NEW YORK, NY (February 6, 2018) — BentoBox, the leading online platform for restaurants,, releases its 2017 Year in Review, a visual roundup of digital trends surrounding the restaurant industry. With customers in 47 states and 10 countries worldwide, BentoBox has unique access to restaurant specific data including websites, menus, and guest’s behavior online. The following insights were gathered from 1690 restaurants, with over 170,000 menu items, and 102 million collective website visits.
Some of the most valuable insights from BentoBox’s analysis include:
50% of restaurant website visits are made on a mobile device, compared to 47% on desktop
60% of restaurants update their menu monthly
Menu pages are the #1 most-viewed page on restaurant websites
Fridays are the busiest day for restaurant website traffic, while 5pm is the busiest time during the week
With a full review of the information collected, BentoBox CEO Krystle Mobayeni says,”With restaurant discovery and communication primarily originating online, it’s critical for restaurants to have a website that helps them easily connect with guests and grow their business in a way that ultimately fulfills their mission of hospitality.”
To read more about BentoBox’s 2017 findings, click here for the full Year in Review graphic. BentoBox CEO Krystle Mobayeni is also available for interview and further insight.
BentoBox (getbento.com) helps restaurants become better businesses through a connected suite of digital tools. The platform offers restaurants an integrated web presence to connect with their guests and drive revenue online. BentoBox, based in New York City, is used by world-class restaurants like Union Square Hospitality Group, Crafted Hospitality, Luke’s Lobster, The Meatball Shop and over 1700 other restaurants internationally.
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