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Meals Unite P2P event marketplace

Online marketplace for hosts and guests

Country: Netherlands
Scope of Work: Frontend, backend, Android mobile app

Meals Unite application
Meals Unite application

Project story:

Meals Unite is an online marketplace for sharing a meal with your friends or complete strangers. Our client came to us with the goal to connect people through the food ritual in a warm homelike atmosphere. You can join as a Host, Guest, or both, and reach out to new experience and acquaintances!

Challenge

The Client has required the development of online event management marketplace. Our main tasks were:

  1. Design a user-friendly search & book interface
  2. Enrich the marketplace with third party integrations

Technology Stack

What perks does Meals Unite give?

For hosts
Hosts have a chance to organize friendly and cute gatherings over the home-cooked meal. They get more than just organizing an event and inviting people. They get a chance to unite people, efface any boundaries, and disсover new opportunities. With Meals Unite they can create events, compose a menu, choose the number of guests, and review them.
For guests
Guests get an opportunity to choose events they like, register, track the event status, communicate with other guests, and write reviews after the event is finished.

The main functionality:

Advanced filtering

Events search by

  • Location

    Users can automatically see the events in their location due to the geolocation API.

  • Name of the city

    If you want to visit the event in another city or country, you can manually type the name of the location and see the events available there.

Event sorting by
  • Date

    Guests can choose the dates on the calendar and see the list of events available in this period.

  • Price

    With the help of the range filter, users can sort the events by the suitable price for them.

  • Favorite events

    When choosing the filter “favorite events”, the guests will see only the events they liked during the search.

  • Event characteristics

    Guests can also sort the events by cuisine, type of food, dietary restrictions, and meal status to see only the most relevant results.

Meal details

After choosing the event, the users will see the following information about the meal event:

  • Selected Date
  • Booking Status
  • Host and Guests
  • Menu
  • Venue
Guest profile

In the guest profile, users can see their booked current and past events, communicate with other guests, request another time & date or cancel the event.

  • Find a meal
  • Book a meal
  • Request another date/time of the event
  • Keep track of the event
Host profile
  • Create a menu and set up the event

    The hosts can compose a menu by adding dishes and drinks, upload images to their menu, set the price, choose the time and date, number of guests, venue, and payment method.

  • Choose booking settings

    In the booking settings hosts can choose the method of reviewing guests, number of guests, booking closure and guest cancellations terms. They can also choose whether guests can request another date or time of the event.

Main integrations

Result

Our Client has received a user-friendly online marketplace with simple and intuitive interface. It has all the necessary functionality for pushing it into the market and gathering the first base of users.

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