Waitrainer+ Blog

An Open Letter to Existing and Future Waitrainer+ Users about Scheduling

Posted on November 7, 2013 by Todd Edman

I wanted to take a moment to let everyone know what to expect with regard to dates and features of the upcoming release of our Scheduling software.

We've put a lot of thought into how to help restaurants schedule more easily. We understand how critical it is that the software you use not get in the way of the tasks you need to accomplish as a restaurant operator. ...
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What's Your Menu Strategy? Our Top 3 Tips

Posted on November 6, 2013 by Leah Sikora

A menu represents the most important aspects of your restaurant- the cuisine and your unique culture- and can indicate to a customer what to expect in the quality of the food and service. A menu is a representation of your brand and all of the factors that go into menu design can influence the way guests perceive your restaurant as a whole. You can also influence which dishes ...
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Opening a Steakhouse? 3 Things You Need to Know

Posted on October 30, 2013 by Leah Sikora

In this "meat and potatoes"-loving culture, opening a steakhouse is no easy task. Customer expectation is high, quality is paramount, and the competition can be stiff. A restaurateur with a solid business plan and expert industry knowledge will be more likely to find success. As a dish that is usually prepared with little culinary embellishment, a customer's quality expectation ...
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Know Your Local Restaurant Association–The facts about the Georgia Restaurant Association (GRA)

Posted on October 24, 2013 by Leah Sikora

You've probably heard of the National Restaurant Association, but did you know that restaurant associations exist at the local and state levels as well? There are many benefits to joining a restaurant association, and at the very least, restaurant owners should familiarize themselves with the organization nearest them. The Georgia Restaurant Association is one such organization ...
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Opening a Seafood Restaurant? 3 Things You Need to Know

Posted on October 18, 2013 by Leah Sikora

Seafood is prepared across cultures as a staple of numerous international cuisines. It is both widely appealing and a niche product, as there are many people who avoid it. When opening a seafood restaurant, it is important to understand who your customer will be and optimize your location, style of cuisine, and menu to secure customer loyalty. Finding seafood lovers in your area, ...
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Yelp and Foursquare- Helping or Hurting Your Business?

Posted on October 11, 2013 by Selah Shepherd

Starting a new business means you need all the help you can get. Social media is a free, easy to use service that is supposed to bring attention to your business. But some small business owners disagree, saying that these review sites have ruined their reputation.

The Debate
It is important to
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Waitrainer September 2013 Release (9/19/2013)

Posted on September 19, 2013 by Waitrainer+ Support

Hello Again! You might be thinking, "Back so soon?" Today's update focuses on the Grade Reviews Screen. I know you are going to be as excited about these updates as we are. Please continue reading below to find out what updates we have made.

Grade Reviews> Full Screen
How do you get to the Grade Reviews screen? Click on the Admin Gear at the top of your ...
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Waitrainer September 2013 Release (9/16/2013)

Posted on September 16, 2013 by Waitrainer+ Support

This Fall we have some very exciting updates planned for you, so stay tuned. Today's release focuses on a face lift for a screen that everyone uses, the Manage User Accounts Screen. Please continue reading below to find out what updates we have made.

Not seeing an update you were looking for? Let us know. Our Support team is here to document your feedback and suggestions ...
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Waitrainer August 2013 Release

Posted on August 12, 2013 by Waitrainer+ Support

We're excited to share new Waitrainer+ updates for August, 2013. These updates will be live early this week.
We've been hearing your feedback about how to improve various features in Waitrainer+, and this update focuses on strengthening current functionality.
With your help, we hope to continue improving Waitrainer+, and hope that the Waitrainer+ system continues ...
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The Digital Menu Takes Over

Posted on July 9, 2013 by Selah Shepherd

Technology is on the rise in the business world, replacing cash registers, automating customer service calls and now in the hands of customers as they flip through the dinner menu. iPad menus are a new fad in the restaurant industry, but are they here to stay?
Benefits of the Digital Menu
Convenience is Key
There are many ...
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