Los Alamitos, CA (PRWEB) August 30, 2006
Colorado-based, Rock Bottom Restaurants, Inc. announced today an agreement with Altametrics® to launch its highly powerful workforce management, supply chain and demand planning, and cash and sales solutions.
The workforce management solution provides RBR with the ability to accurately forecast labor needs, maximize labor scheduling, and effectively manage payroll changes. The supply chain and demand planning solution enables RBR to more accurately track rebates, to heighten their supply chain transparency and to more accurately forecast and plan based on demand. The cash and sales solution will aide RBR in analyzing their sales and will give management the ability to more quickly track key performance indicators, enabling them to make more informed business decisions.
“The e*Restaurant Solution from Altametrics gives us the tools and data we need to more efficiently operate. With this solution, we will have faster, more integrated visibility to information and it will allow our operators to serve our customers and staff even better by streamlining what’s required of them in the back-office,” said Jeff Gengler, RBR V.P. of Information Technology.
“We are proud to be associated with a company the caliber of Rock Bottom Restaurants. We are confident that we will be able to deliver the tremendously high Return on Investment that our customers have come to expect from Altametrics,” said Wesley Loh, V.P. of Business Development at Altametrics.
About Rock Bottom Restaurants, Inc.
Rock Bottom Restaurants, Inc. currently employs nearly 7,000 nationwide. It owns and operates 94 restaurants across the United States – 59 “Old Chicago” restaurants and 35 brewery concepts operating under the names “Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery,” “ChopHouse & Brewery,” and “Walnut Brewery.” The Company also operates two Sing Sing concepts, an entertainment venue featuring a dueling piano bar in a club setting. It has franchise partnerships under its Old Chicago brand that account for 24 locations with plans to have approximately 200 total operating units by 2008.
In 2000, the Company formed the Rock Bottom Foundation, a 501(c) (3) non-profit entity. The Foundation’s primary focus is to positively impact the issues of hunger and homelessness within our communities, helping our teammates in crisis, and inspiring a culture of giving and volunteerism.
The Company’s annual sales from 2005 were $273 million, a 6% increase from fiscal 2004. Projected sales for 2006 are $300 million.
All of Rock Bottom’s restaurants are casual dining establishments featuring excellent service, high-quality, moderately priced food and a distinctive selection of micro-brewed and specialty beers served in a comfortable, hospitable atmosphere.
About e*Restaurant from Altametrics
Altametrics was established in 1997 and is the leading provider of Java-based web applications designed for the restaurant industry. Altametrics allows customers to access e*Restaurant solutions through subscription ASP, or license applications through a traditional software license agreement. Solutions include; enterprise intranet, inventory and food management, human resources, food ordering, and operations reporting for both the restaurant back office and headquarters environment. Customers range from large international chains to franchise organizations, and independent restaurateurs. Corporations use e*Restaurant solutions to extend best practices, improve operations and make their businesses more profitable. For more information, please visit the website at http://www.altametrics.com, or call (800) 676-1281.