Meet QSR at FSTEC 2017
In one short week restaurant leaders from all over the country will head to Anaheim for FSTEC, one of the country’s most compelling technology conferences in the food industry. For more than twenty years, the conference focuses on technology in the multi-unit restaurant space, connecting industry experts and restauranteurs to new trends, innovations and what to expect in the future for the industry.
QSR Automations is proud to serve as a platinum sponsor at this year’s event. Members of the QSR team will be there to meet with attendees, hosting them at booth #617.
So, what will QSR Automations be showcasing?
Off-premise dining is on the rise, and operators are constantly trying to keep up with industry changes all while keeping a competitive edge. With an on-demand culture emerging, restaurants are embracing off-premise options ranging from carry-out, delivery orders and third-party delivery partners. We are excited to introduce ConnectSmart Kitchen (CSK) 7.0 to help restaurants of all sizes succeed and keep up with the demand of off-premise dining. The updated CSK creates and captures all of the data from your kitchen – where the food is along in the process, down to real-time order-level statuses and item status – then pushes all of the data to the cloud where guests and digital ordering partners can keep up with how the kitchen is running. With all of this information continuously streaming from the kitchen, operators will be able to implement a new business strategy to drive more revenue and meet diners where they are.
If you’re interested in learning more, check out the video below that highlights the capabilities of CSK 7.0.
Also, be sure to check out the Innovation Forum: The Evolution of Off-Premise: Opportunities and Unmet Needs on 9/17 at 1:00p presented by Melissa Wilson of Technomic.
Enterprise & Data Mining
Today’s operators are looking for technology with a cloud platform that allows scalability, centralized management and data recording. DineTime and ConnectSmart Kitchen Enterprise is a centralized database application that manages settings for single and multi-unit restaurant organizations. With the enterprise, operators can remotely access and distribute setting configurations for each of their restaurants, all while acquiring data for each site. Operators can view reports within a chosen time frame for summaries of their front of house or back of house statistics. With QSR’s enterprise operators can make better decisions and compare different sites and time frames to track important business trend data.
Don’t miss Paul Rubin, Chief Strategy Officer of ParTech, Inc., speak about The Impact of Cloud Technology on Multiunit Operators on 9/18 at 8:00am.
The future of the restaurant industry is not slowing down in implementing new technologies. Restaurants are looking to invest in the right software to help connect all areas of their operations in order to increase guest loyalty and drive revenue. To have a powerful, well-connected restaurant, operators need an API that will speak to other technology pieces throughout the restaurant – think of an API as a communication hub for all of your software. QSR Automations open API can integrate with loyalty programs, wait list software, online ordering system, delivery partners, guest management platform, and kitchen automation technology. CSK’s API integrations can help create a full, comprehensive solution that connects your front of house and back of house operations.
Head to General Session: The Restaurant of the Future on 9/18 at 3:30pm to see how a well-connected restaurant plays a role in the future.
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About the Author
Chrisea Chosta is QSR’s Public Relations & Communications Manager. Chrisea graduated from Western Kentucky University and works to secure ongoing press opportunities as well as strategic development and executing trade shows and related events for QSR. In her spare time, you can find her spending time with family, her chocolate lab, and aimlessly walking down every aisle of Target.