Restaurant technology: What to invest in & what to skip

By Mo Chaar The restaurant industry is an ever-changing technological landscape. The pandemic has shifted guest expectations and restaurants are now required to be tech-savvy and offer online ordering, pay-at-the-table functions, third-party delivery, and more. However, with restaurants already struggling in the current climate, most businesses don’t have the financial resources to invest in expensive […]

Square software now available in Canada as a standalone

Square KDS has launched as a standalone subscription in Canada and beyond, making the kitchen display software available to all restaurant sellers — including those that don’t require taking orders on a POS or advanced functionality and simply need a KDS to manage and fulfil orders from online ordering and delivery partners.  Square first announced […]

Optimizing third-party integrations: How restaurants can save money

By Mo Chaar Varying stages of lockdowns across the country have restaurants nationwide optimizing online ordering and delivery in an effort to maintain service despite ongoing dining bans. While the restaurant industry has relied heavily on these services during the pandemic, after a year of primarily takeout and delivery, restaurants are feeling the weight of […]

Outlasting the pandemic: How tech is helping restaurants evolve

By Mo Chaar As restaurants grapple with ongoing closures throughout the pandemic, it’s clear that dining as we know it might never be the same. Bans on indoor dining in provinces like British Columbia have been detrimental as businesses watch Ontario’s restaurant industry with bated breath, which has already been set back more than $100 […]

Square for Restaurants launches in Canada to help recovering industry

Resilience has been the backbone of the Canadian food and beverage industry in recent months, as it adapts to COVID-19 restrictions. Now, restaurants across Canada can leverage the power of even more Square tools to their advantage and ever-changing needs. Launching in Canada, Square for Restaurants is an all-in-one specialized point of sale that brings […]

Bringing foodservice operations into the 2020s

Integrated POS solutions like Lightspeed offer success for operators in the current climate, but the ability to pivot is also vital.

Shift4 Payments introduces new pay-at-table system

Press Release Shift4 Payments, the leader in secure payment processing solutions, has unveiled SkyTab, a cutting-edge pay-at-the-table solution that will be offered free of charge to new customers. SkyTab integrates seamlessly with various point-of-sale (POS) systems, including the company’s Harbortouch, Restaurant Manager, Future POS and POSitouch software brands, as well as Oracle Hospitality (formerly MICROS). […]

Squirrel Systems unveils next generation restaurant cloud POS

Press Release Squirrel Systems, a leading technology provider to the hospitality industry, announced the unveiling of the Squirrel Cloud at the National Restaurant Association’s annual show. Built on 35 years of innovation in hospitality technology, this next generation Cloud POS is designed to help restaurants win in this new time of rapid technology adoption within […]