Technology guide: how to open a restaurant.
The rule of thumb has always been it takes 18+ months for a restaurant to reach the break-even point and turn a profit. A little less for quick service restaurants. A good bit longer for fine dining restaurants. But what if there was a faster path to profitability? By leveraging cloud-based restaurant technology, your new restaurant can reach the break-even point quicker than you think.Download the playbook
Build your customer base faster by reaching them online
Maximize table turns with integrated POS, QR ordering, and handhelds
Get better data to help you adapt quickly and make smarter decisions
Avoid costly commissions with direct online ordering and reservations
Attract and retain staff in a highly competitive labor market
Resources for opening a new restaurant.
Build guest relationships.
One of the biggest challenges every new restaurant faces is attracting customers—and turning them into loyal regulars. Make sure you’re leveraging technology right from the start to meet customers online and take ownership of your guest data.Talk to an expert
Want to know how to make a new restaurant successful? Combine your hard work with modern tech that increases productivity and speeds up service while reducing errors and time-consuming tasks.Talk to an expert
How can you get more diners in the door and increase online orders without overpaying for the privilege? Look for integrated technology that lets you keep control of the guest experience, eliminates costly commissions, and works the way you work.Talk to an expert
Manage & retain staff.
Hiring and training new staff costs money. Almost $6,000 per employee, according to one study. Simple tools can help you keep staff happy, retain high performers, and save money.Talk to an expert
The Musick brothers needed a technology partner to help bring their barbecue concept to life with a brick & mortar location. With SpotOn, they were able to boost efficiency and sales with integrated point-of-sale, online ordering, and digital loyalty.
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Partner with a team who listens.
Technology and data are going to be a key part of opening your new restaurant and reaching profitability faster. But not all technology providers are created equal.
At SpotOn, we build technology that works the way you work—not the other way around. So we promise flexibility and transparency throughout the process. Because if you’ve got the courage to strike out on your own, you ought to have the freedom to do things the way you want and go as big (or stay as small) as you want.
You decide how to run your restaurant. We’ll build technology that works the way you work. And we’ll back it up with a 24/7 team of experts who will make sure it always does—with fairness, flexibility, and a personal touch. Because that’s the way we work.Learn more
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