For Employers


Thirty percent of restaurant industry employees—3.6 million workers in total—are unbanked or underbanked, according to research from the National Restaurant Association. By introducing direct deposit with the Edge Discover® prepaid card, you can offer them a secure, rewarding method to manage their money.

But the Edge card also offers important benefits for owners and operators. With Edge, you can:

  • Streamline your payroll process by increasing employee participation in direct deposit
  • Save money and eliminate waste by reducing the time and cost of printing and distributing paper checks
  • Limit payday disruptions during busy work hours
  • Ensure your employees always get paid, even during natural disasters or unexpected closures
  • Implement these time- and cost-saving measures with no extra administrative or compliance work

Why Choose Edge?

The Edge Discover prepaid card was developed with the unique needs of our industry in mind. See how two restaurant operators approach pay day, with and without Edge.

Helpful Tools

Not sure how to offer this benefit to your employees? The National Restaurant Association can help! Download our helpful tools today: 

Five Reasons Why Your Employees Will Want the Edge Discover Prepaid Card

  • Save Money: The Edge card reduces fees related to check-cashing and bill paying, plus offers rewards of up to 7% cash back
  • Save Time: No more standing in line to cash a check or disrupting restaurant service to pick up a check on their day off
  • Access: Opens up mainstream financial access, including online shopping and bill payment, plus surcharge-free withdrawals at MoneyPass® ATMs
  • Control: Provides text alerts* and online tools for money management
  • Safety: No need to carry large sums of cash; plus funds are FDIC-insured through The Bancorp Bank.  The Bancorp Bank; Member FDIC. 

*Standard text messaging rates from your wireless service provider may apply.

Get the Edge for Your Employees!
Want more information on introducing the Edge card for your employees? Please fill out this form and we'll be in touch. You can also contact us at edge@restaurant.org.

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