Restaurant Glossary

Pay At Table

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What is Pay-at-table technology?

Pay-at-table technology enables a customer to pay sitting at the table itself. It can help your restaurant staff to take the bills and get the payment done by taking the scanner to the table. For the customer, pay-at-table technology is a hassle-free experience as it doesn’t require unnecessary movements.


Benefits of Pay at Table Technology

Delivers Operational Ease

It cuts downs the back and forth staff movement and provides a better dining experience. Also, pay-at-table makes payment convenient even when customers wish to split the bills and pay individually at the table.  

Improves Table Turns

Slow service leads to slow table turns, which means fewer people served and less revenue generated. Table ordering services and Pay-at-table replace the old way and streamline the entire process. Thereby increasing the table turns.

Enhances Customer Service

Fast payment will reduce customer waiting time and enhance customer service. It will provide them with a fantastic dining experience, and they don’t have to wait for long periods.

Increases Tips

Many customers aren’t sure about the tip amount. Let pay-at-table technology take care of it! It will automatically suggest tip amounts.

Improves Customer Engagement

The technology gives servers more face time rather than dropping checks and walking away. It gives an opportunity to the staff to engage with the customers. The staff stays at the table throughout the transaction. 

Provides Payment Security

During the payment, either the customer pays using their credit card, or it is done in front of their eyes. It gives security to them that their card data and personal information are not being compromised.

Increases Profits

Fast operations, less waiting time, high table turns, payment security, and a happy customer improves restaurant profits over time. It is profitable for business operations. 

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