I’m excited to share our latest product launch, one of our largest to date, that streamlines all alcohol vendor purchasing. Restaurants and bars can now quickly place orders with all distributors in a fraction of the time, see order history and get more insight into their beverage program than ever before, from any device, anywhere, […]
About Josh Saunders
Josh is the Founder and CEO of Uncorkd. In addition to helping restaurants on their beverage programs, Josh enjoys cooking, craft beer, and wine. He resides in Chicago, Illinois with his daughter.
Entries by Josh Saunders
I’m excited to announce the release of our new inventory management functionality, available for free to all Uncorkd customers. The new beverage inventory system streamlines menu management and inventory all in one place. Restaurants can now make quick changes to their menu while also adjusting inventory, seeing real-time quantities on hand and generate detailed inventory, sales, […]
One thing we like doing here at Uncorkd is looking at beverage data. Across our platform we have valuable and actionable intelligence on what’s happening on menus across the country. We provide this data to our clients to improve their beverage program and increase sales. Today I took a look at what percentage of a […]
We’ve recently released two new requested features for Uncorkd. The first is the ability to toggle on and off trailing decimals in prices. The second is the ability to track customer selections and export them. The updates have been made in the software automatically, no app update is necessary.
Ah, we’re still in the middle of winter and restaurant traffic has slowed down from the holidays. The dust has settled from January and it’s time to start making some changes to your beverage menus. But what new wines should you add to your wine list? What are the latest craft beers trending on beer lists? […]
I was about to start writing about drinks for the holidays, it is December after all, and people are looking to brew up some eggnog. But I thought, let’s go against the grain – what’s one of the biggest trends right now in wine (even in these cold winter months for some of us)… Moscato! […]
Questions you should ask restaurant technology vendors, even if you’re not technical There’s a myriad of new technology solutions, from restaurant iPad menus to reservation systems, point-of-sale solutions and pretty much anything else attempting to improve front or back-of-house restaurant operations. And many of these new technologies can greatly increase your sales, improve the customer experience […]
The trendiest thing to hit wine consumers lately is orange wine. Many are calling orange wine the new rosé. Sommeliers have been familiar with orange wine for decades and in fact the process of making orange wine goes back over 5,000 years. Put simply, orange wine is using white wine grapes but keeping them in […]
It’s been in the news a lot lately that there’s enormous interest and growth in hard root beer. Small Town Brewery, based in Wauconda, IL, has been a leader in this space with Not Your Father’s Root Beer. Luckily for me here in Illinois, we’re the only ones who have it on tap and in […]
Owning and running a restaurant is hard and generally under-appreciated, especially if you’re not Wolfgang Puck or Gordon Ramsey. Last month, Amanda Cohen, the owner of Dirt Candy in NYC, wrote an article in Eater called Harsh Truths: Failure Is Always on the Table When Opening a Restaurant. I think this post is a must read for […]