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Increase Business Dining Profit With Self-Serve Kiosks

February 8, 2018

Trends & Insights

Whether the dining at your business consists of a buffet-style cafeteria or a quick service restaurant, it’s important that it’s fast moving to get employees in and out quickly. Business dining typically comes with the reputation of being repetitive or slow, but a revamped point of sale system can change that notion.

With modern point of sale features like self-serve kiosks and mobile ordering, employees can make purchases with ease to get back to work. Here’s how to make business dining more efficient and profitable at your enterprise:

Self-Serve Kiosks

In typical business cafeterias, the concession lines tend to be long and time consuming during peak lunch hours. When businesses implement self-serve kiosks, it cuts down line times and makes the entire dining experience more smooth and efficient. By allowing your guests to make purchases and check out on their own, it also leads to increased revenue as guests see and feel the menu up close to make larger purchase orders.

Mobile Ordering

Providing a mobile point of sale system where employees can make purchases from their desks and then head to the cafeteria to pick it up in a matter of minutes is a game changer in business dining. It not only brings larger order sizes, but it clears up the traffic during peak lunch hours inside the dining hall.

Digital Menu Boards

One of the most overlooked aspects of business dining halls or cafeterias are the menu boards. When it’s noon and employees pack the space, it’s crucial to provide updated menu items in cases when there are lunch specials or popular items become out of stock. This improves the overall flow of the space and provides a live, updated menu. It also speeds up the ordering process for guests by providing easily visible menus to make selections quickly.

Advanced Reporting

Live data and analytics inventory management for business dining halls provide critical information to the staff and operators. The popular items are easily recorded so operators know what to order more of in the future or what to include in any deals or specials for marketing purposes.

It’s no secret that business dining halls and cafeterias need to be quick moving to get employees in and out fast, all while creating a delightful experience to keep them coming back. For more information, please send an email to sales@appetizeapp.com , one of our representatives will be in touch!