TN: Restaurant Technology Firm Toast to Establish Operations in Davidson County, Creating 100+ Jobs | Trade and Industry Development

TN: Restaurant Technology Firm Toast to Establish Operations in Davidson County, Creating 100+ Jobs

Jul 05, 2022
Cloud-based, digital platform for restaurant industry to locate first facility in Tennessee. Project anticipates the creation of more than 100 new jobs in the greater Nashville region.

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Toast officials announced today that Toast, Inc., the all-in-one digital platform built for restaurants, will establish its new configuration facility in Tennessee, selecting Antioch as the first location. 

Founded and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Toast plans to create more than 100 new jobs over the next five years in the greater Nashville region.

Toast’s new configuration center will support the company’s fulfillment, shipping, inventory management and national distribution of its hardware.

Toast is a cloud-based, end-to-end technology platform that serves the restaurant industry as an operating system, connecting the front-of-house and back-of-house operations across dine-in, takeout and delivery channels. As of March 31, 2022, approximately 62,000 restaurant locations use Toast’s all-in-one digital platform to help streamline operations, increase revenue and deliver amazing guest experiences.

In the last five years, TNECD has supported more than 130 economic development projects in the Northern Middle Tennessee region, resulting in 40,000 job commitments and nearly $7 billion in capital investment.

“Our strong business climate, skilled workforce and central location make Tennessee the ideal location for businesses to thrive. I commend Toast for creating high-quality jobs for Tennesseans in Davidson County and look forward to this company’s continued success.” – Gov. Bill Lee

“Centrally located and a hub for innovation and hospitality, the greater Nashville region is the quintessential spot for Toast’s new configuration facility. We welcome Toast to our state and thank the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce for its assistance and partnership during the recruitment of this project.” – TNECD Commissioner Bob Rolfe

“TVA and Nashville Electric Service congratulate Toast on its decision to locate operations in Nashville. Helping to foster job creation and investment in the region is fundamental to our mission of service and we are proud to partner with the Nashville Area Chamber and the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development to further that mission and celebrate this announcement together.” – John Bradley, TVA senior vice president of Economic Development

“Toast’s investment of jobs and capital in Antioch is another great example showcasing how Tennessee has become a leader in logistics and fulfillment.” – Sen. Jeff Yarbro (D-Nashville)

“I’m excited about welcoming Toast and more than 100 new jobs to the Antioch area. The company’s investment in Davidson County is great news, and I congratulate our local officials and TNECD for the fine job they do in telling companies about Nashville and the state of Tennessee.” – Rep. Jason Potts (D-Nashville)

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