Table Needs vs SpotOn
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Table Needs vs SpotOn

An Honest Restaurant POS Comparison Table Needs is a real-time, end-to-end restaurant solution, hosting menus, simplifying sales and ordering, and managing payments — both onsite and online. Designed specifically for restaurants by restaurant people, Table Needs is the comprehensive, integration-free POS your restaurant, staff and customers need. Why Table Needs Table Needs vs SpotOn Table…

Why Building a Restaurant Community Should Be a Top Priority
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Why Building a Restaurant Community Should Be a Top Priority

This article was originally published in FSR Magazine Leaders can weather the difficulties of the great resignation while also making employees’ lives better. The Great Resignation is affecting all sectors of the economy, and the restaurant industry is no exception. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 70 percent more job openings in…

Table Needs vs Clover
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Table Needs vs Clover

An Honest Restaurant POS Comparison Table Needs is a real-time, end-to-end restaurant solution, hosting menus, simplifying sales and ordering, and managing payments — both onsite and online. Designed specifically for restaurants by restaurant people, Table Needs is the comprehensive, integration-free POS your restaurant, staff and customers need. Why Table Needs Table Needs vs Clover Table…

Choosing the right tech for your quick-service restaurant
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Choosing the right tech for your quick-service restaurant

When you’re running a quick-service restaurant, everything needs to run quickly and efficiently. Your customers expect speedy service along with delicious food – and that means that the business-side of your restaurant needs to be speedy, too! The tech you choose to help run your restaurant is a big decision. It’s the power behind every…

How restaurants can overcome staffing shortages
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How restaurants can overcome staffing shortages

At Table Needs, we believe employees are the foundation of a successful restaurant. When they’re cared for and happy, retention improves. It stands to reason the diner experience does, too. Since good employees beget satisfied, loyal customers who generate repeat revenue, nurturing your staff is straight-up good sense. Of course, there are many forces at…

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…

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

The Importance of Service with Table Needs Co-Founder, Ben Simmons

The Importance of Service with Table Needs Co-Founder, Ben Simmons

Table Needs is redefining the restaurant industry We believe that the best experience for the consumer and the restaurant and its staff are not mutually exclusive. We live in an amazing world with innovations challenging the status quo of all kinds of industries, but food service has been mostly untouched by these technological advances. In…