To say that dining out today is a lot different than even two years ago would be quite an understatement. Now more than ever, your patrons and staff are very concerned with the spread of disease. One of the most germ-filled places in your establishment is menus. Constantly replacing paper menus after they are used just once is very expensive and terrible for our planet. Plastic menus cost less for you, but are they really getting cleaned and sanitized after every use? Doubtful. That’s why many restaurants are switching to offering a scannable QR code instead of a traditional menu.
What is a QR Code?
Essentially, a QR code works in the same way as a barcode at the grocery store. It is a machine-scannable image that can instantly be read using a smartphone camera. Every QR code consists of a number of black squares and dots, representing certain pieces of information. Your patrons can scan a QR code to read your menu offerings. Don’t be fooled though; this is much more than just a menu.
Create a QR Code for a Restaurant
QR codes, short for “quick response” codes, can be created in a few steps.
Step 1: Select a QR code generator.
There are many QR code generators out there. You want one that allows you to track and analyze performance, plus design a code that’s unique to your brand.
Step 2: Choose the type of content you’re promoting.
For you, this part is simple because you’re creating a downloadable menu.
Step 3: Enter your data in the form that appears.
Once you select that you are creating a menu, a field or form will appear where you can enter the information that corresponds with your new QR code. If you want your QR code to save contact information, just as one example, you’ll see a set of fields where you can enter your email address, subject line, and a thank you message.
Step 4: Customize it!
The fun part of creating QR codes is customizing the design of the new QR code to your restaurant’s branding. Do you want your code to look like your logo? Do you want it to reflect your website’s design scheme? The right QR code can do all of this! Spouter creates reliable QR codes that are fully customizable to fit your brand that are able to be updated and changed at any time.
Don’t worry if this seems a little confusing or overwhelming to you. Spouter can help!
Any smartphone camera that has QR scanning capabilities will be able to scan a Sprouter QR code.
How Sprouter can Help
If you own a restaurant you’re going to need Sprouter. We make it easy to upgrade your QR code experience! We can help you with all of your QR code needs. Sprouter QR codes are scannable with any smartphone camera. It’s the menu solution you’ve been looking for!