Appetize whet business with cloud prowess


Appetize welcomes 5 new major clients Image: Appetize

COVID-19 has changed the way people do business. With the point of sale (POS) landscape shifting in 2020 with the global outbreak of coronavirus, Appetize – the cloud point of sale for enterprise brands – allowed operators to take the reins of business in their own hands by using Appetize’s innovative enterprise commerce platform when the pandemic struck. reported that new developments and enhancements were introduced by Appetize to cloud POS, mobile ordering and menu management, thus offering a more secure and safe environment to do businesses, no stress and also ease of doing business. This is the reason why major brands across United States rely on Appetize to offer the best solutions and the cloud-based platform is thrilled to ring in 2021 with five new exciting clients!

Wayne Scarsella, SVP, Sales Appetize Technologies, US, was a Speaker at the Coliseum Online Week US Worldwide – which was held from October 19th-23rd, 2020.

Moda Center

Moda Center in Portland, Oregon (US) – which can pack in a crowd of 20,000 – has teamed up with Appetize to replace their legacy point of sale (POS) platform.

Moda Center, home to the Portland Trail Blazers, is the primary indoor sports arena in Portland, Oregon, United States. It is used for basketball, ice hockey, rodeos, circuses, conventions, ice shows, concerts, and dramatic productions. The arena has a capacity of 19,393 spectators when configured for basketball.

The Portland Trail Blazers are an American professional basketball team based in Portland, Oregon. The Trail Blazers compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the league’s Western Conference Northwest Division.

Appetize will provide point of sale terminals, handhelds, and self-service kiosks. Appetize’s mobile ordering platform will be used by Moda Center for additional cashless payment options as well as multiple third party integrations to round out their omni-channel solution.

Hale and Hearty informed that a well-known restaurant brand in the Northeast – Hale and Hearty – collaborated with Appetize to provide a shot in the arm to their operations at all 20 locations in New York City, Long Island and Boston (US). The roll-out concluded in January with POS software that benefits both staff and customers.

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Remarked Mark Feit, Director of Business Development at Hale and Hearty Soups, “Our goal is to create memorable dining experience at all Hale and Hearty locations, and Appetize has helped us exceed expectations with its cloud technology. The company’s commerce platform is easy to use for our staff, and it significantly improved day-to-day operations, from simplifying orders to providing hassle-free analytics and real-time reports in a convenient management portal – a tremendous leap from our previous system.

Feit added, “Our teams have even been able to perform most of the installs themselves, enabling a rapid deployment even under lockdown conditions. Appetize addressed items high on our list, and we look forward to continuing our partnership for many years to come.”

With the help of Appetize’s industry-leading Open API (publicly available application programing interface), Hale and Hearty was able to build a set of best-in-class partnerships to boost their business, including NetSuite (computer software company) for inventory and enterprise resource planning (ERP) management; LevelUp (mobile ordering and mobile payments platform) for a branded app and loyalty experience; and Givex, a platform for gift cards.

To provide an enriching experience to staff and customer at all locations, Appetize also integrated with two new partners: Seven shifts labor management platform for scheduling, communication and time and attendance and ItsACheckmate (integrate over 100 ordering platforms directly to your restaurant POS system and manage all your ordering platform menus in one place) platform for online ordering and delivery integration and menu management.

NASCAR added that to streamline point of sale (POS) operations at the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR)’s pièce de résistance race track in Daytona, Florida (US), Appetize struck a deal with NASCAR. Several other locations will follow in the months to come.

Guests will be able to place orders in a safe manner and with much ease through Appetize’s advanced Interact Web platform, and staff will have an improved experience with Connect, Appetize’s simplified management portal. Both guests and staff can expect handheld devices to order in a more swift and convenient manner.

More than 1,500 POS which were deployed went live in the month of January 2021 and will conclude in June 2021.

FC Cincinnati

Appetize takes pride in powering some of the most prominent Major League Soccer (MLS) stadia in the United States.

The newest member to join the Appetize fold is the American professional soccer club FC Cincinnati and the former will equip the MLS under-construction facility – West End Stadium.

FC Cincinnati is an American professional soccer club based in Cincinnati, Ohio (US). The club plays in the Eastern Conference of Major League Soccer (MLS). The team succeeded the lower-division team of the same name and was announced on May 29, 2018, when MLS awarded an expansion franchise to Cincinnati.

Major League Soccer (MLS) is a men’s professional soccer league sanctioned by the United States Soccer Federation, which represents the sport’s highest level in the United States and Canada. The league comprises 27 teams – 24 in the US and 3 in Canada – and will expand to 30 teams by the 2023 season.

West End Stadium is a soccer-specific stadium that is under construction in Cincinnati, Ohio and will go off the ground in March 2021. It will be the home of FC Cincinnati that is temporarily playing at Nippert Stadium. The $250 million professional soccer facility will hold 33,000 spectators.

The stadium comes armed with a brand new field, and informed that FC Cincinnati has collaborated with Appetize to upgrade its operations with Appetize terminals, handhelds, kiosks, and kitchen display systems. FC Cincinnati will also offer mobile ordering.

Appetize is all agog to greet fans back when the season kicks off in Spring 2021.

Jeff Berding, President, FC Cincinnati, US, is a Member of Coliseum Strategic Committee.

FedEx Forum

FedEx Forum, a 20,000-seat arena in Memphis, Tennessee (US), has joined hands with Appetize and the latter will provide POS terminals, handhelds and self service kiosks that will be deployed this year. Guests and staff can also expect digital menu boards and kitchen display systems.

FedExForum is a multipurpose arena located in downtown Memphis, Tennessee. It is the home of the Memphis Grizzlies of the NBA and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I men’s basketball program of the University of Memphis, both of whom previously played home games at the Pyramid Arena in Memphis. reported that visitors can also expect mobile ordering at FedEx Forum with the integration of Appetize Interact Web as well as Mobile API to allow integration with leading software partners.

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