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by Alistair Coats

Trick or Treat - Are mobile ordering apps a caterer's curse?

As Halloween approaches, we ask when 3rd party apps are a caterer’s treat, and when a cruel trick? In a recent article on eater.com restaurant owners discussed the pros and cons of using third-party apps for catering…

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by Alistair Coats

How customer feedback and tech can change everything

In 2009, a video of Domino’s employees making pizzas with contaminated ingredients went viral. Some thought that a recovery for the 50-year old company was impossible. Since then, the share price has consistently risen…

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by Alistair Coats

Top 3 Tips for Independent Restaurants

It’s day one of Restaurant Tech Live, where we are exhibiting Spoonfed and seeing the latest ideas that will be shaping the future of the restaurant industry. Today, our co-founder and MD Willie Biggart spoke at RTL…

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by Alistair Coats

Thirsty for more - Strong profits from soft drinks

Are you making as much from drinks as you could be? A recent study by Technomic shows how much of the foodservice industry is taken up by non-alcoholic beverages - it’s huge. The US market accounted for over $181 billion in annual sales…

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by Alistair Coats

Superstitions and Catering

What “superstition” do you believe that is actually true? That was a question asked on Reddit couple of days ago, and the top voted comment was an age-old caterer’s curse…

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by Willie Biggart

Wake up to the revenues you’re missing

Britain’s coffee chains and quick-service restaurants (QSRs) are eating into each other’s primary revenue streams, looking to reduce downtime while increasing profits. As the market for meeting room food grows…

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by Alistair Coats

Spoonfed now has 'Multi-Serve'

There’s a great new feature in Spoonfed called ‘Multi-Serve’. With multi-serve, multiple orders that are going to the same address at different times of the day can be stored in one order. So breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea can be grouped together…

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by Alistair Coats

Spoonfeeder becomes a dad!

A quick update to say that I am a dad! My baby boy was born one month ago and mum, dad and baby Pete are all well. Well, mum and dad are pretty tired, and in our dozy confusion over the last few…

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by Willie Biggart

Email Marketing Made Easy!

Email marketing is an inexpensive and effective way to keep in touch with your customers. And now Spoonfed has made it easy for you to do just that. We've integrated with Mailchimp, one of the world's top email marketing providers…

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by Michael Mayer

A Caterer’s (Early) Holiday Wish

Dear Santa, Would it be possible to reach out to last year’s customers and new potential ones with an email campaign well before the holiday season…

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