January 20, 2011 // Franchising.com // TAMPA, FL – FSC Franchise Co. (Family Sports Concepts), franchisor for all 225 Beef 'O' Brady's restaurants in the United States, announced today that it has chosen RTIconnect™ back office software to strengthen and improve control of food and labor costs across the system.
Joe Uhl, chief operating officer for the Tampa-based company, said Beef 'O' Brady's selected RTIconnect after successfully completing a three-store pilot program. The pilot included interfacing RTIconnect with Focus® POS resulting in the seamless integration of data across all FSC corporate divisions.Designed by Restaurant Technology, Inc. (RTI), RTIconnect offers food, labor and cash modules for the fast-casual, casual dining and quick- service restaurant markets.
"The pilot program was so successful we decided to roll out the system to all our franchisees in 2011," said Mr. Uhl. "RTIconnect will give our operators more insight into business profitability, provide automated ordering, give them better control over food and beverage costs and improve their cash accountability. Not only does it give restaurant managers the information they need to make quick inventory and labor decisions, but it gives our corporate office an enterprise-level view of both individual and overall restaurant operations."
"We are proud to have Family Sports Concepts select RTIconnect as their back office software," said Greg Waddell, vice president for Sales & Marketing at RTI. "We are excited to play a supporting role through implementation of our advanced, food, labor and cash controls that will increase unit profitability and further their growth.
Beef 'O' Brady's is a national chain of family sports pubs that achiev es its success by building relationships with the local schools, youth sports leagues, and other community organizations in each and every Beef 'O' Brady's neighborhood market. The "kid appeal" of this unique concept is reinforced by a very moderately priced kids menu and video games. Ironically, despite what the name implies, Beef 'O' Brady's is actually best known for its Buffalo-style chicken wings. Beef 'O' Brady's has more than 225 restaurants throughout the Southeast and the Midwest. Visit www.beefobradys.com for more information.
RTI makes restaurants more profitable. The company is a leading developer of accounting and management technology solutions for the restaurant industry, and a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. Today over 10,000 restaurants, including many of today's best known brands, rely on a broad suite of RTI hospitality solutions. Incorporated in 1985, the company is headquartered in Atlanta, Ga. For more information, visit www.internetRTI.com.