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GrubHub Launches In-Restaurant Tablet Technology

GrubHub, the nation’s leading online and mobile food ordering service, today announced the release of its new OrderHub tablet technology for restaurants.Since its founding, GrubHub has generated hundreds of millions of dollars in orders for restaurants by utilizing restaurant’s traditional in-house technology to transmit and confirm orders: the fax and phone.

RAIL Pay-at-the-Table Device Launches

Viableware, innovators of the RAIL payment platform for restaurants, today launched a series of pilot RAIL deployments at select establishments including Anthony’s Restaurants, Dickie Brennan & Co.

Waypoint Seafood & Grill Implements MICROS myreservations

Micros Systems, Inc., a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, is pleased to announce that Waypoint Seafood & Grill, a popular restaurant located in Williamsburg, VA, has successfully implemented the new Micros myreservations Internet booking engine to allow customers to secure online restaurant reservations directly via the Waypoint Seafood & Grill website.

VenueSeen Collates Social Media Photos

A picture says a thousand words—and these days it can also be a $1,000 marketing opportunity.It used to be that a restaurant reviewer told the general public about your restaurant, but increasingly, that information is coming from a consumer’s trusted group of friends and acquaintances who are writing about—and even more frequently, photographing—your food, your décor, and themselves enjoying it all.

Miller’s Ale House Redesigns Website

Miller’s Ale House Restaurants is proud to announce the release of its recently redesigned, state-of-the-art website, www.millersalehouse.com. Custom built by Sarasota, Florida-based marketing company Miles Media, the site improves on customer engagement and information, ease of navigation, and enhanced internet and smart phone discoverability.

NRA Announces Finalists of Operator Innovations Awards

An independent panel of judges has selected the finalists for the National Restaurant Association’s inaugural Operator Innovations Awards. Three finalists in each of five categories–Sustainability, Technology, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, and Menu Development–will be brought to Chicago for the Association’s 2012 Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show this May.

Technology Boosts Wine Sales

Goodbye printed wine lists, hello interactive, information-packed electronic lists that wow customers and operators alike.Roast in Detroit two weeks ago launched SmartCellar from Incentient, which runs on 15 Apple iPads the restaurant hands out to diners.

Avero Advances its Slingshot Software

Avero LLC, the leader in business intelligence and performance management solutions for the hospitality industry, announces the availability of the latest version of Avero Slingshot, the powerful and complete analytics platform designed specifically for restaurant operators by operators.

Bertucci’s Deploys Micros Web Ordering

Micros Systems, a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, is pleased to announce that Bertucci’s Italian Restaurant has expanded its partnership with Micros through the deployment of Micros webOrdering, a fully integrated online ordering program, and the cloud-based back office platform mymicros.

Oh, How Things Have Changed

Since I joined the workforce more than 30 years ago, the human resources function has grown in ways that few could ever have imagined. Seeking my first job was all about scouring the help-wanted ads in the local newspaper and hoping to get called in for an interview.

LivingSocial Expands to Takeout, Delivery Options

LivingSocial today announced the national launch of Takeout & Delivery, a virtual restaurant row to help eager eaters across the country order food for pickup or delivery from thousands of local restaurants, quickly, effortlessly, and at a value.

Positive Technologies Launches Digital Menu, eMenu

Positive Technologies launches an innovative digital technological concept, eMenu. Positive Technologies Inc. is the pioneer in launching the digital menu, revolutionizing the historic ordering concept through the paper-based menu.

HotSchedules' Labor Solutions Bolster CPK

HotSchedules, which features web-based products that enable restaurants and other hospitality-related businesses to lower labor costs and streamline the employee-scheduling process, has partnered with California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) to provide solutions that improve communication and maximize productivity for the growing restaurant chain’s domestic locations, which total more than 200.

Incentient Signs Distribution Agreement with Back Bar USA

Back Bar USA is now the exclusive distributor for Incentient’s SmartCellar wireless systems throughout Nevada and Atlantic City, New Jersey. The timing of the announcement coincides with the kickoff of two industry events: Nightclub & Bar Convention and VIBE (Very Important Beverage Executives).