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Exploring New Technology for Restaurants by Mind Map: Exploring New
Technology for
Restaurants
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Exploring New Technology for Restaurants

Bad Restaurants

Food

Tastes bad

Wrong temperture

Not as ordered

Not to taste

Dietary Restrictions

Wrong order

Miscooked, overcooked, undercooked

Menu, Badly combined menu items, Bad description

Bad Service

Lack of attention

Too much attention

Rude

Too long of wait

Lack of eye contact

Misorder

Attitude, Lack of caring, Negative Emotion

Lack of menu items

Lack of Ambiance

Disagreeable decor

too dark

too bright

too cold

too warm

Dirty linen

Dirty dishes

Vermin or bugs

Music, Volume disagreeable, Style disagreeable

Population, Overcrowded, Deserted

Bad Location

Inconveniant Parking

Lack of Signage

Hidden from view, "Out of site..."

Cleanliness

Dirty Bathrooms

Dirty appearance to dining area

Bad Dining Experiences

Please put any bad experiences here that you don't have the time to catergorize. Someone else will move them into appropiate branch.

New node

Restaurants Purpose

Why do we go to restaurants?

Avoid Cooking

Can't cook

Can't cook as well

Pamper ourselves

"The experience"

"To get away"

Management Pain Points

Staffing

Retention

Training

Food Safety

Spoilage, Remote Thermometer, Wirelessly communication, Manager Computer, Base Unit, Sends Warning when out of optimum temperature., Small footprint, Inexpensive, Attached to food bin, Settable ranges of acceptable temps for individual food items, Establish zones in Walk in refrigerators

Inventory Management

"creep"

Good restaurants

Bad Dining Experiences

Please put any bad experiences here that you don't have the time to catergorize. Someone else will move them into appropiate branch.

New node

Friendly

Attentive

Great food

Wonderful Wine choices

Great Menu

Knowledgeable staff

Clean atmosphere

Great Ambience

Great Decor

Good location / neighborhood

New Tech Criteria

The goal of the criteria node is to expand through focus the creative solutions. I feel a lot of ideas that come up in brainstorming fall under the momentary novelty category. I am interested in tech that would ad benefit to the dining experience. Make it more meaningful or have a financial benefit. Technology that is designed for the food service industry instead of adapted from other existing technology to fit the industry, and only make a small improvement.

Have effect on dining experience OR

Makes experience more enjoyable

Reduces price of experience

Ads value to dining experience, A new benefit not normally associated with going out to eat

More than just a novelty of new tech, No lasting change, Only creates a draw for as long as it is new

Have cost benefit for restaurant owner

Low cost to own or operate

Saves money

OR produces more revenue, Brings more customers in the door, Improves service and thus

Current Food Service Technology

Point of Sale

Handheld POS, Ipod ordering

Current POS ecosystem

Current Capabilities

pod Training

Multimedia training on Ipod

View It then Do it in the line or on the floor

Random New tech ideas