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Tips to Survive a COVID world.

This week's fresh serve of tips from around the globe to help the Catering and Restaurant Industry survive a COVID world.

Keep up-to-date with the latest in Catering Equipment & Restaurant Equipment, Food Trends & Business Tips from around the web.

Straws provided by nature

My son, who is eleven, recently learned at school about the effects of plastics on sea animals. Now, whenever we buy a drink and I ask "does he want a straw?", his standard reply to me is "Dad, what about the turtles!"

As a result of this we now have reuseable metal straws at home. But what about food businesses, clearly metal straws would be prohibitive in price to just give away.

What if nature could provide an option? Well, as it turns out, it can.

Strawlific has an eco friendly solution to plastic pollution. Grey sedge and tropical reed are natural plants long used by rural farmers and grow alongside agriculturally cultivated areas.

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How to Create a Contactless Menu with TripadvisorOriginal story and image on

How to Create a Contactless Menu with Tripadvisor

Cleanliness and safety are top priorities for diners as they look to eat out at restaurants again. In fact, more than a third of consumers (35%) say they will put an emphasis on dining at restaurants that keep customers safe.

Menus are one of the most handled items in a restaurant. To help keep your staff and customers safe, Tripadvisor has launched a new way to create Contactless Menus directly from your Management Center.

This new feature is free to any restaurant that has added a menu link to its Tripadvisor listing.

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Order Up

Order Up is making it easy to order food through Google Search and Google Maps.

A new food ordering experience with Google allows customers searching on Google for a restaurant by name, or even searching terms like "pizza near me" or "Thai food in Sydney," to discover restaurants and directly place an order in just a few clicks.

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The Restaurant Tech Guide To Driving RevenueOriginal story and image on

The Restaurant Tech Guide To Driving Revenue

The world is not the same as it was pre-COVID-19. Restaurants have been forced to close their doors, hotels have suffered sharp decreases in occupancy, and people are continually adapting to this new environment in attempts to stay safe and healthy. Though much about the future is uncertain, one thing is not, COVID-19 has ushered in a new era of hospitality.

From increased demand for delivery and pick-up options, to preferences for contactless ordering and payment options, to the rise of the virtual waitlist, operators around the world are balancing changing customer expectations, profitability, and efficiency. This guide breaks down how operators can continue to drive revenue throughout this pandemic and after.

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