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Adding Items to the Menu



Menu Items are the food items customers order. i.e. Ham & Cheese Sandwich with French Fries or Potato Chips. 

To add Items to your Menu, go to Menu Admin from either the Merchant Portal or the POS itself (Main Menu> Settings>Menu Admin). You’ll need to be on the Items Tab.

There are 2 ways to create an item. Create it from scratch or copy an existing item to make things easier. 

Once on the Items tab in Menu Admin, Click New Item to create one from scratch.


In the window, type the name of your Item. Then, assign it to a Category (i.e. Appetizers, Breakfast, Sandwiches, etc).

You can then enter the Price or Price + Tax. If you have bar drinks that you want to sell at a flat rate of $7, you can enter in $7 in the Price + Tax field and the price will populate correctly to the left.

Note: If you choose Price + Tax for an Item, you must fill in the Tax (under) first in order for the Tax to apply correctly. Make sure to choose the specific tax that applies to that item when applicable. 

If you choose just Price, please then remember to select the applicable tax below.

Our POS allows Items to print to up to 2 printers. Select your Printers as needed under Tax. Prep tickets will print on these selections.


Click Assign Mod Group to assign Modifiers to this Item. For the Ham & Cheese Sandwich, we can choose our bread type, cheese type as well as sides (fries or chips). These are Modifier Groups. You’ll also have Global Modifiers that can apply to any item if you choose to activate that setting.

Prep Ticket Name and Receipt Name are how the Item will print on those printers. The Item Name will copy down, but you can edit both fields as needed. 

Barcodes are assigned automatically and we recommend you leave those as is.

Sales Categories allows you to assign the Item to a particular Sales Category.

Sell in POS makes the Item viewable on the POS and Sell Online makes the item viewable for Online Ordering (if activated). Click Save.

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