TouchBistro Wins Gold Stevie® Award for App of the Year in 2017 International Business Awards

September 7, 2017

Awards recognize TouchBistro iPad POS in the Food & Beverage Category for its impact on restaurant operations 

TORONTO AND NEW YORK – September 7, 2017 – TouchBistro was named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award in the Mobile App – Food and Beverage category in the 14th Annual International Business Awards (IBA).

“It is tremendously rewarding to know TouchBistro has been reviewed by an esteemed panel of judges and deemed the best international mobile app in the food and beverage category,” says Alex Barrotti, Founder and CEO of TouchBistro. “Our exceptional product team goes way beyond the extra mile to understand what restaurant operators need for their success, and to build that functionality into an easy-to-use point-of-sale solution that streamlines a restaurant’s operations, improves the customer experience, and increases table turns and the bottom line.”

The International Business Awards are the world’s premier business awards program. All individuals and organizations worldwide – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small – are eligible to submit nominations.

The 2017 IBAs received more than 3,900 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry, across 60 nations and territories, breaking all previous submission records. Stevie Award winners were determined by the average scores of more than 200 executives worldwide who participated on 12 juries.

Here is what the judges had to say about TouchBistro:

  • “It’s really nice on the way how everything is constructively designed and laid out. I love the atmosphere of the idea and the structure of the whole entire feeling. I found it most interesting among the other participants.”
  • “Very robust and well thought out app. Usable design with nice balance of form and function.”
  • “Easy to use and a simple UI.”
  • “I wish all restaurants used TouchBistro, especially when the dreaded splitting of the bill occurs. I love the detailed features, they seem very helpful for both servers, chefs, and restaurant owners.”
  • “Great App! Will save a lot of time and effort for restaurant staff, resulting in quick and efficient service to customers.”
  • “User friendly and easy to use. Very creative.”

“The IBA judges from across the world were highly impressed with the nominations they reviewed this year. With the level of achievement documented in the nominations from 60 nations, the Stevie Awards are proud to honor organizations that demonstrate a high level of achievement in a variety of industries,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.

About TouchBistro

TouchBistro is an iPad mobile point of sale (mPOS) for restaurants that helps increase sales, improve customer experience, and make better business decisions. TouchBistro is used by thousands of restaurants world-wide and is perfect for all foodservice business types including restaurants, bars, cafes, breweries, food trucks, and quick service restaurants. It has been named by Business Daily News as the 2017 Best POS for Restaurants, for the third consecutive year. The TouchBistro app has been ranked as the 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. TouchBistro has offices in New York, Toronto, Chicago, and Austin. Additional information is available at

About the Stevie AwardsStevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 nominations each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at

Media Contact:

Kari Wise

Boulevard PR (for TouchBistro)


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