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May 1, 2024

Is Fresh the Best Square KDS Alternative?


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In the fast-paced world of restaurant management, every second counts. From streamlining orders to simplifying the order pick-up process, the efficiency of your kitchen display system (KDS) can make or break your operations. With Square recently shifting to Android, iPad users are wondering if there is a reliable alternative that seamlessly integrates with Square POS. 

The good news? The solution is right in font of  you. Fresh KDS offers an easy switch to meet your needs as a KDS that integrates seamlessly with Square POS and works on your device of choice. It also has several features designed to help you further optimize your kitchen operations.

We’ve set out to make the best kitchen display system (KDS) out there because we understand the heat of the kitchen. 

While you may not have planned to switch from Square, the move might end up working out in your favor. Let's delve into why Fresh might just be the best Square KDS alternative for your restaurant and how to take advantage of a limited-time deal for Square users.

Does Fresh KDS Work With Square?

Let’s be honest — does Fresh KDS play well with Square? The answer is a resounding yes! 

Fresh KDS seamlessly integrates with Square POS so orders will automatically flow from your POS to your kitchen display system. Square compatibility means you can continue using Square for your point-of-sale needs while enjoying the advanced functionalities of Fresh KDS. Our setup process makes your transition as smooth and hassle-free as possible.

Not using Square? We integrate with all of the major POS systems.

With Square recently announcing the move to an Android-only KDS, Fresh has become a Square-compatible solution for users who want to keep using their iPads and Square POS. Fresh has partnered with Square to offer an alternative option so users don’t have to switch out their tablets or screens.

Thinking about making the move from Square KDS?

Fresh KDS provides a step-by-step process and integrates to your Square POS.

Will Fresh KDS Work on My iPad?

Many iPad users feel left in limbo by Square's sudden move to Android and aren’t interested in moving away from their dependable Apple devices. Fresh KDS makes it easy to choose the best screen and setup for your kitchen.

Do you want large Android screens with a bump bar? We’ve got you covered.

Do you want to keep using the iPads you already have mounted? That’s cool with us.

Whether you're using an iPad or other iOS devices, Fresh KDS is fully optimized to work across Apple platforms. Say goodbye to compatibility concerns and hello to a user-friendly interface that enhances your kitchen workflow.

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Square vs. Fresh KDS Review

Now, let's compare Square and Fresh KDS head-to-head. While Square has long been a staple for many restaurants, Fresh KDS brings a host of unique features to the table.

From customizable layouts to real-time order tracking, Fresh KDS offers unparalleled flexibility and efficiency. Fresh makes it possible to set up a customer-facing Order Tracker screen so your customers can see status updates as their orders progress. With Fresh, you can also use a bump bar to avoid getting your display screens greasy.

Why Fresh Trials Turn Into Loyal Fresh Customers

You might be wondering: What sets Fresh KDS apart from the competition? 

The answer lies in our commitment to customer satisfaction. We understand that every restaurant is unique, which is why Fresh KDS offers customizable solutions tailored to your specific needs. We know that kitchen operators and their staff don’t want to hassle with confusing technology. 

Our intuitive interface and robust features ensure that your kitchen runs like a well-oiled machine, leaving you free to focus on what matters most—delighting your customers.

Don't just take our word for it. Countless restaurant owners have made the switch to Fresh KDS and never looked back. With our limited-time, two-months-free trial for Square KDS users switching to Fresh, there's never been a better time to experience the Fresh difference for yourself. 

Join the ranks of satisfied customers who have transformed their kitchen operations with Fresh KDS.

Connecting Fresh to Square POS Is Easy

Worried about the logistics of integrating Fresh KDS with Square POS? Fear not! You can be up and running on Fresh in about 10 minutes.

Our seamless integration process makes it easy to connect your Square account to Fresh KDS in just a few simple steps. With our dedicated resources and available support team on hand to assist you every step of the way, you'll be up and running in no time.

  1. Create your Fresh Account
  2. Download the Fresh KDS app on your tablet or touchscreen
  3. Use our Quick Start Guide to connect to Square (or another POS)

Start Your Free Fresh Trial Today

Ready to revolutionize your kitchen workflow with Fresh KDS? Start your two-month free trial today and experience why Fresh is the best KDS on the market. Say goodbye to outdated systems that won’t work with your screen and hello to the future of restaurant management.

Connecting Fresh to your Square POS is simple.

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