Restaurants and Bars

Uber Eats for Restaurants

However, it’s not without drawbacks. Some restaurants find the commissions (30% or more) to be too steep, while others explain that the delivery app cannibalizes walk-in business. However, plenty of other restaurant owners find that Uber Eats and similar delivery apps do raise sales. Let’s take a look at how it works and what you’ll…

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These days, restaurants have a choice of many different delivery apps with whom to partner. Uber Eats is among the largest of those apps.

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Restaurants and Bars

Should You Use DoorDash for Your Restaurant?

Founded in 2013 by Stanford students, it has grown to be in over 800 cities and boasts over 200,000 local drivers. With a reach like that, it has the potential to significantly help your business by handling deliveries. How Your Restaurant Would Use It Is DoorDash in Your Area? Signing Up Features The Merchant Portal…

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DoorDash is an on-demand food delivery service that uses technology to facilitate door-to-door delivery. Is it a good idea for your restaurant?

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The Complete Guide to Grubhub for Restaurants

While you may only be familiar with the main Grubhub name, the restaurant delivery app actually owns many other delivery apps. It purchased Seamless, Eat24, and others. Grubhub claims that you can boost revenue by up to 30% when you offer delivery through its app. But how does it all work, and is it really…

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Delivery apps have taken the dining world by storm, leaving many restaurateurs wondering, “Should I use Grubhub?”

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Credit Card Processing, Restaurants and Bars

The Complete Guide to Restaurant Credit Card Processing

Restaurant owners are in a great position to secure low cost credit card processing. Lower “risk” swiped transactions, low chargebacks, and the popularity of going out to eat make processors eager to sign restaurants as clients. At CardFellow, we help restaurant owners and managers find the right fit. Whether you need particular POS features, lower…

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Restaurants notoriously operate on thin margins, so ensuring that you’re not overpaying for credit card processing can help your bottom line.

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5 Ways to Improve Your Restaurant Customer Service with a POS System

While you might initially implement one in order to decrease your payment processing time, a point-of-sale system can actually do wonders for all facets of your restaurant, especially customer service. There are several reliable methods for leveraging your point-of-sale system in order to upgrade your business methods and improve the customer experience. You can, for…

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Customer service upgrades can take are often hassles that take time and money, but one of the more unexpected and simpler ways you can boost customer service quality is with the right point-of-sale system.

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Using Suggested Gratuity in Your POS System

As you know, tipping is the act of leaving a monetary bonus to reward waitstaff for a job well done. The amount a customer chooses to leave as a tip is typically a percentage of the overall bill. While not required, tipping is strongly encouraged in most — if not all —  restaurants in The…

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In American restaurants, tipping culture reigns supreme. Some POS systems allow your restaurant to suggest gratuities, streamlining the process.

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Credit Card Processing, Restaurants and Bars

Complete Digital Pour Review

Bars and restaurants are enjoying a renaissance in the U.S. and around the world — craft beer, delicious wine, and exciting cocktails are once again enticing people out of their homes to enjoy a tasty beverage with their friends. If you’re a brewer, bar manager, brewpub owner, or restaurateur, it’s important to create, brew, and…

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Technological innovation is closing the gap between palates and profits, and one offering, Digital Pour, promises to make managing a profitable bar, pub, or restaurant much easier.

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Credit Card Processing, Restaurants and Bars

Is It Legal for Employers to Deduct Credit Card Processing Fees from Tips?

In general, yes, it’s legal, except where prohibited by state or local laws. States that currently prohibit processing fee deductions from tips are California, Maine, and Massachusetts. According to Nolo.com, the law is not clear in three additional states: Delaware, Kentucky, and Montana. In each of those states, existing laws regarding tips don’t specifically address…

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Credit card processing fees eat into restaurants’ bottom lines, and as owners look to lower expenses, many wonder, “Is it legal for employers to deduct the costs of credit card processing from servers’ tips?”

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