Toast, the restaurant management platform, announced Monday (May 20) that it has added AppFront, Como, Envysion, Homebase, PourMyBeer, Say2Eat and UT&I to its platform.
In a press release, Toast said the new integration partners will provide restaurants of all sizes with new ways to improve the guest experience and streamline operations. With the additions, Toast said it now has more than 70 certified technology partners.
“At Toast we’re passionate about providing our restaurant community with access to an open ecosystem of leading technology applications that are certified to work with Toast Point of Sale,” Toast President and Co-Founder Aman Narang said in the press release. “With the addition of these new partners, we now have over 70 certified applications purpose-built for the restaurant industry to help operators increase revenue, improve operations, and delight their guests.”
Among the new partners added to the Toast Partner Ecosystem, Toast said, AppFront is an all-in-one digital restaurant platform that makes online ordering easier and enables restaurants to create a personalized experience. Combined with AppFront, Toast said it can provide a fully integrated solution of online ordering, loyalty, gift cards, payments and an artificial intelligence (AI) marketing engine.
Meanwhile, PourMyBeer is a self-pour beverage system that allows consumers to pour their own beer, wine, cocktails, cold brew, and kombucha and pay by the ounce. Say2eat is a social media and messaging engagement tool that enables restaurants to connect with guests and capture their orders, while Como provides data analyzations and recommendations to help restaurants increase customer visits and the amount they spend. Toast said the integration enables restaurants to personalize their customer experience by connecting their loyalty programs, actionable business insights, marketing automation, omnichannel communication and customized mobile apps. Envysion, Homebase, and UT&I Solutions add more back-end functions to the Toast Platform Ecosystem.
The additional partnerships come on the heels of Toast raising $250 million in venture funding, giving it a valuation of $2.7 billion. The funding round, which happened in April, was led by TCV and Tiger Global Management. Other investors that participated in the fundraising round include Bessemer Venture Partners and T. Rowe Price Associates funds, as well as existing investors.