Introducing ExpressCheck Checkout for Dinerware Point of Sale

2020-09-11T20:23:51+00:00June 29th, 2020|Categories: Business|

ExpressCheck Payments for Dinerware ExpressCheck allows patrons to check-in, view their bill, tip, pay and GO right from their mobile device. When a customer orders on their phone or at the restaurant, the server or bartender enters the order into the POS then taps the ExpressCheck icon on the POS screen to bridge the patron [...]

What are the real costs of Order Delivery Services?

2020-04-15T19:54:24+00:00April 15th, 2020|Categories: Business|

What are the real costs associated with food delivery services: Delivery services like UberEats, DoorDash, Eat24 and GrubHub are eating away at small independent businesses profits one bite at a time. With fee's upwards of 30% charged directly to you the restaurateur this will inevitably eat away a your profit margins. There have been a [...]

Recouping costs with your existing POS systems features

2020-01-24T18:10:49+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Business|

Recouping costs with your existing POS systems features: We’ve already heard from many of you asking about how to setup features in the point of sale system to help cover some increased operational costs. Sounds to us like a good topic that most operators will want to know about and consider for their businesses. Increasing [...]

How Wireless EMV Readers are Bringing Simplicity and Security to Pay-at-the-Table

2019-06-21T22:17:19+00:00November 13th, 2018|Categories: Business|

For years, restaurateurs around the world have been using pay-at-the-table technology to help reduce fraud and improve service quality. The U.S. traditionally has lagged behind in adopting this technology but the EMV liability shift and increased use of mobile wallets by consumers has up-heaved this trend. Now, with the latest developments in EVM reader technology, it’s [...]

Is Your Payment Processing EMV-Compliant and Does it Matter for Your Restaurant?

2019-06-21T22:18:24+00:00April 16th, 2018|Categories: Business|

Merchants in the U.S. began accepting EMV payments (as well as the liability for many fraudulent payment card purchases) in October 2015. Flash forward to 2018, however, and the United States is far from 100% EMV technology adoption. Last year, only 31% of all card-present transactions in the U.S. were processed with EMV-compliant technology. The hospitality [...]

4 Ways to Control Bar Inventory for Bigger Profits

2019-06-21T22:19:20+00:00March 14th, 2018|Categories: Business|

Do you really know what’s going on behind the bar? As a bar owner, it can be challenging to balance the management of food, beverage, labor, and overhead expenses and still keep an attentive eye behind the counter. Loss of control can mean loss of money. Proper bar management can help you stay in control,    [...]

6 Things You Should Know about a Gift Card and Loyalty Program for Your Restaurant

2019-06-21T22:20:22+00:00February 20th, 2018|Categories: Business|

In 2018, it seems like a no-brainer for restaurants to have a gift card and loyalty program. But the fact is, many independently owned and operated single store restaurants just haven’t taken the time to make it a part of their business strategies. If you haven’t yet evaluated   all of the ways a cloud-based gift card [...]

How to Save Time and Money Hiring Restaurant Employees through the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)

2019-06-21T22:21:27+00:00January 19th, 2018|Categories: Business|

Hiring employees. It may be the least enjoyable of all responsibilities as a restaurant owner. It’s time-consuming, expensive, and in an industry with extremely high turnover rates, seems almost never ending. But, what if there was a way for restaurant managers to save time and money, while potentially turning a profit in the hiring process? Before [...]

What You Need to Know About Washington Initiative 1433 and Other Changes to Labor Laws

2019-06-21T22:22:30+00:00December 14th, 2017|Categories: Business|

As we prepare to ring in the New Year, restaurateurs will need to pave way for 2018 changes to labor laws that will affect their establishments. Specific to Washington state, Initiative 1433 raises the minimum wage and contains important language regarding tips and service changes. The federal I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification has also been revised to [...]

What Merchants Need to Know About PCI DSS 3.2 — Before It’s Too Late

2019-06-21T22:23:26+00:00November 17th, 2017|Categories: Business|

The goal of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) 3.2 update is to strengthen security. After all the last thing a merchant wants is to inform customers of a data breach that may have compromised their payment card or personal information — or face the hefty fines or penalties associated with a breach. [...]