TouchBistro Wins Gold for Digital Food and Beverage Design in the 2016 New York Design Awards

December 1, 2016

TouchBistro iPad Restaurant POS design is rigorously tested by restaurant waiters, managers and owners

NEW YORK – December 1, 2016 – TouchBistro has been named the 2016 Gold Winner for Digital Food and Beverage Design by the New York Design Awards. The New York Design Awards is organized by design100, a global community of 75,000 design experts that celebrate creative courage and recognize design excellence. A panel of 180 of the world’s leading design minds provided curatorial, judging and creative direction of the New York award program.

TouchBistro is an iPad point of sale (POS) app built specifically for quick and full-service restaurants, bars, cafes, and food trucks. It is the top grossing food and beverage app in 37 countries on the Apple App Store.

“New York is a global design leader. The depth of entries in this year’s awards demonstrate that design in New York is clearly thriving,” said New York Design Awards Chairman Mark Bergin.

TouchBistro joins market-leading brands like PepsiCo, IBM, H&R Block, and MasterCard as winners of the 2016 New York Design Awards

“We are very proud to be recognized for our design amongst such a prestigious group of award winners,” said Alex Barrotti, CEO and founder of TouchBistro. “TouchBistro is committed to providing restaurants with a tablet POS solution that has been carefully optimized for ease of use so our customers can more easily train staff, manage operations and expand their businesses.”

TouchBistro has distinguished itself in the tablet POS space by rigorously creating and testing its design with its community of users – restaurant waiters, managers, and owners. A pioneer in the tablet POS industry, the company was founded in 2010 by Alex Barrotti to deliver a robust mobile restaurant POS app that could be used by waiters tableside. The app design streamlines order and payment processes, revolutionizing the service experience for modern restaurants.

All design efforts at TouchBistro have the same ultimate mandate: to create solutions to the problems that waiters, managers, and restaurant owners face that are easy, smart and complete. Particular attention is paid to ease of use in order to address the training issues resulting from the restaurant industry’s high turnover rates; the design goal is to build features that can be learned in minutes.

Restaurants that use TouchBistro consistently report increased revenue and table turns due to the improved efficiency the app provides in day-to-day operations.

TouchBistro offers a 30-day free trial that can be downloaded anywhere in the world from the Apple App Store. It is available in English, Spanish and French.

About TouchBistroWith offices in New York and Toronto, TouchBistro is a leader in iPad point-of-sale technology for restaurants, cafes, bars, food trucks, and other food and drink venues. The TouchBistro app has been ranked as the number one top-grossing food and beverage app in 37 countries on the Apple® App Store℠. TouchBistro offers a 30-day free trial that can be converted to a no-contract subscription. Additional information is available at