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.


Timely Solutions for Employee Schedules

Like many state and local governments, Hawaii has pushed the minimum hourly wage up above the federal rate of $7.25.

The Continued Rise of the Mobile Point of Sale System

Some operators believe the crowded, and often contentious, point of sale market could be on the move—literally.

App Helps Restaurants Hire Workers on The Spot

Ian A. de Leoz considers himself a “journeyman chef.” Calls arrive from friends in the industry—often panicked—asking for last-minute kitchen help.

Chili's Invests in To-Go Business With Online Ordering Platform

Chili's Grill & Bar is partnering with Olo, a leading digital ordering provider, to power its online ordering platform and build an infrastructure for future capabilities.

Streamlining the Communication Process in Restaurants

The staffing battle in restaurants has become a technological one in many cases.

Photo Stations Can Become a Strong Marketing Ally

TAO Asian Fusion is a selfie-friendly restaurant.

Reward Program Solutions Company Introduces New Features

Paytronix Systems, Inc., a leading provider of reward program solutions to restaurants and retailers, announced a new user interface with both navigation and search capabilities as well as new

Point-of-Sale Company Raises $30 Million to Fuel Growth

Toast, a leading all-in-one restaurant point-of-sale company, announced that it has closed $30 million in Series B funding to further accelerate the company's growth and customer success.

Words of Wisdom For Web Design

Common website blunders and a checklist of web necessities

NRA Leads Operators on Tech Tour of Silicon Valley

The National Restaurant Association led its second annual Tech Tour in mid-December, bringing 38 restaurant industry executives on a tour of Silicon Valley tech giants including Google, Pandora, Tw