The onset of COVID-19 and its impact on the hospitality industry has been, to use the totally overused term currently, unprecedented.
The impact is primarily two fold, firstly on health and secondly on economics, with most hospitality businesses now closed.
The reactions across the hospitality industry have largely been heroic, our news pages are filled with examples of people and businesses showing empathy and acting with benevolence.
The total lack of footfall has seen many look to adjust their business to click and collect, takeaway and/or home delivery. This transition of course is not quite as simple as it sounds, especially if these channels have not been deployed previously.
So, we feature below a variety of product and service providers that specialise in click and collect, takeaway and/or home delivery. These are all new features published specifically to help hospitality business with delivery since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Catering Equipment: A whole range of catering equipment used by McDonald’s, Burger King and many others who built global hospitality empires from takeaway Catering Equipment for home delivery cooking: 50% sale while stock lasts…
- Payment Systems: Taking payments seems all too easy, but having all options open to customers who want to pay in different ways, enables you to do exactly that, take all payments. Some great practical advice and guidance on how to prepare, handle and deliver food safely, during COVID-19 from Paymentsense with links to numerous payment channels.
- Online Delivery Portals: Setting up a delivery website, menus, order and payment systems and help with much more. Another feature from Paymentsense that introduces a range of services, some that are free to set up, that help businesses get started with delivery – BiteBack, the online toolkit for hospitality businesses looking at transition to takeaway.
- Catering Equipment: Rational is one of the best known catering equipment brands worldwide and one of the most widely used. With enormous customer support services, a wide range of services are available now for customers that use Rational equipment. Advice and guidance is available on a wide range of ways to use Rational equipment specifically for click and collect, takeaway and/or home delivery. Turning your restaurant into a delivery service.