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Technology

The latest news and trends in restaurant technology
Technology

A firsthand look inside Amazon Go

We kick the tires of Amazon's new vehicle for stealing your lunch.

Technology

How to build a better tech road map

A thought-out plan is key to long-term success.

The griddle—long the workhorse of interstate truck stops and fast-food burger stands—is quietly finding its way into more restaurants up and down the luxury scale.

It’s not quite an avalanche, but iPad point of sale software is unfurling out into the marketplace at a heightened pace. Touting wireless connectivity, anywhere, anytime access and quick response to menu and room changes, the field is crowded with options, as newcomers to the market, like Lavu and Breadcrumb, join more established POS vendors like Micros, Revel Systems and Aloha.

Consumers soon will be able to check wait times at restaurants and add themselves to the list before ever walking through the door.

P.F. Chang’s will have the ability to message members of its guest loyalty program in real time through a new software package that ties together the casual chain’s backend web capabilities.

Restaurants are realizing they need to pay as much attention to technology as they traditionally have to such success factors as food and operations. Here are the developments that demanded that focus in the past year.

This close restaurant approximation of Uber could revolutionize the business. Here's how it works.

Industry experts offer their guesses on what the unit of the future will look like.

The pizza chain and Ford are testing self-driving delivery vehicles in Miami.

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