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PAR Data Central®, formerly Restaurant Magic

The Ultimate Enterprise Solution for Streamlining Restaurant Operations

Engineer higher-margin menus, manage inventory more efficiently, and optimize labor costs and staffing with a cloud-based reporting and operations solution built for enterprise restaurants.

All-in-One Operational Solution for Enterprise Restaurants

PAR Data Central is the single source of truth for your restaurant data. Harmonize complex datasets like payroll, inventory, supply chain, accounting, POS sales, and more to unlock better visibility across your operation, deeper insights, and smarter planning.


Optimized for multi-unit management and reporting


POS agnostic, works with your existing tech stack

Enterprise-grade security and permissions

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Cloud-based, mobile-friendly data accessible anywhere

Optimize Every Part of Your Business

Turn actionable insights into higher margins with our enterprise food, labor, and reporting management suite built into Data Central.

Food & Inventory Management

The complete food management toolset for restaurants that want to create higher-margin food experiences with less waste.
  • Reduce daily inventory time to <15 minutes and full inventory check to <1 hour with our easy-to-use inventory management module.
  • Optimize your supply chain with inventory and purchasing optimization
  • Lower food costs with actual vs. theoretical food costing and menu engineering
  • Cross-location master views of recipes, menus, and costs
  • Produce fresher, safer, and faster food with
    Prep/Pull/Thaw/Cook Sheets
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Labor Management & Scheduling

Maximize employee productivity, incentivize retention, and lower labor costs with scheduling intelligence.
  • Minimize labor downtime with flexible labor forecasting by shift and job duties
  • Easily manage employees across locations, concepts, and shifts
  • Employee-facing self-service scheduling mobile app that seamlessly handles time off requests, shift changes, and messaging

Enterprise Reporting & Analytics

Don’t waste time sifting through data. Unlock automated data aggregation, configurable reports, and Activity Feed alerts to understand your operation in real-time.
  • Roll up unlimited data sources across your tech stack into one simplified view
  • Powerful forecasting engine that tracks performance, predicts demand, and suggests accurate food ordering
  • Industry-leading, flexible business intelligence reports that give you the clarity to turn insights into dollars
Data Central Enterprise Reporting & Analytics

Hands-On Implementation and Support Services

Our data experts work with you to ensure your technology and teams are ready to get the most out of Data Central.
  • Top-notch customer acclaimed support and implementation teams
  • PAR Concierge Services gives you a maintenance-free experience by handling tedious software admin tasks on your behalf so you can re-focus your time on providing excellent customer service.
  • Known for 30+ years of restaurant industry expertise and support

Data Central’s Premium Add-Ons:

Data Central Checklist

Create lists and audits to help staff provide a consistent experience for each guest

Data Central Manager’s Log

Manager’s Log
Create and monitor shift notes from any device

Scan Assist
Scan paper invoices to instantly create EDI receipts

Data Central Prep Label Printing

Prep Label Printing
Enhance inventory checks with easy-to-read food expiration labels

Industry Leaders Trust PAR Data Central With Their Operation

Restaurants that manage their operations with Data Central save 3-6% on food cost, and another 3-6% on labor costs, on average. It’s no wonder why over a third of our customers have been using Data Central for over a decade.

PAR Solutions Run Restaurants

Master every aspect of your operation with PAR’s suite of best-in-class restaurant solutions designed to work together out of the box.

Achieve New Levels of Efficiency

Schedule a demo and see how PAR Data Central can help you optimize food costs, lower labor costs, and improve profit margins.

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Tiffany Disher, General Manager, MENU North America

Tiffany Disher

General Manager, MENU North America

Tiffany Disher, General Manager, MENU North America, an omni-channel ordering solution to futureproof restaurant’s growing digital sales needs. Before taking on this new role in January 2023, she was an integral part of Punchh’s growth story. She has advised hundreds of customers over the past eight years on their loyalty strategies both from a base program standpoint as well as ongoing marketing strategies. Before Punchh, Tiffany worked for Schlotzsky’s where she supported the brand marketing team by leading loyalty, eClub, R&D, Franchise advisory council and marketing analytics. Tiffany has her Bachelor’s of Science in Economics from University of Oregon and Master’s in Business with a specialty in Marketing from Baylor University. An avid golfer, hiker and mom of two small children, Tiffany spends her limited free time entering into baking competitions.