4D technology enables diners to lick and taste dish photos within the OpenTable app experience
SAN FRANCISCO, April 1, 2016 /CNW/ -- OpenTable, the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations, today unveiled "OpenTable Taste," a new feature available exclusively within the OpenTable app that gives diners the pleasure of discovering the perfect dish with a simple lick of their phone, phablet or tablet.
"OpenTable is committed to helping diners and restaurants around the globe connect in new and exciting ways," said Scott Jampol, OpenTable Senior Vice President of Marketing. "OpenTable Taste combines the unstoppable food porn trend with ground-breaking technology that we believe will make discovering new restaurants more delightful by giving diners a taste of the restaurant before they arrive."
Leveraging revolutionary 4D technology, OpenTable makes it easy for restaurants to share and promote their favorite dishes and have them transcend space and time. The temperature control via tongue swipes ensures that the desirability and integrity of the dish is maintained from the first to last lick. Diners looking for the perfect meal – or wanting to relive one – can simply open the latest version of the OpenTable app to find restaurant dish photos and lick away. The technology also makes it possible for diners adhering to special diets ranging from low-carb to paleo to taste anything they want guilt-free.
Diners can learn more about the OpenTable Taste feature, the technology inside, as well as the associated risks and uncertainties, by visiting Taste.OpenTable.com.
OpenTable, part of The Priceline Group, is the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations, seating more than 18 million diners per month via online bookings across more than 36,000 restaurants. The OpenTable network connects restaurants and diners, helping diners discover and book the perfect table and helping restaurants deliver personalized hospitality to keep guests coming back. The OpenTable service enables diners to see which restaurants have available tables, select a restaurant based on verified diner reviews, menus, and other helpful information, and easily book a reservation. In addition to the company's website and mobile apps, OpenTable powers online reservations for nearly 600 partners, including many of the Internet's most popular global and local brands. For restaurants, the OpenTable hospitality solutions enable them to manage their reservation book, streamline their operations, and enhance their service levels. Since its inception in 1998, OpenTable has seated more than 1 billion diners around the world and almost 37 million in Canada. OpenTable is headquartered in San Francisco and available throughout the United States, as well as in Australia, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Mexico, and the UK.
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