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ControlScan, Lucas Systems Partner for Security Solutions

Quick-service and fast-casual restaurants can be plagued by data security issues within their information networks and at the point of sale. A breach of cardholder or other sensitive data can cost restaurant owners necessary operating capital and even lead to time in court.

Pinterest For Restaurants

Pinterest is the newest marketing tool for restaurant operators.Just as we were all getting to grips with using Facebook and Twitter, there’s a new social media site to learn, but don’t worry, this one’s pretty easy.

Point-of-Table App TopCellar Coming This Fall

Welcome to the future of the food and restaurant industry: high-tech dining, courtesy of the industry’s most comprehensive point-of-table technology called TopCellar.Imagine the next time you order a drink at your favorite bar, you can not only browse the wine list but also learn about this season’s harvests, select a bottle, read up on its industry ratings, and even view images of the vineyard where the grapes from that bottle were grown.

First Data PCI Rapid Comply Solution Goes Live

First Data Corporation, a global leader in electronic commerce and payment processing, today announced the First Data PCI Rapid Comply solution, an easy-to-use online Self-Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ) and vulnerability scanning tool that can help small to mid-sized merchants achieve and maintain Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance.

New Haven Cash Register Company Offers Free POS Consultations

To help start-up and existing Connecticut restaurant owners better manage their critical sales, inventory, credit card, and gift card operations, New Haven Cash Register Company, a leading provider of innovative, cost-effective, point-of-sale systems for the restaurant and retail industries, is offering a free, no-obligation consultation and assessment for a limited time.

HealthyDiningFinder Receives Prestigious Web Award

Healthy Dining today announced that its signature website and premier restaurant search engine,, received a Merit Award in the website category of the 14th annual Health Information Resource Center (HIRC) Winter/Spring 2012 Web Health Awards.

Dishoom Finds Faster Table Turnover with ConnectSmart

Dishoom in London’s trendy Covent Garden, pays homage to Bombay’s disappearing Irani Cafés.Opened early last century by Persian immigrants, there were almost four hundred cafés at their peak in the 1960s.

Follett Enhances Symphony Ice and Water Dispensers

Follett Corporation, a leading manufacturer of ice-related equipment for the foodservice and healthcare markets worldwide, recently completed a series of enhancements to its industry-leading Symphony ice and water dispensers.

How Not To Be Hacked

Larry Williams, owner of Pizza Garden in Lompoc, California, is working to fix his reputation.Last month hackers got into Pizza Garden’s computer system and have since been making purchases through the restaurant’s customers’ credit cards.

24-7 Announces First POS Customers in Hospitality Industry

24-7 Hospitality Technology, a leading solution and service provider to the restaurant industry, announces the company’s first four customers in the lodging industry. 24-7 has installed their POS systems into diverse group of hotel restaurants across the nation including the Four Points by Sheraton of Kalamazoo, Michigan; the Best Western of Rochester, Minnesota; the Mayfair Hotel and Spa in Miami; and the Congress Hotel of Chicago.

Eat24 iPhone App Integrates Live Chat Support, the web and mobile food delivery and takeout platform, announced the release of a new iPhone app that allows users to search, find, and order from more than 20,000 interactive restaurant menus in more than 750 cities nationwide.

NEC Promotes Pierre Richer to CEO

NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, promoted President Pierre Richer to CEO, the company announced today. Richer has guided NEC to strong growth, product innovation and channel development over the last five years.

RTI to Sponsor Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Partners Retreat

Back-office leader Restaurant Technology, Inc. (RTI) will take its support for restaurant owners on the road next month, as a sponsor of the Beef 'O' Brady's 2012 Partners Retreat and trade show June 11-12 at the TradeWinds Island Resort in St.