Integrated Mobile & Online Ordering, Self-serve iPad Ordering Featured Grapevine, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Coffee Shop Manager, the leading point-of-sale solution specifically designed for the specialty coffee industry, will unveil a fully updated Version 3.0 at CoffeeFest Seattle on Friday.  The solution…

Las Vegas, NV  (RestaurantNews.com)  The Retail Providers Association announced last night at the RSPA RetailNOW show that Granbury Restaurant Solutions has won an RSPA Innovative Solutions Awards for its customer-facing self-serve kiosk app.   Granbury took the honors in the Payment…

(RestaurantNews.com)  Granbury Restaurant Solutions has completed the asset acquisition of POS Core Technologies, Inc., makers of the popular Coffee Shop Manager point-of-sale solution for the specialty coffee industry. This acquisition follows Granbury’s strategy of adding solutions and customers to its…

Jamie Hill went to a new restaurant the other day that required her to order food not from a waiter but by swiping her fingers on an iPad. “It was amazing,” she says of her visit to Stacked, a create-your-own…

It’s lunchtime during the week at Carmel Café, a Mediterranean-themed restaurant and wine bar tucked in a shopping plaza off McMullen Booth Road. Unlike the dinner service, when customers linger at tables and couches in the dining room, lunch is…

At De Santos, the high-end restaurant serving up Italian-American fare in the West Village for the better part of three years, waiters buzz around armed with sleek iPad 2 tablets, swiftly taking orders and swiping credit cards on the devices.…

The next time you place an order at a restaurant, it may be with an iPad instead of a waiter. A number of companies are testing tablet-ordering systems with plans to roll out the devices nationwide before the end of…

There’s a new use for the Apple iPad that’s making big dollars in the restaurant business. Some eateries are putting their long and exhausting wine lists on the high tech iPad. Atlanta’s Bones Restaurant is one place that has taken…

There’s no need to track down a waitress at Touch lounge on Church Street in downtown Orlando. Instead, you can just order your drink by pressing some buttons on the table. Customers can also use touch-screens to play games, flirt…

It’s official. The future has finally arrived. Just like in “The Jetsons” cartoon, you can now push buttons on a computer and the meal of your choice slides out on a tray. OK, maybe not immediately and certainly not for…

It may be impolite to play with mobile devices at the dinner table, but more restaurants are incorporating this type of technology into the dining experience, trading menus for iPads and encouraging customers to send out tweets on Twitter as…

Despite being less than a year old, iPads are everywhere from classrooms to subways, and the must-have tablet will soon be hitting another major venue: restaurants. Small business owners from New York to California are slowly beginning to embrace tablet…