Toast Launches New Local Partner Advocate Program to Support the Restaurant Community

Nov 03, 2022

New program offers local partners ways to grow their business with Toast and provides restaurants a trusted network of experts

BOSTON, MA – Nov. 3, 2022 – Toast (NYSE: TOST), the all-in-one digital platform built for restaurants, today launched the new Toast Local Partner Advocate Program, a referral program that offers expanded benefits to support local businesses. 

The Toast Local Partner Advocate Program is custom-built for local experts and businesses who support restaurant operations across all aspects of the industry  —  consulting, finance, IT services, food and equipment supply, marketing, and more. This trusted network of 3,000 local partner advocates allows restaurants on the Toast platform to make more informed decisions when choosing business partners to support their operations. 

As a Toast Local Partner Advocate, partners receive information and updates about leading restaurant tech, exclusive offers for their customers, referral incentives, and access to Toast’s growing community of restaurants and partners. The program structures partners into three categories  — Starter, Premier, and VIP. 

The program is free to join and includes the following benefits: 

  • Business Growth: Ability to earn incremental revenue (terms and conditions apply) for every successful referral that goes live with Toast. 
  • Brand Awareness: Align services to a restaurant technology platform with national recognition, access co-branded marketing collateral, and market partnership with Toast in Local Partner Directory. 
  • Benefits & Perks: Refer more to unlock exclusive benefits, perks, offers, and more. 
  • Partner Portal: Monitor the progress of every referral through the local partner portal.
  • Field Partnership: Network with local Toast reps and build partnerships to help restaurants succeed.

"Our businesses complement each other very well and it's why I continue to refer clients to Toast,” said Charles Schuster, Managing Partner of Encompass Interactive, which provides digital audio and visual solutions for businesses. “My relationship with the Toast team has grown to become more than a partnership — it’s more like a friendship that's built on mutual respect and success." 

Toast empowers the restaurant community to delight guests, do what they love, and thrive. With this new Toast Local Partner Advocate Program, Toast aims to foster a community of businesses passionate about supporting restaurants. 

Learn more about the Toast Local Partner Advocate Program

About Toast

Toast [NYSE: TOST] is a cloud-based, all-in-one digital technology platform purpose-built for the entire restaurant community. Toast provides a comprehensive platform of software as a service (SaaS) products and financial technology solutions that give restaurants everything they need to run their business across point of sale, payments, operations, digital ordering and delivery, marketing and loyalty, and team management. We serve as the restaurant operating system, connecting front of house and back of house operations across service models including dine-in, takeout, delivery, catering, and retail. Toast helps restaurants streamline operations, increase revenue, and deliver amazing guest experiences. For more information, visit