Business Planning for a Restaurant? These are the Software Services you Need to Use

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3 years ago

Give your business the competitive edge by using these software services that are tailored to help restaurant owners plan their businesses. Each service provides tools that could be useful to a variety of restaurant businesses.


This product was recommended by Marissa Venuto from Relay

Relay is a B2B, backend delivery service for restaurants. Relay’s software dispatches riders to restaurants with pending delivery orders. We have thousands of riders on the streets that can be at a restaurant’s doorstep within a few minutes notice. Although NYC restaurants have been required to close their doors to in house diners, they can still offer delivery to their customers.

Any and all revenue coming to restaurants at this point is pivotal for their survival, and Relay is helping to facilitate that. On the other end, so long as customers are ordering food for delivery Relay can continue to send its couriers to fulfill these deliveries and compensate the riders accordingly. Our efforts are focused on keeping both NYC’s restaurant and courier industry alive.


This product was recommended by James McEnrue from FitSmallBusiness

LivePlan is a cost-effective business plan platform with tons of tools for prospective restaurant owners. The annual subscription costs $180, or users can choose a month-to-month subscription for $20 per month. The interface is incredibly user-friendly, and includes hundreds of sample restaurant business plans for users to reference. LivePlan also includes detailed prompts to guide users through each specific section of the business plan, making it ideal for prospective restauranteurs with little restaurant experience.

Orca Inventory

This product was recommended by Margaux Vega from Orca Inventory

Orca Inventory software connects the entire circle of restaurant operations from distribution, POS reporting, accounting, and inventory through an easy to use interface. Through better understanding their cost of goods and services, restaurants have greater predicability so the user can intelligently purchase inventory and cut down waste. In environments like today, every dollar matters and Orca Inventory helps optimize the management of this.

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