Restaurant Staff Rostering Software

RosterElf gives you more time to spend with your restaurant guests and less time managing the day-to-day restaurant administrative tasks like building employee schedules.
From managing staff availability to calculating complex employee awards, we’re here to serve you.

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Managing your restaurant just got easier.  

RosterElf’s restaurant scheduling software makes it easy for you to build staff schedules, communicate with employees, track labour costs and budget effectively.

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Build conflict-free schedules in minutes 

Quickly build staff schedules in minutes with RosterElf’s unique ‘Perfect Match’ algorithm that ensures you roster the right staff for the right positions based on qualifications and availability.

  • Save popular schedule templates to save time scheduling staff each week. 
  • Share new schedules directly to your team’s inbox or SMS.
  • Adjust shifts to meet your wage cost budget with our live budgeting tool as you roster.

Accurate time and attendance tracking 

RosterElf’s time clock app mobile app and Tablet App make it easy for staff to clock in, record their exact hours, take breaks and clock out. 

  • Restaurant managers can view real-time attendance updates that tell them who’s working, on break, and who’s late.
  • Verify, approve, and export timesheets to process payroll with a few simple clicks. 
  • Restaurant staff can clock in and out of shifts quickly and easily using the RosterElf mobile roster apps or instore Tablet Time Clock.
Shift swapping capabilities
Approved hours for payroll

Keep your team of restaurant staff connected 

RosterElf’s restaurant scheduling software ensures you can communicate quickly and clearly across multiple locations all from the palm of your hand. 

  • Take communication on the go with the RosterElf mobile app. 
  • Update staff of leave requests, roster changes and approve shift swaps with SMS and email notifications. 
  • Keep staff engaged and update them of their shifts as soon as possible. 

Make the most of your labour operations  

With multiple locations and dozens of staff, staying on top of restaurant and bar operations can be challenging. Thankfully with detailed reporting and live budget tracking, we can help carry some of the load. 

  • Eliminate unbudgeted hours with live wage cost tracking as you build the schedule.  
  • Calculate and accurately pay complex employee awards
  • Easily push data across to your Accounting system
  • Get detailed reports and sales forecasting to meet demands. 
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Restaurant Staff Scheduling Software

Why choose RosterElf to manage your restaurant?

RosterElf makes managing the day-to-day staffing operations of your restaurant fast and easy with simple staff scheduling, budget and wage ratio tracking, accurate time and attendance and payroll processing. With the help of RosterElf, you have more time to make sure your guests are happy.

Core Challenges

  • Building schedules based on demand. 
  • Keep staff morale high.  
  • Manually tracking hours worked and processing payroll.

RosterElf Solutions

  • Using detailed reporting and live budgeting, you can build schedules based on demand.   
  • Keep staff morale high by staying on top of schedules, payroll, updates and leave approval.  
  • Digital time and attendance that tracks accurate hours and exports directly to your payroll provider.


We have the answers.

How does the ‘Perfect Match’ algorithm work?

The ‘Perfect Match’ algorithm ensures that you schedule your restaurant staff for positions based on qualifications, availability, and location.

No more last minute guesses or phone calls round the team. With Staff updated availability and the ability to roster across multiple sites we take the complexity out of staff management.

Can I save common weekly schedules? 

If you use popular schedules weekly, you can use roster templates to make your job easier.

Simply save a template then add it to a feature week. With a few small tweaks you’ve rostered in minutes.

How many staff and locations can I use with my RosterElf account?

You can have an unlimited number of restaurant locations and staff on your RosterElf account. The best part is you only pay per employee that’s scheduled each week.  

Can my employees swap shifts with staff at other restaurant locations?

Staff can swap shifts with their team without a manager getting involved using the ‘Perfect Match’ algorithm. When staff members want to swap, they can only trade with other staff members that meet the same criteria as their shift. 

Does RosterElf automatically calculate awards?

With our payroll feature, awards are automatically calculated based on the role and award details so you can ensure you remain Fair Work compliant.

Does RosterElf integrate with my payroll software?

RosterElf offers payroll integration with significant payroll software, including Xero, MYOB, and Sage

Can I schedule staff based on the demand of my restaurant?

Using both the live roster budgeting tool and the staff reporting feature, you can build schedules and manage staff to meet the demands of your Restaurant.

Does RosterElf have a free trial?

Yes! We’d love to give you the chance to try our Restaurant employee scheduling software first before you commit. However, we know you’ll have a hard time saying goodbye, so we’ll give you 30 days with no credit card needed to sign up.

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