Catalina Restaurant Group Incorporates Smarter Takeout® Into Their Business to Offer Online Pie Ordering to Their Coco’s Bakery Restaurant and Carrows Restaurants Custome

IT Problem Solver, Inc. is proud to announce their newest customer to integrate with Smarter Takeout® online ordering.

Irvine, CA, January 01, 2010 --( Catalina Restaurant Group’s brands include Coco’s Bakery Restaurant and Carrows Restaurant. Coco’s Bakery Restaurant, started in 1948 in Orange County, California has more than 100 restaurants throughout California, Arizona, Nevada and Colorado. Carrows opened in Santa Clara, California in 1970 and now operates more than 85 restaurants in California and Nevada. In 2002, both restaurant concepts were acquired by Catalina Restaurant Group, headquartered in Carlsbad, California.

In mid-November, both Coco’s Bakery Restaurant and Carrows Restaurant went live with Smarter Takeout to offer the ease and accessibility of online pie ordering to their customers. IT Problem Solver has worked with Coco’s and Carrows’ POS partner, Par Technology Corp. to develop a modified custom version of a POS integration.

The online ordering statistics during the initial month and a half of operation have been astounding.

“We have nearly met our annual sales expectations in only the first six weeks of online pie ordering,” said Cyndi Darlington, Sr. Director of Marketing for Catalina Restaurant Group. “It is clear that our customers love this new, convenient way to order our famous pies. And from a Marketing and IT standpoint, we love the ease of use and turnkey features of the site.”

Founded in 2000, IT Problem Solver, Inc. offers the latest technological advances to small- and medium-sized companies. As a specialist in the restaurant and hospitality industry, ITPS develops innovative tools that increase takeout orders and generate more profit—while appealing to the new generation of tech-savvy customers.

Smarter Takeout® is ITPS’s revolutionary online- and kiosk-based ordering solution for restaurants, hotels, food courts and similar businesses. It offers POS and non-POS solutions and easy-to-use web design tools—no programming needed. It also provides real-time reports to track sales, savings, and other stats, email marketing, promotion management and much more.

IT Problem Solver, Inc.
Elsja Lundquist