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…

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

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 —…