For any restaurant, point of sale technology is important. Restaurants are the last bastion of urban manufacturing and, as such, create a massive number of jobs. The industry currently employs 10% of the entire US workforce and this number continues to rise. The National Restaurant Association estimates that nearly 15 million people will work in the industry by 2024.
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Tip for your restaurant: Develop a themed snack bar menu —perhaps with trending global fare—that includes local, seasonal favorites. Make sure the snacks are readily available (ideally within arms’ reach where possible) for guests and tend towards the salty (to increase appetite).
The POS systems control various activities in the restaurant. It is necessary to manage them very efficiently and properly. Even small retail stores and fast food joints have now installed these systems for efficient management of the point of sale. This has made it possible for them to compete with big organizations also.
Much of the conversation in food media these days centers on the soldierly brigade system on which restaurant hierarchies have long been established and perpetuated; it’s a system that enables abuse from high-up-the-command-chain chefs who yell and belittle and harass their way through the nightly pressure cooker of kitchen life. Servers rely on tipping, a wage system rooted in racism that also encourages sexism and mistreatment.