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Toast platform illustration

A simplified illustration of the components of the Toast platform.

Front of house components are customer-facing cash register with receipt printer and kiosk; server-facing station and hand-held. Back of house components are KDS device prep station and expediter screens, kitchen printer, and office PC. All tablets access device setup, the PC accesses the Toast administration back-end.