January 18, 2011

Chk Plz: Restaurants Try Texting To Speed Service

Text My Food Spoken Here.png Charlie's Kitchen, a dive bar in Cambridge, Mass. is one of the first restaurants in the country to try TextMyFood, a new service that allows customers to communicate with their server via text messaging. Five minutes after typing, "I'm at table 3. I want a tossed salad with ranch dressing," a meal arrives at the table. NPR reports.

quotemarksright.jpgSpeeds up paying the bill too. It's not uncommon for restaurant or bar patrons to have to wait to pay even though they have their check in front of them and their credit card out. That's because servers aren't always in sight.

Now, instead of waving, a text will do.quotesmarksleft.jpg

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