BentoBox, a hospitality platform that empowers restaurants to own their presence, profits and relationships, announced the launch of two products, Catering Store without a BentoBox website and Enhanced Events Management, to expand restaurant capabilities during the 2020 holiday season. As restaurants prepare for a different holiday season impacted by COVID-19, these products will enable them to adapt and create unique and safe on- and off-premise experiences.
“Restaurants are expected to lose $240 billion by the end of 2020 and this holiday season is a pivotal opportunity for restaurants across the nation,” says Krystle Mobayeni, Co-Founder and CEO of BentoBox. “COVID-19 forced restaurants to shift their approach to hosting events and accepting large orders and we’re committed to providing restaurants with new tools that help them adapt and maximize their revenue.”
Catering Store without a BentoBox website enables restaurants and caterers to offer large-volume orders. The product provides an exceptional guest experience from the start and allows restaurants to easily manage orders, update menus, set fulfillment and blackout dates and more, all from an easy-to-use dashboard. It includes fast, full-service setup and support. With BentoBox, restaurants can start accepting catering orders and inquiries in under seven days–just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday.
In addition to catering capabilities, BentoBox rolled out a feature enhancement to its event management product to help restaurants deliver on safe, seamless on- and off-premise experiences. The enhanced Events Management feature builds on the original product to help restaurants adapt, improve guest relationships and maximize profits during the holiday season and beyond. As COVID-19 forces restaurant operators to adapt to social-distancing restrictions, this expanded product centralizes all event logistics in one place, from initial inquiry through contract generation and signing to ensure safe, seamless events. Events Management will be offered to new and existing Bentobox customers for $0 per month through January 2021 with a $99 set up fee.
All of BentoBox’s products are designed to elevate every interaction between restaurants and their guests. Catering Store without a BentoBox website and Events Management will help restaurants provide an exceptional customer experience that will keep diners coming back again and again.