Employee Scheduling

Restaurant Staffing Apps Gain Funding, Expand Into New Cities

The vast majority of the workforce consists of shift-based or hourly workers. In fact, 85% of the global workforce, or nearly 2.7 billion people, are paid hourly. In the United States alone, there are more […]

Restaurant operations

MarginEdge Secures $5 Million To Expand Platform For Restaurant Operators

Restaurant software platform MarginEdge today announced that it has raised $5 million in Series A funding. Osage Venture Partners led the round, with participation from In Good Company, a New York City-based hospitality company with more than a […]

Solution Provider News

Restaurant Technology Spotlight: AUTEC Sushi Robots

While many regard sushi-making as a fine artisan craft, as depicted in the 2011 movie “Jiro Dreams of Sushi,” some modern-day Japanese restaurants have succeeded by turning such sentiments upside down. Instead of seasoned sushi […]

AI / Robots

Will Restaurants Flip Over Robotic Pizza-Making Machines? Some Already Are

A working prototype of a new machine, dubbed the first intelligent, automated assembly platform for restaurants, has arrived. The machine can be installed almost anywhere, from dine-in restaurants to delivery and takeout joints where high […]

Solution Provider News

Virtual Kitchens Get Real With $40 Million Investment in Kitchen United

The virtual kitchen concept, which combines next-generation restaurant technology and business models with good old-fashioned food preparation and delivery, is all the rage, backed by many tens of millions of dollars in venture capital. According […]

Guest Experience Management

How Sound Panels Can Reduce Restaurant Noise Levels, Protect Employees’ Hearing, and Improve the Guest Experience

Restaurant noise levels during peak business hours can consistently reach well over 100 decibels, significantly higher than the 85 decibel ceiling the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) says is a safe limit. The National […]

POS

PAR Technology Adds Drive-Thru Headset Systems to Its Portfolio with Acquisition

Asking drive-thru customers to repeat themselves because of poor sound quality can lead to delays, incorrect orders and mounting frustrations. Restaurants need to protect their reputation for customer service while improving operational efficiency with the […]