Everything a new restaurant needs
Opening a new concept is complex. Toast can help take the stress out of it with resources, advice, answers to your questions, and packages built specifically for new restaurants.
Opening something small?Try our starter kit
Hardware + software
From POS terminals and kitchen displays, to payroll and online ordering; all the technology you need to run your restaurant.
You can go from unboxing hardware to processing payments in a single shift.
Easy payment plans make figuring out your budget way easier. Start with these.
Free tools and templates to help you open on time
(and on budget)
From foodies with big dreams to industry pros ready to take the leap with a new concept, anyone can use these resources to open with confidence.
Whether you’re early on in the process...
... or counting the days ’til your grand opening.
Pair your industry experience with tools to manage cashflow, menu profitability, and hiring.
Free tools, templates & more
The checklists, templates, calculators, and guides you need. All for free.
How to Open a Restaurant
Your beginners checklist to opening a restaurant.
Restaurant Opening Calculator
Start planning and bring your dream restaurant to life.
Business Plan Template
Organize your vision and ensure that nothing is overlooked.
Restaurant Metrics Calculator
Calculate the key restaurant metrics needed to understand the health and success of your business.
Restaurant Floor Plan Templates
Use these restaurant floor plan templates to get inspired as you map, or reimagine, the layout for your restaurant.
Restaurant Profit and Loss Statement Template
Use this free restaurant income statement template to understand your restaurant's net profit or loss
Fast, reliable setup takes the stress out of opening
See how Barkhaus got Toast set up in their new fast casual restaurant in under 24 hours for a smooth, stress-free soft opening.
“Toast really puts everything right in front of your face and explains what you need to do... they’ve got the restaurant aspect, and allowed me to focus on creating good recipes and sourcing good beer.”
See special offers for new restaurants
No matter your budget, Toast has affordable plans to fit it. Plus, you can easily add features (when the time comes).
Ideal for single-location restaurants who need 1-2 terminals to get up and running.
- Cloud-based point of sale
- Hardware configuration including one terminal. (Additional charges apply for subsequent devices.)
- Customize with Digital Ordering, Email Marketing, Loyalty, and Gift Cards for software solutions that bring your restaurant online, attract new guests, and drive repeat visits.
Save money by bundling POS and Payroll management right from the get-go.
+ $4 per employee/month
- Cloud-based point of sale
- Popular add-ons include employee management tools like Business Insurance, Vestwell 401k, and Toast PayCard.
- Additional Toast features available to run your restaurant efficiently, grow your business online, manage a productive team, attract & retain your guests, and access capital & financing.