Every restaurant should be able to take orders online. ResQ Club, an online platform for surplus food gets requests weekly about the ability to sell normal food via our platform. We know, however, that our service is not the best solution for that. That's why we selected one of many there is, and made an easy-to-follow guide to implement it in your business. Do it today.

If you are able to handle online orders yourself, should you then abandon other platforms like Foodora and Wolt? No, because they are offering a different service: delivery and new customers. For your regulars, however, you should be able to take their yourself.

In this guide, we'll walk you through installing and setting up an online ordering platform. Please note, that we have no connection to the software whatsoever, it just is the best we've found so far that lets you turn your restaurant into a takeaway and/or delivery joint today.

The software in question is GloriaFood. It's free, but there are of course some additional addons with cost, like accepting online payments ($29 / month)

<aside> ❗ Depending on your pace and skills, going through this guide will take you anywhere from an hour to a day. However, as we're in the middle of a global pandemic that is destroying the restaurant industry, now is the time to do this.

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Installing

  1. Go to https://www.gloriafood.com/

  2. On the top-right corner, click Get Access Now

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  3. Type in your restaurant's name, for example "Restaurant ResQ"

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  4. Type in your information

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  5. Select Restaurant Manager / Owner

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  6. Type in your restaurant's information

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  7. Drag the red pin into a right place if needed

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  8. If you have a website, type it in here

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  9. Select the cuisines you're serving

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  10. Go to your email inbox and click the activation link

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  11. After activation, click next

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  12. If you offer pickup, choose it here

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  13. If you offer delivery, choose it here

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  14. If you want to use this for table reservations, choose it here. We chose not to.

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