LS Nav Hospitality gives an expanding Barbeque Nation an end to end solution business application to overcome its operational challenges. By streamlining the processes of their restaurant business, Barbeque Nation can focus on successfully expanding its network to other cities across India.
Barbeque Nation Hospitality Ltd set up its first restaurant in 2005 in Mumbai (Pali Hill), through its owner, Sayaji Hotels Ltd. In essence, Barbeque Nation is a fixed price buffet restaurant with unlimited food and starters. The variety in the starters and the main course is rotated every day. The décor is modeled with large amounts of wood and exposed brick walls. The Sayaji Group plans to open a chain of restaurants in all major cities of India. After successfully opening the restaurant in Mumbai, Barbeque Nation opened in Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Delhi, Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Vadodra, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Gurgaon and Thane. The overall plan is to open 100 such restaurants throughout the country and abroad by the year 2012. The company also has three hotel properties situated in Indore, Pune and Vadodara. The company has been in the hotel business for the last 15 years.
LS Nav Hospitality provides an end to end solution from POS to Head Office. LS Nav Hospitality is a flexible solution for the hospitality industry, directly connected to the account/stock module – all within a single solution. LS Nav Hospitality also provides the flexibility to customize the software as per a business’s requirements which is so very important to the dynamically changing business model of the hospitality industry.
Barbeque Nation has set up 1-2 POS machines in each of their restaurants. LS Nav Hospitality and Microsoft Dynamics NAV provide a single integrated system for a wholesome overview of the business. The statutory and localization requirements are taken care of in a user friendly way and hence reporting is quick, online and reliable. At Barbeque Nation, the biggest challenge was to track consumption and wastage of material across all kitchens in a single restaurant. This requirement has been taken care of through the implementation of LS Nav Hospitality. “From the day we implemented LS Nav Hospitality and Microsoft Dynamics NAV we have been very pleased with the performance. The software is very flexible in configuration and user friendly for the entry level staff. The facility of defining account schedules, Inventory Analysis Reports as per the user’s choice provides a very strong tool for analysis of the data. The software is very economical and doesn’t need much hardware resources. The facility to define your own report is very helpful. Throughout the implementation DVS partner EBT has been very response and pro-active. They understood our requirements well and made the changes to suit our business requirements in an efficient and timely manner,” says Sandesh Khandelwal, Dy. GM Commercial & Project Incharge at Sayaji Hotels Limited.
LS Nav Hospitality is very user friendly and minimizes our dependency on technical people/IT professionals. Its Data Director Service provides the data of stores to HO based on day and time defined by the user. So, even though we are not working online we get the data at HO on time. The Accounts Schedule and Reports designing tool as per user’s choice make it strong. The ease of customization, made as per our business requirements, awards this software more stars than any other in the market. Throughout the implementation phase and during the day to day running of the software, the response time of the EBT team has been excellent.
Installation of LS Nav Hospitality software and establishing connectivity to and fro is very easy as compared to any other software. It has one of the lowest requirements of hardware resources in the market. The POS tool and other modules are user friendly and easy to train other staff without requiring the intervention of a technical person. The centralized monitoring tool gives management and the IT department the powerful ability to have a check over outlets remotely.