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How To Set Up Online Ordering System App For Restaurants

The online ordering system has disrupted the food ordering and delivery process in the restaurant business. With the growing popularity of mobile ordering apps, customers no longer need to yell for their orders on the telephone. It also prevents missed orders because of busy phone lines or an absence of resources for monitor the phone. Food ordering mobile apps offer convenience to the customers and a better customer experience while placing the order.


Features To Look For While Setting Up A Online Ordering App

Here are some features of mobile food ordering app and the ways it helps you facilitate the ordering process and increase the quantity of orders and revenues.

1. Customizable Layout For Maximizing Online Food Ordering

The tailored mobile app can be customized according to the requirement. The mobile food ordering app features a customizable layout that is designed to match your brand and allows you to tweak the plan and promote your brand.

2. Real-Time Menu

The menu updating feature allows you to make changes in the app in real time. This implies that whenever a change is made in the POS menu, the same is instantly reflected in the app menu. This guarantees no mistakes in the order and gives a fast and smooth ordering experience for the customers. It is an added advantage when you are running multiple outlets, and afterward, you will be able to avoid the need to update menu in your outlets.

3. Easy Ordering For More Number Of Orders

The easy to use User Interface (UI) of the online food ordering app provides a smooth ordering experience to customers. Customers can choose their favored order type; if it's a takeaway or a delivery order. Next, the application prompts customers to pick their location with a simple drop-down button. It allows customers to choose their city and the nearby outlet before they continue to the menu and put in their order.

4. Customer Profiles

The application includes a customer profile section where the customer saves his details. New customers can register, login, and explore to the 'My Profile' to manage with their details. The data is available in the 'My Profile' section.

· Saved address

· Saved orders

· Favorite orders

· Reviews and feedback

5. Push Notifications

You can also improve your customer engagement with the push notification feature through the mobile food ordering app. It allows you to send and promote updates on the latest deals, offers, and discounts through the privilege to your customer’s cell phones. This is also an incredible marketing tool as it comes handy in updating your customers about new items, new product updates and new combo, and so forth., introduced with the menu.

6. Advance Orders

With the 'Advance Order' feature, your customers get the freedom of choosing delivery or pickup time, at the hour of placing in their orders. Customers can choose their order to be delivered quickly or set a specific time for future delivery. The delivery only restaurant is quickly notified about your customers' preferred timetable.

7. POS Integration

POS integrates guarantees that all orders got from the mobile ordering app get pushed directly to the POS terminal. This enables your outlets to accept or dismiss orders if you can't deliver an order in any way, such as area not secured and so on. Real time integration with the POS eliminates discrepancies, for example, order mistakes, order not received, and so on., and simplifies the whole procedure.

Mobile food ordering applications streamline food delivery by accelerating the delivery process. It has become a must have feature for restaurants moving into the delivery segment, as it improves the food delivery process, expands customer delight and further lifts the restaurant profits.

AUTHOR

Lauren Deol

Lauren Deol is Takeaway Genie's Content Strategist. She writes about the trends, tips and other things that enable customers serve better and be more helpful awesome overall. She also writes about the need and importance of having a website for a takeaway business to run their business successfully.