Designed for Fast Casual

Put the 'fast' back in 'fast casual' with professional tools built for speedy service.

Get your Friday nights back

CBS NorthStar offers a suite of modern tools to help busy managers reduce costs, save time, and succeed in a difficult industry. Use our integrated solutions or mix-and-match with what works best for your business, from our integrated point-of-sale to digital menus.

Delight your customers with fast service

Our omnichannel ordering solution helps minimize the wait with kiosk and online ordering options, and our reporting tools allow you to better understand what your customers want and how your business is doing.

Reduce training time and employee turnover

Built for fast casual restaurants, our tools are easy to master. They reduce the amount of time needed to train new hires and get them up to speed, which means you’ll never skip a beat during a busy lunch rush.

what makes us different

The features we live by

Speedy Order Processing

Experience seamless transactions with an interface crafted for speed. With NorthStar POS, minimal taps translate to quicker turnarounds.

Customization and Modifiers

Embrace the essence of fast-casual with our intuitive customization feature. From salads to sandwiches, NorthStar POS accommodates detailed modifiers with ease, ensuring the kitchen gets the right message every time.

Digital Menu Boards Integration

Easily update and synchronize your digital menu displays directly from NorthStar. This allows for dynamic pricing, highlighting specials, or featuring limited-time offers without the need for separate systems.

Self-Service Kiosks and Mobile Ordering

We offer integrated self-service kiosks and mobile ordering capabilities. Let your customers take the lead and reduce in-store wait times, enhancing their dining experience.

Tax and Gratuity Customization

Being able to adjust for local tax rates and suggest gratuities can simplify the checkout process.

Contactless Payment Options

In the evolving landscape of dining, offering contactless payments — such as tap-and-go cards, digital wallets, or QR code payments — can enhance the checkout experience by offering speed and safety.

Table Management and Queue System

For fast-casual restaurants that offer both counter and table service, a system to manage open tables and customer queues can ensure efficient seating and order management.

Customer Feedback Integration

Capture real-time feedback from customers through NorthStar, allowing management to immediately address concerns, recognize outstanding service, or identify areas for improvement.

Offline Mode

If the internet goes down, NorthStar will be able to accept payments and then sync once it's back online.

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Frequently Asked Questions

CBS NorthStar offers a flexible suite of solutions designed to help fast casual restaurants increase sales, delight guests, and reduce costs.

NorthStar is purpose-built for restaurants by experts who have lived and breathed the restaurant industry. All of CBS NorthStar’s solutions, not just its point of sale, are designed with restaurant needs in mind.

The upfront costs for NorthStar are hardware and implementation, which vary depending on the business’s specific hardware packages and installation needs. Unlike most solutions, NorthStar will work with you to build a custom package that works best for your business.

Speedy Order Processing

Experience seamless transactions with an interface crafted for speed. With NorthStar POS, minimal taps translate to quicker turnarounds.

Mobile POS Capabilities

Equip staff with mobile devices to take orders directly from customers in line or even before they reach the counter, speeding up the entire process.

Integrated Online Ordering

Allows customers to see the order being inputted, which can reduce errors and increase transparency.

Customization and Modifiers

Embrace the essence of fast-casual with our intuitive customization feature. From salads to sandwiches, NorthStar POS accommodates detailed modifiers with ease, ensuring the kitchen gets the right message every time.

Digital Menu Boards Integration

Easily update and synchronize your digital menu displays directly from NorthStar. This allows for dynamic pricing, highlighting specials, or featuring limited-time offers without the need for separate systems.

Integrated Upselling Suggestions

Based on the items selected by the guests, NorthStar can provide servers with real-time suggestions for upselling complementary dishes, drinks, or desserts. This not only boosts sales but can also enhance the overall dining experience for guests.

Allergy and Dietary Restrictions

Accommodate allergy and dietary preference by enabling servers to assign orders by seat numbers.

Contactless Payment Options

In the evolving landscape of dining, offering contactless payments — such as tap-and-go cards, digital wallets, or QR code payments — can enhance the checkout experience by offering speed and safety.

Drive-Thru Management

For QSRs with drive-thru service, specialized features can streamline the ordering process, enhance communication between NorthStar and kitchen, and track drive-thru-specific metrics.