Restaurant Inventory Management Software Development
The Customer is a European company that offers mobile apps in the USA.
The Customer commissioned ScienceSoft to create a web application to help bars and restaurants boost efficiency and streamline their service thanks to an improved inventory management.
To ensure that the software would run smoothly on any mobile device, ScienceSoft team of a Project Manager and a PHP Developer applied AdminLTE – a responsive web application template for admin dashboards and control panels based on Bootstrap 3. Easily customized, it allows creating a consistent user interface (UI) for backend applications.
The tool employs a role-based access control model to define the authorization policy for restaurant executives, managers, and barmen or waiters. Armed with tablets, users can efficiently track, manage and transfer stock items in the control panel. Quickly checking and ordering insufficient items, employees are able to ensure instant communication between the bar or kitchen and the stockroom.
Guests can also benefit from the system with a configurable UI running on a mobile device. Since the interface is integrated with the application’s backend, users can access the most up-to-date menu right off. As a web application, it is available from any device without the need to download an app, which offers additional comfort to clients. Moreover, it allows sharing updates automatically on Twitter.
The performed custom web application development met all the requirements and now the application helps food service establishments improve management and increase customer satisfaction.
Technologies and Tools
PHP, Silex (microframework built on top of Symfony 2), Doctrine, MySQL, AdminLTE, HTML5, CSS3