16th of October each year is celebrated as World Food Day which is also famously known as the Food Engineer day. World Food Day (WFD) was established by FAO's Member Countries at the Organization's 20th General Conference in November 1979. WFD first event was ideated by Dr. Pal Romany from Hungary. The day is habitually observed in more than 150 countries world-wide.
We can call digital menuboards as a "Silent Seller". Digital menuboards are just another "creative way" by which restaurant owners sells their menus. Promote products that are in high inventory - "Menu up selling". Digital menuboards helps in making quick offers and combo offers and sell menu items. Adding new items to the menu is just so easy with Digital Menuboards. Menu editing is just so FAST and SIMPLE using the digital menuboard application.
There are few basic differences between static menuboard and animated menubard. Animated menuboards can highlight a particular content on a menuboard more than static menuboards. Animated menuboards can create more lasting impression on audience?s mind than static menuboards. There are few disadvantages too for animated menuboard.
Digital Menuboards are known for its focus on customer retention but Digital Menuboards are fast becoming an important brand building tool for restaurant owners. Here are some tips to get the best digital menuboard application that will ensure both customer retention and Brand building initiatives: Company Logo, Corporate colors, Own Fonts, Picture upload, Know the chef, Custom Contents, Important Announcements and Social Networking.
"Time is money". The true essence of these words reverberates in restaurant business. Studies shows that restaurant owners spends most of their time focusing on menus, customer service, quick order processing etc. As they focus more on these important business issues other smaller issues gets less attention and hence "opportunity lost" in the form of "Brand Building", "menu upselling" etc.
Cloud computing made its debut in food and restaurant industry in the form of Cloud based digital menuboard application which makes it a very "Revolutionary"idea. It has redefined the way digital menuboards are created for restaurants, considering that manual menuboards is meant for museum. Cloud based digital menuboard application based on enhanced SAAS business model is an emerging trend which more and more restaurants are adapting to. This article is to articulate the focus of these application. There are many utilities of such application but this article will focus on the follow 5 parameters: Quick Solution, Cost Effective, User friendliness, Platform Independence and Collaborative work.
Research found that 3 things sells the most in a coffee shop: Quick Offers so that a customer can quickly choose and order really FAST, Attractive graphics of the menus so that the customer feels like ordering and Coffee shop Ambiance.
As a matter of reference in this article, New Technology is considered as Digital Signage solution in restaurant business. Old practice is considered as the primitive way of using board or papers for menuboards display. While comparing New Technology with the Old practice, there are 2 vital parameters for comparison: Cost and Easiness to use.