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Why Cyber Insurance is No Longer Optional for Restaurants

Chili’s was recently inaugurated into a long list of companies that no business wants to be a part of—those that have experienced a data breach. It feels like every day another company is in the news with a breach, grabbing headlines of newspapers, and trending on social media.

Ziosk Brings Power of Data to Independent Restaurants

Ziosk, a leader in tabletop tablets for the restaurant industry, announced Friday it is once again revolutionizing the dining experience by making its pay at the table technology available to independent restaurants across the country with the company’s new Ziosk Aurizon tablet.

TGI Fridays Recognized for Tech Excellence Again

IDG's CIO has announced TGI Fridays as a recipient of the 2018 CIO 100 for the 2nd year in a row. The 31st annual award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology.

LevelUp Names Mike Mirkil VP of Restaurant Insights and Analytics

LevelUp, the growth engine for restaurants, announced today the appointment of industry veteran, Mike Mirkil, to the newly created role of Vice President of Restaurant Insights and Analytics. Mr. Mirkil brings over 20 years of restaurant experience working with brands such as Taco Bell and The Habit Burger Grill to support branding, marketing and business development efforts.

Plate IQ Unveils Integration with Square for Restaurants

Plate IQ, a technology company that helps restaurants improve and automate their Accounts Payable (AP) processes, announced its integration with Square for Restaurants, the new fully integrated point of sale (POS) solution from Square, Inc.

Full-Service Restaurant Tool Square for Restaurants Launches

Square, Inc. launched Square for Restaurants, a fully integrated point of sale that matches the pace, complexity, and specific needs of today’s restaurants. Square for Restaurants is the company’s first solution built to serve full-service restaurants, and brings the speed and ease of use for which Square is known to all types of larger restaurants, bars, and lounges.

Dinova Names Alison Galik President

Dinova, Inc., a business dining marketplace, announced the appointment of Alison Galik as President. In this role, Galik will be responsible for leading the day-to-day operations as well as executing the company’s strategic plan and future growth.

Boston Pizza to Rollout Systemwide Tech Overhaul

QSR Automations, a hospitality industry leader in kitchen automation and guest management solutions, announced a partnership with Boston Pizza, Canada's largest casual dining restaurant chain. Driven by the growing demand for technology that evolves with customer needs, Boston Pizza made the decision to upgrade back of house and front of house technology with the company’s robust and reliable ConnectSmart Kitchen (CSK) and DineTime platforms.

Takeout Technology Processes $1 Billion in 6.5 Months

At the start of 2018, SYNQ3 Restaurant Solutions’ steady incline of order transactions spiked, surpassing $3 billion. It took 53 months to reach the company’s first billion dollars in transactions processed, 16 for the second, and now 6.

Toast Launches Handheld Toast Go for Restaurants

Toast unveiled Toast Go Tuesday, a fully integrated point-of-sale handheld custom-built for restaurants. Toast Go, designed by Toast, combines hardware, software, and payments in a beautiful device built to withstand the rigors of the restaurant industry.