December 24, 2014 07:35 ET

TouchBistro Teams with Uber to Provide Restaurant Patrons the Convenience of a Free, Safe Ride Over the Holiday Season

Participating TouchBistro locations have been given discount promo cards for patrons to receive their first Uber ride for free(i)

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK and TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 24, 2014) - TouchBistro, the revolutionary iPad point-of-sale solution specifically designed for food & beverage, is teaming up with Uber to ensure patrons at restaurants, bars, hotels, and coffee shops using TouchBistro get home safely this holiday season. How? It's simple. Starting with Toronto, any patron who signs up with Uber using a promo code from a TouchBistro venue gets up to $20 off their first Uber ride.

TouchBistro venues that would like to take advantage of this free Uber offer can sign up here. Each venue will receive promo cards with a customized promo codes to hand out to patrons and friends. The Uber user can then download the Uber app, sign up and instantly receive a free ride ((i)valued up to $20).

For a list of participation venues and for more information go to:

TouchBistro's cutting-edge iPad point-of-sale solution is tapping into new levels of mobile innovation within the food & beverage industry. Using the TouchBistro iPad app, waiters take orders tableside and send them wirelessly to the kitchen or bar, eliminating waiter error or the need to run back and forth to a distant, bulky terminal. The result is restaurateurs can run their business more effectively while at the same time creating an exceptional experience for their customers.

TouchBistro is the top revenue grossing food & beverage app on the Apple App Store in 33 countries, and integrates with leading mobile payment solutions, including PayPal's Pat at Table service, and Apple Pay.

Uber is the leading taxi and ridesharing app for the iPhone and Android phones, connecting drivers with customers who want safe and reliable transportation without the uncertainty of taxi availability, traffic stress, or high parking costs in densely populated areas.

"One of our main focuses at TouchBistro is customer experience and we know that Uber shares the same sentiment. Being able to ensure people have a stress-free night with a safe way home is paramount for us during this holiday season." said Alex Barrotti, TouchBistro CEO and Founder.

For more information, contact TouchBistro customer service at 855-363-5252 or simply sign up for free at

About TouchBistro

With offices in New York and Toronto, TouchBistro is a leader in iPad restaurant point-of-sale technology for restaurants, cafes, bars, food trucks, and other food and drink venues. The TouchBistro app has been ranked as the top-grossing food and beverage app in 33 countries on the Apple® App Store(SM). TouchBistro is one the distinguished companies to win multiple Best in Biz Awards for 2014. Alex Barrotti, CEO and Founder, was named Entrepreneur/Founder of the Year. The TouchBistro Customer Experience Team was named silver winner for Service Department of the Year.

TouchBistro was also recently named one of the '2014 Hottest Companies in New York City' by lead411 and one of the 'Top Up and Coming Canadian Companies' by PWC. TouchBistro offers a 45-day free trial that can be converted to a no-contract subscription. Additional information is available at

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