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Le Pain Quotidien Selects Crunchtime Back Office Solution

Boston, MACrunchTime! Information Systems, a global leader in efficiency solutions for the hospitality industry, announced today that Le Pain Quotidien will roll out CrunchTime!’s enterprise restaurant management solution in its 28 US bakery cafes and 3 commissaries.

CrunchTime! back office solutions help drive down operating costs by increasing supply chain and staffing precision while making day-to-day operations more consistent. Real-time reporting on a wide variety of Key Performance Indicators gives each user instant visibility to sales metrics and cost recovery opportunities.

“While Le Pain Quotidien is passionate about traditional, artisan-quality fare, they are also well-versed in technology.” said Tamy Duplantis, Vice President of Sales, Major Accounts at CrunchTime! “They immediately recognized that our zero footprint web application, with its ability to centralize the management of costs for all their bakeries and commissaries, was a natural fit.”

CrunchTime!’s enterprise solution combines simplicity with an unmatched breadth of functionality. By providing an integrated platform with the robust tools to manage all dimensions of the business, it empowers customers to maximize performance at every level of their operations. Features include inventory, production planning, ordering and receiving, labor scheduling and workforce management, cash reconciliation, enterprise supply chain management, enterprise reporting, custom dash boards, menu and recipe engineering, automated alerts, and reporting at both the corporate and store levels.

About CrunchTime! Information Systems
CrunchTime! Information Systems is a leading provider of enterprise solutions for the hospitality industries. Since 1995, CrunchTime! back office solutions have helped customers reduce food and beverage costs, drive labor efficiencies, and better manage the quality and consistency of their food service operations. CrunchTime!’s customers include multi-unit restaurants, cruise lines, hotels and food service management companies around the world. For more information, visit www.crunchtime.com.

About Le Pain Quotidien:
Belgian Chef Alain Coumont founded Le Pain Quotidien in Brussels in 1990. Coumont is the driving force behind this authentically Belgian bakery-cafe and its dedication to using quality ingredients from sustainable farmers. Today Le Pain Quotidien has a global community of more than 100 stores throughout the world, in Belgium, France, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Russia, Qatar, Australia, Spain, Mexico, Bahrain, and Canada. The concept remains essentially unchanged since its founding: bakery and communal table, breakfast, brunch and lunch. For more information visit: www.lepainquotidien.com.

Chris Bauer
Director of Marketing
Phone: (617) 567-5228 x259