Jungle Food Restaurant

Jungle Food is a jungle-themed restaurant serving Latin-American inspired cuisine that was built by myself and a team of 4 other developers. I acted as the Team Lead, organizing the project timeline and assisting the Design Lead in the interface design as needed.

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Development Process

The development process for the Jungle Food restaurant was fairly straightforward. I knew I wanted to lead the homepage with the specials, and I thought that as a user, I would really only be interested in seeing that specific day’s special. I created a function to hide all of the specials unless it was the daily special for that day of the week. We determined that the restaurant would be closed on Sundays, so I knew I would need to display a message on that day so that users would know that the restaurant was closed.

For the booking forms, I started with a generic form on the contact page. I thought of all of the reasons why someone might want to contact a restaurant through the website, and created three forms to meet the most common needs. I set the forms to display on the click of the corresponding button, found at the top of the contact page.

For the booking form, I began to think about how to enhance this feature and thought about how I might approach booking a specific table in the restaurant. I added an image of the restaurant, and when a user clicks on a table, they are able to book that specific table.