This page allows you to manage items for your menus and perform the following operations:

  • View and manage current list of menu items.
  • Add, delete or duplicate items.

View and Manage the Menu Items List

To view the menu items list

  • In the left pane of Back Office Management console, expand the Items List node, and then click Items List:

You can manage this list in the following way:

  • Click a column name to sort the list by the column name.
  • From the Category list, select a category to make Back Office to display only items from that category.
  • Click Edit Positions, and then manually sort the items list by moving selected items up and down. This defines the order in which items are displayed in POS Terminal apps.

Delete or Duplicate Menu Items

To delete items

  1. From the Items list, select item(s) to delete, and click Delete.
  2. When prompted, confirm the deletion operation.

IMPORTANT: This operation permanently deletes all selected items. 

To duplicate an item

  • From the Items list, select an item, and then click Duplicate.
    This clones the selected item.

TIP: Click the cloned item and modify its properties as necessary. You can use the Duplication functionality to add multiple items. For more information, see How to Add Multiple Similar Items.

Add New Menu Item

IMPORTANT: Before adding new menu item, ensure that you have created a category to which this item belongs. For more information, see Categories List.

To add new menu item

  1. In the Items list, click Add Item.
    This opens the Add menu item form.
  2. Specify the item properties in the General (upper) area of the form:

    The following properties are available:
    • Name (mandatory): specifies the item name
    • Category (mandatory): allows you to select a menu category to which this item belongs from the provided list.  
      IMPORTANT: You should set up that category in advance, before adding new menu item. For more information, see Categories List and How to Add New Menu Item.
    • Printer: from this list, select a kitchen printer used to print out this item in a customer’s order.
      NOTE: This parameter is optional. If specified, it overrides the Printer property of the category to which this menu item belongs.  For more information, see Kitchen Printers.
    • Price: specifies the item price
    • UOM: from this list, select the unit of measurements for this item (such as kg, ml, etc.)
    • Taxes: specifies the types of taxes to apply to this item.
    • Open Price: specifies whether this item has an open price.
      When enabled, the item price can be set in POS Terminal apps while ordering this item.
    • Weighable: specifies whether this is a weighable item.
    • [yellow bar]: click to specify when this item will be available in the menu. 
    • Can be paid in loyalty points: select this check box to allow the customer to pay for this item using their loyalty points. You can also define what percentage of the item value can be paid for in points.
    • Active: specifies whether this menu item is active and can be selected from menu.
    • UPC: specifies a unique Universal Product Code assigned to each item.
    • SKU: specifies the stock keeping unit number of this item.
    • Description: enter here any optional description of this item
  3. Optionally, if the menu item contains ingredients (inventory items), click Add Recipe, specify the item composition  as shown in the following example, and then click Save:
  4. If this item should be ordered with modifiers, complete the fields into the Related Modifiers, and click Add Modifier. To clarify, consider an example of this form that allows you to add new modifier (Chili sauce):
    NOTE: For more information about modifiers, see Modifiers.
  5. When finished, click Save to save your changes.

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