Chin Chin Labs | Liquid nitro ice cream
Chin Chin Labs in London is an ice cream parlor where nitrogen is used to make ice cream. When you pass by, the liquid nitrogen-generated steam in combination with the rest of the interior make it look like a small laboratory. The ice cream is ready within a few minutes and flavors vary weekly, so you won’t get bored here.
KabaQ | Augmented Reality Food
KabaQ enables users to see virtual 3D food on their table in-restaurant and when ordering online.
TIPPR | Exclusively for hospitality professionals
The TIPPR app is exclusively available for hospitality professionals who like to stay informed of market innovations and trends. Even during the busy daily operations. The app ensures that looking for trends, knowledge, tips and innovative products doesn’t have to be time consuming. A special developed algorithm ensures that you only see what you want.
Deliveroo | Your favorite dishes also to order for a picnic
Throughout the year, Deliveroo delivers the dishes of your favorite local restaurant to everyone’s kitchen table, couch, bed or office. This spring, the delivery service will launch its improved GPS delivery. To date, the delivery service was only limited to the delivery of food at several parcs. From this year onwards, via GDP-coordinates, Deliveroo will also deliver meals in different areas such as picnic areas, to a boat or to a seat by the water.
Domino’s Pizza robots are going to deliver pizzas
Starship Technologies, the company that develops robots that can deliver independent products, has announced that their robots will deliver pizzas in different European cities. This in collaboration with Domino’s Pizza Enterprises (DPE), Domino’s Pizza’s leading franchisee in for example the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany. The ‘Domino’s Pizza robots’ project is part of the DRU (Domino’s Robotic Unit)-framework, an initiative that works towards the ‘goal’ of delivering pizzas by using robots.
Bowl-Rent | Transportable all-weather bowling alley
The Bowl-Rent is an outdoor, all-weather one-lane bowling alley. The lane is built in such way that it can easily be set-up and removed. The creators guarantee that the bowling lane can be used within an hour. Furthermore, the transportable all-weather bowling alley can be set-up at different grounds and can be ordered in different sizes.
A first in the bowling world | Bowling alley adjustable in height
The patent has been requested last year by BCE Bowling and approved for a new form of bowling: a bowling alley that is adjustable in height. Interactive and elevated bowling alleys especially intended for the older bowlers. In May our colleagues from Van Spronsen & Partners hospitality consultancy will publish a whitepaper about facts and figures of the Dutch bowling world: ‘The bowling centre in the picture’. We’re already looking forward at the trends…
Subway’s Facebook Messenger ordering bot | Launched in the United States
Last week, Subway launched a bot for Facebook Messenger that allows guests to order sandwiches and salads from more than 26,500 Subway restaurants in the U.S. The first-of-its-kind sandwich ordering bot was announced at the F8 Facebook Developer Conference with Agilitee, one of Subway’s digital partners, and is the latest innovation from Subway® Digital. Guests can use Subway’s Facebook Messenger ordering bot to order a sandwich or salad, customize it with their favorite bread; cheese; vegetables; and sauce, to pay on any device that supports Messenger. The bot is the latest addition to the brand’s mobile order systems that includes web ordering and app ordering.
Bowling in the spotlight | The mobile bowling alley
BCE Bowling introduces a new product to the Dutch bowling market: The mobile bowling alley. The mobile alley consists of loose parts and can be installed in a day. Especially suitable for companies that only have limited space available, but it also might be interesting to fill temporary vacancies in the inner cities: Pop-up Bowling! This trend in bowling is also reflected in the whitepaper ‘The bowling centre in the picture’ about the facts and figures of the Dutch bowling world of our colleagues from Van Spronsen & Partners hospitality consultancy which will be published in May.
Perfect salads made by… | Robot Sally
In the above video you’re introduced to robot Sally, the robot that makes perfect salads. Artificial intelligence startup Chowbotics Inc. claims that its device can make a salad in less than 60 seconds. Silicon Valley’s newest celebrity chef offers you a choice of 21 ingredients! Robot Sally makes you a proportioned salad through science. Although we experience the concept more like a vending machine than a robot, we really like the idea and think Sally could be an asset to your hotel lobby!