Kenya has seen a number of lifestyle apps gain popularity, especially within bigger cities such as Nairobi and Mombasa. Apps like Uber with more than one product continue to profit; introducing products such Uber Eats.
It looks like the food and beverage scene is the next sector to be digitalized. Times Group, India’s leading digital products company that owns DineOut are set to partner up with Kenya’s EatOut on a
Eatout will avail InResto which is one of “the largest technology platforms for the F&B industry in India and helps restaurants manage their reservations, walk-ins, delivery orders, feedback, marketing communication, and white label apps. “We are really impressed by the work done by Mikul’s team and I feel that the F&B space in Kenya is at the brink of leaping into the big food tech revolution!” Co-founder and Head of Global Growth of Dineout India Vivek Kapoor.
EatOut’s MD, Mikul Shah also had this to say: “We are excited about bringing inResto to East Africa. Our aim is to continue building on the success of our restaurant festivals and media businesses. The Dineout team shares our vision and together we are already working closely with some leading local brands, as we gear up for the official launch of the platform later this year.”
InResto works with over 12,000 restaurants, bars and quick service outlets in India, Bahrain, Dubai, Oman, Qatar & Singapore.
Only few restaurants around Kenya have a strict reservation policy unless for large groups and parties but this is not the only thing the technology offers. We are looking forward to seeing just how it will work out here when it rolls out later in the year.