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June 30, 2010 New York Times
Before the Entrees, Apps to Winnow Choices and Find Seats


June 10, 2010 USA Today
Top 10 Free Travel Apps
Earlier this year, we presented you with our picks for the top 10 mobile apps for travel. Now we're back again with more useful on-the-go technology, but this time we're focusing on apps that are 100% free. Unless otherwise noted, apps are available for all major mobile devices and operating systems (iPhone, Blackberry, Android, etc).


May 4, 2010 TechCrunch
OpenTable's $150 Million Mobile App (And Q1 Earnings)


April 25, 2010 PCWorld
10 Great Shopping, Dining, and Travel Websites
Need advice on how to make a great tech purchase, where to spend a night on the town, or where to hit the road? Try Measy, OpenTable, SeatExpert, and other useful online services.


April 22, 2010 Memphis Daily News
Restaurateurs Find Opportunities in New Technology


February 10, 2010 TechCrunch
OpenTable Seats 2 Million Diners Via Mobile Apps
In less than six months, online restaurant reservation site OpenTable has seated an additional one million diners via its mobile apps. In late October, OpenTable had reached the milestone of seating one million diners via its mobile offerings, a year after its iPhone app launched. It took only four and a half months to seat another million diners.


February 9, 2010 Houston Chronicle
Valentine's Day: Romantic Dining Revisited

Ah, the trappings of a romantic meal: Big lobster, good wine and violin music.
If this is your image of a perfect Valentine's Day dinner, you might be a little off aim with your arrow of love.


January 29, 2010 Nations Restaurant News
OpenTable's 50 Most Romantic Restaurants
With Valentine's Day just two weeks away, OpenTable Inc. has compiled a list of the nation's most romantic restaurants as judged by users of the online reservations service.


January 13, 2010 USA Today
Tuck into these dining deals during Restaurant Week
Foodies, raise your forks: Just in time to shatter those New Year's resolutions about cutting calories, upscale eateries across the USA are showcasing bargain-priced menus as part of Restaurant Week.


November 24, 2009 Kelsey Group
OpenTable Goes Mobile; 1 Million Served
Online restaurant booking success story OpenTable has started to make moves into mobile — both building apps and distributing its reservation system to other app partners.


November 1, 2009 InStyle Magazine
Best of the Web 2009
10 Essential sites to Book Mark

October 29, 2009 TechCrunch
OpenTable Seats One Million Diners Via Mobile Apps
Online restaurant reservation site OpenTable has hit a milestone today, seating one million diners via its mobile apps. And the site says that based on an estimation of a $50 average check per diner, OpenTable believes that diners using its mobile applications have generated more than $50 million in revenue for its restaurant partners.


October 1, 2009 Bon Appétit
The Bon Appétit Awards 2009


August 24, 2009 TIME.com
50 Best Websites 2009


August 14, 2009 FORTUNE
OpenTable – The Hottest Spot in Town
OpenTable, the online reservation service, is one of the few venture-backed companies to go public this year. Its secret ingredient? Technology that restaurateurs actually like.

August 4, 2009 Guardian.co.uk
OpenTable adds Blackberry to iPhone and Palm mobile apps
Online restaurant booking service OpenTable has added an app for Blackberry to its iPhone and Palm apps.


July 22, 2009 South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Table for 2? No problem, with online restaurant reservation service.
Online reservation service OpenTable.com allows users to book reservations in seconds

May 19, 2009 c|net News.com
Webware 100 winner: OpenTable


May 18, 2009 Nations Restaurant News
Earn Dining Dollars by Documenting and Digitizing Guest Data


March 31, 2009 New York Times
Today’s Internet Trend: Local Ratings and Reviews


March 12, 2009 Wall Street Journal
Scoring A Restaurant Table Online


December 31, 2008 Washington Post
The Fixe Is In
As More Restaurants Offer Value Menus, Diners Are Ordering Up Deals


December 28, 2008 Wall Street Journal
Ways to Stretch Your Travel Dollars in the New Year



November 17, 2008 TechCrunch
OpenTable Reservations Come To The iPhone

By Erick Schonfeld


November 14, 2008 Washington Post
Dinner & Discounts

By Julia Beizer


November 13, 2008 Omaha World-Herald
Click, then dine: Online reservation system catches on

BY NICHOLE AKSAMIT


September 29, 2008 San Francisco Chronicle
OpenTable users now can post restaurant reviews on the site

By Verne Kopytoff


July 18, 2008 Charlotte Business Journal
OpenTable.com has its Eye on Charlotte for Expansion

By Katy Finger


July 14, 2008 Nations Restaurant News
Guests get their say quickly and easily with electronic aids - Part I

By Alan J. Liddle


July 14, 2008 Nations Restaurant News
Guests get their say quickly and easily with electronic aids - Part II

By Alan J. Liddle


July 2, 2008 Star Tribune
Counter Intelligence: Online reservations

By Rick Nelson


July 1, 2008 Wall Street Journal
Fine Dining via BlackBerry

By Mylene Mangalindan


July 1, 2008 Washington Post
OpenTable Offers Al Fresco Access

By Rob Pegoraro


June 30, 2008 Yankee Group
OpenTable.com Mobilizes Dinner Reservations

By Carl Howe


June 30, 2008 USA Today
Restaurant reservations on your cellphone
By Michelle Kessler


June 30, 2008 New York Times
OpenTable.com Talks New Features and Growth

By Brad Stone


June 30, 2008 Reuters
OpenTable.com will now serve mobile devices

By Anupreeta Das


June 29, 2008 TechCrunch
Book Restaurant Reservations On The Go With OpenTable

By Jason Kincaid


June 29, 2008 VentureBeat
OpenTable seats 3M diners a month, releases mobile version

By Matt Marshall


May 14, 2008 San Francisco Chronicle
ONLINE: OpenTable's Diners' Choice lists



May 14, 2008 TechCrunch
OpenTable Ranks Restaurants, Guarantees No Fake Reviews



February 11, 2008 Cincinnati Enquirer
Your table is open online

By Stepfanie Romine

October 21, 2007 Chicago Tribune
Travel Insider

By James Gilden
Dining reservations just a click away


October 5, 2007 Charlotte Business Journal
OpenTable Has No Reservations About Expanding Here

By Ashley M. London


September 20, 2007 Minneapolis-St. Paul Pioneer Press
7 good reasons to reserve online

August 28, 2007 LA Times
OpenTable: Free, easy restaurant reservations

From the latimes.com Daily Travel Deal Blog
By Sara Benson


August 18, 2007 Indianapolis Business Journal
Local restaurants joining online reservation trend - Part II

By Jennifer Whitson


August 18, 2007 Indianapolis Business Journal
Local restaurants joining online reservation trend - Part I

By Jennifer Whitson
High-tech systems tool up customer service


August 8, 2007 Raleigh News & Observer
Fine dining a click away - Part I

By Sue Stock
57 Triangle restaurants among OpenTable's 7,000


August 8, 2007 Raleigh News & Observer
Fine dining a click away - Part II

By Sue Stock


August 7, 2007 WCBS
OpenTable.com: Best Way to Get a Restaurant Reservation


August 5, 2007 Chicago Suburban News
Surf-and-click seating gives around-the-clock access

By Jessica Young

July 18, 2007 Honolulu Star Bulletin
Go online to dine - Part I

By Katherine Nichols
Making reservations on the Web takes the stress out of finding a place to eat

July 18, 2007 Honolulu Star Bulletin
Go online to dine - Part II

By Katherine Nichols

July 18, 2007 Honolulu Star Bulletin
Go online to dine - Part III

By Katherine Nichols

July 12, 2007 The Arizona Republic
Web helps restaurants track patrons' needs - Part I

By Richard Ruelas


July 12, 2007 The Arizona Republic
Web helps restaurants track patrons' needs - Part II

By Richard Ruelas


June 18, 2007 New York Times
Restaurant Reservations Go Online - Part I
By Katie Hafner


June 18, 2007 New York Times
Restaurant Reservations Go Online - Part II
By Katie Hafner


June 18, 2007 New York Times
Restaurant Reservations Go Online - Part III
By Katie Hafner


March 31, 2007 Wall Street Journal
How to Get the Ungettable Table - Part II

By Katy McLaughlin & Sarah Nassauer


March 31, 2007 Wall Street Journal
How to Get the Ungettable Table - Part III

By Katy McLaughlin & Sarah Nassauer


March 31, 2007 Wall Street Journal
How to Get the Ungettable Table - Part I

By Katy McLaughlin & Sarah Nassauer
Who would have thought the chance to spend $200 on dinner could become such a competition? With nabbing a reservation at some restaurants next to impossible, we set out to crack the code.


February 23, 2007 Business First of Columbus
Online sites satisfy patrons' hunger for quick, easy dinner reservations - Part I

By Susan Deutschle

February 23, 2007 Business First of Columbus
Online sites satisfy patrons' hunger for quick, easy dinner reservations - Part II

By Susan Deutschle

February 21, 2007 Cleveland Plain Dealer
Need a corner table? Reservation at 7? OpenTable online gets it for you fast

By Bill Lubinger
Plain Dealer Columnist


February 15, 2007 nbc4.com
Avoid Long Restaurant Waiting Lists

Restaurant Experts Give Insider Tips

September 8, 2006 Orlando Sentinel
Table for 2 is a click away - Part I

Patrons and restaurants appear to have no reservations about going online to book a night of fine dining.
By Scott Joseph


September 8, 2006 Orlando Sentinel
Table for 2 is a click away - Part II

Patrons and restaurants appear to have no reservations about going online to book a night of fine dining.
By Scott Joseph


September 1, 2006 Orlando Business Journal
More diners clicking onto online reservation service

47 local restaurants now using booking system
By Bob Mervine

August 31, 2006 South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Quick Bites

Book a night on the 'Net
By Jeff Rusnak

July 28, 2006 The Baltimore Sun
Bargain whets appetites

First-ever effort packs restaurants at normally slow time
By Andrea K. Walker


July 1, 2006 Santé Magazine
Restaurant Evolution - Part II

Managers Focus on Quality Products and Services
By Sharon McDonnell


July 1, 2006 Santé Magazine
Restaurant Evolution - Part III

Managers Focus on Quality Products and Services
By Sharon McDonnell


July 1, 2006 Santé Magazine
Restaurant Evolution - Part I

Managers Focus on Quality Products and Services
By Sharon McDonnell


July 1, 2006 Santé Magazine
Restaurant Evolution - Part IV

Managers Focus on Quality Products and Services
By Sharon McDonnell


June 19, 2006 Newsday
Like waiting? Go out to eat.

For those who hate standing in a crowded lobby, the 'Net's a find
BY CLAUDIA GRYVATZ COPQUIN


June 2, 2006 San Francisco Chronicle
Want a table? How about 5 or 9:30?

From Between Meals by Michael Bauer


May 11, 2006 New York Times
Google Shows New Services in Battle of Search Engines

By SAUL HANSELL

Google has focused the Co-op service on two areas, health and local guides, and the handful of participating sites includes the Mayo Clinic and OpenTable, a restaurant reservation service.


May 11, 2006 MSNBC.com
Honoring Mom is big business

Mother's Day turning into a bonanza for retailers, restaurants
By Gayle B. Ronan


May 7, 2006 Associated Press
Dining out Restaurants more receptive to children on Mother's Day

NEW YORK (AP)

May 3, 2006 Tucson Citizen
E-reservations

Restaurant owners using such services find a reduction in frustration, costs
By JENNY HUNSPERGER

May 1, 2006 EAT Magazine
This Table Is Reserved

A growing number of Internet-savvy
diners are enjoying the convenience of
online booking, and writer Robert Hill
is quickly becoming one of them.

May 1, 2006 Women's Health
31 GREAT WEB SITES - Save Time, Money and Stress!


April 15, 2006 Rocky Mountain News
Maitre D'igital Part III

Technology brings convenience, better service to the table
By John Lehndorff

April 15, 2006 Rocky Mountain News
Maitre D'igital Part I

Technology brings convenience, better service to the table
By John Lehndorff

April 15, 2006 Rocky Mountain News
Maitre D'igital Part II

Technology brings convenience, better service to the table
By John Lehndorff

April 13, 2006 Orange County Register
O.C. diners can use site to book tables

OpenTable.com lets would-be O.C. diners reserve tables online at 56 locations free of charge, 24 hours a day.
By Nancy Luna

April 5, 2006 Newsday
A cook's tour of useful Internet sites

By Erica Marcus


March 3, 2006 Skyway News
Click for reservations

Fine Dining Made Easier
By Tammy Sproule Kaplan

February 11, 2006 KGO-AM 810 (ABC)
Dining Around with Gene Burns - Part I

Gene Burns interview with Jaleh Bisharat, VP of Marketing at OpenTable.com.

February 11, 2006 KGO-AM 810 (ABC)
Dining Around with Gene Burns - Part II

Gene Burns interview with Jaleh Bisharat, VP of Marketing at OpenTable.com.

February 10, 2006 KGO-AM 810 (ABC)
Dining Around with Gene Burns - Part III

Gene Burns interview with Jaleh Bisharat, VP of Marketing at OpenTable.com.

January 27, 2006 Cleveland Plain Dealer
Make reservations in a snap with a click onto dining site

By Douglas Trattner


January 26, 2006 Tucson Weekly
Part I: The Modern Maitre d'
New technology helps discerning restaurants get to know their customers
By John Peck

January 26, 2006 Tucson Weekly
Part II: The Modern Maitre d'
New technology helps discerning restaurants get to know their customers
By John Peck

January 25, 2006 Akron Beacon Journal
Reservations a click away
Vaccaro's Trattoria joins growing Internet service
By Jane Snow

January 1, 2006 Chicago Tribune
Travel Insider
By James Gilden
Dining reservations just a click away


November 24, 2005 Orange County Register
No Need to Bribe a Maitre D'

By Anne Valdespino

November 2, 2005 Indianapolis Star
Click click, yum yum

A table for two is only a Web site away.
By Kelly Kendall

November 1, 2005 Santé Magazine
The Internet is changing dining-out behavior. Are you prepared?

This article was written by OpenTable CEO
Thomas Layton.


August 17, 2005 The Seattle Times
Risks and rewards of booking your table online - Part I

By Nancy Leson
Seattle Times Restaurant Critic

August 17, 2005 The Seattle Times
Risks and rewards of booking your table online - Part II

By Nancy Leson
Seattle Times Restaurant Critic

May 19, 2005 Chicago Tribune
Chicagoans are good tippers, noon teetotalers
By Phil Vettel
Tribune restaurant critic


May 18, 2005 Washington Post
Well, We Try To Eat Right

By Judith M. Havemann


May 18, 2005 Boston Globe
Reservations are just a few mouse clicks away
By Alison Arnett, Globe Staff


May 18, 2005 Boston Globe
Diners offer some tasty tips

By Alison Arnett


May 18, 2005 San Francisco Chronicle
Dining Survey Taps Likes, Dislikes

By Carol Ness
Chronicle Staff Writer


May 3, 2005 MSNBC.com
Share a meal, and time, with your Mom

Taking your mom out is a perfect last-minute Mother's Day gift

By Teri Goldberg
Shopping columnist



February 7, 2005 The Journal News.com
Reservations for Valentine's Day Dinner Are Going Fast

By Barbara Waller

THE JOURNAL NEWS



January 9, 2005 Bradenton Herald
Haute-tech cuisine

Online restaurant reservation company targets Tampa Bay
By Tilde Herrera

December 11, 2004 KGO-AM 810 (ABC)
Dining Around with GENE BURNS - Part I
Interview with THOMAS LAYTON
San Francisco
Broadcast Transcript


December 11, 2004 KGO-AM 810 (ABC)
Dining Around with GENE BURNS - Part II
Interview with THOMAS LAYTON
San Francisco
Broadcast Transcript

November 10, 2004 San Francisco Chronicle
WHAT'S NEW
RESTAURANTS / A gift of dinner out


September 1, 2004 DM News
OpenTable Helps Restaurants Keep Tables Full
by Mickey Alam Khan


August 20, 2004 San Francisco Chronicle
A Renewed Appetite For Splashy Restaurants
by Carol Ness


August 20, 2004 San Francisco Chronicle
Bay Area Dining Habits - Chronicle OpenTable Survey


August 20, 2004 San Francisco Chronicle
Food Lovers Not Fazed By Paying Top Dollar
by Carol Ness


August 9, 2004 Charleston Regional Business Journal
One-click cuisine
Restaurants Choose Web Advertising
to Increase Sales
By Sarah G. McC. Moise, Staff Writer

"With the amount of revenue we're getting,
[the cost] is a drop in the
bucket,"says Kent. "[OpenTable's]
definitely driving sales."


August 1, 2004 San Diego Magazine
Side Dish
by Patricia Walsh


May 23, 2004 New York Times
Click and Eat on the Road (excerpt)
by Bob Tedeschi


May 19, 2004 The San Diego Channel
Make Restaurant Reservations Online
Web Site Lets Diners Request Table, Server, Menu Items


May 9, 2004 Washington Post
The Expert
Reservation Maven
Jennifer Roe, age not disclosed
Maitre d', DC Coast Restaurant


May 1, 2004 Santé Magazine
Maximizing Profits: Restaurant Reality Check - Gathering market research
Technology Tools:
New Software is also making it possible for restaurateurs to get to know their customers better. One of the most popular applications, OpenTable, is an online reservation system that enables managers to build a detailed customer database.


February 1, 2004 Slammed Magazine
Reality of Virtual Reservations
by Marisa Guthrie

Online reservation systems are helping restaurants organize their floors, streamline their organization and create invaluable customer databases. And the convenience factor for diners cannot be underestimated. Online databases let diners search by city, type of cuisine or availability and make reservations even when you are closed or the line is busy. Welcome to the age of the virtual reservation book.


December 15, 2003 Nations Restaurant News
Restaurant Industry Execs & Educators Roundtable


November 19, 2003 Washington Post
Dining Out on Thanksgiving?


November 10, 2003 LA Times
A quest for the French Laundry
To afford one of Napa's best restaurants, they stayed in a tent. But this campground was lacking one thing.


September 11, 2003 BBC
BBC World's Click Online
Carmen Roberts went to Los Angeles to investigate a new way of booking restaurant tables online.


September 3, 2003 Washington Times
High-tech devices put more options on diners' plates
Technology is fast becoming a top item on restaurant menus.


July 27, 2003 Washington Post
Wonder Why You're Simmering?; Turnover, Atmosphere Shape Policies on Making Diners Wait


June 2, 2003 Charleston Regional Business Journal
Local restaurants enlist web and software to help boost bottom line


April 23, 2003 LA Times
MATTERS OF TASTE
They have a file on you

* Restaurants are using computers to record what diners eat, drink, say and do. All in the name of service.


February 19, 2003 San Francisco Chronicle
Sometimes, a Mouse Can be a Restaurateur's Best Friend


February 12, 2003 San Francisco Chronicle
Heavens to Betsy


December 16, 2002 Nations Restaurant News
Reservation service surpasses millionth mark in high growth year


November 27, 2002 1to1 Magazine
Union Square remembers patrons' favorite foods, and then some
In the fine-dining segment of the restaurant industry, as well as many other service businesses, the reservation process is both the first point of contact with your customer and the best place to start your CRM effort.


October 30, 2002 Portland Press Herald
Suit yourself - and seat yourself - with an online reservation
Mainers who love both food and travel may find www.opentable.com to be just the ticket.


October 7, 2002 Orlando Sentinal
Online Reservation Company Closes In On Millionth Diner


September 15, 2002 Washington Post
Sites to Behold
We've Scoured the Web for the Best Travel Pages, So You Don't Have To


August 21, 2002 Contra Costa Times
It's easy to get a seat at OpenTable.com



June 27, 2002 WABC
Dinner Reservations Online



June 19, 2002 Wall Street Journal
A Slump in Snooty Restaurants Makes It Easier to Pull Strings
THE HIGH-END restaurant business is in a slump, and that presents exclusive eateries with a new challenge: how to get you in the door without giving the impression they actually want you.


April 22, 2002 Nations Restaurant News
Survey: Consumers reserved on reservations
Four-city study finds table bookings down, except in N.Y., as guests prefer walk-ins


February 1, 2002 Restaurant Digest
OpenTable Diner Survey Reveals That Valentine’s Day Dining is Recession-proof
76% Plan to Dine Out on Biggest Dining Day of the Year; 93% Plan to Spend as Much or More Money to Dine Out Than They Did Last Year


January 1, 2002 Total Food Service
Metro Diner Survey Finds Valentine’s Day Recession Proof


September 19, 2001 Chicago Sun Times
Reserve Your Table Online
When it comes to making a restaurant reservation, are you tired of getting a busy signal? Frustrated by being put on hold? Fed up with having to call four to five places that can accommodate your party?


July 8, 2001 Washington Post
RIGHT CLICK
Listing more than 1,300 restaurants in 32 regions across the United States, OpenTable lets you compare availability and reserve tables without having to risk the dreadful rebuffs of maitre d's. Unlike other online restaurant sites, you don't have to wait minutes or hours for a reply, and there's no booking fee.


July 1, 2001 Expedia Travels
Time Trials: A Table for Two.com
What’s easier: to make a restaurant reservation by dialing or clicking? We decided to find out by using four restaurant reservation websites to book tables at seven leading San Francisco eateries on a few days notice. Bottom line: Just one site — OpenTable — is worth bookmarking.


July 1, 2001 PCWorld
Site to See: OpenTable.com
Whether you're booking dinner for 2 or for a party of 20, OpenTable's online reservation service makes it easy.


May 1, 2001 Executive Circle Magazine
From Reservations to Tableside Ordering, Dining Goes High Tech
The advantages of online reservations are becoming clearer to many restaurants, but they are only a small part of the driving force for the success of OpenTable Inc., a leading provider of Internet-enabled customer relationship management solutions.


April 17, 2001 Town and Country
Online Service Makes Reservations
OpenTable, a free online reservations service, may help save the day. After registering online, you can search availability by restaurant name, neighborhood, cuisine or price. With a few clicks of the mouse, your reservation is complete and will be confirmed by e-mail.


March 24, 2001 c|net News.com
The One to Watch
This week's One to Watch is a company that is banking on America's appetite for eating out.


March 22, 2001 Industry Standard
A High-Tech Maitre d'
OpenTable wants to use its electronic reservations books so restaurants can personalize a customer's dining experience.


February 14, 2001 Nations Restaurant News
OpenTable acquires ProHost and RSViP brands
Buying market share in foodservice segments outside its core fine-dining niche and expanding the functionality of its product line, technology vendor OpenTable Inc. has acquired the ProHost table-management and RSViP reservations-administration software brands from Restaurant Solutions Group of Dallas, a division of Ez2get.com Inc.


November 28, 2000 internet.com
Reserve Online, Feed The Hungry
God wants you to make a reservation through OpenTable.


November 27, 2000 USNews and World Report
Best of the Web
Robinson Crusoe had Friday. Lewis and Clark had Sacagawea. You probably don't have your own personal Web guide, so we've spent countless hours online to come up with a listing of the best online destinations.


November 12, 2000 USA Today
Dining à la Web
So you want to partake in the Net-to-food revolution? Step 1: Surf over to OpenTable.com. Step 2: Select your city and restaurant. Step 3: Register and book your table. Simple. But is it really better than picking up the phone? Yes, because you can not only book the reservation, but also find out instantly whether seats are available at your favorite dining spots, and at what time.


November 8, 2000 Las Vegas Sun
LV Resort Installing Customer Tracking System
"OpenTable's (system) will not only simplify our operations and encourage our hotel and casino guests to dine on-property, it will help us enhance our service by enabling us to recognize each one of our guests as if they just stayed with us last week," said Michael French, the Venetian's senior vice president of operations.


October 31, 2000 USA Today
OpenTable: the dot-com Survivor
San Francisco restaurant reservations Web site OpenTable just landed $43 million in venture funding.


October 26, 2000 Red Herring
OpenTable Claims Victory In Food Fight
OpenTable is making an advance reservation to be the last one standing in the online restaurant reservation business. At a time when many Internet companies are shutting their doors for lack of continued venture funding, OpenTable just got a huge vote of confidence from brand-name VCs.


October 1, 2000 Infoworld
The InfoWorld EBusiness 100
Who is leading the charge online? InfoWorld editors take a look at companies that are innovating e-business. We looked for companies that used technology to enhance external customer or trading partner relationships, to revamp current business transactions using Internet-based technology, to reinvent the business model, or to create new market opportunities....Companies that seemed to be breaking new ground online.


August 6, 2000 The New York Times
If the Maitre D’ Won’t Get You a Table, Try Your PC
So you find yourself in Manhattan for a long weekend when suddenly, on Friday afternoon, you are overcome by a desire for a world-class meal. Why not call Lespinasse, that temple of Francophile fantasies, where a bowl of soup (albeit with truffles) can set you back $35? Why not? Because in most cases, the next available table at one of the city’s few four-star restaurants may not become available until days, or even weeks, from now. But if you had bypassed the reservation desk and logged on to a Web site called OpenTable.com, you would have found that the impossible is sometimes possible: a table for two, available at 7:15p.m.


August 3, 2000 The San Diego Union-Tribune
A Table At Local Eateries Is Just A Click Away
Diners in San Diego can get a coveted table at a favorite restaurant without having to wait on hold, thanks to the online reservation system called OpenTable.com.


June 1, 2000 The Atlanta Journal and Constitution
OpenTable.com serves up restaurant reservations
OpenTable.com, a San Francisco-based company, has opened an Atlanta office and plans to launch its real-time online restaurant reservations network here this month. Atlanta is expected to become one of its top markets.


May 22, 2000 Nations Restaurant News
OpenTable seeks hotel usage, traffic from consumer reviews
OpenTable.com sources said OTConcierge gives concierges the ability to make, cancel, modify and manage multiple reservations from a single Web page -- a streamlined approach the company hopes will lead to more bookings for restaurant customers.


May 20, 2000 Fast Company
A Quiet Table in the Back, Please
Working in Internet Time means having precious little time to prepare home-cooked meals. In fact, it means having barely enough time to make a reservation. That's why many of my friends have an appetite for OpenTable.com, a site that lets you tap into the electronic-reservation systems of more than 750 restaurants in 15 cities.


May 19, 2000 Houston Chronicle
E-Reservations Hit Bistros In Houston
OpenTable.com's benefit to restaurants is more than a jiffy new way to book reservations. "If a customer likes Table 14, if he likes to be waited on by Victor and if he likes to drink Scotch and water, we can put all that in the computer and use it to serve our customers better," said John Sheely, owner of the Riviera Grill. "That is a very powerful resource to have."


May 18, 2000 Investor's Business Daily
Go To Web For Hot Reservations
"We do everything though OpenTable.com," said George Knowles, assistant director of food and beverages for San Francisco's tony Campton Place. "What's great is that you can't make any mistakes; there's no rubbing out names in a reservation book. And the system fits in with our fine dining image; it's very discreet and professional."


May 15, 2000 Upside Today
Upside Hot 100
We look for companies that are likely to withstand the test of
time, not just their IPOs....


May 12, 2000 Washington Post
WWW.WORTHIT; Dot-Com Dining
Rather not wait on hold as a maitre d' flips through a reservation book? OpenTable (www.opentable.com) including the Washington area, transfers the traditionally phone-intensive business of dinner reservations to your computer keyboard.


May 1, 2000 Restaurant Hospitality
Rising Stars: Class of 2000
Why he's rising: Templeton's company is only a year and one-half old, but his notion of combining a consumer-friendly
real-time Internet dining reservation and table management system has caught on in a hurry.


April 15, 2000 Internet World
Company to Watch: OpenTable.com
OpenTable.com has a funding pedigree that matches its ambitions.


March 13, 2000 c|net News.com
AOL, Open Table Strike Marketing Deal
In a deal to be announced tomorrow, OpenTable.com and America Online are teaming up to allow customers to book restaurant reservations over AOL's Digital City Web sites.


March 10, 2000 Internet VC Watch
OpenTable.com Serves Up a Better Reservation System
Today, people are looking for a broader commerce model. No question, this is the way restaurants, consumers and businesses will want to manage reservations in the future.


March 6, 2000 Network World
OpenTable
Given that the dot.com landscape is littered with junk food these days, OpenTable.com stands out like a gourmet meal.


March 1, 2000 Boston Globe
Boston.com to take online reservations
Boston.com, the Web site affiliated with The Boston Globe, has formed a strategic marketing and business partnership with OpenTable.com, a company that will soon allow consumers in Greater Boston to make reservations at many local restaurants over the Internet.


March 1, 2000 Wine Enthusiast
"Got a Table?"
Picture this Scenario: You are sitting at your desk contemplating where you will have dinner during your upcoming business trip to New York…or maybe it’s San Francisco…or Chicago. You could take the time to thumb through some restaurant guides, if only you had them for those cities. Or, you could log on to OpenTable.com, a website that offers real-time online reservations at restaurants.


February 21, 2000 USA Today
Retailers, dot-coms team up Bricks, clicks fix mix and share tricks
Zagat Survey, the leading dining guide, linked with online restaurant
reservations firm OpenTable.com. The two companies will develop
a co-branded Web site so consumers can make free online restaurant
reservations.


February 18, 2000 Reuters
AmEx invests in restaurant reservation Web site
American Express said on Friday it invested in OpenTable.com, a private firm that enables diners to make restaurant reservations online.


February 17, 2000 San Francisco Chronicle
Your Table is Ready
In a town where you can do everything but your laundry over the Internet, making reservations by phone feels downright Victorian. Restaurants are catching up with the cyber age, offering free reservations on OpenTable.com.


January 26, 2000 The New York Times
NYToday.com to offer Local dinner reservations
The online entertainment guide, owned by the New York Times Co., and OpenTable.com today announced a marketing agreement to create a cobranded Web site.


January 12, 2000 Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Online Reservations Gain Supporters
At Avenue One, they've thrown away their reservation book. In its place at the host stand, owner Arnie Millan has installed a touch-screen computer that checks for available seats and instantly confirms requests for reservations that arrive over the Internet.


January 8, 2000 Red Herring
OpenTable dines out on $10 million
What's harder for an Internet CEO, finding $10 million in funding or getting a reservation at the hottest restaurant in town? For Chuck Templeton, there's no difference: he scored both.


January 1, 2000 Bon Appetit
Reservations in a Double-Click
Get off hold with the hostess at Chez We'll-Be-With-You-in-a-Moment, and log onto www.opentable.com, a website that's hooked up to the electronic reservation books at restaurants in San Francisco, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles and Seattle.


December 16, 1999 Reuters
Away On Business: A Short Cut to the Table
A business dinner for six at a client's favorite restaurant in a distant city? Business travelers in the United states now have a new tool to arrange something like that even before leaving home, with an Internet connection and a few taps on the keyboard.


December 7, 1999 Wired News
E-Biz Lends A Helping Hand
San Francisco diners who make reservations online automatically donate a holiday meal to a needy person through OpenTable.com.


December 1, 1999 CIO WebBusiness
RSVP
WHEN CHUCK TEMPLETON'S wife scrambled a few years ago to make dinner reservations for visiting relatives, he was struck by an idea. Why not allow people to book tables the way they book airline tickets? Templeton turned his idea into OpenTable.com Inc., a restaurant reservation service based in San Francisco that allows people to book tables in real-time over the Internet.


December 1, 1999 c|net News.com
OpenTable dining service adding Chicago, Seattle
The San Francisco-based start-up, which offers an online reservation system for restaurants in select cities, tomorrow will expand its services to Chicago and Seattle by opening offices in both areas, upping its presence to eight cities.


November 14, 1999 San Francisco Examiner
High Tech on the Menu: Restaurant Owners Use New Technology to Boost Business
What's happening in Traci Des Jardins' restaurant - beyond the usual culinary feats that keep diners flocking to Jardiniere - has surprised even the chef.


November 12, 1999 Wall Street Journal
Table Talk
Want to improve your chances if getting into that impossibly "in" restaurant on your next vacation?... Use the Internet. One site to try is OpenTable.com, that offers reservations at great restaurants like Fleur de Lys in San Francisco and Vong in Chicago.


November 8, 1999 Crain's New York Business
Restaurant Deal
OpenTable.com and Ark Restaurants Corp. formed a partnership to make Ark the first restaurant group in Manhattan to offer real-time Internet reservations.


October 18, 1999 Chicago Tribune
Firm Serves Diners On-Line Reservations
In August, OpenTable.com launched its network in the Bay area, and it has signed up a number of the best there.


October 13, 1999 San Jose Business Journal
E&O Trading Co. plugged into new reservation system
In addition to getting reservations from it, Mr. Broude says, OpenTable.com has helped increase business, which last month was up 178 percent over August 1998.


October 6, 1999 BusinessWeek Online
A Better Welcome at Chic Eateries - via the Web
Getting into a good restaurant is an ego-crushing experience in cities with pretenses to fine cuisine. You have to be a supermodel or friend of the owner at some places on a Friday night. Assuming you can get through on the phone. Now, a Web service promises to even the playing field for ordinary mortals.


August 25, 1999 San Jose Mercury News
Meal reservations online better than holding phone
Diners can book a table online, get instant confirmation, have notification sent via email to all members of their party, specify table preferences or dietary needs and get a map and driving directions. What's more, for diners, there's no charge to do any of this.


August 23, 1999 Red Herring
Feed the beast
Your intrepid Catch of the Day reporter lives to serve. Mostly. He also lives to find out about new services that can make his own life easier.


August 18, 1999 San Francisco Chronicle
What's New: Snag a Table From Cyberspace
Last week OpenTable.com launched an on-line San Francisco restaurant reservation service that has benefits for consumers and restaurants alike. Plus, it's free to consumers.


July 14, 1999 San Francisco Chronicle
A Great Restaurant Evolution Might be Just Around the Corner
It's 6 p.m. on a Friday and you want to go to dinner with a couple of friends. But this is the Bay Area, where last-minute restaurant reservations are hard to come by. Which places will still have tables? Log on to the Web, do a search and snag a reservation at the new restaurant at the top of everyone's list.