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Restaurant Industry Experts Release 2017 Technology Guide

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The 2017 Restaurant Stack - Best Tech Solutions for Bars and Restaurants” is the go-to resource for serious chefs, managers, and restaurateurs looking to stay on top of the latest trends.


On Tuesday January 17th, a consortium of 15 best in breed restaurant industry technology companies released The 2017 Restaurant Stack, a deeply researched compilation of the best tech solutions available for food and beverage professionals this year. The 2017 “Stack” focuses especially on technologies and strategies that are easy-to-use, affordable, and turn-key solutions to serious productivity and profitability challenges.

"Restaurateurs want one interconnected system, instead of many different platforms that each live independently from each other, so that they understand every step of their customers' journeys."

Greg Hong, Co-founder and CEO of Reserve

With restaurant closure rates high as ever, committed owners, chefs, managers, and investors alike are always on the lookout for innovative solutions to their most pressing problems. The Restaurant Stack covers a wide-range of important issues - from labor, inventory, waste, and financial management, to design, marketing, event planning - and provides readers with simple, actionable steps to dramatically improve performance in each area.

"For a long time, these types of tools were only available to big corporations with big budgets. But that’s not the case anymore. The tools you need are out there, they’re affordable, and they’re built for businesses like yours. It’s up to you to take advantage of them.”

Chad Halvorson, Founder and CEO of When I Work

Companies selected for inclusion in this year’s Stack include: BlueCart, Reserve, TouchBistro, Kabbage, Upserve, Mazars, Food Shift, FoodlogIQ, Streetsense, Social Tables, Nom, Wagepoint, RizePoint, When I Work, and

The 2017 Restaurant Stack can be downloaded upon request via BlueCart’s website at BlueCart CEO Konstantin Zvereff says, “We are making The Stack available not just because we’re included this year, but also because it does a great job filtering out all the noise surrounding restaurant industry apps and technologies, getting right to the heart of each problem, and providing simple, applicable solutions for busy restaurant professionals.”

About The 2017 Restaurant Stack: Commissioned by BlueCart in late 2016, “The 2017 Restaurant Stack – Best Tech Solutions for Restaurants and Bars” is an online eBook and guide for restaurant professionals looking to increase productivity and profitability in their businesses.

About BlueCart: BlueCart’s SaaS product launched in 2014 offering a free mobile platform to the restaurant and hospitality sector for the purposes of modernizing and improving the wholesale ordering process between buyers and suppliers. BlueCart is Venture Capital funded and has offices in Washington DC, New York, and San Francisco with over 20,000 businesses on its platform.

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