Effectively Incorporating Hot Food in Vending: Business Development Through Advanced Vending Technology and Partnership Opportunities

Wednesday, May 8 • 1:45pm – 2:15pm

With skyrocketing costs and ongoing labor shortages, restaurant owners and food brands are challenged to expand their businesses. Simultaneously, vending operators are looking for new ways to meet customer demand for quality & convenience. This session will explore how the latest vending technology can be used to resolve these challenges. This will review different types of hot foods, outline the technical considerations, and review the logistical concerns of adding hot food vending to existing businesses. Then, case studies with the food/restaurant brands and convenience services operators will detail how their collaboration ultimately exceeded customer expectations.

  • Identify the options for hot food vending and understand the differences and basic value benefits of each.
  • Create a plan for adding hot food vending, based on the understanding of the technical, logistical, and business concerns.
  • Identify business development opportunities, including partnerships.