Taco John’s Selects Digi Smart Solutions to Provide Food Safety and Operations Management

by Katie Lee

Minnetonka, Minn. — Digi International®, a leading global provider of Internet of Things (IoT) products and services, has been selected by Taco John’s to offer Digi’s task management and food temperature monitoring solution to their entire chain of approximately 400 restaurants throughout the United States.

With a history stretching back to 1969, today Taco John’s operates nearly 400 corporate-owned and franchised quick-service restaurants in 23 states, making it one of the largest Mexican quick-service restaurant brands in America.

With this agreement, Taco John’s can implement Digi’s advanced technology-supported service to ensure that Taco John’s restaurants deliver the highest levels of food quality and safety to its customers. Digi’s state-of-the-art solution automates food temperature monitoring and task logging to greatly simplify the effort for employees while ensuring public health compliance.

From an operational standpoint, Taco John’s locations can leverage Digi to modernize the manual red book log of paper checklists so managers can be more effective and efficient, allowing them to focus more of their time on food quality and the guest experience.

“A key goal of our technology modernization initiative is to provide the best tools available throughout all locations to maximize customer satisfaction and maintain our commitment to provide safe, healthy food to all communities,” says Rocky Clark, vice president of operations, Taco John’s International, Inc. “There were many choices, but Digi’s was clear because of its ability to provide an immediate impact.”

“Food safety is of paramount importance to any restaurant chain, and to have Taco John’s trust our technology further validates it as a proven solution,” says Kevin C. Riley, chief operating officer, Digi International. “Digi Smart Solutions will help ease the workload of Taco John’s restaurant managers and provide them further operational insight across its chain of restaurants.”

For more information, visit https://www.digi.com/pr/tacojohns.

Taco John’s operates and franchises nearly 400 quick-service restaurants in 23 states. Privately owned, the business opened its first restaurant in 1969 in Cheyenne, Wyo.

Founded in 1985, Digi International is a leading global provider of business and mission-critical Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) products and services. For more information, visit www.digi.com.

SOURCE: Digi International

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