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  • Roster staff to meet demand & budget
  • Collect accurate timesheets
  • Simplify award compliance
  • Engage staff to increase performance

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Scheduling software for hospitality teams

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Scheduling software for hospitality teams
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“Reduced time spent writing rosters by 93%”

Daniel Sorridimi, co-owner, Blackwood Pantry

Roster staff in minutes

Roster your employees to meet demand and budget

Deputy helps you schedule the right number of chefs, waiters, or delivery drivers to meet demand while keeping costs down. Create the smartest schedule for your restaurant, cafe, or bar in a fraction of the usual time.

  • Forecast how many staff you need on hand to meet sales, foot traffic, or delivery orders

  • Roster available staff with a few clicks

  • Compare wage costs against expected sales to stay on budget

  • Send rosters to your team instantly via web or app

Blackwood Pantry logo

“Reduced time spent writing rosters by 93%”

Daniel Sorridimi, co-owner, Blackwood Pantry

Award interpretation for hospitality made easy with Deputy
San Churro

“We save 2 hours per store per week on sharing rosters. With 50 stores it’s saving a lot of money, about $130,000 a year.”

Giro Maurici, Founder and CEO, San Churro Chocolateria

Award compliance

Simplify compliance with Modern Awards

When businesses don’t pay the right award wages, the fines and bad press can cause serious damage. Our rostering software comes loaded with the award rates for restaurants, cafes, and bars — and can automate the wage calculations.

  • Auto-fill award entitlements for overtime pay, penalty rates, and allowances

  • See award wage calculations as you roster employees

  • Automate award wage calculations when staff record their timesheets

  • Help your business stay compliant with Modern Awards

San Churro

“We save 2 hours per store per week on sharing rosters. With 50 stores it’s saving a lot of money, about $130,000 a year.”

Giro Maurici, Founder and CEO, San Churro Chocolateria

Time and attendance made easy with Deputy
Olivia Macaron brand

“83% decrease in time spent on payroll”

Ana Claudia Lopez, Founder, Olivia Macaron

Streamline payroll

Record employee time, attendance, and wellness

Avoid frustrating timesheet mistakes and get the visibility you need. Our time clock app is easy for staff to use, captures their exact time on shift, and can help protect your business from the spread of illness.

  • Record accurate, verified timesheets with our time clock app

  • Export timesheets to your payroll software with one click

  • See real-time attendance — who’s at work, running late, or on break

  • Help protect your staff and customers from illness. Record employee wellness before each shift — and if a team member falls sick, instantly trace all the coworkers they’ve had contact with

Olivia Macaron brand

“83% decrease in time spent on payroll”

Ana Claudia Lopez, Founder, Olivia Macaron

Streamline communication with Deputy
Thievery and butter logo

“We’ve been able to open a second business, triple our staff levels and that hasn’t increased our administrative workload.”

Paul Flynn, Co-owner, Thievery and butter

Improve communication & visibility

Engage staff to increase performance

Giving staff tools that make their lives easier is a win-win for the business. It makes staff feel valued, helps them make better work decisions, and can drastically increase productivity. With our scheduling app, employees can:

  • Set their availability and keep track of their roster

  • Apply for leave without the back and forth

  • Stay across important messages from their managers on Deputy News feed

  • Swap shifts with suitable team members when something comes up

Thievery and butter logo

“We’ve been able to open a second business, triple our staff levels and that hasn’t increased our administrative workload.”

Paul Flynn, Co-owner, Thievery and butter

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The payoff of using Deputy

Cost savings are critical for cafes, bars, and restaurants. How much could you save with our rostering app?

$46k-$51k
$554k-$613k
19.5x

Why use Deputy?

Our software’s power, simplicity, and mobility has earned us 250,000 happy customers — who are our greatest advocates. With Deputy, you’re not just saving time and money. You’re making life easier for your teams and helping them provide better service.

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Frequently asked questions

  • What is Restaurant Employee Rostering software?

    Restaurant employee rostering software makes it simpler to manage hourly and salaried employees working in hospitality, including management, servers, bartenders, server assistants, and hosts — as well as kitchen staff. Deputy’s scheduling software helps schedule team members according to their availability, time off, and skills, while giving managers full visibility over wage costs for an efficient schedule.

  • What makes Deputy's rostering software best for hospitality?

    Deputy's rostering software offers a wide range of features to help you run an efficient hospitality business. You can roster each individual area of your restaurant, from Barista to Head Chef, to match highs and lows in demand, easily adjust your staffing to meet your labour budget, and instantly share rosters with your whole team. Deputy can help save hours in admin tasks by automatically rostering your employees with the help of AI-based on factors like staff availability and your budget.

  • Can Deputy help Restaurants & Cafes roster meal and rest breaks?

    Absolutely! Deputy's Break Planning allows you to roster, manage, and record all of your hospitality employees' breaks and break types for each shift.

  • Why do hospitality business owners love Deputy?

    According to our reviews, Deputy wins over hospitality businesses because it’s extremely easy to set up and easy to use. It’s simple to onboard all of your hospitality employees, get up to speed with all the Deputy features, and start saving hours on your employee admin.

  • How can Deputy's rostering software benefit my hospitality business?

    Hours are spent every week on admin tasks like rosters, payroll, and communication. Deputy's rostering software offers a wide range of smart features to help streamline your rostering and timesheets — while giving you visibility over your wage spend so you can control costs.

  • How can Deputy's rostering software reduce labour costs?

    With Deputy's Demand Forecasting, you can plan your staffing to match peaks and valleys in demand and reduce unnecessary costs. Our software also gives you clear visibility over your wage spend and how it compares to your forecasted sales, so you can achieve an ideal labour cost percentage.

  • Will Deputy work with my other systems?

    Absolutely. Our rostering app has been built to function seamlessly with all sorts of accounting, HR, and point of sale software including Xero, Vend, and iPayroll. For a full list of integrations, click here.

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