Blog

Stay up-to-date on the latest improvements we’ve made to Spoonfed, and read our take on catering news and trends from around the world. Some food for thought...

Latest Posts

by Martin Boyd

Ready for the Road to Recover

When you read a short article in a Catering magazine peppered with the words like ‘Confidence’ ‘Growth’, ‘Increase’ and ‘Re-open’ it wouldn’t be unreasonable to start talking of things having turned a corner. What is the road to, and the reality of, recovering well?…

Read More

by Martin Boyd

Ad Hoc? Add Value!

Working with the largest FSMs globally means that we are regularly engaging with regional operators, ops directors and digital strategists and reacting to what the needs are across a range of accounts. I had noticed that when talking about another new feature release on Spoonfed it was being referred to as ‘Ad Hoc Menus’. That sounded quite unusual and I wondered if the Development team were aiming to be sophisticated in 2022. That’s highly unlikely, so I did some digging..…

Read More

by Willie Biggart

A Christmas Recap...with swan delivery issues and missing milkmaids

Is it too late for a Christmas recap? There are still mince pies in the office, so I say, we are well within the statute of limitations on this one. For those caterers working through the last few difficult months it's gold medals, not gold rings, that need handing out.…

Read More

by Willie Biggart

To catering managers across the land - ‘Happy New Year?’

Apologies that, *‘Happy New Year?’* for the moment at least, is a question rather than being a genuine wish. Perhaps, if you are a catering manager, you can understand more than most why the question mark is required. The list of things being still worked through at the end of 2021 is never far from our minds...…

Read More

by Martin Boyd

‘Stick or Twist’ in the Bounceback?

Stick or twist?’ What happens when you remove those tech solutions which told customers you were Open for Business?…

Read More

by Martin Boyd

Customer Service - Core or Bolt-on?

SaaS - the clue is in the name! When we do a sales pitch with Spoonfed we don’t hold back on telling potential customers how much our customer service is appreciated. We’re convinced that customer service is not a little bonus or a nice touch if possible? Don’t be fooled into that sort of thinking.…

Read More

by Martin Boyd

Gaps In Your Thinking?

With the workforce returning, the catering industry has naturally had to fill the gaps in their teams, to bring back colleagues and look for new staff. There are gaps - but let’s think about how some of these can be filled with some innovation...…

Read More

by Martin Boyd

Traditional Thanksgiving Meals – but is how they are ordered stuck in the past?

It may seem slightly jarring to bring ‘tech solutions’ into the conversation about traditional Thanksgiving meals, with family and friends eating together. However, it was moving away from the traditional into the innovative which brought a much welcomed silver lining at that stage...and 2021 will be no different.…

Read More

by Willie Biggart

4 (or is it 6?) Reasons Universities and Colleges are knocking on our door

Some silver linings are easier to pick out than others…the interest from catering teams in Universities and Colleges across UK, Ireland and USA is certainly one which stands out for us at the moment. It’s been incredibly encouraging for us all...but what has led them to our door?…

Read More

by Martin Boyd

Group Ordering: some watch their waist - others watch their waste.

Group Ordering: some watch their waist - others watch their waste.The popularity of Group Ordering has grown hand in hand with the growth in online food ordering.However, this popularity - the…

Read More



Arrange your personalized demo now.

Arrange your personalized demo now.

Book a Demo