Table of contents

  1. Importance of Food Delivery App Development 
  2. Concept of Food Delivery mobile apps
  3. Why Food Delivery App Development?

1. Importance of Food Delivery App Development 

Food delivery app development has become an important part for people who wish to start their business in the Food Industry to earn millions of dollars. Because in recent times you have seen rapid growth in online food deliveries because of people who are busy with their work. So they don’t have time to cook or at least wait for a few minutes in restaurants, so they prefer Online food delivery to their doorstep without any time delay. And in very little time these food delivery apps impressed people with their features and efficiency. The most impressive thing is that they can order their food online at their fingertips from anywhere to anywhere. 

Mobile apps are covering each and every niche for people to use regularly in their daily life. During this time the concept of food delivery was covered by the people and created a food delivery mobile application. These food delivery mobile apps have given a solution to the people who didn’t like the waiting time in the restaurant or who were busy with their work. 

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2. Concept of Food Delivery mobile apps 

The food delivery mobile app contains details of all the restaurants and their dishes. People will search for their favorite restaurant names or items in the search bar. Then they will find the restaurants related to the searched menu item or they will find the menu items related to the searched restaurant. In this, the consumer can find various offers and discounts on their favorite food or restaurant. They have an option to add their current location so the delivery becomes completely effortless. People will add their favorite items to the cart. At the time of checkout, people will pay through different payment types like Paytm, Phone pe, in-built app wallet, Debit or Credit cards, etc. Users will see their past order history, payments, wallet amount and they will manage their delivery addresses. 

The above concept is very much focused on today’s generation. When people are hungry they will order the food anytime, anywhere. These delivery apps take less delivery time to order the food so all the people will order their favorite food from their favorite restaurants. So the craze for food delivery apps is increasing day by day. Every restaurant or fast food owner needs a food delivery app to start this high-rated business or boost their existing restaurant business. If you are one of them, here you will find out the features of the food delivery mobile app. Every food delivery mobile application has 4 panels. 

  • User Panel
  • Admin Panel
  • Restaurant Panel
  • Driver App

User Panel: 

  • Login/Signup: This is the basic section of every app. Users can log in/sign up using social media credentials like Facebook, Gmail, etc to order their favorite food online.
  • Search for nearby restaurants: Users can search for nearby restaurants or search for their favorite food. Then a bunch of restaurants and food items in front of their eyes to select their favorite option.
  • Offers: Users can check offers to save money while ordering food online. They get offers, discounts, and promo codes while ordering food, which can save a lot of money.
  • Order checkout: Users can move their selected items to the cart. By doing this it will be saved in your account and you can order it anytime directly.
  • Multiple payments: Users can pay their order amount through various payment methods like Paytm, Phonepe, credit or debit cards, any in-built wallets, etc.
  • Wallet system: Users can quickly pay the order amount through the in-app wallet present in the food delivery app.
  • Order tracking: Once the order is placed the user can track the order and get an estimated delivery time.
  • Table booking: Users can also book the table in a restaurant by selecting the date and time.
  • Catering: Users can order the food for parties and events also from their favorite restaurants.
  • Rating and review system: Users can give the rating to the restaurant, driver(delivery person) or they can also give reviews about the services of the restaurant which will help other customers while searching.
  • Customer support: If users want any information about payments and orders they can contact customer support which is available 24/7.
  • Easy reorder previously ordered food item: Customers can easily reorder the previously ordered food item by finding it in their previous order history. It is a very easy process and takes less time to reorder the previous order.
  • Mobile OTP verification: This mobile OTP verification is for sign-in to confirm their mobile number.
  • Auto-detect location address: Auto-detecting the location is a simple way compared to entering the full address. So customers can quickly order the food through this feature.
  • Multiple add-ons for food items: If the customer wants any extra food items with their ordered food item, this feature is useful for the customer.
  • Order cancellation feature: Every customer wants the cancellation feature. If by mistake they order the unwanted food item or they want to go somewhere urgently, they will have the option to cancel their order.
  • Order details and status: After ordering the food item, customers can see their order details and status like food is cooking, your order is on the way, delivered, etc.
  • Real-time order status and driver tracking: After ordering the food item, customers can track their order status like how much time to deliver the food, etc. and they will track the driver who wants to deliver their order.
  • Restaurant menu: The restaurant menu is very important for every food delivery app. Customers can select the food items in that restaurant’s food menu and order the available food items only.
  • Multi-language: Nowadays people show interest in ordering food in their own language. so, we can provide a multilingual app. It can cover all the languages in which customers want to order and also makes it easy for people who don’t know English.
  • Add a new delivery address: It is also a very important feature to all the customers. Every time the customer orders the food to different addresses. So they can add a new delivery address by using this feature.
  • Order History: In the order history, customers can see their past order details.
  • Add to Favourites: Customers add their favorite or liked food items to favorites. So that customer can easily check their favorite food items and order whenever they want.

Admin Panel: 

  • Content management: Admin can manage the content anywhere in the food delivery mobile app.
  • Category management: Admin can also manage the categories like rice items, veg items, non-veg items etc.
  • Advertising management: Admin takes care of advertising of the app to post the offers and discounts to the consumer’s eyes.
  • Message alerts: The main purpose of message alerts is to tell our information to customers like recent offers, appreciations for new registrations, order details etc.
  • Location tracking: Admin can manage the locations for every food ordered customer and send it to the driver.
  • Database backup: Database is very important for every business. Here admin can manage the drivers, customers and restaurants info and backup is used for future use.
  • Charts and reports: Admin can see the total reports for business growth analysis.
  • Customer support: Customer support is very important for every business. If customers have any doubts, they can immediately contact the customer support.
  • Withdrawal requests from restaurant owners: Admin can give the amount of money to restaurant owners. So they can accept the withdrawal request from restaurant owners.
  • Order detail and status: Admin can see every order placed in their app and he/she can also see all the order details and status of the order.
  • New order push notifications with firebase: If the new order is placed in the app, admin can send the push notifications to the new user regarding order.
  • Users management: Admin can have access to manage all the users registered in the app.
  • Membership Packages: This membership package is only for restaurants to add the restaurants in the food delivery app.
  • Restaurants management: Admin can also have access to manage all the restaurants that are present in the app.
  • Track order: Admin can also track all the orders and all the drivers also.

Restaurant panel 

  • Time and menu management: The restaurant owner will manage the restaurant opening and closing time and their menu in the restaurant panel.
  • Customer order management: The restaurant owner will manage the orders from different customers and allocate the orders to the drivers based on locations.
  • Offer management: The restaurant owner will manage the coupons and offers to attract customers to order food using their food ordering app.
  • Multiple payments: Allow customers to pay the order amount using different payment methods.
  • Social media connections: Allow the customers to connect their friends using social media.

Driver Panel 

  • Order request: Drivers can check the order requests and accept or decline the order as per their convenience from the restaurant.
  • Order tracking: Driver can track the customer location and deliver the order to the customer in time.
  • Service availability: Driver can also mention if he is available or not at the order request time to deliver.
  • Delivery Information: Driver can check the order delivery information like name, order location etc.
  • Profile: Drivers can also set their profile(name, address, mobile number etc.) in the driver app.
  • payment and order history: Driver can also check the previous payments and orders from the restaurant.


3. Why Food Delivery App Development? 

In the past, when people were hungry they would go to the nearby restaurant or they would cook at home. It will take much time and people don’t like to wait, when they are hungry. In the present days, technology has increased. When people are hungry at just one click they will get their favourite food to their doorstep. So, food delivery mobile apps are increasing and these apps also have much craze in society. So, starting a business and earning money is easy only by developing a food delivery app like Swiggy. 

Every company has its own terminologies although some of them are the same but there are few differences. Why food delivery app development? This is the current trending business in the world and people are also attracted to food easily. So, you can earn money easily just by developing the food delivery mobile app. If you want the best and unique food delivery mobile app to start your business, Techweblabs will provide you the food delivery app development with the affordable cost and the custom features and you can launch your food delivery business within 24 hrs using our zomato clone script.

The above image is showing the working or ordering process of a food delivery app. This is the chain process. At first, the customer opens the food delivery app and chooses the restaurant and orders their favourite food. Then the customer schedules the delivery time 

pay the amount through COD or online. Customers can track the order and he/she will share the app to their friends through social media. Customers can also have multiple payment options and he/she rate and review about the service in the food delivery app.

The above image shows the revenue model of online food delivery from different methods. For each method, you will earn money on your food delivery app. Most of the people knowing about food delivery apps earn commission from restaurants. Because people place their restaurants in food delivery apps. people order the food in a particular restaurant that is available in the app, then the restaurant owner will give commission to the admin. By using third-party services like Google Adsense you will earn more money compared to other methods. Advertising and delivery services are very important for any food delivery mobile app.

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