Enhancing Restaurant Security with AI-based Facial Recognition Technology from Aldelo Express
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In the fast-paced world of the restaurant industry, efficiency and security are crucial elements for ensuring smooth operations and customer satisfaction. As technology continues to advance, artificial intelligence (AI) Facial Recognition Login has emerged as a powerful tool for enhancing security measures within restaurants. This cutting-edge technology from Aldelo Express POS not only helps prevent unauthorized access to the system but also tackles issues like buddy punching and minimizes the potential for fraudulent voids and refunds.
In this blog post, we will explore how Aldelo Express Facial Recognition Login is essential for restaurant owners and managers in safeguarding their establishment and improving overall efficiency.
Unauthorized Access Prevention
Restaurants deal with sensitive information, including financial data, customer details, and inventory records. To prevent unauthorized access to such critical systems, traditional methods like passwords or key cards may not always suffice, as they can be easily shared or stolen. Aldelo Express Facial Recognition Login, on the other hand, offers a highly secure and reliable way to grant POS access only to authorized personnel.
Aldelo is Revolutionizing the Future of Restaurant POS
In the fast-paced world of the restaurant industry, staying ahead of the curve is crucial for success. That’s why Aldelo is providing industry-leading AI restaurant technology to everyday restaurant owners. With three other AI Automation Services in its cache -- Facial Recognition Login, Menu Item Prediction, and Tip Adjust Automation -- the latest AI Menu Builder service provides a fourth powerful and valuable restaurant management solution available with Aldelo Express Cloud POS.
Imagine a future where the tedious tasks of creating and managing your restaurant's menu database are no longer a burden. Welcome to the future of restaurant management, where Aldelo’s AI Menu Builder technology transforms the way restaurants and bars operate.
Which is Better: KDS or Kitchen Printer?
Aldelo Express Offers the Best of Both Worlds
In the modern era, technology has revolutionized every sector, and the food industry is no exception. The use of kitchen printers and kitchen display systems (KDS) has become a popular trend in restaurants and bars. Both systems have their unique advantages and disadvantages, and deciding which is better depends on the specific needs of a particular establishment.
Stop the Barking and Start the Printing!
Improve Kitchen and Bar Order Accuracy and Operational Efficiency
Kitchen printers are essential tools for any restaurant or bar that wants to improve efficiency, reduce wait times, and provide better customer experiences.
Here are 6 ways a kitchen printer can help improve efficiency and increase profits for your restaurant or bar:
1. Improve Order Accuracy
Kitchen printers improve order accuracy by eliminating the possibility of misreading handwritten orders. When servers write down orders by hand, there is a greater chance of mistakes being made, especially if servers are scribbling down orders to keep up during busy periods. With a kitchen printer, orders are printed out clearly and legibly, which reduces the likelihood of mistakes for food and drink orders that often results in lost revenue.
PRESS RELEASE: Aldelo Announces Updated Onboarding Process for Direct Integration with DoorDash Delivery Service Platform
September 27, 2023
Onboarding Process for Direct Integration with
DoorDash Delivery Service Platform
Now Available to New and Existing Aldelo Express Cloud POS Merchants
The updated Aldelo Express DoorDash onboarding process allows merchants to create a new DoorDash account or log into their existing DoorDash account to begin a seamless deployment process. The new experience provides a simple pathway for merchants who wish to add yet another efficient, valuable, and customer-driven solution to their restaurant operation.
Once the onboarding process is completed, scheduled and on-demand menu changes made in Aldelo Express Cloud POS platform are automatically displayed on the DoorDash online delivery platform, eliminating extra work for Aldelo Express users. Hourly platform syncs ensure available menu items and subsequent updates are accurate, including informing customers of “out of stock items.”
Restaurants Protect Profits with Simple Inventory Management
Aldelo Express Helps Make Timely Purchasing Decisions and Maximize Revenues
Effective inventory management is an essential part of running a successful restaurant. It involves the process of tracking and monitoring expensive and high-margin food and beverage items used in a restaurant and ensures that the right amount of stock is available at the right time. A well-managed inventory system can help a restaurant in many ways, including reducing costs, improving efficiency, and increasing profits.
1. Reducing Food Waste and Controlling Costs
One of the most significant benefits of effective inventory management is that it helps reduce food waste and control costs. By tracking inventory levels, a restaurant can identify which items are selling and which ones are not, allowing them to adjust their menu and ordering accordingly. Additionally, operators can avoid over-ordering, which can lead to food spoilage, waste, and higher costs. By controlling inventory, a restaurant can maintain a steady supply of the items they need while avoiding waste and reducing costs.
2. Ensuring Consistency and Quality
An effective inventory management system can also help a restaurant maintain consistency and quality in its menu items. By monitoring inventory levels, restaurant owners can ensure that they always have the necessary ingredients and supplies to prepare dishes, resulting in consistent and high-quality menu items. This can lead to better customer satisfaction, improved reviews, and increased loyalty.
Advantages of a Restaurant Kitchen Display System (KDS)
Use Alongside Kitchen Printers or Independently for Smoother Kitchen Operations
In today's fast-paced world, restaurants and bars need to find ways to increase efficiency to keep up with customer demands. One way to do this is by implementing a kitchen display system (KDS).
A KDS is an electronic display system that complements or even replaces traditional paper tickets in a restaurant's kitchen. KDS screens allow kitchen staff to view orders as they are placed by servers using POS terminals, or customers ordering online. This ensures that orders are received promptly and accurately, allowing kitchen staff to prepare them quickly and efficiently.
Here are some of the ways a restaurant KDS can improve efficiency in a restaurant or bar:
The Art of Table Turns: Maximize Restaurant Efficiency and Revenue
with Aldelo Express POS
In the dynamic landscape of the restaurant industry, there's one metric often overlooked, yet of utmost importance - table turns. A critical aspect of restaurant operations, table turns refer to the number of times a table is occupied by different guests during a service period. This number goes hand-in-hand with profit margins, guest experience, and overall restaurant success.
A restaurant is not just about the food, service, or ambiance—it's a delicate symphony of all these elements, including the rhythm of seating.
Here are a few ways that mastering table turns can have a profound impact on a restaurant’s bottom line:
The Best Fine Dining Restaurant Experiences Include Tier-One POS Coursing Solutions
Offer Personalized Dining Experiences and Streamlined Operations with Aldelo Express
Table service restaurants thrive on providing exceptional customer experiences. The heart of this experience lies in not only the food but also the ease and efficiency with which it is served. The recent release of the Aldelo Express Coursing solution has helped restaurant operators cater to their diners, with a particular focus on enhancing customer satisfaction.
The new Aldelo Express Coursing solution is more than a “Hold & Fire” feature. It takes customer-centric table services a step further by enabling servers to automatically fire single or multiple courses to the kitchen after it is entered into the point of sale.
Here's how Coursing with Aldelo Express enhances table service restaurants:
August 15, 2023
Aldelo Express Users
Leading Digital Restaurant POS Technology Enhances Table Service Experience
The Aldelo Express Coursing solution supports up to 10 courses per meal, with custom names for each course, and the option to auto-fire courses after an order is placed. Coursing menu items, including appetizers, entrees, and drinks, can be set ahead of time in the restaurant’s back-office, or assigned “on-the-spot” from the point of sale. The new solution also supports coursing by seat, to accommodate a customer’s unique meal pacing.
Securing Restaurant Owner Profits with
AI Facial Recognition Logins
from Aldelo Express POS
The restaurant industry is constantly evolving, with new technologies revolutionizing the way restaurants operate from day to day. Among these advancements, artificial intelligence (AI) has emerged as a game-changer, offering innovative solutions to enhance customer experiences and streamline operations.
In December 2021, leading cloud POS developer Aldelo introduced an industry-disrupting innovation: the first of three AI Automation Services designed for restaurants. Called “AI Facial Recognition Login,” the Aldelo Express POS solution combines the power of AI with cloud point of sale technology to secure countertop POS terminals. With AI Facial Recognition Login, operators quickly bolster their POS security measures to help stop and prevent profit leakage from occurring in their restaurant.
Transforming Restaurant Operations
Key Benefits of “Keeping It Simple” with a Native POS Inventory Module
In today's digital age, technology is revolutionizing the way businesses function, and the restaurant industry is no exception. One tool that has become an integral part of modern restaurant management is a digital inventory module that integrates with a business’s point of sale solution. This combination has proved to be a game-changer, making restaurant management more efficient and streamlined.
The Aldelo Express Inventory Module offers restaurant owners and operators a simple and effective way to accurately manage their business inventory. As an included module with the Aldelo Express POS platform, the Aldelo Express Inventory Module provides business owners a significant return on their investment.
Here are 5 benefits of utilizing a digital restaurant inventory module….
Why Restaurants Fail
and How Aldelo Express Helps Operators Succeed
Restaurants are a staple of the modern dining experience. They provide a place to gather, socialize, and enjoy delicious food. However, owning a restaurant is not an easy task. Restaurants are notorious for being a high-risk business, with a high rate of failure. Here are some of the reasons why restaurants go out of business -- and how Aldelo Express helps operators succeed!
Set Up a Complete Pizza Menu in Less than 30 Minutes
with Aldelo Express POS
With a variety of pizza sizes, crust types, sauces, dozens of topping choices and other options pizza menus are one of the most difficult menu databases to build. With Aldelo Express POS, operators can create a new store, build a comprehensive pizza POS menu, and add soft drink menu items in less than 30 minutes. With Aldelo Express merchants spend less time setting up their POS system and more time serving their customer base.
The Aldelo Express Pizza POS solution supports simple and fast order entry with:
- Up to 10 serving sizes
- Unlimited crust types
- Unlimited sauces
- Custom topping choices
- Specialty pizzas such as build-your-own, meat lovers, and more
- Image-based pizza POS menu item buttons
Spend Less Time Building and Updating Your Restaurant Menu
Aldelo Introduces AI Technology to its Cloud Point of Sale Solution
From early adoption of point of sale touch screens, QR code-based system linking and setup, and facial AI recognition-based security, Aldelo has long served everyday business owners with innovative technology solutions for their food service operation. Today, Aldelo continues to lead the restaurant point of sale industry by incorporating AI-based technology into the Aldelo Express Cloud POS back-office environment.
The newly released Aldelo Express AI-Based Menu Item Completion feature speeds up the menu creation process for food service operators. As artificial intelligence (AI) technology continues to be developed, the new Aldelo Express AI-Based Menu Item Completion feature is one of the first uses of AI technology made specifically available to benefit everyday restaurant owners.
How it Works
Much like a search engine auto-complete function, instead of manually typing the full name of every menu item during the menu creation process, the Aldelo Express AI-Based Menu Item Completion feature uses AI technology to detect the word being typed and present several menu item naming options for operators to choose from.
This means that operators spend less time building and editing their restaurant’s menu and more time focusing on the day-to-day needs of their operation.
April 18, 2023
Aldelo Express Technology Enhances the Menu Creation Process
As artificial intelligence technology continues to be developed, Aldelo is one of the first point of sale providers to introduce AI-based solutions into its cloud POS software.
Much like a search engine auto-complete function, the Aldelo Express AI-Based Menu Item Completion feature makes it easy for merchants to build their restaurant menu.
Masa+ is Essential for Long-Term Restaurant Success
Reach New Customers and Ignite Repeat Business with a Native POS Solution
In today’s restaurant market, digital online ordering and payment services are essential to reaching new customers and igniting repeat business. Like it or not, the growing number of customers prefer to drive their own ordering and payment experiences, making solutions like Masa+ digital solutions essential for long-term restaurant success.
But in addition to providing modern customer services, Masa+ can greatly improve restaurant sales and bottom line profits with its many features and capabilities. In this blog post, we will explore some of the ways that Masa+ can help restaurants boost their long-term success and bottom-line profits.
Tired of Wasting Precious Inventory?
10 Ways to Control Inventory in Your Restaurant
Inventory management is crucial to the success of any restaurant. It is important to keep track of all the items in stock to ensure that they are being used efficiently, and to avoid waste and overspending on products that will end up being thrown away.
Here are 10 ways you can control inventory in your restaurant:
Control Labor Costs and Save Money Immediately
with Restaurant Digital Labor Scheduling
Labor scheduling programs are specifically designed to help restaurants harmoniously manage both the restaurant’s needs and that of their employees. Managers create schedules for employees that take into account their availability, their skills, and your restaurant's needs. Managers also use the program to track their employees' hours, calculate their pay, and monitor their performance.
Save Money on Restaurant Labor
Without Sacrificing Customer Service
5 Ways to Make Your Business More Efficient
Labor savings is a critical component of running a successful restaurant, and it can make all the difference between profitability and failure. The restaurant industry is notoriously competitive, and with rising food costs and overheads, operators need to find ways to cut costs wherever possible. Labor is a significant expense for restaurants, and finding ways to reduce labor costs without compromising the quality of food or customer service can be vital to a restaurant’s long-term success.
Here are 5 ways restaurants can save money on restaurant labor costs without sacrificing customer service:
Make More Money
with Restaurant Loyalty Programs
5 Steps to Success for Your Restaurant Loyalty Program
As a restaurant owner, you are always looking for ways to attract new customers and keep your regulars coming back for more. One way to accomplish this is through the implementation of a loyalty program with one or several campaigns. A loyalty program rewards customers for their repeat business, which leads to increased customer retention, increased customer satisfaction, and ultimately, increased revenue. In this post, we will review 5 steps to successfully implementing a restaurant loyalty program and how you can make more money with restaurant loyalty programs.
Step 1: Identify Your Goals and Objectives
Before implementing a loyalty program, it's important to identify your goals and objectives. What do you hope to achieve by implementing a loyalty program? Are you looking to increase customer retention, boost customer spending, or both? Once you have a clear idea of your objectives, you can begin designing your program.
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As a restaurant owner, you know that the point of sale (POS) system is the backbone of your business. It handles everything from taking orders and payments to inventory management, and from customer data collection to financial reporting. That’s why it’s so important to choose a POS system that is proven, efficient, and effective.
Aldelo Express is one such POS system that has gained popularity among restaurant owners due to its comprehensive features and user-friendly interface. Plus, unlike its competition, Aldelo Express includes POS features, modules, and access to valuable third-party integrations at zero additional cost.
Here are some of the reasons why Aldelo Express is a superior POS solution for restaurants:
Top 5 Reasons to Choose Aldelo Express Cloud POS
Powerful Tier-1 POS Platform Saves Restaurants Money and Enhances Operations
Why is Aldelo Express the best cloud point of sale platform on the market?
5. Ease of Deployment
Aldelo Express ease of deployment means users easily acquire or replace new POS devices with available and affordable hardware options:
Aldelo Express Provides Users with Video Tutorials
and “Helpful Hints” Directly from POS Devices
Getting comfortable with a new point of sale system takes time, especially when exploring certain functions and navigating new features. That’s why Aldelo offers new merchants one-on-one merchant onboarding support throughout their first year of use, live 24/7 technical phone and email support over the life of their POS system, and unlimited access to hundreds of training videos available through Aldelo University.
The Aldelo Express POS system also provides built-in tutorial videos and “helpful hints” when merchants or their staff are looking for a quick refresher or guidance on how to use certain Aldelo Express POS modules, features, or functions. This is especially useful when training or remotely supporting new staff. Once enabled in the Aldelo Express cloud back-office, users are able to view training/tutorial videos available directly through Aldelo Express iPad POS devices.
Aldelo Express iPad POS devices provide tutorial videos covering modules such as:
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Manage Labor Costs with Digital Time Cards
from Aldelo Express POS
Labor is the most controllable expense a restaurant has, but lack of control managing daily time cards can be detrimental to a restaurant’s bottom line. With Aldelo Express POS, restaurant owners control daily labor schedules and prevent employees from “riding the clock” by managing the clock-in and clock-out processes with digital time cards.
With the Aldelo Express Digital Time Card Module, managers can restrict employee clock-in and clock-out periods and require manager approval if an employee misses a specific clock-in or clock-out “grace period.” Merchants can also prevent staff from clocking-in for fellow workers if they are running late, eliminating “buddy punching.”
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