News | May 22, 2014

Fogo de Chão Deploys PAR POS Terminals At Its Flagship Store In New York City

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Fogo de Chão has selected the PAR EverServ POS hardware as the standard POS for all new store openings and replacements or upgrades at existing stores in the U.S.

ParTech, Inc. (PAR), a subsidiary of PAR Technology Corporation, announced that Fogo de Chão recently installed PAR POS terminals at its new flagship Brazilian steakhouse in New York City. Fogo de Chão (fo-go-de’e-shoun) is an authentic Brazilian Steakhouse with 24 locations in the U.S. and 9 locations in Brazil.

Fogo de Chão has selected the PAR EverServ 7000 POS hardware family as the standard POS for all new store openings and replacements or upgrades at existing stores in the U.S. Fogo de Chão initially deployed the EverServ 7000 terminals for its new flagship restaurant in New York, which opened on December 19, 2013. EverServ 7200 terminals are used at the server stations and EverServ 7700 Low Profile terminals are used at the hostess station for seating guests and taking reservations.

“Fogo de Chão evaluated several POS vendors and selected PAR based on the superior performance and design of the EverServ 7000 terminals,” said Keanan Wright, Director of Information Technology, Fogo de Chão. “We have been very impressed with the speed of the terminals and the sleek, low-profile 7700 model complements our décor and eliminates the traditional bulky hardware between the hostess and customers to maximize social interaction and improve the customer experience.”

“We are delighted to help Fogo improve its operations and the customer dining experience with PAR’s latest POS technology,” said Karen Sammon, President, ParTech. “The fine dining atmosphere at Fogo de Chão is an ideal environment for the contemporary design of the EverServ 7000 and the low-profile version truly elevates the customer interaction. We look forward to a long-term partnership with Fogo de Chão.”

About Fogo de Chão
Fogo de Chão (fo-go-de’e-shoun) is an authentic Brazilian Steakhouse. In 1979, Fogo began sharing The Gaucho Way of Preparing Meat in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Today their gaucho chefs still expertly grill each of their 16 cuts of meat and offer continuous tableside service. In 1997, in response to the continuous request of their loyal American customers, Fogo exported their concept to North America, opening the doors of the first U.S. restaurant in Dallas, Texas. Today, Fogo owns and operates 24 locations in the U.S. and 9 locations in Brazil. For more information, visit www.fogo.com.

About PAR Technology Corporation
PAR Technology Corporation’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol PAR. PAR’s Hospitality segment has been a leading provider of restaurant and retail technology for more than 30 years. PAR offers technology solutions for the full spectrum of restaurant operations, from large chain and independent table service restaurants to international quick service chains. PAR’s Hospitality business also markets hotel management systems that provide a complete suite of powerful tools for guest management, recreation management, and timeshare/condo management. In addition, PAR provides the spa industry a leading management application that was specifically designed to support the unique needs of the resort spa and day spa markets, a rapidly growing hospitality segment. Products from PAR also can be found in retailers, cinemas, cruise lines, stadiums and food service companies. For more information, visit www.partech.com.

SOURCE: Fogo de Chão

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