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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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Recent Posts

By: Kendal Austin May 19, 2018

How to Reduce Wait Times in Restaurants With Line Busting

Industry News & Trends  |  Restaurant Technology

Yesterday, I begrudgingly left the line at my favorite lunch spot to go to the restaurant across the street. I was..

7 minute read
By: Kendal Austin May 11, 2018

4 Restaurants Using Kitchen Technology in Unbelievably Innovative Ways

Restaurant Technology

In response to demand for transparency about the food we eat, increasing exposure into where ingredients are..

7 minute read
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. 


3 minute read