The world's best restaurants use 7shifts to simplify employee scheduling and labor management.
Streamline and optimize labor management at your restaurant to save you time, money and sanity.
Easy schedule creation
Quickly create and assign shifts for your team to ensure your restaurant is properly staffed for the weeks and months ahead.
Plan, fill, and cover shifts
Easily approve or deny time off, availability, and shift trade requests from staff on the free mobile app for instant schedule updates.
Stay labor compliant
Get instant alerts of any compliance issues while you’re scheduling—like overtime, split shifts, clopens, and a full compliance report.
Optimize your labor spend
Plan schedules that meet your projected sales and labor targets by integrating your POS and payroll. Identify the variances that need your attention so you can staff more efficiently.Learn more about scheduling
Chat one-on-one or in groups
Chat directly with your team through personal or group direct messages. Keep it fun with GIFs, emojis, and photos!
Make team-wide announcements
Let your team know about business changes, new menu items, special promos, or anything else going on in the restaurant.
Keep managers in sync
Keep your management team on top of daily operations with the Manager Log Book—stay ahead of what’s important to your restaurant like maintenance issues, customer complaints, or employee training.
Secure your workplace communication
Entrust your workplace conversations to a secure, business-specific communication channel through 7shifts—the single source of truth for your team’s communication.Learn more about communication
Integrate your POS & Payroll
Integrate your POS and payroll systems to track variances in sales and labor, streamline your payroll processings, and ultimately make smarter business decisions.
Track your critical metrics
Monitor the most important things in your restaurant–your sales and labor costs–in the palm of your hand through your mobile device so you can make better scheduling decisions.
Hit your labor targets
Guide your scheduling with the weekly labor budget tool to get a visual indicator of whether you have scheduled too many—or too few—hands for your restaurant based on your targets.
Dive deep into labor performance
Review robust labor and sales reports to identify the biggest gaps and take action to improve future schedules and cut your labor costs.Learn more about integrations
Identify your top performers
See which staff and managers are most reliable, most engaged, most often late, and most often sick at each location to know who is engaged, and who is at risk of leaving.
Automate shift feedback from staff
With automated employee feedback surveys after every shift, you’ll stay ahead of any operational or people issues.
Inform, update, and celebrate your team
Use team-wide Announcements or direct chats to share important information about company events, provide new workplace policies, and celebrate your team’s hard work.
Track engagement at each location
Get a birds-eye view of your team’s engagement with aggregate statistics like lates, no shows, sick times, and dropped shifts.Learn more about engagement
Reduce overtime hours
Get instant alerts when overtime is built into the schedule, or when an on-duty employee is about to go into overtime.
Manage mandatory breaks
Schedule custom and mandatory breaks in any shift and get notifications to remind employees to take them.
View & track your labor exceptions
Get an automated labor exception report with the type and fee associated with each labor exception. With the added visibility, you’ll stay more compliant with local laws.
Create flexible schedules in advance
Use our simple, drag-and-drop schedule builder to schedule and publish shifts to staff in accordance with the law.Learn more about compliance
7shifts integrates with dozens of the leading POS and Payroll systems to create labor-perfect restaurant schedules and simplify running payroll.
What restaurateurs like you are saying about 7shifts
"As we have grown from a 2 location business to a 5 location one, it is absolutely necessary for me to be able to see where everyone is throughout the week. 7shifts allows me to move employees around to fill shifts easily & to keep a close eye on the number of hours they are working. It has helped keep overtime in check which is critical. Honestly, I couldnt do my job without this program."
Michelle Hastings, Director of Operations
"Scheduling MADE EASY! 7shifts has made scheduling easier on us and our staff. We have 50+ employees at our restaurant, and it used to be difficult looking up everyone's availability and time off. Now with just a mouse click everything you need to know about each individuals availability and time off is at your fingertips. It saves our management team so much time! "
Mallory McKenney, Leff’s Lucky Town
7shifts is so much more than simple restaurant scheduling. We help 300,000+ restaurants across the globe create perfect employee schedules that save money, stay labor compliant, and engage with their employees to reduce turnover.
Employee scheduling is easy with 7shifts’ intuitive drag-and-drop builder that factors in staff availability, time-off, and regional labor compliance. Build simple schedules and share them instantly with your team through our free mobile app.
Integrate your POS to get detailed reports on your labor cost so you can schedule employees more effectively and run a smoother operation. Your restaurant can ensure every employee schedule hits or exceeds your labor targets by building yours based on staff availability, weekly shift requirements, and sales (and weather) forecasts. Track variances between projected and actual labor and sales to identify trends and make smarter business decisions on-the-go.
Restaurants that create employee schedules with 7shifts find they can cut scheduling time by 80%, reduce employee calls and texts by 70%, and trim their labor costs by up to 3%. With your restaurant scheduling accounted for, you can spend more time engaging your staff and serving your guests.