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.

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Taking preventive measures can make a huge impact on the overall security of your restaurant operation, and they don’t require any massive investments in new technology. By leveraging some cybersecurity best practices, you can easily protect your operating systems from cybercriminals and cyberattacks.   According to the National Restaurant Association, “The digital age is transforming

restaurant week blog

Profit margins are always a focal topic amongst business owners- regardless of which industry you are in. With competition and market penetration at an all-time high, brands across the globe must continuously develop creative ways to remain profitable and relevant among consumers. The restaurant industry specifically has become oversaturated with the “next big thing” or

Restaurant Patrons and Burgers - Dan Gold

You have an entrepreneurial spirit. You dream of being your own boss. You are a passionate foodie who is also business savvy. You have always wanted to open your own restaurant. According to Technomic, the United States Restaurant and Bar Industry annual sales forecast is predicted to reach $603 billion in 2019, a 3.6% growth

Creating the Perfect 4th of July Menu

Happy 4th of July! It’s that red, white and blue time of year again as we gear up for America’s birthday next week! With beautiful weather in the forecast, you’re likely planning a BBQ, pool party, or day on the lake! From fireworks to parades, most people are likely to get outside, enjoy the sunshine

Restaurant Catering

With competition and market penetration at an all-time high, restaurants are reaching beyond their dining-in options to increase revenue and bring in business. More than ever before, new options such as takeout, delivery, and catering are becoming increasingly common in the restaurant industry. As new trends arise every other day, one thing is for sure:

Impact of Restaurant Integrations

Whether you’re a corporate franchisee, a single unit operator, or an up and coming new trend, restaurant brands have more choices than ever before when it comes to their technology stack. The restaurant industry itself is experiencing a revival due to increasing consumer demands. As a result, restaurant technology is subsequently undergoing a resurgence of

Choosing Restaurant Technology

Do you have the point of sale solution for your restaurant? With countless options on the market today, it’s important to determine not only that your software and hardware portfolios align with your business goals, but that the associated cost and various payment programs align with your financial situation as well. Recent investment models such

API Integrations

Restaurant owners are leveraging integration partners through various cloud-based architecture and API’s in order to create the complete technology portfolio. API stands for Application Programming Interface and is defined as a set of functions and procedures allowing the creation of applications that access the features or data of an operating system, application, or other service.

Farm to Table

The words “farm to table” have taken the restaurant industry by storm, shifting from a mere cachet phrase to an entire movement that our culture is currently fixated on. In its simplest definition, “farm to table” literally means that a food item was grown or raised on a farm, and was directly transferred to one’s

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

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