This week we’re taking you on a little tour of one of our most recent projects. Join us as we go on location at Cartago - a trendy new bar and eatery in Edmonton’s Forest Heights, and explore our recently installed Point of Sale systems.
About the space
Cartago is a beer-and-drinks-focused eatery that’s bringing new zest and life to the neighbourhood. Everything about the space pairs well with a beer, from the refined menu offering to the minimalist, relaxed décor that makes you want to enjoy a pint with some good friends.
The restaurant has a distinctly German feel, which extends into German fare and beer (along with a few Canadian microbrewery picks). It was named, however, for a city in Costa Rica where one of the owner’s parents live. Not a beer drinker? The impressive cocktail assortment is intriguing and diverse – sure to please a range of non-beer-oriented palates (if you like tequila, don’t miss the Eddie Money).
Concrete floors, wood tabletops, and simple seating create an inviting, yet minimalist European aesthetic. There’s also no behind-the-scenes kitchen here. Everything is prepared in the main open area at the bar, which lends itself to an at-home, casual vibe.
The intention of the space was to be a relaxed neighbourhood spot that would foster community, and we think that the Cartago concept is sure to become a local favourite.
Where we come in
POS systems are an integral part of the restaurant experience, and one that should be a key consideration for any potential restaurateur.
At IQ Interactive, we don’t just see ourselves as a technology company or service provider. What has made the biggest differences in our customer’s businesses are creative ideas that grow to become big developments.
Our team outfitted Cartago with a full system that is perfectly suited to their needs, aiming to streamline the sales process and make things as easy as possible for both their staff and customers. We brought in advanced design and solutions while still allowing room for flexibility to ensure Cartago got exactly the system they needed.
Simply put, our goal was to create a POS experience that is personalized, pleasant, and convenient. We think we did it, but if you haven’t been, head over and let us know how we did.
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