Top Drive Thru News

RFT Offers Lightweight Headset From Quail Digital

R. F. Technologies Inc., a leading supplier of communications systems to the drive thru market, has announced a collaboration with wireless headset specialist Quail Digital. The agreement will see Illinois-based RFT represent Quail Digital for sales and technical support of the company’s new Q-Pro5 lightweight, wireless headset system.  The streamlined Q-Pro5 all-in-one drive thru system weighs […]

HME Introduces Smallest Belt-Pac on Market

HM Electronics, Inc. is proud to introduce its new ION IQ belt-pac for drive-thru. The smallest belt-pac on the market today, it features new sound enhancement technologies, greater durability, and expanded coverage. Test stores drawn from major quick-service chains gave the ION IQ belt-pac a 93 percent approval rating under busy, real world conditions. Managers […]

Tim Hortons Surprises Guests With Free Orders

Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop is paying it forward in celebration of National Random Acts of Kindness Week by picking up the bill for unknowing guests at the drive-thru. This is the second year Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop has held its Random Acts of Kindness event. In 2011, the restaurant chain treated […]

Quail Digital’s Drive Thru System Rates Highly

Quick-serve restaurants waste time, stock, and money when inaccurate orders are taken, and this damages valuable customer relationships. Luckily, tests by Orfield Laboratories Inc that reveals Quail Digital’s drive thru communication system offers superior acoustic quality. A renowned specialist acoustic testing laboratory, Orfield was commissioned by Quail Digital to provide independent data concerning the sound […]

New Drive Thru for the Deaf

Quick serves regularly serve more than 50 percent of their business through the drive thru. But according to the National Center for Health Statistics, there are an estimated 36 million deaf and hearing-disabled people in the U.S. who are left without that option. A tool from Inclusion Solutions is helping to change that. The OrderAssist […]

R.F. Technologies Appoints New President

R.F. Technologies has a new president. The former managing director of International Business Strategies, Anthony A. DeLise, will oversee the continued growth and geographical expansion of the company while implementing innovative processes for improving quality services for its customers. Prior to joining R.F. Technologies, DeLise was the founder and managing director of International Business Strategies, […]

Chicagoland Area Pizza Huts Get Facelifts

Innovative Design Concepts of Frankfort and Franchise Management Investors of Woodstock, NB, Canada have partnered up to improve franchisee owned area Pizza Huts locations.  Chris Bakutis of IDCI hopes that the improvements will bring increased business growth to the Pizza Huts locations.  “The plan is to establish 1,000 sq.ft. carryout only locations,” states Chris, “providing […]

Checkers Salutes RTI as Supplier of the Year

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc., recognized Restaurant Technology, Inc. (RTI) as a winner of its 2011 Supplier of the Year Award for its back office software, RTIconnect, which Checkers uses to control food and labor costs in its corporate restaurants. The award was presented to RTI President Jim Clutter at the Checkers/Rally’s annual convention in September […]

Snapfinger Wants to Revolutionize Your Drive Thru

Snapfinger, a provider in remote web and mobile ordering and pre-payment services for the restaurant industry, announced the creation of the “Extended Drive Thru” (EDT) remote ordering application, specifically designed for the quick-serve industry. This patent pending application features a mobile pre-order function that will essentially extend a quick serve’s drive thru by allowing customers to […]

Tasti D-Lite Growth Strategy Focuses on Innovation

Tasti D-Lite, the great-tasting, better-for-you frozen treat chain, achieved unprecedented growth in the first half of 2011. The chain has signed new development agreements for Tampa, Florida, for several counties in New York and Connecticut, and for a network of non-traditional sites across the country, totaling 104 locations. Additionally, Tasti D-Lite recently opened its first […]

Logic Controls, ElectroMenu Unveil New Menuboard

Logic Controls, A Bematech Company, a leading manufacturer of kitchen display systems, all-in-one systems, retail hardened computers, and POS peripherals, has finalized an agreement with ElectroMenu LLC, a leading designer of embedded, real mode, and interactive applications for the foodservice industry. Through this agreement, Logic Controls/Bematech will ship the LC8700 embedded with ElectroMenu’s OS and […]

Wentworth Creates Headset Based on Feedback

Wentworth Technology, Inc, is proud to introduce its new SpeedThru headset system, created to specifically address the needs of the drive-thru restaurant marketplace. The SpeedThru system was built from the ground up, using extensive customer feedback, compiled over two years, to establish the requirements of the system. The result is a reliable, durable, easy-to-use drive-thru […]

HME Drive-Thru Headset is Industry’s Smallest Yet

HM Electronics, Inc. is proud to introduce its new ION IQ AIO Headset, the smallest headset of its kind every made for the drive-thru market, now available for QSRs worldwide. Less than half the size of any competitor, this compact, lightweight headset brings unparalleled balance and comfort to drive-thru users. Its unique, all-on-one-side design means […]

Quail Digital Launches Compact Drive-Thru Headset

Quail Digital has launched its Q-Pro5 all-in-one drive-thru headset system in North America. Available since 2010 in other markets, the system arrives in the U.S.with strong reviews and excellent features for comfort, durability, and efficiency.  The streamlined headset weighs 3.5 ounces, which is 30 percent less than its nearest competitor, giving unrivalled comfort and ease […]

Sonic Rocks Summertime Hot Dogs and Shakes

It's summer, it's hot, and Sonic is celebrating with flavorful new menu items in July and August. Just in time for National Hot Dog and Ice Cream Month, Sonic is offering for a limited time the Baja Dog and a line of Sundae Shakes.  Sonic’s new Sundae Shakes are available in three sippable flavors – […]

With Acquisition, Display Provider Ups System Offerings

Delphi Display Systems Inc., a provider of quick-service restaurant drive-thru order confirmation display technology, today announced it has acquired the assets of Fire and Safety Electronics Inc. (dba Phase Research), the supplier of Fast Track 2+2 drive-thru timing systems. The transaction was finalized on July 1. Delphi Display Systems was founded in 1995 and has […]

First WA Panera Drive Thru Celebrated with Free Coffee

Olympia, Washington, mayor Doug Mah helped celebrate the recent opening of Washington’s first Panera Bread drive thru, located at 2525 Capital Mall Drive in Olympia, by breaking a giant baguette with Thurston County Chamber members and Panera employees. Mah presented a proclamation announcing Panera Drive-Thru Day and welcoming customers to the new bakery-cafe by passing […]