The PAR Purpose

We believe business is a force for good and seek to deliver value to our stakeholders, including our employees, customers, shareholders, the vendors we work with, the communities we live in and the environment.

Our Values

Our values reflect who we are as PAR people and define the way we promise to act, define our character and drive our behavior. These five values are core to PAR as an organization and our focus to live out and emphasize each of these values will breed success for all our customers and stakeholders.

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    We make the conscious choice to be who we are, stand up for what is right and embrace the conversation that demands that we speak our truth.

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    Our dreams are the intangible brightness that when executed through creativity and discipline, bind us together. Imagine what is possible.

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    We chase clarity through presence with ourselves and each other during our human moments – so that we remain open to opportunities, appreciate the journey and focus on what is most important.

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    We do not build the business, we build the people who build the business. We focus on quality interactions, respect the humanity in all of us and show up for the person to the left and right of us.

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    We rise to challenges and with a deep breath, take the next step together.

A Strong Past Creating a Vibrant Future

Beginning with the first stand-alone restaurant POS system in 1978, PAR has been a global provider of restaurant solutions to the world’s largest restaurants. Our success is due to decades of experience in the restaurant space and our deep understanding of how to support corporate and franchise operators reliably and consistently. Today, with point of sale systems in nearly 100,000 restaurants and more than 110 countries, PAR is redefining the point of sale and bringing innovation to all corners of restaurant operations. Our strategy is led by our software solutions and we continue to revolutionize the restaurant industry by focusing on advanced Cloud technologies. As a result, the world – from single location restaurants to the fastest-growing chains – continues turning to us to solve new challenges through data and operations insight.

PAR Technology Through the Ages, 1978 to 2018

Why PAR?

PAR is a leading global provider of cloud-based point of sale solutions, hardware, and service offerings to restaurant chains. Building on more than 40 years of experience, PAR is recognized as the largest supplier of POS systems to the global restaurant market.

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    Hardware & Software installations in over 110 countries around the world

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    EverServ Point of Sale systems in nearly 100,000 restaurants

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    PAR has deployed 500,000 terminals globally

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PAR Pineapple

The pineapple is a universal symbol of hospitality and welcome for many centuries. During early Colonial days in the United States, families would set a fresh pineapple in the center of the table as a colorful centerpiece of the festive meal, especially when visitors joined them in celebration. The pineapple was served as a special dessert after the meal as a symbol of hospitality and warm welcome. Often when the visitor spent the night, he was given the bedroom which had the fruit carved on the bedposts or headboard–even if the bedroom belonged to the head of the household.

The traditional representation of “welcome” is why we chose the Pineapple as our symbol.


PAR's products and employees have been recognized in the following publications

IHL 2018 Top Ranked Vendor in Retail POS 360x360

2018 Top Ranked Vendor in Retail/mPOS Software

CIO Outlook Top 10 POS Solution Providers 2018

CIO Top 10 POS Solution Provider – 2018

Food Logistics 2018 Top Green Providers Icon 360x360

Food Logistics 2018 Top Green Provider

Food Logistics 2018 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers

Food Logistics 2018 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers

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The 10 Most Recommended Retail Solution Providers 2018

The 10 Most Innovative POS Solution Providers 2018

The 10 Most Innovative POS Solution Providers 2018

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The 10 Best Retail Solution Providers 2018

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2017 Food Logistics FL 100+