Restaurant team communication

Centralize team communication with employee messaging for restaurants and keep everyone engaged, from anywhere.

Sling employee communication app

Thousands of restaurants like yours use Sling for their team communication and employee messaging

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Improve restaurant team communication

Communicate with your restaurant employees instantly, without needing to call or text.

  • Restaurant employee messaging with private and group chat

  • Make employee messaging fun with images, GIFs and emojis

  • Save time with BCC messages to groups of individuals privately

  • Mark employee messages as unread to remember them for later

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Communicate important restaurant updates

Create newsfeed pages for teams, groups or topics.

  • Message groups, departments or positions like front-of-house

  • Search newsfeed for important restaurant messages

  • Keep your employees informed and 86 miscommunication

  • Use your employee communication for business, fun or both

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Share restaurant announcements with employees

Make sure your most important team communications are seen by everyone.

  • Post urgent restaurant announcements where they can’t be missed

  • Alert restaurant employees with message notifications

  • Stay in control of team communication from the top down

  • Rest assured your most important employee messages are seen

We Love Sling!

Messaging (group/private), several locations/shifts ease of scheduling, opening shifts is easy. I could go on & on.

All-in-one team communication app for restaurants

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Team messaging from anywhere

Keep the conversation flowing even when you or your team are away from your stations.

Connect with your team

Stay connected with employees

Communication is key to building a strong team. Build trust and keep the messages coming.

Empower your employees

Effective team communication helps everyone succeed by keeping employees informed

More than a team communication app

Everything you need to manage restaurant employees and keep them coming back, all in one platform.

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I appreciate accomplishing so much in one program. I like group messaging and private messaging. The creating the schedule and releasing shifts is very user friendly.

Frequently asked questions

What is restaurant team communication?

Team communication is conveying information between yourself and/or your employees in a way that benefits your restaurant. Read about why team communication is important and how to improve it here.

Why is restaurant employee communication important?

Restaurant employee communication is essential for a strong restaurant team. Informed employees are empowered to take action and help your restaurant. Here are some tips to improve your team communication.

Is Sling a restaurant employee messaging app?

Yep! Whether you need to communicate with one employee, a group, or everyone at once, Sling is an all-in-one employee communication app.

How do I use Sling for employee communication?

There are lots of ways to use Sling for your team communication. Check out this collection of articles to answer all your questions.

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Employee communication, time clock, and so much more

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Unlock your team’s potential with easy-to-use scheduling and communication features.


Key features

  • Shift scheduling

    Organize and manage employee work schedules

  • Time-off requests

    Approve or deny employee requests for time off

  • Available shifts

    Easily see which shifts still need to be filled

  • News sharing

    Share news with your team through targeted pages

  • Long-term scheduling

    Build employee schedules months in advance

  • Private messaging

    Communicate with employees one-on-one

Plus many others


Take it to the next level by adding tools for tracking time and optimizing labor costs.


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Key features

  • Mobile time tracking

    Accurately clock in and out of shifts from a moble device

  • Labor cost management

    Keep track of your labor costs and compare against sales

  • Overtime tracking

    Track, analyze and prevent excessive overtime

  • Private and group messaging

    Communicate with employees in private or group conversations

  • Calendar synchronization

    Keep track of your scheduled shifts on any calendar app

Plus everything in Free



Understand your labor data, pull reports for payroll, and run your business efficiently!


per user per month

Key features

  • Kiosk time tracking

    Use a shared device for employees to clock in and out

  • Reports

    View reports of total hours worked and wages earned

  • No-shows

    Track and manage shifts employees miss

  • Sick call-outs

    Track and manage employee sick call-outs

  • PTO management

    Approve and track paid time off requests

Plus everything in Premium

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Highly recommend for small businesses…

The scheduling and group messaging features are some of the best. It has made notifying employees a breeze. Would highly recommend.