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Back in the future: 6 innovation technologies changing the restaurant industry

1 year, 8 months ago


In our blog we told about how restaurants automate the work with the help of special systems (for example, light and a sound, and also use psychological tricks for increase of the average check.

We and restaurants of the future — in particular discussed how they can look in 2040. But actually, already now there are technologies which bring closer this future. We present to yours adapted translation of a note of the Fast Casual resource about tools which change the restaurant industry and help institutions to earn more.

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What the geography of points of Starbucks can tell about an economic and social situation in society

1 year, 8 months ago


In our blog on Geektimes we write about the technologies involved in restaurant business much — for example, about systems of automation like Jowi or search engines for the choice of an institution. Restaurants and cafe — important part of an ecosystem of business of the majority of the countries, and sometimes it is possible to use information on points of presence of these or those network institutions for an assessment of an economic and social situation in society.

Having used data of population census in the USA, the website Eater carried out the analysis of a location of the institutions Starbucks depending on a standard of living and racial structure of the population as of October, 2015. We present to yours short retelling of this research.

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Future here: As completely automated restaurant works

1 year, 8 months ago
In our blog on Geektimes we write about technologies of restaurant business much — systems of automation (it seems applications, search engines. In particular, we spoke about restaurants of the future and discussed a question of whether automation will lead to loss of workplaces. Answers to this question can be different, however the fact remains, this summer in the USA earned completely automated restaurant of fast and healthy food — the correspondent of the SFGate edition Sara Fritsshe visited an institution, and we present to yours adapted translation of her story.



Future already here. At least, you definitely have such impression when you come into the new hi-tech restaurant which opened on the embankment of San Francisco in August of this year. Founders of restaurant Eatsa, Scott Drammorda (Scott Drummond) and Tim Young (Tim Young) decided to change the concept of fast food by means of technologies. Only healthy vegetarian dishes on the basis of a kino with different additives are presented in the menu of new restaurant.

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Battlefield of food-startups: As well as with whom services of delivery of food compete with recipes

1 year, 8 months ago


In our blog on Geektimes we not only tell about development of the technologies which are used in restaurant business (for example, system of automation of restaurant of services for armoring of little tables and problems of restaurant mobile applications.

One more popular direction in creation of fud-startups, is start of projects on home delivery of ingredients of food with recipes of further preparation of a dish — about the known Russian startups in this sphere it is possible to read, for example, here. Today on the example of similar American projects we will talk about how similar services can compete with each other.

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Why food at restaurants at the airports such expensive

1 year, 8 months ago
In our blog on Geektimes we write about the technologies involved in restaurant business much — for example, about systems of automation it seems why food in airplanes such tasteless.

Today we will go further and we will understand why we at restaurants at the airports such high prices — present to yours adapted translation of a note of the Eater edition about the high cost reasons in the American air ports.



As if under the law of meanness the most awful weather in a year often finds you at the airport and not to starve to death waiting until the delay of run is cancelled, you are forced to buy a nasty sandwich for 15 dollars and beer on 9 dollars for a bottle.

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Health and technologies: "Google for products" will tell consumers what their food consists of

1 year, 8 months ago


In our blog on Geektimes we not only tell about development of the technologies which are used in restaurant business (for example whether the fast food, than food from the "correct" restaurants what actually do wasabi of in Japanese institutions why so tasteless aircraft food and also whether it is possible to replace with new Soylent all diet of the person and whether it is worth cooling food before moving away her in the refrigerator is more harmful to system of automation of restaurant.

Other important subject — it is how important to know what this food actually consists of? The American startup of Clear Labs develops technology by means of which the companies and normal consumers, will be able to obtain molecular data on structure of this or that product. Founders of the project told about it to the TechCrunch edition.

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Discussion: Whether it is worth cooling food before cleaning it in the refrigerator

1 year, 8 months ago


In our blog on Geektimes we not only tell about development of the technologies which are used in restaurant business (for example whether the fast food, than food from the "correct" restaurants what actually do wasabi of in Japanese institutions why so tasteless aircraft food and also whether it is possible to replace with new Soylent all diet of the person is more harmful to system of automation of restaurant.

Today we present to yours adapted translation of material of the observer of the Upvoted resource of Gabrielle Cennon (Gabrielle Canon) who collected in one article of opinion of experts and users of the Reddit resource about whether it is worth cooling food to room temperature before moving away her in the refrigerator.

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Pros and cons: Why to restaurants services of armoring of little tables

1 year, 8 months ago


In our blog on Geektimes we already told about the different technologies helping restaurants to develop the business — from systems of automation (like the payment applications allowing to increase the size of tip.

Today it will be a question of other important direction of development of restaurant technologies — services of armoring of little tables, and also their pluses and minuses for institutions.

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Soylent 2.0 — liquid food of the future for fight against having a snack and fast food

1 year, 8 months ago


In our blog we told about how restaurants automate the work with the help of special systems (for example, light and a sound, and also use psychological tricks for increase of the average check.

Also we raised health issues — for example whether really the food from fast food is more harmful, than "restaurant", and also told about new drink for weight loss under the name "bulletproof coffee". One more, even and investors the project, the liquid food under the name of Soylent is more popular with audience. Not so long ago developers released the new version of this "product". The TechCrunch edition decided to study in more detail to whom it can be useful and for what reflected creators. We present to yours adapted translation of this note.

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Opinion of the investor: Why your restaurant mobile application will fail (and as to avoid it)

1 year, 8 months ago


In our blog on Geektimes we write about these or those technologies used in restaurant business much, and also we tell about own project — system of automation of restaurant difficulties which we faced at product development.

Here it is important to note that the restaurant industry — in general a difficult field for activity of the IT companies, and the most part from the technology startups appearing in this sphere quickly enough perish.

The investor Brian Menell specializing in work in restaurant business wrote for Techcrunch a column in which explained why such obvious technologies as mobile applications, slowly get accustomed in institutions, and the most part of their developers is left high and dry. We present to yours a pressing of the main ideas from this material, and also the councils based on our experience.

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