Define Kitchen Settings for a Modifier

Xenial Portal Data Management Ordering Settings Modifiers Modifier List

Open the Kitchen page of the Modifier List editor to define kitchen settings for a modifier, including:

  • The method to use when routing the modifier to the kitchen monitors.

  • Preparation instructions for the kitchen staff.

  • The alternate modifier name to display on kitchen chits and kitchen screens.

To define kitchen settings for a modifier:

  1. Open the Kitchen page of the modifier record.

  2. (Optional) In the Alternate Modifier Name field, type an alternate name for the modifier to print on kitchen tickets and to display on the kitchen screens.

  3. (Optional) From the Display Priority dropdown, select the priority level for preparation fulfillment in relation to other modifiers (where 1 is the highest priority).

    • Modifiers with the same priority level are sorted alphabetically by name.

  4. From the Kitchen Routing dropdown, select the method for routing the modifier to the kitchen:

  5. In the Summary Ingredients section, add the modifier ingredients to display in the Ingredient Summary Pane of the kitchen screens.XDM - Define Summary Ingredients for a Modifier

Kitchen Routing Categories

When a routing category is assigned to a modifier, and that routing category is also assigned to a kitchen display, the modifier is routed to that display in the kitchen when it is ordered from the Ordering application.

Nota

  • Create routing categories using the Kitchen Routing Categories editor.

  • Select routing categories for kitchen displays using the Kitchen Screen Settings editor.

Both of these editors are located in the Kitchen Settings menu of the Data Management. Define the desired method for routing modifiers to the kitchen using the Modifier List editor.

Kitchen Routing by Category

Xenial Portal Data Management Ordering Settings Modifiers Modifier List

To route a modifier to kitchen displays based on specific kitchen routing categories:

  1. Locate the Kitchen section on the Kitchen page of the modifier record.

  2. From the Kitchen Routing dropdown, select By Category.

  3. Select Add Set to open the Routing Category window.

  4. From the Routing Categories dropdown, select the kitchen routing categories for the modifier.

  5. Select Save & Close to save the record and close the Routing Category window.

    • The Save & Close dropdown includes the option Save & Assign Sites. Select this option to open an editor to assign the record to one or more sites.

    • After the record is saved, the kitchen routing category set is added to the Kitchen Routing Categories field on the Kitchen page. The Used In column specifies how many sites are assigned to each routing category set.

  6. In the Preparation Instructions field, type modifier preparation instructions for the kitchen staff. The text in this field may be formatted as needed.

    • Select the image icon The universal image icon. to upload an image to include with the instructions, if desired. Valid image files: PNG, JPEG, and (single frame) GIF

Kitchen Routing by Destination

Xenial Portal Data Management Ordering Settings Modifiers Modifier List

To route a modifier to the kitchen displays based on its order destination:

  1. Locate the Kitchen section on the Kitchen page of the modifier record.

  2. From the Kitchen Routing dropdown, select By Destination.

  3. Select Add Set to open the Routing Category by Destination window.

  4. From the Destination dropdown, select the order destination.

  5. From the Routing Categories dropdown, select the kitchen routing categories.

  6. Select Save & Close to save the record and close the Routing Category by Destination window.

    • The Save & Close dropdown includes the option Save & Assign Sites. Select this option to open an editor to assign the record to one or more sites.

    • The kitchen routing category set is added to the Kitchen Routing Categories by Destination field on the Kitchen page. The Used In column specifies how many sites are assigned to each routing category set.

  7. In the Preparation Instructions field, type modifier preparation instructions for the kitchen staff. The text in this field may be formatted as needed.

    • Select the image icon The universal image icon. to upload an image to include with the instructions, if desired. Valid image files: PNG, JPEG, and (single frame) GIF