Your Eyes: Augmented Reality for F&B

Eating with Your Eyes? Augmented Reality for F&B F&B outlets around the world are increasingly looking to technology to improve or differentiate their dining experience. One technology which appears to have picked up some popularity in this space, is AR, or augmented reality. Unlike virtual reality (VR), which requires transporting the user to an entirely…
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wi-Q to bring AI-powered predictions to F&B

wi-Q to bring AI-powered predictions to F&B Partnership marks the first public roll-out of Fetch.AI autonomous economic agents wi-Q Technologies, the leading experts in mobile ordering in the hospitality sector, has announced a new partnership with Cambridge-based Fetch.AI, the world’s first adaptive, self-organising ‘smart ledger’. Fetch, whose founders include original scientists and investors from DeepMind…
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Star Cinemas joins the mobile ordering revolution

wi-Q Technologies launch app-free mobile ordering in U.A.E-based, Star Cinemas wi-Q Technologies, have announced that its app-free mobile ordering and experience platform, wi-Q, is now live in U.A.E-based, Star Cinemas. Star Cinema customers at Star Bawadi Cinema, can now order and pay for drinks, sweets and popcorns on their own mobile device without having to…
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Mobile ordering for golf clubs

Attracting younger golfers and boosting revenue with mobile ordering for golf clubs Golf, which is believed to have originated in 15th century Scotland, is now one of the world’s most prominent recreational activities and is estimated by Forbes as a nearly, $70 billion industry. In recent years this popularity could be attributed to new golfers,…
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