Industry News & Trends

Looking Back on the Restaurant Industry in 2019

As 2019 draws to a close, we reflect on another eventful year for the restaurant industry.

By: Rachael Perry

6 Minute Read

Metrics

How to Reduce Food Waste in Your Restaurant

Reducing food waste in you restaurant is good for the environment and your bottom line. Follow these easy tips to reduce food wast...

By: Kristi Turner

9 Minute Read

Technology

What is Mobile Payment? The Restaurateur's Guide to NFC, Contactless & More

Mobile payment is on the rise in restaurants and shows no signs of slowing down. Here's what you need to know about mobile payment...

By: Pearse O'Flynn

8 Minute Read

Technology

How to Unlock the Power of the Restaurant Receipt

Here's how to optimize your digital and paper receipts to help you keep guests coming back.

By: Sonal Apte

7 Minute Read

Training & Hiring

The Complete Guide to Hiring and Managing Restaurant Staff

Recruiting, hiring, retaining, and managing restaurant staff is a top concern for restaurateurs. In this guide, we cover everythin...

By: Dahlia Snaiderman

78 Minute Read

Marketing

7 Bar Marketing & Promotion Ideas That Work

Here are seven bar marketing and promotion ideas you can try to get found by new customers and keep them coming back for more.

By: Nick Rubright

9 Minute Read

Marketing

Who is Your Restaurant's Target Customer? (Hint: It's Not Everyone)

Identifying your restaurants target customer and training your staff in how to spot them will improve the guest experience, encour...

By: Caroline Price

8 Minute Read

Industry News & Trends

Restaurant Gift Guide 2019: 40 Gifts For Every Restaurant Employee on Your List

Check out these restaurant gift ideas for the favorite restaurant employee in your life.

By: Chelsea Verstegen

11 Minute Read

Management

How Thanksgiving Eve and Thanksgiving Impacted Restaurants in 2019

On Thanksgiving Day, only 30.8% of Toast restaurants stayed open in 2019. Restaurants also increased Wednesday profits by 34.6% th...

By: Isabelle Hahn

6 Minute Read

Technology

Android POS Systems and iPad POS Systems: How They Compare

See how Android POS systems compare to iPad POS. A breakdown of the features of each and which environments each are best for.

By: Ellie Mirman

5 Minute Read

Management

How to Increase Off-Premise Sales For Your Restaurant

Off premise sales have officially outpaced on premise sales in the American restaurant industry. Learn how to connect with guests ...

By: Sarah Litwin

6 Minute Read

Technology

Interchange Plus vs. Flat Rate Restaurant Credit Card Processing: What’s the Difference?

Interchange Plus restaurant credit card processing explained, in comparison to Flat Rate payment processing.

By: Abby Cahn-Gambino

6 Minute Read