Entries by Lisa Kretz

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A chatbot named Marc

Interview with the developers of the first chatbot for beverage orders The Dutch tech start-up Table Duck and Gastrofix recently caused a stir with the announcement that they were working on the development of a novel, AI-based chatbot. The bot, called “Marc”, will be able to take over the ordering and payment process in restaurants […]

5 tips for top gastronomy

Oh, everything could be so beautiful in culinary Germany: Never before has the Guide Michelin awarded more restaurants in its current edition. At the same time, ambitious high-flyers like Thomas Imbusch in his 100/200 Kitchen or Billy Wagner at the Nobelhart & Schmutzig with new gourmet concepts. So everything good on the cooking front? By no […]

5 tips to be a successful hotelier

Tips for the hotel industry? More and more hotels are opening their doors and courting the favour of travellers. Do you want to stand out from the crowd or just provide a breath of fresh air in your hotel? But you still have no concrete ideas how? Sometimes the solution is easier than you think […]

Digital cash book from GASTROFIX

New in our GASTROFIX-App: Your digital cash book With our new App Release 2.19 we offer you a new feature that will make your daily work much easier: the digital cash book from GASTROFIX. The cash journal serves as an aid for you as a gastronomer and thus replaces the manual journal. The cash journal […]

O’zapft is: Dispensing systems in gastronomy

What is a dispensing system? Dispensing systems are mainly used in the catering trade. As a rule, beverages from large storage containers are filled into smaller drinking vessels and thus poured out to the guest. The corresponding dispensing quantity can be set automatically or manually. The best-known manual use of the dispensing systems is probably […]

Cash register for the stadium on iPad?

Cash was yesterday Whether pop concerts, sporting events or other major events: Many stadium operators are already using cashless payment systems. Why? Card payment enables faster processing of the payment process. On average, this means that up to two and a half additional customers can be served per minute. Payment by card only takes four seconds. […]

Whitepaper #2: cash register review

The necessary evil? These were alarming figures with which the German Federal Audit Office caused a sensation in 2015: according to the financial controllers at the time, 10 billion euros would escape the tax authorities every year through cash manipulation. And this only in the so-called cash-intensive sectors, which also include the catering trade. In […]

Succession is female

Women’s power at “Romantik Hotel Spielweg” The supposedly weaker sex is becoming increasingly present in the management floors of German medium-sized businesses: According to the Institute for Medium-Sized Business Research, one in five companies is now managed by a woman. This positive development could also continue in the gastronomic sector: In the next few years, […]

Third edition Restaurant Digital World

Third issue of Restaurant Digital World Our new magazine is here! Request your personal copy now and read the latest news about the gastronomy and hotel business. Emotional reading material for restaurateurs and hoteliers: the trade magazine Restaurant Digital World enters its third round. With a focus on the handover of operations. In addition to […]

GASTROFIX wins “BEST of Market”-award

What a pleasant surprise on the eve of Internorga. GASTROFIX was awarded the coveted “BEST of Market” reader prize at a festive gala on 8 March. The POS system prevailed in the category “Digitization – Product” and is therefore, according to the organizer B&L MedienGesellschaft, one of the best on the market in 2018. Readers […]