Menu Waste/Promo

Use Menu Waste/Promo to add the amount of prepared menu items thrown or given away. Examples are a cheeseburger thrown out because it was made in error, or baked cookies donated to a charity group.

Menu Waste Promo Form Overview

A labeled overview of the Menu Waste/Promo utility.

1

Date

This should be the business date of the waste or promo count. The business date is not always the same as the calendar date. Make sure to select the correct business date for the count, especially if performing a waste or promo count after 12 a.m. In this case, the business date will typically be one day before the calendar date.

2

Search

Look for items by Menu Item name.

3

Waste

The number of menu items wasted.

4

Promo

The number of items given out as promotional items.

Things to Know

Why are menu items not automatically populated on the Add Menu Waste/Promo form?

The Xenial RTI Back Office administrator determines which items are automatically populated on the form. Contact them to request any changes.

Can a menu item be manually added to the Add Menu Waste/Promo form?

From the lower-left of the form, select +Add Item, and then select the item from the dropdown. If the item is not available from the +Add Item list, contact the Xenial RTI Back Office Administrator.

What if the date that needs to be adjusted is not listed on the Menu Waste/Promo form?

The system lists product mix totals for selected site and date(s). If the waste/promo information entry needed is not listed, proceed to the Begin Date and End Date fields at the bottom left of the window and add the needed date.

What if the exact date is unknown when it is necessary to adjust menu waste/promo data?

if the exact date is unknown, define a custom date range from the Search Criteria form that includes the date that needs to be adjusted.

Menu Waste/Promo - Instructions

Step by step instructions for Menu Waste/Promo can be found here:

Search Menu Waste/Promo

Food Menu Waste/Promo Search Criteria

  1. To search for a specific site, type the Store # or Store Name into the Search field.

  2. Select the box next to the target site(s) in the Store List. To select all sites in the Store List, select the box to the left of Store # at the top of the list.

  3. With the target site(s) selected, select the calendar icon in the date selector to choose a date range for the search.

  4. In the calendar popup, adjust dates as needed and select Apply.

    It is also possible to select Period/Week, Today, or Yesterday as the search date or date range. Once the desired date range is configured, select Apply.

  5. Select Search. Any records that match the Search Criteria will display in the utility to the right.

Add Menu Waste/Promo

Food Menu Waste/Promo

  1. Select Add Menu Waste/Promo. Select the site. date, and time of the transaction. Proceed to step 2.

  2. Make desired changes to either of these parameters:

    Setting

    Description

    Waste (UOMs)

    Type the number of units of a menu item discarded as waste.

    Promo (UOMs)

    Type the number of units of promo given away.

  3. Select Save to save changes and exit or Cancel to exit without saving any changes.

Change Menu Waste/Promo

Food Menu Waste/Promo

The system lists product mix totals for selected site and date(s). If the waste/promo information entry needed is not listed, proceed to the Begin Date and End Date fields at the bottom left of the window and add the needed date.

If unsure of the exact date, add a date range. Select Search. A new list displays.

  1. Select the vertical ellipsis next to the date to change and select Change.

  2. Make desired changes to either of these parameters:

    Setting

    Description

    Waste (UOMs)

    Type the number of units of menu item discarded as waste.

    Promo (UOMs)

    Type the number of units of promo given away.

  3. Select Save to save changes and exit or Cancel to exit without saving any changes.

Delete Menu Waste/Promo

Food Menu Waste/Promo

The system lists product mix totals for selected site and date(s). If the sales information entry needed is not listed, proceed to the Begin Date and End Date fields at the bottom left of the window and add the needed date.

If unsure of the exact date, add a date range.

  1. Select Search. A new list displays.

  2. Select the vertical ellipsis next to the date to delete and select Delete.

  3. The screen displays a confirmation popup asking if this is the Menu Waste/Promo to delete.

  4. Select Yes.