Solution Provider News

Report: Olo Might IPO This Year with $1 Billion Valuation

Food-ordering solution provider Olo may be gearing up to file an initial public offering later this year, Bloomberg reported this week. The valuation of the New York-based company could reach upwards of $1 billion, according […]

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 […]