Chicago and the world’s best restaurants use 7shifts to save time and reduce costs
From scheduling to engagement, 7shifts is with you every step of the way.
Employee scheduling for restaurants is simple with our drag-and-drop tool that factors in overtime, availability, and regional labor laws. Once the employee schedule is built, it can be published directly to your staff’s email or mobile device so they always know when they’re working.
You'll spend 80% less time building perfect employee schedules that work for your restaurant.Explore scheduling tools
Group chats · Direct messaging · Announcements · Shift feedback · Manager log book
Keep your team informed with built-in chat, announcements, and shift feedback. Share photos, GIFs, emojis, and text through one-on-one or group messages, or update the whole team with company Announcements.
Be proactive with employee engagement with store-specific stats like lates and no shows, a real-time leaderboard of most and least-engaged employees, and automated feedback surveys to keep a pulse on employee satisfaction.
Take your communication 'to go' with our free mobile app for employees and managers.Explore communication tools
POS integrations · Weekly labor budget tool · Reports · Engage dashboard
Connect your systems—from dozens of supported POS and Payroll systems—to optimize your labor management. Integrate your POS to track real-time variances in sales and labor and make smarter business decisions that lower labor costs. Guide your scheduling with sales forecasts to ensure targets are hit, eliminate un-budgeted labor hours with schedule enforcement, and access detailed reports to identify trends and optimize your restaurant.
Use staff engagement insights and automated feedback from staff to improve workplace satisfaction and productivity.Explore labor compliance
Multi-location support · On-demand support · Knowledge base
With your labor costs in check, staff engaged, and restaurant schedule managed, you can focus on the things that matter—serving your guests and growing your restaurant.
Devote more time to expanding your team and adding new locations to your operations. 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.Explore support resources
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.
There are thousands of restaurants in Chicago—which means competition is tough in the windy city. Stay profitable (and competitive) by optimizing your labor.
Make employee scheduling easy with our intuitive drag-and-drop builder that factors in staff availability, time-off, and American labor compliance. Build simple schedules and share them instantly with your team through our free mobile app.
Integrate your restaurant POS to get detailed reports on your labor costs so you can schedule employees more effectively. Ensure every employee schedule hits or exceeds your labor targets by building them based on staff availability, shift requirements, and sales (and weather) forecasts. Track variances between projected and actual labor and sales to identify trends and make smarter, labor-saving business decisions on the fly.
Hundreds of Chicago restaurant professionals use 7shifts to save money, stay labor compliant, and engage their employees. Chicago restaurants that use 7shifts find that they cut their 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.
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