Choosing the Right POS for Your Restaurant
December 6, 2017
From tabletop tablets and online ordering, to mobile apps and self-service kiosks, technology is extremely important to restaurant customers.
Innovative point of sale (POS) solutions help you meet these expectations while also introducing added benefits to your business. In fact, nearly 90% of restaurant owners agree an upgraded POS can raise staff productivity and streamline business performance.¹
Not sure which POS is right for your restaurant? Start with these tips.
- Set your budget. Before starting your search, determine your budget. Can’t put an exact number on it? Don’t sweat it. A general estimate is guaranteed to help speed up the process.
- Identify pain points. Figure out what’s working in your restaurant’s existing POS system — and what’s not. From there, you can decide which POS capabilities will help fill the gaps.
- Do a demo. You never know how a POS system will hold up until you test it. Getting up close and personal with your top choices may shed light on which is the best fit.
Looking for more guidance on selecting the right POS? Download “Making the Most of Your Restaurant’s POS” to learn how Grubhub’s POS integration can streamline your restaurant operations.
Have an appetite for more tips on restaurant operations? Subscribe to The Tip Jar today!
¹Upgrading to a Next-Generation Restaurant POS System, Starfleet Media
What You Need to Know About POS Integration
June 28, 2017
Point-of-sale (POS) integration remains a hot topic among restaurant owners, and for good reason. In its 2016 POS Software Trends Report, Hospitality Technology revealed that more than half of restaurants want to be integrated with their POS systems. Since then, the idea has only picked up steam. Continue reading
Restaurant Management Techniques: Interview with Graeme Baxter, Potbelly
March 14, 2017
From hiring to menu design, restaurant managers have a lot on their plate. To help make the most of your time in the kitchen, we sat down with Potbelly Sandwich Shop manager Graeme Baxter to see how he keeps things running smoothly.
Key Questions to Ask Before Rolling Out New Restaurant Technology
January 20, 2017
Just about three out of four restaurant owners plan on using new business technology in the upcoming year. Taking a similar approach can ultimately improve your restaurant’s bottom line. Continue reading
3 Ways Technology Can Improve Your Restaurant Operations
January 18, 2017
New innovations – such as digital loyalty programs and online ordering – have the potential to make a positive impact on the experience diners have with your restaurant. In fact, four out of five diners agree restaurant technology improves their guest experience. Continue reading
3 Restaurant Management Techniques for 2017
December 28, 2016
Strong restaurant management is the cornerstone of business success. The way you manage front-of-house staff, customer service and more are all part of the formula for making your restaurant a favorite for diners. Continue reading
4 Ways to Make the Most of the Grubhub Restaurant Platform
August 17, 2016
From order processing software to smart kitchen appliances, new technology is quickly becoming a vital component of restaurants all across the country. In fact, 73 percent of restaurant owners plan on using cutting-edge business technology in the upcoming year. Continue reading
5 Ways to Roll Out Technology Across a Restaurant Chain
February 4, 2016
Introducing new technology across an entire restaurant chain can have sustainable, long-term benefits. Before you begin such an ambitious project, keep these five best practices in mind. Continue reading