This year's 5 top restaurant technology trends
When it comes to adopting new technologies, the restaurant industry has typically been slower than most other sectors. However, the COVID-19 pandemic forced restaurant owners to think beyond the traditional dining experience in order to stay relevant and afloat.
As of January 2021, on-site dining had decreased worldwide by 63%. Technology was a life raft for those willing to learn and lean on new ways of doing business. Forced to look past conventional models and methods, successful restaurateurs turned to technology to better serve customers at home.
Two years later, consumers and restaurant brands alike are still adapting to a fluid “new normal.” The dining experience of tomorrow has revealed itself to be a mix of in-person, curbside and contactless everything. Along the way, restaurant technology has morphed from a life raft to a trusted partner in helping restaurants reinvent and future-proof their business.
Here are five restaurant technologies that can help your restaurant become more efficient, provide more memorable dining experiences and thrive in a post-pandemic world.