EatOut to launch Dineout’s InResto Restaurant technology platform in East Africa

L-R Vivek Kapoor (Head of Global Growth), Angela Omondi, Meghna Patel, Mikul Shah (Managing Director) & Prakash Dooth.
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EatOut and Dineout India have partnered to launch Dineout’s InResto Restaurant technology platform to their restaurant partners in East Africa. InResto works with over 12,000 restaurants, bars and quick service outlets who are spread over India, Bahrain, Dubai, Oman, Qatar & Singapore.

The platform is one of the largest technology platforms for the F&B industry in India and helps restaurants manage their reservations, walk-ins, delivery orders, feedback, marketing communication, and white label apps. Currently, the company processes 30 million seats and manages over 20 million delivery orders every month and has helped some of its restaurant partners improve operational efficiency by almost 35%.

EatOut’s MD, Mikul Shah had this to say: “We are excited about bringing inResto to East Africa. Our aim is to continue building on the success of our restaurant festivals and media businesses. The Dineout team shares our vision and together we are already working closely with some leading local brands, as we gear up for the official launch of the platform later this year.”

In anticipation of this partnership, Co-founder and Head of Global Growth of Dineout India Vivek Kapoor says: “In our endeavour to reach out to leading brands globally, the alliance with EatOut fits like a charm. We are really impressed by the work done by Mikul’s team and I feel that the F&B space in Kenya is at the brink of leaping into the big food tech revolution! Our timing couldn’t have been better. With this partnership, Kenyans can expect more exciting developments in the restaurant scene that will ultimately create a better dining experience for consumers.”

EatOut’s is a food tech and media platform based in Nairobi. The company’s mission is to promote and grow the culinary industry in Africa. EatOut also publishes Yummy & Nomad Magazines (Kenya’s leading food, drink and travel lifestyle publications) and hosts some of the largest culinary events such as Nairobi Restaurant Week, Kampala Restaurant Week (through its subsidiary in Uganda) and the popular Burger, Pizza, Beer, Cocktail & Wine Festivals.

EatOut was founded by Nairobi based serial entrepreneur, Mikul Shah in 2010. The company raised investment from Netherlands based Africa Media Ventures Fund & local FinTech player Craft Silicon, among others and has partnered with the likes of Visa, East African Breweries, Safaricom, and Nation Media Group. Its mission is to promote and grow the culinary industry in Africa. EatOut also publishes Yummy & Nomad Magazines and hosts some of the largest culinary events such as Nairobi Restaurant Week, Kampala Restaurant Week and the Burger, Pizza, Beer, Cocktail & Wine Festivals.

Founded in 2012 by Ankit Mehrotra, Vivek Kapoor, Sahil Jain and Nikhil Bakshi, Dineout is the easiest way to discover the best restaurants in India. It is a technology service provider in the online restaurant-booking space, is India’s largest dining out platform. Dineout was acquired by Times Internet Limited in April 2014.

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