PHOENIX (November 16, 2010 - PRNewswire)—Phoenix-based technology firm Mobile Bytes, LLC (www.mobilebytes.com) today announced it has partnered with Sysco/iCare to offer custom branded Smartphone applications powered by YWaiter to Sysco's customer base.
Using stored credit card information, YWaiter enables users to place orders from menus, even offering a tip calculator so the bill is conveniently paid ahead of time. The service also ensures an inherently more secure financial transaction without the need for a customer to pull out their credit card.
Restaurants can present promotions, discounts and specials available exclusively to their Smartphone app users. Marketing messages can also be delivered through text or email programs users have elected to receive.
"We are so proud of this partnership," relates YWaiter President/CEO Dan Calderone. "We're looking forward to servicing Sysco's customers with the latest technology via their Marketing Associates, and this alliance validates our vision of the future and our national obsession with Smartphones."
Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home.
"Our collaboration with YWaiter gives us the ability to act as a technology consultant for our broad base of customers," notes Jason Bramlett, Director, Business Resources for Sysco Arizona, Inc. "Now, our customers can have their own custom branded app at a deeply discounted rate, and the service in turn gives them a new way to market their restaurant to their customers."
YWaiter allows diners to interact with full service, fast casual, takeout and delivery oriented restaurants anywhere. Through YWaiter's White-Label Program, Sysco's restaurant owners can offer their customers a complete Smartphone restaurant experience, a true branded custom app at a fraction of the cost.
YWaiter is available at the iTunes App Store and the Android Market, and is free to download.