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Naver Introduces AI Answering Machine for Restaurant Reservations

Naver Introduces AI Answering Machine for Restaurant Reservations

SEOUL, Aug. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Naver Corp., South Korea’s top web portal operator, introduced a new artificial intelligence (AI) call technology that automatically responds to customer calls for restaurant reservations. If a customer asks to make a reservation, the AI responds by asking the time of reservation, number of people, and if a baby [...]

Korean-run Chicken Restaurant is Most Popular Eatery in Bishkek

Korean-run Chicken Restaurant is Most Popular Eatery in Bishkek

SEOUL, Aug. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Boulevard Erkindik, located in the heart of downtown Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, is home to one of the most popular restaurants in town – Chicken Star, which was launched in May 2015 by Chung Chi-hoon, a 37-year-old Korean. TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel information website, ranked Chicken Star [...]

Baedal Minjok to Open New Restaurant with Autonomous Robot Servers

Baedal Minjok to Open New Restaurant with Autonomous Robot Servers

SEOUL, Jul. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Woowa Brothers Corp., a South Korean service provider for a major food delivery app, Baedal Minjok, will open a next generation restaurant, Merry-Go Kitchen, in Seoul’s Songpa District. The restaurant will be run with ‘smart orders,’ autonomous driving robots, and other cutting-edge technology. At the restaurant, each table will [...]

VistaJet Adds Michelin Stars to the Mid-Autumn Festival with On-board Cantonese Dining by Duddell’s

VistaJet Adds Michelin Stars to the Mid-Autumn Festival with On-board Cantonese Dining by Duddell’s

HONG KONG, Aug. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — VistaJet, the first and only global business aviation company, today announces its collaboration with Duddell’s, the Michelin-starred culinary, cultural and social destination in Hong Kong.  Together Duddell’s and VistaJet will create an exclusive in-flight menu and limited-edition mooncakes to celebrate the upcoming Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival.  The exquisite food [...]

Restaurant Sector Shrinks Fast amid Negatives

Restaurant Sector Shrinks Fast amid Negatives

SEOUL, May 10 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s restaurant industry has been shrinking at a fast clip due to a rise in the number of one-person households and other unfavorable factors, government data showed Thursday. The number of restaurant owners stood at 729,724 in December last year, down 0.51 percent, or 3,718, from the previous [...]

TFI Tab Food Investments Postpones Initial Public Offering

TFI Tab Food Investments Postpones Initial Public Offering

ISTANBUL, Turkey and NEW YORK, Feb. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — TFI Tab Food Investments (“TFI” or the “Company”), today announced that it has postponed its previously announced initial public offering. TFI will continue to evaluate the timing for the proposed offering as market conditions develop. A registration statement relating to the proposed sale of these [...]

Luxury Restaurants, Hotel Buffets Fully Booked for Year-end Holidays: Sources

Luxury Restaurants, Hotel Buffets Fully Booked for Year-end Holidays: Sources

SEOUL, Dec. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Most luxury restaurants and buffet restaurants at major hotels in Seoul have almost been fully booked for Christmas and year-end holidays, industry sources said Thursday. Viking’s Wharf, a lobster buffet restaurant chain, said it has completed accepting reservations for tables at its outlets in Jamsil and Yeouido for the [...]

Local Government Offers Big Data for Prospective Restaurant and Café Owners

Local Government Offers Big Data for Prospective Restaurant and Café Owners

SUWON, South Korea, April 5 (Korea Bizwire) – One of the biggest challenges for prospective restaurant and café owners is to pick the right spot. The Gyeonggi Provincial Government has decided to provide some insight for these candidates to help them make the best decisions using local big data.  The data, relating to 5,517 commercial [...]