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Kochi Get Set to “Dineout” more with Great Indian Restaurant Festival

In Food
August 02, 2019

With 7 years of its remarkable operations, Dineout – India’s leading dining out restaurant tech platform, today extends its market expansion. The platform will be setting up operations in the major port city on the south-west coast of India– Kochi.

Kochi a spice trading centre is mushrooming with its food culture which has exceptionally transformed the city into a food paradise. Kochi being a tourist destination needs proliferation in the restaurant tech solutions to cater the rapidly evolving diners. Dineout will offer a unique blend of restaurants discounts and cashback and thus creating a strong affinity for diners. Dineout’s full range of services will enable foodies to experience the flavoursome blend of Malabari, French, Brit, Arabian and coastal cuisines with seamless and cashless experience. The app features include restaurant discovery, table reservations, widest range of offers and 20% cashback earnings every time they use its payments feature – Dineout Pay. This payment solution pioneers the F&B industry offering fast and reliable transactions for the users.

The coastal city will also witness the much anticipated ‘Great Indian Restaurant Festival’ starting from August 1 st . GIRF is restaurant industry’s first ever food & drinks festival which was launched in 2017 with the idea to promote the dining out culture among consumers and change the way Indians dine out. Powered by HDFC this edition will offer diners a flat 50% off across 8000+ restaurants in 17 cities of India for a month with additional cashbacks and offers on usage of its in-app payment solution – Dineout Pay.

To foster its partnership Dineout also adds close to 165+ renowned restaurants and hotel chains like – Taj Malabar Resort & Spa, Radisson Blu, Ramada Resort and Spa, Trident Kochi, Novotel Hotel and Paragon Marriott and many more to attract the food enthusiasts. The increasing footfall will prove to be beneficial in terms of revenue generation for the restaurants. The last edition stood across, with a massive response of close to 2.5M diners who bought deals and over 350Cr worth revenue generated for partner restaurants.

Commenting on the launch, Ankit Mehrotra, CEO & Co-founder, Dineout said that, “Our aim is to tap into the mini metros and offer a hassle-free, unique and distinctive experience to our diners. We are extremely excited to venture into Kochi, the spice capital with great coastal cuisines. We are ardent to transform and simplify the way people dine out and what better way than the Great Indian Restaurant Festival (GIRF) to launch with, for the first time in this beautiful city. We’ve raised the bar in this edition by adding more cities, more restaurants and more partners like – HDFC, Jet Privilege, Jio and Diageo. We look forward to this edition that will garner results in true sense”

Since its inception in the year 2012, Dineout is building a strong reputation as an innovative leader in the food-tech space of India. They are transforming the way India is dining with an additional focus on the customer experience and are looking to expand into newer geographies, both in India and internationally. Currently, Dineout has a network of 40,000+ restaurants in 17 cities with plans of expansion to 20 cities by the end of the year.