Create a Modifier Group

To create a modifier group:

  1. From the Xenial Portal, select Data Management.

  2. From the Ordering Settings menu, select Modifiers.

  3. Select Modifier Groups.

  4. Select New Modifier Group.

  5. Configure the record as needed.

Define General Settings for a Modifier Group

Xenial Portal Data Management Ordering Settings Modifiers Modifier Groups

To define general settings for a modifier group:

  1. Locate the General section of the modifier group record.

  2. In the Name field, type a name for the modifier group.

  3. In the ID field, type a numeric ID for the modifier group.

  4. In the Minimum to Select field, type the minimum number of modifiers the order taker must select from this modifier group when modifying an order item.

    • Use the -/+ controls to adjust the number as needed.

  5. In the Maximum to Select field, type the maximum number of modifiers the order taker can select from this group when modifying an order item.

    • Use the -/+ controls to adjust the number as needed.

  6. Set the Allow Bypass Modifier Group toggle to On to exempt order takers from selecting required modifiers included in this modifier group when modifying an order item.

    • Order takers who enter customer orders at a terminal and prepare the food/beverages themselves may find it more efficient to bypass the selection of required item modifiers when adding items to an order.

    • This feature only applies to employees who have the Order.Modifier.BypassForced permission enabled for their role. This permission is located in the XENIAL POS section of Roles management.

  7. Set the Active toggle to Active if the modifier group is available at the site.

    • Multi-site users: Select the globe icon located to the right of the field to define values for each site.

  8. Select the Print in red (where available) option if modifier items in this group should be printed in red ink on receipts and grill tickets.

    • This setting is dependent on the capabilities of the printer.

Define POS Display Settings for a Modifier Group

Xenial Portal Data Management Ordering Settings Modifiers Modifier Groups

Define how a modifier group appears on the Ordering application.

  1. Locate the POS Display section of the modifier group record.

  2. In the Maximum Rows field, type the maximum number of modifier group rows to display on the Ordering application screen.

    • If no value is specified, all modifiers in a group are displayed regardless of how many rows are required to display all modifiers.

  3. Set the Start on New Row toggle to On to always start the modifier group on a new row even if it could fit on the same row as another group.

  4. In the Color 1 field, select the background color for the modifier buttons.

  5. In the Color 2 field, select the text color for the modifier buttons.

Add Modifiers to a Modifier Group

Xenial Portal Data Management Ordering Settings Modifiers Modifier Groups

To add modifiers to a modifier group:

  1. Locate the Modifiers section of the modifier group record.

  2. Select Add Modifiers.

  3. On the Add Modifiers screen, select the square to the left of the desired modifiers.

  4. Select Add [#] Modifiers.

  5. Select and drag the control to the left of the listed modifiers to sort them in the desired sequence.

Filter the Modifier List

To filter the modifier list on the Add Modifiers window: