The importance of a digital menu

The importance of a digital menu

Ever since the Covid-19 worldwide outbreak, bar and restaurant owners have redesigned their business models. Some of them are still in the process of continuing their operations while following new dining standard procedures.


Although the digital menu was introduced in 2013, its importance and popularity have grown over the years, especially amid pandemics. While customers have started to visit eateries after reducing the number of cases reported, dine-in setups are complying with physical distancing measures. Still, the introduction of digital menus is proving effective. Customers want to steer away from conventional paper-based menu cards, frequently touched by different people, to avoid catching the virus. Digital menus, digital signage, and the concept of online food ordering have totally revolutionized the food and beverage industry with countless opportunities to introduce innovation and creativity in how menus are presented.


Almost 60 percent of orders are ordered via mobile apps operated and organized by a dedicated team hired by the respective food outlet. An advanced platform to order food without dictating the food items to a waiter, a digital menu interface is designed to enable the customers to browse the menu so that it is purposely built to provide value-added information. The basic idea is to create an online user experience by engagingly presenting the information. This can be achived with our FlipBook menu theme, which is an image based menu.


A digital menu board supplants conventional posters and signs. It represents a realistic presentation of how a particular cuisine looks like, allowing drawing customer’s attention and tantalize their taste buds by making them feel hungry. Digital menus provides better control over about to engage a user via video animation tools and Gifs. Studies suggest that the human brain attracts very positive food images. An online menu delivers a sneak peek to the customer of his/her meal and helps them decide.


Moreover, giving them the feeling that their ordered food is safe. It is usually inconvenient to include all the ingredients on a customary menu card without neglecting design. By introducing digital menus, customers can access nutritional details and an ingredient list to make informed choices through a drop-down menu. By digitizing food menus, food chains can display available items and do not show unavailable items.

Once a digital menu is designed, the brand can strategize further to make iterative amendments and improve customer experience. Images can capture attention, and perhaps reduce waiting time and establish a healthy brand image and value.


Hurry up and Go Digital!