November 11, 2018
Shift4 Payments Partners With Bar Rescue’s Jon Taffer to Offer Valuable Training Program to Customers
Taffer Virtual Teaching Program Offers Useful Training for Restaurant Staff and Management
ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Nov. 27, 2018 — (PRNewswire) — Shift4 Payments, the leader in secure payment processing solutions, has partnered with Jon Taffer, host and executive producer of Paramount Network’s hit TV show Bar Rescue and foremost expert in the hospitality industry, to provide Shift4 customers with access to Taffer Virtual Teaching (TVT), a valuable online training course for restaurant and bar managers and staff.
TVT is a world-class training platform that will allow restaurant staff to learn and retain information through short, engaging video modules. It is a comprehensive resource that provides access to the largest interactive library of its kind. TVT gives restaurateurs access to industry-leading strategies on how to drive more revenue by obtaining new customers and increasing their spending and length of stay. The training program includes testing to ensure that the information is understood by staff as well as a resume-building “Taffer Certification” upon successful completion, which will provide a huge value-add for restaurateurs looking to differentiate themselves in the employment market.
Shift4 Payments has worked with Jon Taffer to deliver this valuable training program to their customers at an unprecedented price. Normally sold for $99 per month, Shift4 customers can obtain the complete program for an exclusive price of $49 per month. The training program is available to each Shift4 Payments customer directly through the marketplace section of the company’s Lighthouse Business Management System.
In addition to its robust marketplace, Lighthouse delivers a complete business management solution that includes extensive reporting capabilities, employee scheduling, remote POS system management, social media management, customer engagement tools, online reputation management and more. Businesses can link their social media profiles to schedule posts, track the performance of their content and manage all their profiles in one place. They can set up welcome emails, promotional offers and more to improve customer loyalty and engagement. Businesses can also view ratings and reviews from multiple online review platforms and easily respond to customers to improve their online reputation.
Many of the advanced capabilities in the Lighthouse Business Management System were developed in partnership with Jon Taffer. These “Smart POS” tools incorporate Taffer’s proven revenue-generating tactics for business owners.
Shift4 Payments CEO Jared Isaacman states, “Jon Taffer is much more than just a television personality. He is the leading expert in the food and beverage industry with a long resume of impressive accolades. His management methodology, Reaction Management, has become the gold standard of the industry and he has successfully turned around hundreds of floundering bars and restaurants with his proven approach. This exclusive offering gives our customers access to Jon’s invaluable expertise 24/7, 365 days a year.”
About Shift4 Payments
Shift4 Payments is the leader in secure payment processing solutions. The company’s groundbreaking technologies help power the top software providers in numerous verticals, including hospitality, retail, F&B, e-commerce, lodging, gaming, and many more. Shift4’s family of software brands includes Harbortouch, Restaurant Manager, POSitouch, and Future POS — with additional integrations to 300+ POS/PMS systems across every industry. With an expansive global footprint that includes eight offices across the U.S. and Europe and over 8,000 sales partners, the company securely processes more than a billion transactions annually for nearly 200,000 businesses, representing over $100 billion in payments each year. For additional information, visit shift4.com.