Survey finds majority of restaurateurs feel unprepared for mobile technology

Press Release A recent survey of food and beverage leaders highlights that while a large percentage feel confident in their restaurant’s current use of mobile technology, only 48 per cent feel prepared to capitalize on future innovations. Sixty-two per cent of respondents expressed doubts over their ability to keep up with the speed of mobile […]

The latest POS trends for restaurants

By Alex Barrotti Restaurant point-of-sale (POS) solutions have evolved dramatically over the last few years. They have moved well beyond the traditional model of expensive, propriety hardware, costly installation fees, and hefty annual payments for upgrades and maintenance contracts that only large restaurants could afford. The introduction of tablets has been truly disruptive, making it […]

Glance Pay announces entry into mobile order-ahead market

Press release Glance Technologies Inc. is pleased to announce its upcoming mobile order-ahead capabilities which will allow customers to instantly order for pick-up off the menu of participating restaurants and pay instantly on their mobile device. Anyone who has ever stopped by their favourite cafe to pick up a morning cappuccino and saw a long […]

Technology opens up new opportunities for operators

By Tyler Baks Today’s foodservice consumers are looking beyond food. They are looking at more than just innovative meals and menu items, past healthy alternatives, and the ambiance and the environment – all of which have become the norm, the standard cost of entry for any operator within the Canadian commercial foodservice marketplace. In today’s […]

What new restaurants need to know about Instagram

By Kate Engineer For a new restaurant getting set to open, once you have the business name and logo developed, your next step should be signing up for an Instagram account to secure your name and begin connecting to your community. Here are some common questions about Instagram answered so you can get started on […]

foodora expands into on-demand beer and wine delivery in Montreal

Press release To kick off St. Patrick’s Day, foodora will waive delivery fee on beer and wine orders from an exclusive partner foodora, an on-demand food delivery service, has announced it will expand its offering by introducing on-demand beer and wine delivery in Montreal. Starting Friday, March 17, customers will be able to order from select partners through […]

Restaurant technology predictions from industry leaders

Press release Mobile and online ordering and payments will be at the top of the menu As mobile technology proliferates into the daily routines at every level of society, restaurants are experiencing the impact. Mass adoption of mobile technology is one of the greatest cultural shifts of our times, from mobile communications to mobile and […]

New food app ClickDishes receives $1.6M in funding

Press release The new mobile app improves take-out and in-restaurant ordering The team behind the successful online food service Nomme is excited to bring their next innovative technology solution to the market: ClickDishes Inc. After closing $1.6 million in early stage funding from angel investors in Canada and Asia, the founders are excited to launch their next […]

YP Dine introduces partnership with Winterlicious and Summerlicious as new presenting sponsor

Press release YP Dine teams up with Toronto’s favourite culinary celebration for three-year sponsorship YP Dine, a Yellow Pages (TSX: Y) digital marketing solution and accompanying mobile application dedicated to the restaurant and dining sector, is the new presenting sponsor of the Winterlicious and Summerlicious festivals. From Jan. 27 to Feb. 9, 2017, the YP Dine app will […]

Keeping your restaurant relevant in the mobile era

By Erick Kobres For the first time ever in 2015, mobile surpassed desktop as the primary tool for searching and accessing the internet in North America. This shift in use means that customers are now getting their day-to-day information on the go, instead of at their desks. As restaurant operators, how can you stay relevant […]