Newsroom

VeriSolutions Uses AT&T IoT Technology in Connected Restaurant Solution

Business /

verisolutions_946x432

Smart Restaurants Help Improve Operations and Enhance Food Safety 

At a time when food safety is in the spotlight, operators are looking for smart solutions to help ensure customer safety and protect their brand. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about one in six, or 48 million, people each year get sick from contaminated food in the United States alone[1]. VeriSolutions is teaming with AT&T* to automate and help simplify compliance with food safety guidelines.

VeriSolutions’ platform features a temperature monitoring solution that uses AT&T IoT technology to gain insight into equipment. The VeriSolutions platform consists of:

  • Sensors with an embedded AT&T Global SIM that collect temperature and humidity data.
  • A data analytics hub that collects and aggregates sensor information.
  • A user interface, powered by AT&T Control Center, that monitors the sensors, provides near real-time diagnostics and provisioning, and sends alerts, notifications and reports on their activity.

With the connected restaurant solution, employees can:

  • Take immediate action on unusual sensor activity – saving time, money and, most importantly, help prevent food contamination.
  • Be alerted to problems, like malfunctioning refrigeration and food spoilage
  • Benefit from automated compliance of the traditionally manual process for the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) System, which is designed to address end-to-end food safety.
  • Spend time on customer experience, not logging temperatures.

Milton, Georgia-based White Columns Country Club is one of VeriSolutions’ customers. It’s part of ClubCorp, the largest owner and operator of private golf and country clubs in the U.S. The technology lets them improve operations and enhance customer safety.

“VeriSolutions has simplified temperature logging and reporting,” said Josh Carden, executive chef at White Columns. “I show the health inspector daily reports with readings in regular intervals. She thinks it is spectacular. I love that it saves me several hours per week in logging.”

Everyone knows good, fresh food is key to a restaurant’s success. Most don’t know the measures restaurant managers must take to ensure customers have the best quality.

“One of the worst things for a restaurant owner is arriving that day to find their walk-in refrigerator has malfunctioned”, said Mat Barnwell, VP of Sales at VeriSolutions. “With our connected solution, they are notified when the cooler temperature is out of threshold range   – helping prevent a loss of thousands of dollars worth of inventory.”

To learn more about IoT’s potential to transform business, visit www.att.com/iot.

For more information on VeriSolutions, visit www.verisolutions.co.

+AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

[1] Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Vital Signs. Making Food Safe to Eat. June 2011. Retrieved November 28, 2016, from http://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/foodsafety/index.html

About VeriSolutions

VeriSolutions creates connected restaurants. Founded in 2015, VeriSolutions offers an intelligent network of sensors, firmware and software built for restaurants to prevent inventory loss, optimize staff efficiency, and improve customer safety.

About AT&T

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high speed internet and voice services. We’re the world’s largest provider of pay TV. We have TV customers in the U.S. and 11 Latin American countries. We offer the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless provider.* And we help businesses worldwide serve their customers better with our mobility and highly secure cloud solutions.

Additional information about AT&T products and services is available at http://about.att.com. Follow our news on Twitter at @ATT, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/att and YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/att.

© 2016 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the Globe logo and other marks are trademarks and service marks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

*Global coverage claim based on offering discounted voice and data roaming; LTE roaming; voice roaming; and world-capable smartphone and tablets in more countries than any other U.S. based carrier. International service required. Coverage not available in all areas. Coverage may vary per country and be limited/restricted in some countries.

View more