Artificial Intelligence (AI) has emerged as a game-changer for the food service sector, offering a plethora of cost-saving opportunities while streamlining various aspects of restaurant management.
As the restaurant industry across Asia faces rising costs and labour challenges, restaurants, big and small are turning to artificial intelligence (AI) applications to streamline operations, increase efficiency, and reduce operational expenses.
Rising rents and soaring ingredient costs due to inflation and tightening labour laws in some regions such as Singapore and Hong Kong, are just some of the woes faced by F&B operators.
While the industry pressures lawmakers to address some of these concerns on an organisational level, restaurant operators must also take matters into their own hands to explore creative ways to alleviate costs and mitigate shortages.
According to Square’s Future Of Restaurants report, trend data indicates that almost 75% of restaurateurs believe that smart technology is part of the solution to the labour problem.
This article will explore five AI applications that can help everyday restaurants save costs and overcome common industry challenges.