Create Your Menu
Set up the restaurant’s menu so staff can enter customer orders. Menu items include everything the restaurant sells, from made-to-order dishes to prepackaged food or merchandise.
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Create an Item
Add new menu items one by one from any device, hub or client. For large menus (over 50 items), consider importing the menu from a spreadsheet instead.
- Tap 'Menu', then tap the + button.
- Fill in the menu item's details:
Enter as much or as little information as needed.
Name | What the item is called. This shows up on customer receipts and reporting.
Unit Price | How much the restaurant charges for the item.
Kitchen Name | Name that prints on kitchen tickets. Leave blank to use the item’s name.
Discountable? | Disable if the item is not discountable.
Description | Enter information about the item, its ingredients, etc.
Tap and hold the menu item on the order screen to see its description.
Prompt for Name? | Allows users to change the name of the item when adding it to an order.
Prompt for Price? | Allows users to change the price of the item when adding it to an order.
Stock Quantity | How much of the item is on hand.
Business Cost | The price the restaurant pays for the item.
Hidden | Enable this to hide the item on the order screen so users cannot ring it up.
Color | Tap to pick a color for the item’s button on the menu.
Color set at the item level overrides button color chosen for a category.
Barcode | Add a UPC code to scan the item with a compatible barcode scanner.
Major Group | Select between ‘Food’, ‘Non Alc. Beverages’, ‘Liquor’, ‘Wine’, ‘Beer’, or ‘Misc’, to organize the item for reporting purposes.
- Tap to set additional menu item details:
Printer Group | Add item to a printer group for ticket printing.
Tax Rate | Assign a tax rate to the item. This overrides the default tax rate.
Menu Categories | Add the item to a category.
Modifiers | Add modifiers to the item.
Delete item | Removes the item from the menu.
Export Menu Items
Generate an export of the restaurant’s menu items to view and analyze them in a spreadsheet.
- Tap 'Management' and select 'Settings'.
- Tap the action button and select 'Export Menu as CSV'.
- Choose how to view or share the file.
Menu Item Permissions
Use Permissions to fine tune what a group of users can access when creating or editing menu items.
- Go to 'Permissions' and choose a User Group.
- Tap 'Menu Item'.
- Modify permissions as needed:
Toggle whether users in the group can add or delete menu items.
Select Hide, View, or Edit next to each feature.
Hide | User Group cannot see the feature at the register.
View | Ability to view but not change the feature.
Edit | User group can make changes to the feature.