Soon McDonald’s across Florida, delivery will be a new option to get your fast food. This is a result of a new partnership between Uber Eats and the company and is initially planned for 200 stores in Miami, Orlando, and Tampa.
Customers will be able to order through the UberEats app or online starting next month. Like other restaurants available through UberEats, the company’s $5 delivery charge applies to any order.
The fast food chain already delivers through Postmates and DoorDash. However, the service and delivery fees for larger orders are more expensive than UberEats. McDonald’s is also planning to launch an order-by-app option, where customers can order and pay ahead of time, and pick up from a local store.More than two thirds of its business is from drive-thru sales, indicating that convenience is a key driver of its sales.
Ce La Vi, on the rooftop of the Marina Bay Sands hotel in Singapore, is teaming up with Russian diamond company World of Diamonds, offering an experience lasting eight hours. The two-person package includes a 45-minute helicopter ride over Singapore, a luxury cruise, and a chauffeur-driven Rolls-Royce ride to Ce La Vi. The diners will be presented with 10,000 roses and an 18-course meal. The dinner finalises with the couple being presented with a 2.08 carat blue diamond ring with a rose-gold plated platinum band, that World of Diamonds has named after actress Jane Seymour.
The rising number of chain restaurants that have begun, or are planning to implement tabletop tablets in the future. These chains include Chili’s, Red Robin, MacDonald’s and Buffalo Wild Wings. Applebee’s, which will be rolling out tabletop tablets starting in March 2014 yearlong. So why would your customers want to begin offering tabletop tablets? Applebee’s president Mike Archer says a common pain point for customers is having to find the server to pay a check. Implementing this kind of technology puts more control into guests’ hands and enables them to pay at their table. This move can also encourage more favor with the tech-savvy Millennial Generation. Tabletop tablet implementation is expected to continue growing throughout the restaurant industry as the technology becomes more affordable and customer-friendly.
Restaurant technology is booming as savvy consumers continue to expect more from their favorite eateries, and restaurateurs strive to plug into new advancements. Communication is key, whether between customers and staff, or behind the scenes, and many of the new restaurant technologies address that priority. In an industry that has been slow to embrace modern technology, many establishments are stepping up to make the most of cutting-edge restaurant technology.Restaurant technology that improves customer service is one of the biggest trends. Finding ways to incorporate mobile app technology into the restaurant experience is a hot topic. Netpage Unlimited( NPU) is an on-location, organization-wide, web-based messaging solution. More than a wireless paging system, this solution enables easy communication with customers and staff through texting, pagers, and emails. This system enables restaurants to manage a wait list, delegate staff responsibilities, provide real-time data to management, and more, all from a central command station.