App ideas for food business in this digital age


Today customer is moving towards their smartphone devices to surf the internet, check daily work emails, shopping, news reading, etc. As per reports, they are spending more time on their smartphones as compared to their desk laptops or desktop.

It’s a new opportunity for every business to reach their customers and in front of their eyes into smartphones. An app helps you to build that approach. Apps give a convenience and value proportion to your customer to engage them towards your business. That’s the latest trend in today’s millennium decade.

Although Apps are beneficial for each and every kind of business, today we are going to share a various kind of app solutions for different kind of food businesses.

Few popular food business types as follows:

1. Restaurants – where customer come, order food and eat in the restaurant premises.

2. Take away / Food outlet –  where the customer comes order food and get it packed for home or office. There is no sitting facility.

3. Food Trucks – similar responsibilities as mentioned in point 2.

4. Food joints who provides food delivery at customer doorstep.

Mobile app solutions for food business which gives a distinct advantage to any food business as follows :

1. Table Reservation Mobile app – This app provides facility to your customer to book table time in advance with the food items they would like to have that time. This helps in optimization of your food services and gives a convenience to your customer to come on time and avoid standing in a waiting area.

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2. Food Menu Mobile App – Present your food menu in hands of your customers 24 hrs a day. They can reach your menu anytime whenever they like to go have an order from your food joint. This helps in making your brand too.

3. Reservation of order pick-up app – App useful for food joints who provide a facility of order and pick the order by the customer themselves. A customer can place the order from the mobile app and schedule the desired pickup time to collect the order from the outlet.

4. Digital food menu tablet app – App act as a standalone display unit to showcase the food menu at your POS counter. The tablet app shows all latest and today’s offers with a featured meal of the day. A further addition to customer value proposition.

5. Order placing tablet food app – This solution specially crafted for Dine-in restaurants where people come sit and have a meal. Each table has a tablet on them with attached BLE beacon device under the table. A customer browses food catalog and places the order on the tablet. After having the meal customer pay for their order through the debit or credit card in the tablet and give feedback for the experience.

6. Food delivery mobile app – this app solution facilitate feature of placing an order from the app and food joint will deliver the order at the doorstep of the customer. Managing food order with order tracking feature is a key if these types of apps.

Add on features :

  • Digital Food Menu
  • Send push notification offers directly to the mobile device.
  • Broadcast special offers to nearby passing customers who have your app installed with them.
  • Payment facility with in mobile app
  • Showcase your business image gallery.
  • Drive-through locations with google map.
  • Earn reward points from wireless check-in.
  • Support form
  • Order Management tablet app.
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Fablian is a experienced food apps company, they build a wide range of app solutions in an innovative way for different kinds of food businesses.