OpenTable ( OpenTable )
OpenTable is an American public company that offers online real-time restaurant-reservation service. It was founded by Chuck Templeton in San Francisco, California, in 1998. Reservations are free to end users; the company charges restaurants monthly and per-reservation fees for their use of the system. In 1999, the website began operations serving a limited selection of restaurants in San Francisco. It has since expanded to cover 25,000 restaurants in most U.S. states as well as in several major international cities. Reservations can be made online through its website at opentable.com.