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Kitchen tech providers lock arms to revolutionise menu and recipe deployment

Two industry software firms have joined forces in a bid in a bid to revolutionise menu and recipe deployment for the catering sector. Caternet and Ten Kites have agreed to combine their offerings to deliver multi-channel deployment of allergen-compliant recipes and menus in a move that they claim will improve safety and communication at all

UK tech platform could transform TGI Fridays’ kitchen operations

TGI Fridays is rolling out a UK feedback platform to its sites in the US in a move likely to influence menu development and kitchen strategy. The chain will introduce real-time customer engagement and data analytics technology from British restaurant intelligence specialist Yumpingo to sites in nine states. With restaurants receiving over 7,500 at-table food,

First burger bun-branded QR code puts a new stamp on kitchen tech

A Japanese ‘super-diner’ in London’s Chinatown is leading the restaurant tech revolution with the first burger bun-branded QR code and a partnership with streamlined mobile-payment service Zapper. ICHIBUNS is offering customers the opportunity to claim £7 off their first bill by scanning their burgers, as well as exclusive rewards through the brand new ICHIPACHINKO app.

Catering equipment firm transforms operations with RFID technology investment

A British refrigeration company that rents out more than 20,000 items of catering equipment worldwide is extending its use of RFID tracking globally after successfully deploying the technology in Europe. Lowe Rental claims to have saved weeks of staff time and achieved an almost 100% accuracy rate since installing the system from CoreRFID two years ago

BBQ restaurant chain becomes one of the first to embrace artificial intelligence

A restaurant in Cardiff has become the first in Wales to embrace the power of artificial intelligence – a move that reflects a growing momentum in the hospitality industry to adopt the sophisticated technology. The Smoke Haus, a restaurant brand that specialises in slow-cooked barbequed meats, has launched ‘BBQ Babs’, the ‘Haus’ chatbot, at its Cardiff

Deliveroo and Lightspeed integration ‘will help restaurants increase delivery profits’

Deliveroo has selected ePOS vendor Lightspeed to manage the integration of orders in its system. Deliveroo has teamed up with Lightspeed in a move that will enable the tech firm’s hospitality customers to see and process food orders directly in their ePOS system. The integration can help entrepreneurs easily incorporate delivery into their business plans,