January 23, 2020
Personalization pay at table technology

Personalizing the Restaurant Experience At Scale

Welcome Daniel! Here’s your favorite appetizer and a sample of something new. As the saying goes, sooner or later, everything old is new again. Being welcomed to a restaurant as a “regular”—whose preferences and habits are well known—used to be the norm for many diners. I still remember the times when being greeted by name at your neighborhood diner was the norm. Then, with the advent of large casual chains […]
January 20, 2020
Fast Food Restaurant Technologies

Which Technologies Drive the Most Growth for Fast Food Restaurants?

Technology is now a familiar face for the fast food industry. 70% of quick service restaurants planned to devote more resources to customer-facing service-based technology in 2019, according to the Nation’s Restaurant News 2019 Foodservice Industry Overview. And the number will be higher in 2020. Big names in fast food are either rapidly acquiring technologies or developing them in house. With high labor turnover and rising labor costs, this investment […]
January 17, 2020
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Chili’s Leans Into Personalization With Presto

“The casual dining restaurant’s deal with the tabletop tech provider is aimed at better tracking ordering behaviors and is part of the company’s strategy to boost customization. Chili’s wants to remember your order. Through a partnership with Presto, a front-of-house technology firm, it is hoping to be able to do just that and more. The casual chain will soon roll out [Presto Pay At Table] across its 1,250 restaurants, collecting […]
January 13, 2020
Chili's Presto Pay At Table

Press Release: Brinker International Selects Presto As Pay-At-Table Technology Partner

Chili’s will deploy the industry-leading Presto Pay-At-Table solution at all its restaurants across the U.S. Presto, the restaurant industry’s leading end-to-end technology platform, has been selected by Brinker International, Inc. as the exclusive provider of its next generation guest-facing pay-at-table solutions. Designed to provide a superior guest experience and more powerful payment technology, the Presto pay-at-table systems are scheduled to be deployed across most of Chili’s® Grill & Bar 1,250 […]
January 8, 2020
Pay At Table

The International Restaurant Trend That the US Is Missing Out On

We can learn a thing or two from restaurants abroad. And we’re not just talking about more exotic dishes and limited edition Starbucks drinks. Pay-At-Table solutions have gradually seen more adoption by US restaurants in recent years. But tableside payments have existed in Europe, Canada, and other countries for much longer. Using wireless terminals or mobile POS devices to pay at the table in Europe has been the norm since […]
December 11, 2019
Server Handhelds Value

How to Add More Value to Your Restaurant With Server Handhelds

With more than 1 million restaurant locations in the US in 2019, it becomes more important than ever to think about what your restaurant’s unique value proposition among your competition is. But think about value not just in terms of lower prices and higher discounts. Today, guests who dine out want more than a meal, and are looking for a total dining experience that they can enjoy with family and […]
December 9, 2019
Labor Shortage and Technology

How Will Technology Solve the Labor Shortage in the Restaurant Industry?

In the restaurant industry today, server turnover is not the only problem on the minds of restaurant owners and operators. Another major pain point is the fact that the available labor pool is dwindling due to the low unemployment rate, and at higher costs. Why Is There a Labor Shortage in the Restaurant Industry? The US restaurant industry has relied on a relatively cheap and plentiful labor source because of […]
November 19, 2019
Denny's selects Presto

Denny’s Selects Presto As Its Exclusive Pay-At-Table Technology Partner

Presto has been selected to deploy its industry-leading pay-at-table tablets at participating Denny’s restaurants across America Presto, the restaurant industry’s end-to-end front-of-house (FOH) technology platform, has been selected by Denny’s, one of America’s largest full-service family restaurant chains, as the exclusive provider of its guest-facing pay-at-table solution. The solution is designed to provide a superior guest experience, real time payments, and a range of operational benefits. This partnership with Presto […]
November 12, 2019
Presto P2PE

Presto’s Payment Data Security Earns Payment Card Industry’s Point-to-Point Encryption Certification

Presto is the only comprehensive pay-at-table system to receive this certification. The Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) certification is amongst the strictest in the industry. Presto, provider of the restaurant industry’s next generation front-of-house (FOH) technology platform, has been recognized as an official Payment Card Security Council’s Point-to-Point (P2PE) full solution provider, making the company the only comprehensive pay-at-table system to meet the strict PCI P2PE standards required for payment solutions. Established […]
October 16, 2019

Presto Launches Computer Vision Product for Real-Time Restaurant Operations Insights

Presto Vision enables real-time alerts and optimization of restaurant operations, thanks to its powerful application of AI video processing. Presto, the creator of the restaurant industry’s only end-to-end FOH technology platform, announced today the launch of Presto Vision—the first comprehensive computer vision product for restaurants. Cameras are discreetly placed in restaurant lobbies and dining areas to analyze real-time behavior of staff and guests, while the system uses AI to alert […]
October 10, 2019

Presto Wins Spot on Y Combinator’s Top Companies List – 2019

Presto joins other Y Combinator alumni such as Stripe, Airbnb, and Dropbox on the Y Combinator’s Top Companies List for 2019. Y Combinator—the largest startup accelerator in the world—first published their list of the top companies that went through the accelerator in October 2018, as sorted by valuation. They recently updated their website with a 2019 edition of the top 101 companies. While Y Combinator recognizes that “valuation is a […]
April 29, 2019

How FOH Technology has EBITDA multiplier effects

For quite a while now, off-premise sales growth has been getting the majority of the attention for restaurant enterprise management teams. Yet there is a stronger case for investment in FOH innovation vs an exclusive focus on off-premise. There are only a few levers outside food quality / menu that really move the needle for restaurants to drive EBITDA growth: Improve dine-in guest service, which drives up Guest Satisfaction / […]
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