More than half of all TGI Friday’s restaurants now accept payments through the chain’s new Friday’s app for iPhone and Android.
According to GigaOm, TGI Friday’s partnered with Austin startup Tabbedout to create the app.
Using the app is fairly simple. Sit down at the table and start a tab in the app to get a 5-digit code to give the server. The rest of the meal carries out normally. The server still takes the order and the user can keep track of their tab on the app. Then, instead of waiting for the check, users just pay when they want to and leave.
The app uses a pre-selected credit card for payments, so there’s no way to leave [...]