SYRACUSE, N.Y. – BeerBoard, the leader in real-time data, insights and consumer engagement for the hospitality industry, announced today it has partnered with leading Chicago hospitality group Four Corners. The move adds yet another prominent operator to BeerBoard’s growing client list in the Midwest.
Four Corners (4C) is one of Chicago’s leading hospitality groups that owns and operates unique establishments, each thoughtfully created to offer an authentic social experience, approachable fare and superior service. Established in 2001, Four Corners has grown from its first neighborhood bar in Lakeview to its current portfolio of 15 venues in Chicago.
Tim Ryll, Bar Director for Four Corners, chose BeerBoard and its SmartBar platform to help the operation control costs on beer and have real-time analytics on style and brand movement to ensure premier beer experience for guests.
SmartBar generates real-time insights, trend-driven analytics and integrated inventory for bars and restaurants. SmartBar is a patented technology which generates real-time data and insights for operators and brewers. Retailers benefit from data on pour volumes and inventory management for its draft beer category. On average, the yield from a keg of beer is 78 percent. Using BeerBoard’s data-driven technology, clients yield an average of 95 percent and sell five more pints from each keg.
“We are excited to partner with Four Corners, one of the leading hospitality groups not only in Chicago, but the entire country,” said Tom Young, VP Client Relations for BeerBoard. “Four Corners is noted for creating unique concepts which provide an elevated experience for their guests. We look forward to working with the entire 4C team and providing real-time data and insights to help them run a premium draft beer segment.”
BeerBoard’s robust client list features high-profile independent groups and major chain operators across North America, including industry leaders Buffalo Wild Wings, Hooters, Twin Peaks, Applebee’s, Mellow Mushroom and BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse. BeerBoard also partners with major brewers for data and insights, including Lagunitas, Stone Brewing, Labatt USA, Genesee, Pyramid and Magic Hat.
BeerBoard is headquartered in Syracuse, NY, and has offices in Denver, Minneapolis and New York City.
BeerBoard manages over $1 billion in retail draft beer sales and 45,000 products through its industry-leading data and insights platform. It works with the largest operators and brewers to help them sell more beer and make more money.
Installed at thousands of client locations, its services include SmartBar, which generates real-time insights and trend-driven analytics; BeerBoardTV, a digital consumer-facing menu display; BeerBoard Menu, automated print and website menus; and BeerBoard Mobile, a mobile application designed for consumer interaction.
BeerBoard’s robust client list includes high-profile independent groups and major chain operators across North America, including industry leaders Buffalo Wild Wings, Hooters, Twin Peaks, Applebee’s, Mellow Mushroom and BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse. It also provides data and insights to major brewers Lagunitas, Stone Brewing, Labatt USA, Genesee, Pyramid and Magic Hat.
BeerBoard is headquartered in Syracuse, NY, and has offices in Denver, Minneapolis and New York City. For more information, please visit http://beerboard.com/.