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Bring-Your-Own-Menu (BYOM™): Accelerating Restaurant Revenue Recovery

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Fares interviewed Uptown Network on July 8, 2021. Play Video
Fares Ksebati
CEO of MySwimPro
Strengths
says, "Very strong initial traction with a client list that includes the biggest names in the business like Hilton, Marriott, and Hard Rock. This company is using technology to advance an industry and process that is overdue for disruption, the market is massive and the timing is compelling."
Advice
says, "Share more how AR Gifting of food & beverage turns menus from expense items into profit generators. This is very interesting and disruptive. How does the model work and what will the potential scale of this specific opportunity look like? Best of luck!"

What Investors Say

LEAD INVESTOR
Invested $15,000 this round
Restaurants were impacted irreparably during the pandemic which impacts so many people who depend on these jobs. Uptown Network is going to change the face of consumer interaction in restaurants while saving the planet. During these unprecedented times, it’s important that innovation and technology help carve a better path for our future. Uptown Networks will help restaurants to shore up their revenues and increase them while improving the customer experience.

In the news

Gift Cards Don't Have to be Boring, Use AR to Virtually Gift an Actual Item
April 8, 2021
more Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the ever-changing restaurant industry. Technology is a crucial component of restaurant recovery.
Video: Augmented Reality Restaurant Gift Card Innovations - Foodable Network
January 28, 2021
Check out the Restaurant Recovery Resource Three Key Points: to keep up to date on the latest innovations and ideas to help your business recover from the crisis. In this episode of The Barron Report, host Paul Barron sits down with Jack Serfass, the chief executive officer of Uptown Network, to explore Uptown's recent innovations in restaurant gift cards.
MRM EXCLUSIVE: Three Ways to Bring Your 'A' Game to Accessibility | MRM EXCLUSIVE: Three Ways to Bring Your 'A' Game to Accessibility | Modern Restaurant Management | The Business of Eating & Restaurant Management News
November 3, 2020
Beyond the proven existential economic threat of COVID-19, restaurant owners and operators are facing uphill-battle challenges to their defining characteristic, accessibility. Think about it. Anyone can come into a restaurant, enjoy a great meal and service that's personalized to them, and enjoy a convivial experience alone, with friends and/or surrounded by strangers also seeking human contact.
Restaurant Technology Guys Podcast Ep. 85 - Digital Menus with Uptown Networks - Restaurant Technology Guys
August 17, 2020
Jeremy Julian Join Jeremy, George Miliotes and Founder Jack Serfass from Uptown Networks where they discuss contactless menus. Check them out https://www.uptownnetwork.com/
QR Code Menus: The Touchless Revolution In Restaurants and Hospitality
August 3, 2020
If you've been to a sit-down restaurant lately, you've probably noticed the option to scan a QR code to access the menu on your smartphone. This is a safety precaution during the COVID-19 pandemic, but could stick around long after the pandemic is over.
Tech Tracker: Restaurants are turning to QR codes during the coronavirus pandemic for digital menus and contactless payment
July 14, 2020
Most chains and independent restaurants have upgraded their digital systems to allow guests to safely order and pay for food without having a physical exchange with employees. The movement has led to a resurgence in QR codes, which are being used to view digital menus and pay for meals with a personal phone.
Tech Tracker: Wendy's and Five Guys first to adopt Coca-Cola Freestyle contactless pouring
July 14, 2020
Most chains and independent restaurants have upgraded their digital systems to allow guests to safely order and pay for food without having a physical exchange with employees. The movement has led to a resurgence in QR codes, which are being used to view digital menus and pay for meals with a personal phone.
QR Code Menus Are Here to Stay - Even After the Pandemic Ends | Digital Trends
July 8, 2020
Dining out at a restaurant used to be a break from busy routines - and technology. It was a faux pas to spend a meal staring at your phone. But with coronavirus continuing to spread across the U.S., dining at a restaurant is now a potentially risky decision.
Restaurants Are Using Technology to Bring Back Customers Post-Pandemic | Street Fight
June 18, 2020
Municipalities around the country are giving local businesses the go-ahead to reopen, but getting back to business in the restaurant industry will take more than setting the tables and unlocking the doors. Many of the regulations being set up to keep customers safe are difficult for restaurants to comply with.
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