Liz Francis

Entries by Liz Francis

Multiple Ways to Offer Self-Service

This article about self-service has been updated since its original publish date on June 13th, 2018.   Each year, Sestra attends the National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago. The 2018 show featured one recurring topic that our booth visitors continually inquired about– self-serve options. As beverage technology gains speed, hospitality venues continue to look for […]

Introducing the Next Generation of Smart Dispensing™

For original Next Generation press release posted PR News, click here. STERLING, VA. (PRWEB) DECEMBER 09, 2020 Sestra Systems, Inc., the top provider of connected food and beverage dispensing technology, has launched the next generation of their Smart Dispensing™ platform. This release upgrades Sestra’s software-based solution with more IoT controls, data analysis, and integrations while introducing […]

Winterizing Outdoor Dining Spaces

The Covid-19 pandemic has prompted many businesses to pivot and get creative with their services and production. From restaurants offering grocery items and cocktails to-go to hotels closing common areas and targeting stay-cationers, the service industry is evolving. Since navigating new cleaning protocols and implementing distancing measures, the food and beverage industry has embraced outdoor […]

Hitachi Vantara webinar featuring Sestra’s Ben Maphis

On August 26th, our very own VP of Engineering, Ben Maphis, joined Hitachi Vantara‘s webinar discussing business opportunities with cloud technology. Ben shared how Sestra has worked with Hitachi Vantara to maximize the way we use cloud technology in our solutions. With organizations looking to use enterprise data more effectively and take advantage of agile, […]

Oceanic Global’s COVID-19 Reopening Guidelines

We are proud to be featured in Oceanic Global’s TOS COVID-19 Reopening Guidelines: Restaurant + Hotel Foodservice to help reopening businesses prioritize health and safety without a cost to the environment.  This resource was created with 50 contributors from a coalition of industry leaders, research institutes, policymakers, and leading organizations. It provides insights ranging from a […]

Reopening with Outdoor Service

The sun is shining, the days are getting longer, and people are starting to venture back out into reopening restaurants and bars. The summer months always make outdoor spaces inviting and our recent spring spent inside means we are craving some Vitamin D more than ever. COVID-19 restrictions are beginning to lift and preliminary studies […]

TapWise Touchless dispensing now available

For original TapWise Touchless press release posting on Business Wire, click here. Sestra Systems, the industry leader in smart, cloud-connected dispensing, has introduced new TapWise Touchless options to their smart dispensing solution for a fully contactless experience. In the wake of COVID-19, this timely product expansion allows bars, stadiums, hotels, arenas, airport lounges, and other […]

A look at the future of hospitality

As states begin to put reopening plans into place, the hospitality industry faces unique challenges. At Sestra, we’ve been keeping our eye on the future and what trends will be on the rise, including touchless technology, contactless experiences, and more. “The new normal” While many people are excited to get back out, there will likely […]

Solving the Problem of Waste

Our end-to-end solution, TapWise®, brings together automatic precision pouring, cloud-based control, and real-time analytics to optimize their customer’s beverage operations. Our customer base ranges coast to coast—from performing arts centers and stadiums to hotels and restaurants—and we pour all different beverages, including beer, wine, cocktails, sparkling, cold brew coffee, and more.

The Beer Necessities

Whether you’re a brewer, a bartender, or just a lover of beer, it’s critical to know the ins and outs of the perfect pour. But before you can get to sipping, there’s a whole science that goes into ensuring quality and freshness in every glass. From the minute the beer leaves the brewery, it is […]

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