The MARV difference.

Experience. MARV vendors bring the reliability and business expertise restaurants need to create a thriving establishment. Our partnership approach combined with trusted solutions help restaurateurs navigate the demanding and competitive hospitality industry.

Trust. MARV’s members share a common baseline of trust, integrity, and service. We don’t just want your business, we want to help you succeed.  MARV is the partner you can confide in as your sounding board and guide, helping you navigate the best path towards success.

Simplicity. Stop wasting time trying to find what you need.  We’ve simplified how restaurants find vendors, resources and tools by putting them all in one location. MARV helps you find the support you need fast so you can get it done and focus on running your restaurant.

Who we are

The Mountain Area Restaurant Vendors group (MARV) was created in 2005 to provide support for professional hospitality vendors in Western North Carolina. The network was developed for vendors to market their products and services and to refer other like-minded hospitality professionals to their clients.

Why we value integrity

The MARV network of professional vendors works by holding each member to a high standard of service. No one wants to refer a resource who provides poor service and products. We believe in referring quality vendors who we’d trust and refer to our own friends and family. Those referrals are the way MARV ensures clients get trusted help when they need it most.

How we are committed to your success

MARV is always on the lookout for new trends and ways we can help a restaurant achieve success. We meet on a regular basis to discuss these changes and share them with the restaurants we support. Knowledge and preparation are essential to your continued business success.

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Why does MARV only offer one vendor per category? 

We only offer one provider per service to help simplify the sourcing process for restaurants and to offer vendors a unique way to portray their value and services.

What type of company is MARV?

MARV is a 501-C3 non-profit organization.

Is MARV located in other locations?

MARV is located in Asheville, NC and supports the surrounding cities. It also offers support to other cities such as Johnson City, Charleston, Greenville, Charlotte and Raleigh.

Can I schedule a meeting to meet with multiple vendors at one time?

Yes, we all know work together and we will help you coordinate a meeting with multiple vendors.

Will MARV vendors work with non-MARV vendors?

We of course love working with each other and we will support the vendors a restaurant chooses to work with. 

Can I promote my restaurant on the MARV site?

At this time, MARV is a site for vendors to promote their businesses . We do show support for our restaurants on our social media outlets by giving shout outs, however at this time, only MARV vendors can promote their business. 

Can MARV vendors support my business in other locations?

On each vendor page it will list the cities they support.  Most of the vendors have support your success across the region or US.  

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Vendor Spotlight: Postec MobileBytes POS

Restaurant technology re-envisioned.

Powerful. Affordable. Beautifully feature-rich. MobileBytes POS for iPad leverages the power, convenience, and simplicity of Apple’s iPad hardware along with today’s cloud server technology to create a Point-of-Sale system re-envisioned for restaurants. POS software should provide a substantial return on your investment. Some key features include:

  • Guest engagement app for iOS and Android
  • Table-side ordering and payments with signature capture
  • Native POS app continues to operate through internet outages
  • Built in time and attendance with photo verification
  • Electronic kitchen display (KDS)
  • Sophisticated and intuitive check splitting
  • Out-of-scope credit card processing for MSR or EMV
  • Growing list of integration partners and much more!

Let MobileBytes POS show you how to increase your sales and profitability.

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Join the MARV Network.

We are a diverse team of seasoned vendors servicing the restaurant industry – and we are always looking for other like-minded partners who’s desire is to help restaurateurs make more money, deliver a great customer experience, and take the guess work out of making business decisions.

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Big or small, we’ve got a solution when you need it. We are here to support you and answer any questions you may have about our services or vendors. Let’s talk about your needs.

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