Category Archives: restaurant kiosk

CREATE Restaurant Event – Free Pass ($500 value)

Restaurant Technology Tradeshow Denver Big return of CREATE to Denver. The Kiosk Association is a returning sponsor (three years now) –  Sponsors these year are Johnsonville, Coca-Cola, and Tyson.  Supporting sponsors include Revel, Stratcache, the Kiosk Association (KMA), Keurig/Dr. Pepper and Presto to name some. Date: September 19-21, 2022 Location: Sheraton Denver Are you a restaurant executive wanting… Read More »

Restaurant Research – State of Industry 2021 National Restaurant Association

Restaurant Research Report The National Restaurant Association each year prepares a comprehensive overview of the restaurant industry and provides a look ahead. The Association’s research is considered the most authoritative source for restaurant industry sales projections and trends. It is based on analysis of the latest economic data and extensive surveys of restaurant operators and consumers. See p.… Read More »

Digital merchandising leader in Chicago for QSR Restaurant Kiosks

CHICAGO — September 29, 2016 — Coates, a global leader in digital merchandising software, kiosks, and digital drive-thrus, expands the reach of its world-class products with the opening of its U.S. headquarters in Chicago, which includes a fully equipped innovation lab. The new Coates Lab offers quick service restaurants (QSR), retail brands and agencies a state-of-the-art space for a hands-on, personalized experience of the future of digital merchandising. With more than 50 years of leadership in digital solutions, Coates is in a unique position to take customers from proof of concept, design and manufacturing to installation and support, to provide their customers the most engaging experience.

Source: www.coatesgroup.com

Coates Lab encompasses displays, kiosks, digital drive-thru solutions, beacons, facial recognition and social media powered by Switchboard, the groundbreaking, data-driven content management system (CMS) developed by Coates. Switchboard enables brands to deliver a personalized and localized one-to-one experience in-store, similar to what online retailers offer on their websites, with an online record of the buyers’ past purchase history and a personalized greeting using Coates’ Switchboard content management system.

Samsung Kiosk News — All-In-One Kiosk with Contactless

Samsung’s all-inclusive Kiosk available in 12 countries worldwide In Brief (well, maybe not so brief…) Writeup on LinkedIn Highlighted – contactless ordering and payment (applepay samsungpay) 24″ Inch touchscreen (apparently you touch the screen) First time we’ve seen power consumption used as a benefit First we have seen UL-certified antimicrobial and not impressed (Zinc pyrithione aka Head and… Read More »

Restaurant Kiosks – GRUBBRR Rolling out Samsung Kiosk – Case Study Data

GRUBBRR Rolling out Samsung Kiosk GRUBBRR, an industry-leading provider of self-ordering technologies that are revolutionizing the way that commerce is transacted, announced today that it will be rolling out its Samsung Kiosk powered by GRUBBRR at BurgerFi – one of the nation’s fastest-growing premium fast-casual dining concepts – corporate headquarter locations throughout Florida. BurgerFi specializes in providing a… Read More »

Transformation of the Drive-Thru – Whitepaper

Drive-Thru Restaurant Technology Whitepaper Learn the latest drive-thru trends taking place across the restaurant technology industry that are meeting customers’ needs while increasing operators’ revenues. Excerpt Once considered an adjunct to an established restaurant, the drive-thru has evolved into an essential business component helping eateries achieve profitability and exceed customer expectations. Drive-thru’s are illustrative of a case where… Read More »

Digital Menu Boards — Panasonic ClearConnect™ Restaurant Solutions

Digital Menu Boards for Drive-Thru Restaurants Editors note: Drive-thru is becoming the new norm given the effect of the pandemic. McDonald’s already gets 75% of their sales from Drive Thru.  Historically restaurants have drawn from a diverse set of providers for all the various components that comprise a drive-thru solution. Get the screens from A, the software from… Read More »

Restaurant kiosks demographics

QSR kiosks are big these days and the poster child might be Paneras actually though for sure McDonalds “once again into the fray” efforts bring a lot of attention (ditto for Wendy’s and others). Good quote from Olea and good article.

Source: www.qsrweb.com

Here were the demographics

  • 18-24 year olds are more than 70 percent likely to visit a restaurant if it had a kiosk option;
  • 25-34 year olds are 65 percent more likely to visit;
  • 45-54 year olds are 60 percent more likely; and
  • 55+ year olds are 40 percent more likely.

Restaurant Kiosks, NRA Show To Go, Ghost Kitchens, Taco Bell

Press release today from PRNewswire Kiosk Association Apr2021 DENVER, April 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — National Restaurant Association has launched Show To Go and the Kiosk Association is a participant. The online show runs through August 2021. We have eight showcases online: QSR Self-Order, Touchless Controls, Outdoor Menu Boards, ClearConnect full suite solution, Restaurant Kiosks, gigantic digital signage (LVCC), large digital signs and touchscreens. April 21 is a… Read More »

Restaurant Tech News – Panera’s Chief Digital Office Talks Restaurant Tech

Restaurant Tech New Frontiers The kiosk association is happy to sponsor the latest Digital Dive session.  Leaders from Panera and Chipotle Mexican Grill join CREATE May 4 to talk omnichannel strategies, AI, automation, the metaverse and more Don’t miss CREATE’s May 4 Digital Dive featuring interactive discussions on what’s next in restaurant tech with leaders from Panera and… Read More »

Hospitality Kiosks – What the Kiosk Can Do for Hotels and Restaurants

What The $1B Kiosk Industry Can Do For Hotels And Restaurants News followup from Pymnts.com What The $1B Kiosk Industry Can Do For Hotels And Restaurants  Excerpt: Kiosks aren’t just for selling tickets or providing customers with another way to order a meal. They can personalize the guest experience too. “Our take on it is that we’re all… Read More »

Restaurant News – Global Payments Acquires SICOM

Global Payments to Acquire SICOM Systems, a Leading Provider of Enterprise Technology Solutions to Restaurants September 27, 2018 04:05 PM Eastern Daylight Time ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a leading worldwide provider of payment technology and software solutions, announced today an agreement to acquire SICOM Systems, Inc. from LLR Partners. SICOM provides enterprise, cloud-based software as a… Read More »

State of The Restaurant Industry – Bank of America 2021

State of Restaurant Industry A pretty sensible look at restaurants by Bank of America analysts in November 2021. Here BoFa link Many restaurant operators adjusted operations, added technology and trimmed expenses. The past 18 months have ushered in new options for restaurant dining, or accelerated industry trends: curbside pickup, delivery, contactless payment (card, phone or digital), alcoholic beverages… Read More »

Restaurant Kiosk – National Restaurant Association Show To Go 2021

Show To Go Update for National Restaurant Association 2021 Are you looking for restaurant kiosk technology?  The Kiosk Association has restaurant kiosks, drive thru kiosks, locker kiosks, pickup kiosks and all types of digital signage kiosks. PCI and EMV technology for future-proof installations. ADA and accessibility information which extends from kiosks to your mobile ordering and website online… Read More »

Going Yotel — Taco Bell Kiosk — Times Square Full Digital – All-In-One-Computers Wall and Counter

All-In-One-Computers Help Taco Bell Go All Digital Nice article on Taco Bell kiosks from QSR Magazine Apr 2021. Times Square comes with its own unique set of variables.  The guess is Elotouch is providing the all-in-one computer with wall mount or countertop mount. Our guess is j1900 Celeron with Windows (and enhanced version of Eloview).  Noteworthy too a… Read More »

Ghost Kitchen Kiosks in Walmart – Cloud Kitchen

Walmart Ghost Kitchen Kiosks Now Offer Restaurant Kiosks Updates to the story: 8/19/2021 –  Hospitality Ghost Kitchen Expansion — Butler Hospitality recently added the Canopy by Hilton Washington DC Embassy Row to its list of 100+ hotel clients. Ghost kitchen for hotels specializing in virtual room service and catering for hotels. Post on NRN March 2021 — Locations… Read More »

Restaurant Kiosks – Restaurant of the (near) Future

Full article on NRN May 2021 Technology Solving Restaurant Drive-Thru and Kitchen Modernization After focusing tech investments on off-premise, restaurants will look for solutions to raise convenience and lower cost of labor Highlights Modern Drive-Thru Ordering – dual drive-thru lanes alongside pickup lanes, and perhaps walkup pickup windows. At first glance, the multitude of options that elevate the… Read More »

People – Top Ten Women in Restaurants

From Hospitality Tech MURTECH awards 2020 – By Anna Wolfe, Senior Editor – Restaurants – 05/15/2020 A billion-dollar digital channel, the most successful limited-time offer in a brand’s history, and a platform that empowers restaurants to take charge of their businesses online: These are just three noteworthy accomplishments from the winners of Hospitality Technology’s 2020 Top Women in… Read More »

5 Key Learnings from Panera’s Digital Transformation Blaine Hurst

Originally published on LinkedIn on November 8, 2018 Blaine Hurst Chief Executive Officer & President Panera Bread I had the opportunity to sit down with Lisa Su and Jon Fortt last week for CNBC’s [email protected] event to talk about C-level perspectives on technology. So I thought I’d share more broadly some of our key learnings on digital transformation. In… Read More »