Author: Melanie Bradley

Melanie Bradley is the Product Marketing Specialist for PAR’s POS Restaurant Technology platform. Melanie holds a Master's degree from Florida State University in Humanities with a minor in English and Creative Writing. She works extensively with the Product Management Team to create product messaging, conduct competitive research on product positioning, and creating launch plans to bring hardware, software and service products to market. Melanie is a certified Yoga instructor, an avid CrossFitter and an adventure enthusiast.

How to Build Your Restaurant with Your Guests in Mind

Human beings are living in a hyper-connected world, where the demand to manage and juggle multiple careers, responsibilities, family members, and other various obligations have become our current society’s version of normalcy. With over-scheduled, over-committed and fast-paced lifestyles being the new standard of living, consumers are feeling stretched thin more than ever before, and are

2019 Restaurant Technology Trends Report

In PAR Technology’s 2019 Trends Report, delivery was identified as one of the top trends that will influence the way consumers expect to receive their food, and the way restaurant owners set up their operations to accommodate this trend. Many restaurant segments (QSR, fast casual, and casual dining) are beginning to focus on delivery, as

2019 Restaurant Technology Trends Report

In PAR Technology’s 2019 Restaurant Trends Report, social media has been identified as one of the most influential trends that will continue to affect the restaurant industry. Social media platforms have become a driving force in the restaurant industry. A recent report in the New York Times shows that 72% of consumers use Facebook to make restaurant

Restaurant POS Software Loyalty

In 2019, consumers continue to be the driving force behind the way restaurants are evolving, as they continuously strive to adapt to meet consumer demands. This year, we have identified 5 distinct themes that will determine the way consumers behave: Privacy With identity theft, phishing scams, and fraud increasing at an alarming rate, consumers are

Cloud Technology for Food Safety

Food Safety standards are rising across the globe. With the supply chain of ingredients under the microscope like never before, implementing preventative measures to combat foodborne illnesses and to meet industry regulations is now more important than ever. Food suppliers and food retailers must focus on protecting their customers. The introduction of Food Safety Modernization

Restaurant POS Hardware

Whether you are opening a brand-new restaurant, or upgrading your legacy hardware at an existing location, choosing the right restaurant POS system is a massive decision, one not to be weighed lightly. When shopping around the various options, several factors need to be taken into consideration. Perform adequate research and be prepared to ask the

Customer and Waiter

No two restaurants are exactly alike, but they can often be grouped into a few common categories. The category your restaurant falls into will make a big difference in the type of POS system you choose. A few of the most commonly-used categories are: Quick Service Quick Service restaurants or (QSR) is the official restaurant terminology for

Restaurant POS Guide

What is a POS system? Well, at its most basic definition, a point of sale system is a set of equipment which processes and records transactions between a company and their consumers, at the time in which goods or services are purchased. A point of sale system can be the catalyst for a restaurant’s success or failure.