Treat customers right with creative touches, innovative technologies, and thoughtful surprises

Treat customers right with creative touches, innovative technologies, and thoughtful surprises

The ability to surprise and delight customers is an important part of delivering memorable dining experiences. Heck, to running a successful business of any kind. This truly is more important than ever these days. So much has changed in the last two-plus years — the onset of a pandemic, the promise and roll-out of vaccines,…

Purposeful, year-round outdoor dining — and a topnotch POS — can increase your ROI

Purposeful, year-round outdoor dining — and a topnotch POS — can increase your ROI

It’s an understatement to say local, independent restaurants have been challenged — repeatedly — over the last few years. From lockdowns to limited capacity, shuttered indoor dining and customers’ hesitancy to enjoy meals in enclosed spaces, restaurants have had to pivot, often. As a result, having outdoor dining has become essential to running a successful…

These days, online ordering is key to meeting customers’ dining demands

These days, online ordering is key to meeting customers’ dining demands

Amid staffing shortages, retention challenges and changing regulations, restaurant technology tools have become not just important, but critical, to running a successful, independent restaurant. These days, contactless ordering is more than just a tool in your toolkit — it’s essential to navigating the ever-evolving restaurant landscape.  Customers are impatient — and want food fast Conducted…

Restaurant Trends for 2022: Taylor’s Take

Restaurant Trends for 2022: Taylor’s Take

“Some pandemic trends, consumer behaviors are here to stay.” Cristin O’Hara,  Managing Director and Head of the Restaurant Group, Bank of America. Cristin O’Hara’s article makes some striking points when discussing the impacts COVID-19 have had on the industry, among them staffing shortages; the growth of new business models;  increased reliance on technology and digital…

What you see is what you get: Enlist a digital menu from Table Needs

What you see is what you get: Enlist a digital menu from Table Needs

As a brand, we’re dedicated to the success of quick service restaurants and food trucks. Our flexible, tailored restaurant technology tools streamline operations while helping establishments do more with less. It all starts with our digital menu offering, which lets you put your best face forward with modern, highly tailorable features that can be updated…

The hedgehog principle and why employee satisfaction is at the core of your restaurant’s success

The hedgehog principle and why employee satisfaction is at the core of your restaurant’s success

In order to successfully run a restaurant, you have to maintain focus. That’s where philosopher Isaiah Berlin’s hedgehog principle comes in. It’s based on an ancient Greek parable, “The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing,”  Berlin notes that foxes pursue many goals and interests at the same time, resulting in…

7 Ways Table Needs Beats the Competition

7 Ways Table Needs Beats the Competition

Offering a wide range of customizable features and flexibility that puts owner-operators in the driver’s seat, Table Needs takes a decidedly human approach to digital-first technology.  Designed to give you control over the employee, customer and managerial experience, our restaurant technology tools simplify and streamline operations, freeing up — and maximizing the potential of —…