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Food Service Industry

Information Technology for the Food Service Industry

Restaurants, Bars, and Cafeterias require information technology that delivers accurate daily reporting on food costs, sales, as well as waste. By automating your pricing based on true costs, you will begin to adjust your menu pricing regularly based on changes in external factors such as increases in transportation costs for your wholesale food products. Your pricing must reflect your energy costs, building lease or ownership costs, taxes, and the cost to maintain your employee resources. Maintenance One provides information technology services that is specific to your needs. Our Associates understand what it takes to succeed in such a highly competitive market.

About Maintenance One and Strategic Planning

Maintenance One offers an annual strategic review of your business operations, the systems that are currently in place, as well as a discussion of new technologies that are under development that offer value to grow your customer base. Our Associates have years of experience defining, implementing, and performing a complete transformation of IT systems. One of the largest benefit that Maintenance One offers is our CTO/CSO service. For food service businesses that do not have a full-time Chief Technology Officer or Chief Security Officer, we offer a shared professional that will work with you performing those duties. In addition, our staff member is setup to work remote which means no costs will be incurred for office space or additional overhead from benefits or vacation/time-off. Our solutions deliver results without the high costs incurred with a full-time staff member.

Business Intelligence and Reporting

The goal of computers is to automate. Automation creates more with less time. As a business, you should be routinely reviewing your food sales figures. Consider what is your average cost per sale, average number of sales per day, average revenue per sale, consumer return ratio, consumer satisfaction index, and more. If you calculate stats manually it would consume a staff member for a week or more. Consider that these stats should be calculated monthly. Business Intelligence software is designed to provide you with one click stats. Our team of professionals have the knowledge to design a BI system that will help you keep tabs on your operations.

STAR Support Services

Maintenance One Performance, Inc. offers a 24-hour help desk 7 days a week. This service is available to businesses to find a solution to a hardware, software, network, security, and disaster recovery issue that happens at any time. If you prefer, we can setup a private phone number for your employees to call which will be answered as your IT department. We will catalog your business systems and provide support for your specific needs. Our goal is to ensure your business systems are operational so that you can focus on your sales activities.