Open Dining Blog

Developments and thoughts on the Open Dining platform, online ordering, and the food service industry.

How to Create Marketing Materials for Your Restaurant with Canva

Having eye-catching flyers, table cards, and social media posts for your restaurant are great ways to promote new menu items, upcoming events, and features such as online ordering and delivery.

Don’t have a designer on staff? No problem. Programs like Canva make it easy for anyone to create professional, print-ready marketing pieces for your restaurant.

Canva is free to use, and upgrading for a small monthly fee gets you access to premium templates, features, and more.

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Stephanie Nord 11 March, 2019


Integration with Ordermark Brings Efficiency to Your Restaurant’s Operations

Are you currently experiencing “Tablet Hell” at your restaurant?

Are you bogged down by multiple tablets to manage your online ordering solutions?

Do you constantly feel overwhelmed and disorganized?

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Would You Like a Beer With That?

Open Dining's latest feature allows you to add alcohol to your restaurant’s menu for delivery and take-out orders, the same you would any other beverage item.

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Open Dining Launches Delivery Solution

We’re excited to announce the launch of Open Dining Delivery, our new solution to let you satisfy the demand for delivery, without paying commissions or sacrificing your customer experience. You no longer have to send customers to third-party platforms to offer point-to-point delivery.

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Stephanie Nord 08 February, 2019


Making Sure Your Restaurant's Online Ordering Link Shows up on Google

Did you know that 85% of consumers search for local businesses online?

Owning a successful restaurant is no longer as simple as having good food. Most of your customers look up your business online before they decide whether to walk in the door. That’s why now more than ever, the way your restaurant manages its online presence is just as important as what’s going on between your walls.

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Bac Nguyen 02 October, 2018