Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams Scoops up Toast POS
BOSTON, Aug. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Toast, the all-in-one restaurant technology platform and one of the fastest-growing SaaS companies in the U.S., today announced a partnership with Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, a pioneer in the artisanal ice cream market with 31 scoop shops in eight cities across the country, to serve as the Company’s point-of-sale (POS) platform.
Founded in 2002 by James Beard Award winner Jeni Britton Bauer, Jeni’s is a Certified B Corporation known for its use of whole ingredients and milk from grass-pastured cows, as well as its commitment to bettering the environment and the surrounding communities where it sets up shop. Toast’s restaurant technology platform will serve all of Jeni’s locations.
“Jeni’s was in need of a restaurant technology platform that offered an all-in-one solution for our scoop shops,” said John Lowe, CEO at Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams. “We needed a system that streamlined ordering, provided ongoing product innovation, supported enterprise-level functionality and customer data capabilities, and, most importantly, helped us improve the customer experience.”
Toast Restaurant POS offers advanced functionality to manage the day-to-day operations of the restaurant, including quick menu modifications, real-time enterprise reporting and labor management on an easy-to-use interface. The platform also features revenue-driving tools including physical and digital gift cards, loyalty programs, and online ordering.
“We’re thrilled to partner with Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams,” said Aman Narang, president and co-founder at Toast. “Our team is proud that our shared missions of delivering the best possible customer service and enjoying delicious ice cream have been brought together.”
Founded by Steve Fredette, Aman Narang and Jonathan Grimm, Toast is a restaurant technology platform that enables customers to simplify and streamline all elements of their operation and deliver a better guest experience. Toast offers a mobile, cloud-based point of sale system (POS) that easily integrates with front-of-house, back-of-house, online ordering, gift card and loyalty programs, as well as labor and sales reporting. Since launching in 2013, the company has grown to over 500 employees. In 2017, Toast was named one of the world’s hottest cloud computing companies in the Forbes Cloud 100 and raised $101M in Series-C funding. Learn more at www.toasttab.com.
About Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams was founded in 2002 by James Beard Award winning cookbook author Jeni Britton Bauer. Britton Bauer’s ahead-of-the-trend vision—using whole ingredients and dairy from grass-pastured cows, rather than synthetic flavorings and commodity ice cream mix—coupled with inspired flavors, sparked the artisan ice cream movement more than a decade before it would become a top food trend. Today, Jeni’s is a Certified B Corporation with 31 scoop shops, an online shop at jenis.com, and distribution in top grocery stores across the country.
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