Define Kitchen Settings for a Product

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

  • The method to use when routing the product to the kitchen screens.

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

  • Preparation instructions for the kitchen staff.

  • The product ingredients to display in the Ingredient Summary Pane of kitchen screens.

Kitchen Routing Categories

When a product is assigned to a kitchen routing category, and that category is assigned to a kitchen screen, the product is routed to that screen when it is sent from the Ordering application to the kitchen.

Nota

  • Routing categories are selected for kitchen displays using the Kitchen Screen Settings editor.

  • Routing categories are created using the Kitchen Routing Categories editor.

Both of these editors are located in the Kitchen Settings menu of the Data Management.

From the Kitchen Routing dropdown, select the desired method for routing the product to the kitchen displays.

  • By Category - Route the product based on specific kitchen routing categories.

  • By Destination - Route the product based on its assigned order destination.

Kitchen Routing by Category

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

  1. From the pane on the left, open the Kitchen page of the product record.

  2. On the Kitchen page, locate the Kitchen Routing section.

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

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

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

  6. 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.

  7. In the Preparation Instructions field, type product 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

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

  1. From the pane on the left, open the Kitchen page of the product record.

  2. On the Kitchen page, locate the Kitchen Routing section.

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

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

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

  6. From the Routing Categories column, select the kitchen routing categories.

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

    • The Save & Close dropdown menu 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.

  8. In the Preparation Instructions field, type product 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

Alternate Kitchen Product Naming

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Specify a shorter product name to print on kitchen chits and display on the kitchen monitors.

  1. From the pane on the left, open the Kitchen page of the product record.

  2. On the Kitchen page, locate the Alternate Kitchen Product Naming section.

  3. In the Alternate Name field, type the alternate product name.

Define Summary Ingredients for a Product

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To define the product ingredients to display in the Ingredient Summary Pane of the kitchen screens:

  1. From the pane on the left, open the Kitchen page of the product record.

  2. On the Kitchen page, locate the Summary Ingredients section.

  3. Select Add Ingredients.

  4. From the Add Ingredients popup window, select the ingredients from the ingredient list.

    To add a new ingredient to the list:

    • Select +Add Ingredient to open a secondary Add Ingredient popup window.

    • In the Ingredient Name field, type the name of the ingredient.

    • Select Save.

  5. Select Add [#] Ingredient(s). The ingredients are listed in the Summary Ingredients section.

  6. Select and drag the control to the left of the listed ingredients to sort them in the desired sequence.

  7. In the Quantity field of each listed ingredient, type the quantity that is needed to prepare the product.