Category Archives: Food & Beverage

Grosvenor Casinos and Mecca Bingo deploy wi-Q across the UK

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 by PAR

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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Dog-Friendly Dining Experiences by Pet-Fi

Image Credits: Taken by A. Four for Pet-Fi at Cliveden House Paws for Thought with Dog-friendly Dining Experiences Sharing and reporting on the best dog-friendly venues worldwide, Pet-Fi has been developed by a select group of animal-loving experts, offering its community exceptional experiences for you and your four-legged-friend, from travel and design, to care and…
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How to beat the Wetherspoons app

Image credit: JD Wetherspoon How to beat the Wetherspoons app in the mobile ordering race Investors in JD Wetherspoon have been toasting mobile ordering innovation ever since the launch of the market-leading pub and hotel chain’s Order & Pay app. The Wetherspoons app, which enables customers to order food and drink from their seats has…
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7 reasons why your restaurant doesn’t need a mobile app

The hospitality technology revolution is coming, and whilst some may argue the mobile app is having a second resurgence, the following statistics suggest otherwise. Here are 7 reasons why your restaurant doesn't need a custom mobile app. 1. In 2016, there were 928,505 apps submitted to Apple’s App Store. In 2017, that number dropped to just…
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What is web-based mobile ordering?

What is web-based mobile ordering? Web-based mobile ordering allows your customers to browse, order and pay for your products or services, without having to download a dedicated native mobile ordering app. The technology gives your customers access to your mobile ordering menu – typically in less than 10 seconds – via the internet browser on…
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