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…

What a food incubator is and how it can help kickstart your business
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What a food incubator is and how it can help kickstart your business

Designed to give small food businesses a competitive advantage when entering or continuing in a local marketplace, a kitchen incubator — a.k.a. a culinary incubator —is an affordable, certified kitchen space that’s used for food preparation. Typically, renters or members — ranging from food entrepreneurs to chefs, food truck owners, bakers and caters — use…

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…

How to attract remote workers to your restaurant  — and be profitable

How to attract remote workers to your restaurant  — and be profitable

During the pandemic, New York City-based Kindred — a restaurant and wine bar— rented out tables to remote workers for a flat rate during workdays. It’s not a new concept, really. For some time, Starbucks has had a “third place” philosophy.  Not sure what “third place” means? According to sociologist Ray Oldenburg’s original definition, a…

Table Needs vs Square

Table Needs vs Square

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 Square Table…

How to boost employee engagement in the restaurant industry
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How to boost employee engagement in the restaurant industry

It’s no secret there’s a labor shortage in the restaurant industry, or that it was among the hardest hit industries during the pandemic. Long prone to employee turnover, jobs in the service industry tend to be seen as easily replaceable, short-term, a stepping stone to other things. Still, happy, productive employees are essential to a…

5 reasons to ditch that cash register in favor of a cloud-based POS
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5 reasons to ditch that cash register in favor of a cloud-based POS

Bulky, ugly and oh-so-old-school, cash registers manage to be vestiges in our all-but-cashless society. It’s 2022, though, and the switch is not just wise — it’s almost essential. That’s even the case for your corner snow cone shack where kids pay in quarters. “There is nothing wrong with a good old cash register, but it…

What to look for in your restaurant’s POS system
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What to look for in your restaurant’s POS system

We’ve previously shared the benefits of enlisting a comprehensive POS solution for your restaurant. From saving time and frustration to helping you do more with less effort, even while short-staffed, your chosen point-of-sale system has the potential to expedite and streamline processes, align your operations and improve both the employee and customer experiences.  When it…

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…