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Kitchen automation technology can truly revolutionise your back of house through the innovative use of kitchen screens. Read on to discover why restaurants worldwide have turned to QSR Automations to transform their operations.
ConnectSmart Kitchen (CSK)
ConnectSmart Kitchen is the ultimate in kitchen automation. It adapts quickly and easily to any restaurant environment providing support for busy kitchens with kitchen video, programmable prep times, and access to real-time production information. When meals are ordered, chefs can view the order on kitchen screens and determine which food items to focus on, taking into consideration the prep times of each, so all items for a table are complete at the same time. All front of house staff have access to real time production information and Head Office can capture analytical data on food products and speed to further improve their service. Moreover, its powerful data tools and customisable display options help a restaurant to increase productivity and, in turn, boost profits.
– ConnectSmart Kitchen adapts quickly to any restaurant environment
– Provides support for busy kitchens with kitchen video, programmable prep times, and access to real-time production info
– Chefs can view the order on kitchen screens and determine which food items to focus on
– Prep times are determined so all items for a table are complete at the same time
– All front of house staff have access to real-time production information
– Head Office can capture analytical data on food products and speed to further improve their service
– Its powerful data tools and customisable display options help a restaurant to increase productivity and, in turn, boost profits
As a restaurant, your biggest objectives are to serve quality food to your guests and to create a great dining experience, and ConnectSmart Kitchen helps you achieve just that. So how does it work?
It reduces ticket times with effective meal placing
– Dynamic routing and timings ensure food is prepared for delivery to table at the optimal time
– Graphical displays make it easy to see special instructions often overlooked on a printed ticket
– Pre-set routing options increase kitchen pacing
– Activity levels, a configuration allowing sites to switch between digital displays and routing options, can be utilised on the fly
– Configurable metrics allow operators to react to real-time data and identify trends and inefficiencies
It improves food quality with automated operations
– Proper meal coursing means each course is delivered when it should be. Thanks to CSK, these timings are guaranteed
– Special instructions such as food allergies are easily recognised with CSK’s fully customisable display attributes
– Easier communication means chefs can concentrate on creating delicious meals and maintaining high standards
It offers insight into your kitchen’s productivity
– Built in kitchen analytics allow you to create dashboards with over 20 different metrics
– Dashboards can be placed on any screen, making sure food production and speed of service adheres to your standards
– CSK stores data locally as well as in the cloud, so you can access it anywhere
Order Ready Screens
CBE in partnership with QSR Automations have installed ‘Order Ready’ screens in multiple KFC outlets in Denmark and Supermacs in Ireland.
What is an Order Ready screen?
– The name says it all: an order ready screen shows you when your dinner is complete
– Order ready screens enhance customer satisfaction by alleviating their anxieties over wait times
– Your order ready screen is an extension of your kitchen display system
– You can get metrics that you can project onto your screen or monitor to show patrons and staff alike order times
– Different brands have different features. Some brands simply show order times, broken down by order number and time
– Others have more robust features, allowing for a customizable screen that can show names, times, as well as branding
How you gain your return on investment is as important to us as it is to you. So how long will it take?
The cost of CSK varies from restaurant to restaurant and depends on the functionality and equipment you need. Our QSR customers have found their ROI by:
1 – Faster table turnaround
2 – Better and more consistent food quality
3 – A more efficient team
4 – Better kitchen flow
5 – Reducing printer maintenance
6 – Making data driven decisions