Catering Employee Scheduling Software

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Save your catering business
time and money

With recent growth in household profit and corporate income, private events are booming and the catering business is floushing—bringing in $11 billion in 2019. 7shifts restaurant scheduling software makes it easy for caterers to plan & staff events, communicate with their team, and better manage labor costs.

Caterers can put pen and paper scheduling in the past with 7shifts’ robust scheduling software, communication tools, reporrtring, and more. Use the free mobile app to improve manager productivity and empower employees with availability management, and time-off requests, and direct messaging – all from their smartphones.

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Easily plan & staff events in a few clicks

Event catering demand from trade shows, conferences, and other corporate events has grown in recent years—leaving bigger orders for catering businesses to plan and deliver. Having the perfect amount of employees staffed is critical for the event to go off without a hitch, and 7shifts makes it easy. Build events right into the schedule and schedule the staff you need—from cooks to servers. Publish the schedule directly to your team's mobile devices so they know when they're working.

You'll spend less time building schedules and more time delivering excellent experiences to your clients.

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Keep your team connected

Keeping your team conncted is important in the catering business, as schedules can change drastically from week to week. Keep everryone informed through direct and group messages, and send team updates with Announcements for big events.

The free mobile apps for employees and managerrs help keep everyone in-sync—on and off the clock.

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Optimize your labor operations

Stay on top of your fluctuating laborr costs by integrate your POS and tracking variances in sales and labor. Guide your event schedules based on size, sales, and weather to optimize your operations.

Use engagement insights and automated feedback from staff to improve team satisfaction and productivity.

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Grow your business

With your labor costs in check, staff engaged, and schedule managed, you can focus on the things that matter—serving diners and growing your brand in the local community.

With unlimited employee and location support, 7shifts is here to scale with you all the way.

If you ever need a hand, our support team is only a chat, email, or phone call away.

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Dozens of powerful, supported integrations

Select your POS and Payroll system from 7shifts' 20+ integrations to create labor-perfect schedules and simplify your management by making better use of the systems you already know and trust.

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"I ADORE 7shifts, I love the fact that it is super easy to use on the app or on the website. It has relieved quite a bit if stress due to scheduling. It makes it easy when the team member has multiple roles as well."

Sarah Diab Drexler, Event and Catering Sales Manager

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"I use 7shifts not only for my kitchen scheduling, but most importantly for my part-time catering event staff. Most of our event staff signs up for shifts based on their availability, 7shifts allow us to be much more flexible, increases the communication to staff about upcoming events and allows us to schedule weeks in advance. This app/program has saved me probably at least 5 hours per week. Thank you!"

Jon Downes, Owner Operator