- 24 Apr 2021
5 Mobile App Ideas For Your Restaurant And Food Business: A Startup Guide
If you are running a food business, deciding on the appropriate app category can be tough. But if you need an idea, then check out these 5 app ideas.
Amid this pandemic, people are ordering food online like never before. According to recent statistics, over 4 billion individuals order food from restaurants and food businesses worldwide.
And guess what? Nearly 90% of these people use smartphones for this purpose.
Restaurant owners agreed that apps have dynamically changed the gear of their business by allowing them to offer optimum customer service. People have expressed satisfaction after receiving their ordered meal and provided ratings accordingly.
So, if you want to start a food-related business, you need to have a mobile app for that. According to the app development company in Kolkata, you do not need just any app, but an impressive app.
Here are the top ideas you can use for your mobile app:
AR-Based Restaurant Exploring App:
A business can create a positive impression on customers through this app. Although people won’t go to the restaurant itself, they will see how well-maintained the interiors are. They can also get a glimpse of how the restaurant works while preparing food and handling orders.
The business can show that it is following every protocol related to food safety and health regulations through this app. It can also show menu cards with interactive images, videos, texts, and even entertainment to those people.
Food And Grocery Delivery App :
Most of us have heard and used Zomato or Swiggy, right? These two are highly popular apps in India when it comes to online food delivery apps. These apps partner up with various restaurants and offer delivery services on their behalf.
A restaurant can plan to create its version of a food delivery app to offer its exquisite meals. With this app, you can offer an option of choosing their favorite meals and then order accordingly.
However, if you need this app for your business, it must remain connected to a POS terminal to process credit and debit card payments.
If done right, a food delivery app can bring in millions in terms of revenues and profits. If you want a successful food app, you need to consult an app building company for more details.
A food delivery app can have different variations, as described in the example below :
- Night Food Ordering App: This app can be used to deliver food during the nighttime.
- Corporate Food Ordering App: This app is for people who want help with corporate food events.
- Customized Food Ordering App
And there are many more variations of it; you need to explore those options.
Food And Nutrition App :
It is the third category of app that can benefit restaurant and food truck owners. It will provide details (calorific and nutritional detail) to assist people with their nutrition and weight control. It will gain much popularity among people who regularly visit the gym. It will show details like carbohydrate content, protein content, and such. A restaurant can use this app to attract different customer segments and gain profits accordingly.
Another category of this app is the calorie tracker system, and it is immensely popular too. This app can help people keep track of their daily calorie intake and plan their diet accordingly. People can modify their diet according to the availability of ingredients, taste, preferences, and dietary restrictions.
If you want to expand the app’s characteristics, you can provide data on the health benefits of different items. With this information, they can make informed decisions.
Food Wastage Reduction App :
Food wastage is a real concern, especially when there are people unable to quench their hunger. Every day, restaurants and food truck owners would have to deal with food wastage, and a food wastage app is a novel solution to that.
Using this app, a restaurant owner can ensure that the leftover food is reaching the right audience. Therefore, it can provide solutions to two problems; food wastage and shortage. You can enlist your business and several other restaurants in the app and carry on with your motive.
Recipe App :
This app provides information on how to cook different recipes by posting videos on it. You can get this app for those customers who want to eat various cuisines by utilizing their cooking skills.
There’s another variation to this; you can also try the “make your own recipe” app. Here, consumers will choose the cuisine, ingredients and ask a chef to prepare the meal.
Here, consumers can personalize the meal and still get the experience from a professional chef.
All these ideas are excellent for the food business, whether you are a veteran or a startup. You might still need a detailed explanation of these app categories from the best mobile app developers.
If you want to learn how the app will look, you need to contact experts at Swadesh Softwares.