KUALA LUMPUR, March 22 — With the Covid-19 shutdown and all eating places ordered to cease dine-in service, the F&B trade is popping in direction of takeaways and deliveries to remain afloat.
Except for making ready the meals and ordering provides, eateries should now juggle managing takeaway orders.
This contains every thing from accumulating cash up-front to organising the takeaway or supply orders to prospects. With restricted manpower, will probably be a battle for smaller companies like cafes and even hawkers.
Albert Wong hopes to ease these worries with app’etite by the opposite kitchen, an internet ordering system.
Wong runs the opposite kitchen, an company that specialises in constructing a bigger on-line attain for his or her F&B shoppers.
The concept for such a system got here to Wong when he noticed so many eateries itemizing their menus, takeaway and cost circumstances on his Fb timeline. He defined, “It’s a tedious course of to deal with every thing.”
The platform will listing out the eatery’s takeaway menu and permit orders to be taken on-line. Funds might be made through the web site and Wong assures that the cash might be transmitted to the operators inside 48 hours.
Clients can listing down their choices, whether or not it’s self assortment or supply on the required occasions. This helps the operators organise their operations simply.
In accordance with Wong, on-line ordering programs with supply companies exist already however theirs is just a little completely different.
On this disaster the place each sen counts in direction of the survival of a enterprise, becoming a member of an internet platform can imply excessive prices that severely eat into incomes.
For example, he provides, these with supply companies often cost eateries wherever from 30 to 35 per cent of the ordered merchandise.
As a substitute, Wong is charging two per cent of the ordered merchandise. An additional RM2 can be levied to cowl the fees from the invoice cost system.
“It will positively assist them extra,” stated Wong.
As soon as an F&B institution indicators on, Wong estimates that it may possibly take them lower than a day so as to add their particulars on their web site.
As app’etite by the opposite kitchen is a model new initiative began because the motion management order got here into impact, so far they’ve signed up a handful of eateries and two meals suppliers.
You might have Boon’s Signature Roasted Pork for all of your roast meat cravings. There may be additionally Japanese meals supplied by Himawari at Taman Desa, Chitose at Solaris Mont Kiara and Momochan at Jaya One. For roast meats, pies and varied cooked meals, there’s Frediani’s Market & Deli in Bangsar.
In case you want to prepare dinner at dwelling, decide up varied cheese, oil, pasta and even wine from Luretta D.O.P. You can even get prompt noodles from Method Sauce that features native favorite Penang prawn mee and even salted egg yolk noodles.
You possibly can view the listings on http://app.theother.kitchen/#/ or discuss to Albert Wong at 016-2260623 for a list. Particulars on the opposite kitchen might be discovered at http://theother.kitchen