Restaurant Technology News and Trends

Emerging trends, proven solutions, and all the news about the best technology products and services in the hospitality industry—written from the perspective of what delivers ROI for full-service restaurants.


Four Must-Have Apps

Savvy restaurant owners understand apps can speed up operations, help manage back-of-the-house tasks, and even suggest wine pairings to customers.

Site Selection Technology SiteZeus Secures Additional Funding

SiteZeus, a business centered on site selection technology for emerging and established brands, announced it has secured $2.2 million in funding from Chris Sullivan, Bloomin’ Brands partner a

Chili's to Debut Waitlist Mobile App in Partnership with NoWait

Chili's Grill & Bar today announced a partnership with NoWait, the wait list management system that will power the brand's new mobile waitlisting app.

Table8 Launches in Chicago For Last Minute Reservations

Chicago has quickly taken center stage as one of the country’s best dining cities.

Zipscene Connects Various Platforms to Build Customer Profiles

When First Watch partnered with wait list management platform NoWait last month, the restaurant company was making a move more strategic than many in the industry realized.

Olive Garden to Introduce Tabletop Tablets

Olive Garden announced it has entered into an agreement with Ziosk, makers of an ordering, entertainment, and pay-at-the-table tablet, to begin the introduction of tabletop tablets in all of its re

LRS Evolves Waitlist App into Complete Guest Management System

Long Range Systems (LRS), a supplier of technology that improves and enhances the guest experience, announced an updated version of On Cue for Restaurants (O

Small Business Owners Report High Revenues, Optimism, ShopKeep Says

ShopKeep, a cloud-based technology provider with more than 16,000 registers in use by retail shops, restaurants, and other organizations, announced the release of the Q1 2015 ShopKeep Small Busines

ChowNow Introduces Google Wallet To Ordering App

ChowNow, the online ordering and marketing platform for restaurants, announced a partnership with Google that brings Google Wallet to thousands of independent restaurants across the United States.

First Watch Renews Agreement With Datum

First Watch renewed a multi-year agreement to continue outsourcing all functional IT services and strategic consulting to Datum Corporation, a national technology and consulting company specializin