seatd Launches to Help Venues Safely Reopen

June 19, 2020

Award-winning Manchester hospitality experts, Craig Davies and Stephen Powell, will offer venues a lifeline with their at-your-table ordering tech solution, seatd .

With reopening dates for venues and social distance guidelines set to be confirmed by the Government, seatd will help bars, restaurants, pubs, cafes and venues reopen in a responsible and efficient way.

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Alongside former Google employees, Matt Gibbs and Jack Woodward, the collective have developed and launched seatd with the sole aim of supporting venues and helping to bolster the industry. Key features include:

• Guests order food and drink from digital menus on their phone.

• No setup fees incurred to support venues in their recovery from the Coronavirus pandemic.

• Aiming to provide independent bars, pubs, cafes and restaurants with easy-to-install software.

• Giving back to the community by connecting donations with local charities.

To give independents every chance of recovery, seatd will incur venues no set-up fees, instead oOffering a streamlined and simple process for staff and customers,requiring no app download, seatd is a web-app, accessed by scanning a QR code at the venue.

What’s more, seatd will also support the communities hit hardest by Covid-19, as every customer will be given the option to donate to a local charity, at no extra cost to the venue.

Craig Davies, co-founder of seatd said: “It’s been really tough to see an industry we love so much grind to a halt overnight, seatd is our way of giving back and helping independent businesses thrive once more.

“These venues are the beating heart of every city and we need to support them now more than ever, without them worrying about costs and set-up times.

“Safety is of paramount importance to us, and we want to work closely with venues to help them get back on their feet, providing them with easy to use tech that helps them comply with social distancing measures.

Alongside seatd, Craig Davies and Stephen Powell are co-founders of the award-winning Viper app, with over three years’ experience creating and operating hospitality technology.

Viper is a downloadable nighttime app, available on iPhone or Android, allowing customers to pre-book tables and pre-order drinks at its current portfolio of bars in Manchester, including Manahatta, Dirty Martini, Impossible and BLVD.

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