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4 ways to make your restaurant appeal more to millennials

How To Make Your Eatery More Appealing To Millennials A fact of life is that it is now the time to start appealing to the generation of millennials. People who were born within those magic years are now growing up and going out into the world. That means that you’re going to get an influx of these people eating in cafes, restaurants and pubs. So how do you make your eatery suitable for this new generation of customers? Be Local AND [...]

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Teaser – your own tastecard and/or discount diners’ club scheme

Your own tastecard and diners’ club So you’ve definitely heard of tastecard and have most likely seem other diners’ clubs, right? Commonly used by the larger multiples, these clubs allow customers to take advantage of significant discounts on certain (if not, all days) of the week. With modern EPOS systems, it’s a breeze to setup a similar discounting scheme. Find out how later this week!

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More restaurant technology trends – 2017/2018

As restaurant and EPOS technology соntіnuеѕ to improve, іnduѕtrу рrоfеѕѕіоnаlѕ are gаіnіng nеw resources fоr enhancing their gооdѕ аnd ѕеrvісеѕ. This уеаr, thеrе аrе ѕоmе tесhnоlоgу trеndѕ іn the rеѕtаurаnt іnduѕtrу thаt уоu may wаnt to аdарt tо іmрасt thе wау you dо buѕіnеѕѕ positively. It hаѕ been a lоng time ѕіnсе rеѕtаurаnt ѕеrvеrѕ have hаd tо mаnuаllу іmрrіnt сrеdіt саrdѕ іntо саrbоn рареr tо ассерt payments, thanks tо mоdеrn technology. Though uptake hasn’t been rapid, hospitality businesses, including [...]

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Hospitality technology trends – part 1

Not so long ago, an evening at restaurant could easily become an extended night out if the restaurant became very busy. It could take a long time to grab the waiter’s attention when waiting for the bill or even to ask for it. Menu items that took extra long to prepare became an even longer wait because the ordering process was completely manual. In almost the blink of an eye restaurant automation has become highly specialised. Technologies develop and [...]

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Wasting time with Just Eat and other aggregators – ridiculous fees – part 2

This is the second part of our series on how you can improve your business with your own eatPOS online ordering website which can be integrated with your EPOS system/POS system. In this segment we’ll focus on fees, amongst other things! One of the main complaints we hear about Just Eat and Hungry House are the huge commission (and other charges). This can be up to 20% of your revenue through Just Eat. That is a huge chunk of your revenue, especially [...]

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Do NOTHING and increase revenue by 25%

On Friday/Saturdays or any peak times you will be inevitably faced with turning away customers, more so if your staff are inexperienced. A good restaurant EPOS system can definitely help and you can combined this with efficient management to really help your business succeed. This situation is even more evident for destination restaurants with a mix of walk in and advance reservations. However, when handled correctly you can very easily increase your turnover by a 20%-30% with a relatively simple [...]

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Fewer reservations = better business?

No. You didn’t hear us wrong. You should never take enough bookings in a restaurant to fill all the tables. And I hear you say, hold on, you’re saying that shouldn’t ensure our restaurant is busy and booked up? Well, sort of! 8PM let’s say. You’ve taken back to back bookings to keep the restaurant filled to bursting for the peak times. Pat yourself on the back! Or not? This sounds counter-intuitive but you’ve got to think, by ensuring that the restaurant is booked up in [...]

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Why you need your own online ordering website!

Online ordering is big business nowadays for hospitality-based businesses. If you’re not offering an online ordering service on your own website, you’re definitely missing out! With lower fees and integration with EPOS systems/POS systems, it is definitely the way forward! Building up your own customer database Building up your own customer database is an opportunity that can’t be missed! Marketing opportunities SMS and emails are two effective means of marketing that can be configured in seconds. Brand [...]

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Allergen Prompts

Allergen Prompts: Providing safety for the customer The hospitality industry in the UK showcases a wide variety of food from different areas of the globe. However, sometimes the food may contain something which people are allergic too which could be fatal. According to European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, the cases of food allergies have doubled and the cases of hospitalisations caused by severe allergic reactions has increased 7-fold over the last decade. Due to the amount of menu items [...]

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Waiter Pads

Waiter Pads Businesses are quick to realise the advantages for cloud based EPOS systems. The software used is compatible on a wide range of devices which makes it so versatile. Hospitality businesses don’t need to be grounded to a static terminal. eatPOS, a specialist EPOS supplier offers a range of EPOS systems to cater for any hospitality business. One of their solutions are waiter pads which is truly beneficial to premises with table seating. Here is how it works: Order at the [...]

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