Texas Quick Service Chain, Grandy's, Selects MICROS Point-Of-Sale Solution For Reliability And Flexibility
(Business Wire; 10/01/98)

BELTSVILLE, MD. (Oct. 1) BUSINESS WIRE -Oct. 1, 1998--MICROS Systems Inc. 
 (NASDAQ:MCRS), a leading provider of information management solutions for the 
 hospitality industry, announced Thursday that Grandy's, a Texas-based home 
 style restaurant chain, has selected the MICROS 2400 Point-of-Sale (POS) System 
 with Manager's Workstation Plus (MWS+) as the POS and operations management 
 system for its 86 corporate restaurants.

 Together, the MICROS 2400 POS and MWS+ solutions integrate POS hardware and 
 software with back office capabilities into a single complete solution for 

 The combination of the MICROS 2400 POS's flexible custom database programming 
 and ruggedized touchscreen hardware provides Grandy's with a simplified 
 ordering system for its diverse menu, cutting training time and increasing 
 customer order accuracy.

 Using MICROS's Microsoft(R) Windows(R)-based back office system, MWS+, many 
 labor and inventory functions will be automated, reducing time spent on 

 Grandy's selected MICROS for its new POS and restaurant management system based 
 on two major considerations. One was the proven reliability and data security 
 of the 2400 POS/MWS+ system. The second was MICROS's responsiveness in 
 developing custom applications and integrating the 2400 POS system data into 
 Grandy's existing corporate systems, facilitated by the open system approach of 

 "The performance of the MICROS 2400 POS with MWS+ in our test sites convinced 
 us of the system's reliability," said Bob Blum, director of planning and 
 analysis for Grandy's. "With the 2400 POS, Grandy's has a solution with proven 
 performance and a standard platform for future Windows-based applications."

 "The 2400 POS with MWS+ will give Grandy's operational improvements over its 
 current system, significantly enhance its ability to implement and control 
 database changes for its stores, and support future franchise growth," says 
 Fred Goebel, vice president and general manager of the MICROS Quick Service 
 Restaurant Business Group.

 Grandy's, a home-style restaurant chain headquartered in Lewisville, Texas, 
 operates 86 corporate and 57 franchise locations. For 25 years, Grandy's has 
 been serving freshly prepared country cooking with products such as fried 
 chicken, catfish, country steaks, vegetables and rolls. Grandy's is a division 
 of American Restaurant Group of Newport Beach, Calif.

 MICROS Systems Inc., headquartered in Beltsville, provides enterprise 
 applications for the hospitality industry worldwide. Along with quick service 
 restaurants, MICROS serves table service restaurants, hotels, casinos, and 
 leisure and entertainment operations with solutions that include software, 
 hardware, systems integration, and support.

 Over 77,500 MICROS systems are currently installed in more than 120 countries. 
 MICROS's stock is traded through NASDAQ under the symbol MCRS.

 MICROS and the MICROS logo are registered trademarks of MICROS Systems Inc.

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