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Kendal Austin

Kendal Austin is the Marketing Manager at Toast responsible for customer and partner programs. After a brief stint in foodservice, Kendal found a passion for marketing technology that solves problems. Her claim to fame: she was a contestant on the Price is Right and lost in the final round.
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By: Kendal Austin January 17, 2018

Toast Restaurants in 2017 - A Year in Review

Industry News & Trends

Looking back on 2017, the Toast restaurant community has a lot to celebrate. 21,028,863 pizzas and 14,325,884..

8 minute read
By: Kendal Austin October 25, 2017

How the Soda Tax Could Affect Your Restaurant

Industry News & Trends

Taxation on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs), commonly dubbed the "soda tax," has been a hot topic in recent months.

6 minute read
By: Kendal Austin September 1, 2017

Why Employees Love Open Book Management in Restaurants

Restaurant Management

In recent years, the practice of "open book management" has been adopted by restaurants all over the place. 


4 minute read
By: Kendal Austin July 22, 2017

The 12 Worst Mistakes When Marketing for Restaurants

Restaurant Marketing

All too often, restaurants miss opportunities to get their business in front of hungry diners.

With growing..

6 minute read
By: Kendal Austin June 21, 2017

Here's How These 7 People Got Their First Job in a Restaurant

Restaurant Management

Anthony Bourdain was a dishwasher in Cape Cod. Grant Achatz started off in his parent’s restaurant in rural..

5 minute read