When shopping around for restaurant management system software, ask yourself these questions:
What is the purpose of restaurant management system software?
Many systems provide the basic functions of a CRM system. The difference is that a traditional CRM program gives you one-way access to customer data.
How easy is it to use?
Restaurant management software can be very complex and very easy to use. It’s critical that the interface is easy to navigate and that technical support is easily accessible if there are problems.
Is restaurant software worth the price?
There is considerable variation in restaurant management systems prices. Depending on the features included, they can range from being extremely affordable to extremely expensive. Many companies offer discounts for buying the system outright.
Can my restaurant be managed from a smartphone?
If you have a smartphone, you have an opportunity to integrate your restaurant POS system with the restaurant software. In many cases, this is achieved using a web browser. From there, all of your business data is backed up on the smartphone so you can manage it from anywhere.
Whether or not the program is worth its price?
Most owners find that once they purchase the CRM, their loyalty to the company increases and they continue to use the CRM long after most other CRM products will be retired or released for new use.
Can my restaurant management system integration with the accounting software be done without having to change my existing accounting software made by software house in Dubai? Yes, it can be done. There are many different vendors who have developed software that allows you to integrate your POS and accounting software without a lot of effort on your part.
Will my restaurant management system also allow me to track table reservations and make my own food trucks?
It will! Table reservations and food trucks are very important because they are two of the best ways to increase your customer base.
Will my restaurant management system and my POS software to track and provide me with sales tax data?
Yes, they will. All restaurants should be well prepared to report all transactions including sales tax to the appropriate government agencies.