Available on Facebook Messenger, On Coffee Makers is a food and drink chatbot. The developers designed the chatbot to give you help to find the best cup of coffee and cafes in Singapore. How will the chatbot fare against our expectations? Let’s find out!
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As the chatbot uses Facebook Messenger as its platform, you will need to activate it. To activate the chatbot on Facebook Messenger, you need to select on “Get Started.” The chatbot will introduce itself and send you a few links regarding SITEX 2017. The chatbot will tell you that it is helpful to both consumers and sellers of coffee.
Before you start using the chatbot on Facebook Messenger, it will want to know the following:
- If you are a consumer
- If you are a business
- If you want free stuff
- If you want to know more about SITEX 2017
For this particular review, we are going to proceed as a consumer. If you tell the chatbot that you are a consumer, it will give you more information about its services. The chatbot will ask you to pick from the following options:
- Singapore Café Guide
- Latest Review (F&B)
- Find Cafes
- Coffee Machine
If you select Singapore Café Guide, the chatbot will send you a link where you can download it as a PDF. If you want to share the Singapore Café Guide with your family and friends, you can send it as a message on Facebook Messenger.
Once the chatbot gives you the pdf of the Singapore Café Guide, it will find out if you want complimentary stuff. You can choose from analytics workshop and free coffee. If you select analytics workshop, the chatbot will talk to you about the F&B analytics event. If you are interested in this workshop, you can ask the chatbot to help you with booking. The chatbot will redirect you to a different website where you can continue the process of booking tickets for this event. You can also send details about this event to your friends and family on Facebook Messenger by selecting the ‘share’ option.
If you select ‘free coffee,’ the chatbot will suggest a place in Singapore where you can avail this offer. For example, if you visit Etto between 3 p.m – 5:30 p.m, and you purchase one of their cakes, you get a cup of coffee or tea free with your meal. The chatbot also gives a link to Etto’s Facebook page, if you want to check it out. Also, you can share this amazing offer with your family and friends on Facebook Messenger.
You can use the chatbot to find out about the top cafes in Singapore. When you select this option, the chatbot will ask you if you want to check it out by location or by category. If you choose to find out the top cafes by category, the chatbot will ask you to pick from the following:
- Multi-Cuisine Café
- Specialty Cofee Café
- Western Cuisine Café
- Bakery Café
- Desert Café
Depending on what you select, the chatbot will suggest the top cafes in that particular category. For example, if you select multi-cuisine café, the chatbot will list the following as top cafes in that category:
- Artistry Gallery Café
- The White Rocket
- A.N Café
- Café Crema
- The Muffinry
- The Lab
- Carol Mek Café
- Montana Singapore
- The Laneway Market
The chatbot will give you the address to each of these cafes while giving you additional information about them. When you select a particular café, the chatbot will give a brief introduction. You can also use the chatbot to take a look at their menu and get information about their business. If you select business information, the chatbot will give you the exact address, telephone number, and opening and closing hours. You can even take a look at the location of the restaurant on Google Maps.
If you are interested in getting a coffee machine for rent, the chatbot will suggest a link to help you out. You can also find out about different F&B classes on this chatbot. For example, if you are interested in Food and Beverage Training, the chatbot will give you the contact information for that particular class.
All in all, On Coffee Makers, is a good food and drink chatbot on Facebook Messenger. You can find out about the top cafes in Singapore, by category and location. The chatbot will give you all the necessary information such as menu, location on Google Maps, and opening and closing hours. You can find out which café to visit if you want a free cup of tea or coffee. The chatbot also helps give information about various F&B classes.
If you want to find out about all the cafes in Singapore, then you should give On Coffee Makers chatbot a shot on Facebook Messenger!
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