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Tech Company Resy Acquires Competitor Reserve

Resy, a ground-breaking hospitality technology company, announced its acquisition of competitor Reserve. As Resy and Reserve both share the same passion for restaurants and operate on the same basic principle of offering cutting edge technology at a fair price, the acquisition was a natural fit.

Upserve Names Sheryl Hoskins Chief Executive Officer

Upserve, a leading full-service Restaurant Management Platform, announced that it has appointed Sheryl Hoskins as Chief Executive Officer. Founder Angus Davis has taken on a new role as strategic advisor to the Upserve board of directors.

Square Adds Square Terminal Integration for Restaurants

Square announced a new way for restaurants to take tableside payments. By bringing two of its newest products together, Square aims to end the slow back-and-forth of transporting credit cards and receipts around a restaurant.

Razzoo’s Picks Vixxo for Facilities Management

Vixxo, a facilities management leader focused on providing a seamless, intuitive experience for a vast portfolio of brands across the United States and Canada, announced Tuesday that it will provide facilities management services for Razzoo’s, Inc.

OpenTable CEO Steps Down as Kayak Takes Over

At the end of this year, OpenTable chief executive officer Christa Quarles will step down from the position. In an email to employees, she announced her departure earlier this morning. OpenTable went through major restructuring earlier this year when parent company Booking Holdings eliminated various positions, including chief financial officer role, and transitioned Quarles under Kayak CEO Steve Hafner.

Toast Introduces Avero, GoParrot, and Rooam to Partner Ecosystem

Toast announced Avero, GoParrot, and Rooam as key integrations in the Toast Partner Ecosystem. The addition of these new application partners will provide restaurants of all sizes access to the technology partners they need to increase revenue, improve operations, and delight their guests.

Revolution and Punchh Partner on Mobile Ordering

Restaurant Revolution Technologies, Inc. officially announced its partnership with Punchh, the restaurant industry’s leading marketing automation platform, to help streamline mobile ordering for restaurants.

Why High-Tech Payment Could Be a Game Changer

When nearly three-quarters of diners say technology improves their guest experience—per a 2017 study from POS provider Toast—restaurant brands and owners implement accordingly. And though payment technology isn’t the sexiest of upgrades, full-service concepts are keenly aware of how up-to-date payment tech can improve customer service, grow revenue, and steal a little share from fast-casual competitors.

Department of Defense Selects Dinova as Preferred Dining Program

Dinova, Inc., a uniquely business dining-focused marketplace, has been awarded the preferred dining program contract for the Department of Defense (DoD). This contract is part of a larger effort by the Department to grow usage of the DoD travel card to increase rebates earned and improve visibility into travel spend.