Brew City Augmented Reality

As a way to engage bar operators and owners in the beer and fries pairing program, Brew City foodservice brand launched an augmented reality series using coasters. Hovering over these coasters brought to life a library of beer and fry pairing options that helped operators see new opportunity.

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Using augmented reality (AR) these Brew City coasters launch a series of beer and fry pairings when viewed with a smart phone. What a unique way to deliver culinary ideas from the leader in foodservice fries and appetizers.

The Point

Fry and Appetizer Pairings

Deliver beer pairings with fries and appetizers in an uncommon way.

The Plan

Engage operators in a new way

Blaze a new trail by delivering new culinary approaches in a new way.

The Idea

Creative use of Augmented Reality (AR)

Use Augmented Reality (AR) in a unique way to create a reference library of pairings that can increase check averages.

Brew City Augmented reality phone screens

Using Augmented Reality (AR), Brew city was able to deliver multiple ideas for beer and fry/appetizer pairings in a unique way. Holding your smart phone over the coaster activates the library of ideas. Swiping right and left allow for deeper engagement into the food cost and details of the food and beer ideas.

The Brew City True Beer Food app displays multiple coaster views, each with more information about beer pairings.

Here is a mobile demonstration of the Augmented Reality selling tool for bar and grill foodservice operators.

The Payoff


The response was abnormally wonderful for the brand, the sales team and the growth it inspired.

This piece garnered much praise and accolade at the McCain Foodservice National Sales Meeting, resulting in the salesforce from other global regions demanding it be rolled out to them in short order.

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