What are some of the ways people can dine out while keeping their distance? Browse our list to find some of the quirky habits sweeping the world as restaurants express their definition of a “new normal” in ways society has never seen before. 1 – Oversized Paper Crowns and Triple Onion Whoppers from Burger King
Paul Rubin founded Brink Software to provide a state of the art, cloud-based POS solution to the restaurant and hospitality industries. Since PAR’s acquisition of Brink in 2014, Paul has been serving as PAR’s Chief Strategy Officer, using his two-plus decades of development expertise and nearly two decades in the hospitality POS market to help
With reopening on the horizon for more restaurants, cleaning is more important than ever. POS terminals are one of the most frequently used pieces of restaurant equipment, and touchscreens especially can harbor foodborne germs from employees failing to take off their gloves when switching from prep work to using the cash register. PCAP, which stands
Even before the pandemic shifted consumer habits to favor contactless ordering, brands were already rethinking their drive-thrus. Drive-thru wait times had been increasing since the last decade, while restaurants were seeing an uptick in digital orders from consumers who just wanted to stay home and order from their couch. During the pandemic, drive-thrus took on
Reopening a restaurant is never easy. Reordering supplies, stocking refrigerators, scheduling staff, and booting, updating, and troubleshooting your POS systems can be daunting tasks even in a normal environment. Reopening after COVID-19 restrictions end, however, carries the additional burden of rethinking your operations, cleaning procedures, and even the way consumers will want to order from
With restaurants in more states reopening for dine-in service, they are looking for ways to make up for the lost revenue as they operate their dining rooms at 50% or lower capacity. Over the past few months, PAR has put together numerous resources to help restaurant operators adapt to this new environment: Blog Resources Tips
Check back for the latest dine-in service openings as more states adapt to a new normal during this challenging time. For more updates on the Coronavirus outbreak, visit our COVID-19 Response page, and stay tuned for more posts in our Coronavirus Updates Blog Series.
PAR’s launch of Brink POS v 5.0c is the first update since COVID-19 restrictions began several months ago. Together with REVOLUTION, PAR is also launching a new promotion to coincide with these updates to help table service operators adapt to a changing industry. This limited time offer to waive subscription fees is available for table
QSRs like Taco Bell, Wendy’s, McDonald’s, and other large brands are seeing drive-thru sales increase to as much as 90% of their overall business. Taco Bell is taking extra precautions to protect its customers by sealing its takeout bags with a sticker and having them insert their own cards into the chip reader at the
Before COVID-19, employee training on well established standards for cleaning, cooking, hygiene, separation, and monitoring was the bedrock for food safety in the fast casual business. Proper employee supervision and management can mitigate cases of Norovirus, Salmonella, and E. coli. With the coronavirus, however, measures to mitigate contact with other humans are crucial as well.
In PAR Technology’s 2020 Trends Report, delivery was identified as one of the ways consumers now expect to receive their food. Now, with COVID-19 making it one of the few options remaining in many states, delivery services are trying to find ways to reassure restaurants and consumers that delivery is a safe option. Over the
With restaurants taking all the precautions they can to avoid the spread of COVID-19, it is essential to follow the best practices listed below for handling consumer checkouts. For PAR Pay customers, Aurus published this document with guidelines on hygiene best practices, information on contactless capabilities, and instructions for sanitizing payment devices. Here is a