Gather, a leading events platform for the hospitality industry, announced a strategic investment made by Enlightened Hospitality Investments LP (EHI), the growth equity fund affiliated with Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG).
For the last five years, a growing economy and robust spending have fueled the full-service restaurant industry to nearly $170 billion in 2018, according to industry market research firm IBIS World. The annualized growth rate of nearly 4 percent is due in large part to income growth levels and a strong corporate sector.
Foodsby, the national lunch ordering and delivery enablement platform that connects office professionals with local and national restaurants, has launched its service in the San Diego market. San Diego is the 17th major U.
EzCater, the world’s largest online catering marketplace, announced it has acquired Monkey Group, an enterprise software, training, and insights company, and developers of MONKEY, the cloud platform for takeout, delivery, and catering.
While most of San Francisco is sound asleep two companies are hard at work together, servicing customers, taking orders, cycling pallets in and out of cash and carry warehouses, and making deliveries to every kind of independent foodservice business imaginable.
For Shannon Keller, digital is the future of marketing. True Food Kitchen’s newly appointed chief marketing officer, its first in company history, has her sights set on capturing a changing audience and connecting with them beyond the four walls of the restaurant.
As everyone in the restaurant business knows, the competition for guest dollars is intense. For traditional restaurants, the competitive landscape is complicated by the rise of on-demand formats like ghost restaurants, pop-up dining options and food trucks—a sector that is forecast to grow like wildfire over the next dozen years, from $35 billion to a whopping $365 billion.
Comcast Business announced that millions of bars, restaurants, hotels and gyms now have access to the company’s award-winning X1 video platform. X1 for Business includes easier search and navigation, voice control and a picture-in-picture, sports content companion called the X1 Sports App that includes team and players profiles, statistics and real-time, game-specific data.
Ten or so years ago, pizza parlors and Chinese restaurants delivered food, and most other full-service eateries didn’t. Now? “The masses want home delivery, not just a few people who want convenience,” says Bruce Reinstein, partner at Chicago, Illinois-based Kinetic 12, a foodservice consulting firm.
Eatsa, the revolutionary restaurant technology provider, announced it is offering a new suite of products for virtual restaurants and delivery-only operators as the use of mobile ordering and third-party delivery continues to gain popularity.
Paytronix Systems, Inc. announced a collaboration with Zenreach, creator of the Walk-Through Ratetm that connects online marketing with in-store results, to help their mutual client, Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza, gain a deeper understanding of more of its guests in order to offer them more targeted and highly personalized experiences.
Toast, the fastest-growing restaurant management platform in the U.S., released a suite of new features focused on the guest experience; the company unveiled Toast Guest Feedback, the first multi-channel guest feedback platform built exclusively for restaurants.
TransAct Technologies, a global leader in software-driven technology and printing solutions for high-growth markets, announced today the launch of BOHA!, a comprehensive ecosystem of cloud-based SaaS apps and hardware solutions that will revolutionize how restaurant and food service companies manage their back-of-house operations.
CrunchTime! Information Systems, Inc., a leading back-of-house operations platform provider, today announced the release of its next generation back office suite. CrunchTime's new release leads the charge in simplifying and automating food cost management, labor management, enterprise reporting, and system integration.
Tracking data in real time is crucial for restaurant operators to operate both seamlessly and profitably. Rosnet, a multi-unit restaurant management system that provides restaurant operators the data they need, when they need it, recently signed on 91 new restaurant locations to utilize its system, which allows restaurant operators to track data in real time thanks to comprehensive analytics pulled across all relevant systems.