Il Fornaio Chooses BinWise as its Enterprise Beverage Management System

May 27, 2014

BinWise continues to prove it is best in class

SAN FRANCISCO, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — BinWise, Inc., the leading cloud-based beverage management program, is pleased to announce that Il Fornaio will implement its enterprise software, having chosen BinWise over other providers. With twenty-plus authentic Italian restaurants around the U.S. in addition to retail markets and catering facilities, Il Fornaio has become a popular and recognizable culinary brand.

“With continuing rising cost of doing business, we needed to squeeze that extra one or two percent out of our beverage program and concluded that BinWise could best help us do that,” says Il Fornaio SVP of Finance Demetri Gill. “BinWise also provides us with the ability to manage multiple locations on one platform with the push of a button.”

“When the value of our product is confirmed by customers like Il Fornaio, I know we have a superior solution,” says BinWise CEO Doug Hickey. “Not only do we provide seamless beverage management, we help our clients from top to bottom by adding to top line revenue and saving them money.”

About BinWise, Inc.

BinWise is the only way to smoothly run a successful beverage program in a single application. Restaurateurs with extensive industry experience created the company’s first product, RealWineLists. The cloud-based software links purchasing, receiving, barcode inventory management, point of sales, and real-time beverage lists for wine and cocktail available on pdf, iPad and html on one platform.

BinWise provides transparency to restaurant beverage programs and is being used by restaurants, hotels and corner bistros as well as Wine Spectator Grand Award-winning restaurants. Restaurant groups currently using RealWineLists are the Union Square Hospitality Group, B+B Hospitality Group, Rosewood Hotels, and independents such as CorkBuzz, A16 and Aragona. Clients use BinWise to manage not only wine, but also beer, spirits, cocktails, non-alcoholic beverages, cigars, and glassware.

BinWise was funded in March 2012 by ACP, a private equity firm based in New York and is based out of the SOMA neighborhood of San Francisco.

About Il Fornaio

Il Fornaio (America) Corp. owns and operates 21 full-service restaurants serving creatively prepared, premium-quality Italian cuisine based on authentic regional Italian recipes.

Il Fornaio “Cucina Italiana e Panetteria” (restaurants and retail bakeries) provide in-house dining, as well as a retail market, offering Il Fornaio’s unique baked goods, prepared foods, and a variety of Il Fornaio-brand products.

In conjunction with the restaurant and bakeries, Il Fornaio also operates catering and banquet facilities at such prestigious locations as The Hotel St. Claire in San Jose and The Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas.

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