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The 5 Real Reasons You're Losing Restaurant Staff

Employee turnover is at 73% in the restaurant industry. In this post, we will:

  • Explain how to write an all-star restaurant employee handbook.
  • Set clear expectations for new hires.
  • Connect you with a free handbook template to use yourself.


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50+ Restaurant Industry Statistics for Restaurant Owners in 2018

Are you caught up with the latest facts and figures in the dining world? In this blog, we:

  • Highlight stats in restaurant technology, sales, payment, and more.
  • Bring these statistics to life in a new video.
  • Reveal new findings in Toast’s newest Restaurant Industry Report.


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5 Essentials for Your 2018 Restaurant Marketing Plan

How will you reach new customers this year? This blog post covers:

  • Ways to reach customers online with social media and search ads.
  • Reaching customers at events and in the mail.
  • Engaging new faces with video marketing.


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5 Restaurant Technology Trends + Predictions for 2018 [Infographic]

Restaurants and their guests don’t always see eye to eye when it comes to restaurant tech. Here, we:

  • Identify the gaps between restaurants and diners when it comes to online ordering, reservations, and more.
  • Point out where these two groups share common ground.
  • Connect to additional findings in our Restaurant Technology in 2017 Industry Report.


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7 Restaurant Metrics and How to Calculate Them

Most restaurant owners are math majors. We get that. To help, we:

  • Lay out the 7 key performance metrics to know in a restaurant.
  • Present easy ways to calculate and understand these numbers.
  • Introduce you to a free restaurant metrics calculator


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By: Chris Comparato July 10, 2018

Toast Just Raised $115 Million in Series D Funding – Here's What to Expect

Restaurant Management  |  Industry News & Trends  |  Restaurant Technology

This morning we announced that Toast raised $115M of additional funding led by T. Rowe Price and Tiger Global..

5 minute read
By: Allie Tetreault July 3, 2018

The Restaurant Management Software Ecosystem in 2018

Restaurant Technology

From restaurant computer systems to restaurant management systems, the restaurant software industry has grown..

13 minute read
By: AJ Beltis June 27, 2018

4 Reasons to Celebrate the Idea of Robots in Restaurants

Industry News & Trends  |  Restaurant Technology

Robots in restaurants?

Some have scoffed at the idea, dismissing it as a breach on human-delivered hospitality...

5 minute read
By: Elina Hu June 9, 2018

5 Types of Restaurant Kitchens (and How to Optimize Them)

Restaurant Technology

While there are certainly similarities, no restaurant kitchen is exactly like another one.

Some are optimized for..

8 minute read
By: Gabriela Pinto May 25, 2018

The Evolution of The Modern POS System [Infographic]

Restaurant Technology

Over the years, many restaurant owners have hesitated to upgrade from cash registers to advanced restaurant..

6 minute read