Watch It: Pay with OpenTable Demo

Diners can now use OpenTable mobile payments to settle their check at participating restaurants in New York and San Francisco, and, soon, in 18 additional cities before the year’s end. Can’t wait to try it out? See the app in action in our new video.

For additional information about mobile payments and to view the current list of participating restaurants, visit http://pay.opentable.com/. If you have a restaurant and are interested in providing your guests with our mobile payments experience, you can learn more at http://pay.opentable.com/restaurants.

Introducing OpenTable Guest Center

Personalized hospitality is now beautifully simple with Guest Center. Guest Center seamlessly merges the leading restaurant reservation network with complete front-of-house management tools. In the video below, Matt Roberts, CEO, Joseph Essas, CTO, and Jon Morin, Product Lead, deliver the thinking, design and demo of the new, cloud-based, hospitality solution by OpenTable.

To experience Guest Center, a solution designed to make tailored hospitality even easier, please email sales@opentable.com.

Tweet of the Week: “OpenTable Points Every Time I Order Lunch!”

There’s a new parody video in town — and its name is “LUNCH.” An homage to LMFAO’s “Shots” music video, Josh Hyman and the other funny folks behind “LUNCH” give OpenTable reservations and our Dining Rewards program a nice little shout-out at around the 2:50 mark. Happy lunching, @MrJoshHyman!

OpenTable Chefs Select the Sexiest Foods; Recipes for Romance Revealed!

In anticipation of Valentine’s Day,  you may be wondering what dishes are super sexy. Naughty! No, seriously, we actually are, too. So, we asked chefs to share their thoughts on sensual foods and ingredients. Watch New York chefs and wine experts Laurent Manrique of MillesimeJason Tilmann of TriompheBecca Richards of Flex Mussels-13th StreetSebastien Agez of Plein Sud, and Patrick Service of Union Square Cafereveal their recipes for romance.

Check back for more from these and other chefs as we countdown to Cupid’s favorite day! And, don’t forget that it’s not too late to snag a terrific table at any of these restaurants on Valentine’s Day!