Originally KDS was a basic system: paper tickets were placed in a row for the kitchen staff to see, and completed orders were skewered on a spindle. This low-tech method may have been effective enough, but now there are ways to increase kitchen efficiency and customer satisfaction.
As technology becomes an essential tool in both our professional and personal lives, how we accomplish tasks is getting easier.
One such tool for restaurants is a Kitchen Display Systems (KDS) that aims to increase kitchen efficiency, productivity and food quality.
The dawn of the “smart” kitchen is upon us: Here are the top 5 ways KDS can be used for overall business success.
Tracking changes – The ability to use color schemes in the KDS also helps improve communication and food preparation processes. So if a change or a cancellation occurs, the system can immediately provide these updates or insert new items into the order. Finished items are sent to the expeditor with just a tap of the finger by the chef when the item is done.