Sept. 13, 2012
MICROS Systems, Inc.
(NASDAQ: MCRS), a leading provider of
information technology solutions
for the hospitality and retail industries, is pleased to announce that
Catalina Restaurant Group
, operators of Coco's and Carrow's, has opened its newest restaurant concept, Ranch House Café and Grill,
's newest restaurant sensation with MICROS's next generation technology. With future growth in mind, the company has selected
, which provides cloud-based enterprise tools to manage its menus, as well as create and choose a complete set of reporting, auditing, and analysis tools designed to deliver the information it needs to run its business. MICROS S
mphony's Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) enhances Catalina Restaurant Group's productivity and drives down costs.
The first location went live this August in
La Habra, Calif.
, with an additional location in
scheduled to open in October. The MICROS S
mphony deployment includes the MICROS Kitchen Display System (KDS), which provides highly visible, real-time information to manage and control kitchen efficiency and increases customer satisfaction. Mounted conveniently in the kitchen and food prep areas, this seamlessly integrated, intuitive, graphical software application displays food orders for preparation and monitors the timing of orders, increasing overall speed of service.
"We are excited to implement the most advanced cloud-based restaurant management system at our new restaurant concept debut," said
, Director of IT for Catalina Restaurant Group. "By implementing S
mphony, we are able to manage operations, labor and menus from our headquarters offices. Further, the MICROS S
mphony solution supports our operations as we expand and grow the number of new locations."
"We are delighted that Catalina Restaurant Group has teamed up with MICROS to streamline POS and restaurant operations as well as elevate its overall guest experience," stated
, Executive Vice President, North America Restaurants for MICROS. "As the Ranch House Cafe brand grows, we are proud to offer technology solutions that will aid in its management with high visibility of each property through one centralized set of reports."
About Catalina Restaurant Group
Catalina Restaurant Group, Inc. (CRG) is a leading hospitality company specializing in the Fast Casual and Family Dining restaurant segments. CRG owns and operates over 160 restaurants in
under the Ranch House Cafe and Grill, Coco's Bakery Restaurant and Carrows Restaurants brands. CRG's brands provide safe, quality meals and excellent customer service to all our patrons. For more information, please visit
About MICROS Systems, Inc.
MICROS Systems, Inc. provides enterprise applications for the hospitality and retail industries worldwide. Over 330,000 MICROS systems are currently installed in table and quick service restaurants, hotels, motels, casinos, leisure and entertainment, and retail operations in more than 180 countries, and on all seven continents. In addition, MICROS provides property management systems, central reservation and customer information solutions under the brand MICROS-Fidelio for more than 26,000 hotels worldwide, as well as point-of-sale, loss prevention, and cross-channel functionality through its MICROS-Retail division for more than 100,000 retail stores worldwide. MICROS stock is traded through NASDAQ under the symbol MCRS.
For more information on MICROS and its advanced information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, please contact
, Vice President of Marketing at (443) 285-8144 or (866) 287-4736. You can also visit the MICROS website at
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