Zinc Café is a sophisticated eatery and retail environment with four locations in Southern California. Owner John Secretan prides himself on a restaurant that offers great food, thoughtful people and a beautiful environment. Key to the exceptional Zinc Café experience is speedy delivery of meals in a welcoming atmosphere.
Zinc Café considers itself one of the inventors of the fast casual concept 25 years ago. Until recently, the restaurant was able to use the traditional table tent method for food delivery — where customers would receive a number to display at their table so foodrunners knew where to deliver the order.
However, when Zinc Café opened its Los Angeles location in 2013, owner John Secretan quickly realized the table tent system would not work. The Los Angeles café’s dining area is over 10,000 square feet and divided into multiple rooms. Due to the size and layout, food runners would struggle to quickly spot table tent numbers to deliver food to waiting guests.
Secretan needed a solution that would support the restaurant’s…
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