Menus are containers for menu items. A Menu needs to be linked to a location to have items appear on a register. Some businesses will only need one Menu, but others might need several. This article will explain how to create Menus and add Items to a Menu.
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You can create a new Menu or edit existing Menus in the Menu Manager page. To create a new Menu, click the Create button, and then click Menu. A side panel will open up and ask for details about this Menu. To learn more about the details of a Menu, continue reading below.
Creating a Menu
To create a Menu, navigate to POS Manager > Menu Manager and click the Create button in the top right-hand corner.
The Edit panel will slide in and allow you to add the Menus details. Menus have the following sections:
- Menu Name - The name of the menu as it appears in Bypass Manager
- Tax Inclusion - if the items in this menu include tax or not. Menus that are Tax Inclusive will not charge tax on the order
- Locations - What Locations this Menu is attached to. A Menu can be attached to more than one Location
- Items - What Items this menu contains
For a more detailed look at each of these details continue reading below.
Menu Name and Tax Inclusion
The Menu Name is how this Menu displays throughout Bypass. This name should represent the type of items you want to contain in it.
Tax Inclusive: Depending on your selection below, Manager will apply the tax group (which holds the rates) differently to the menu item.
Yes, taxes are Included - Prices on your menu include tax. Customers will only pay the price you have listed on the menu. Manager system will lower the price of the items in the background so that when the tax rate you have set is applied it will equal the menu price.
No, taxes are Not included - Prices on your menu do not include tax. Customers will pay tax as an addition to the menu price and taxes will be applied on the tender screen.
Searching in the Locations field with show any existing location. In this example, we add the Morning Beverages Menu to the Cafe 5000 Location. Typing in this field, we can add it to the Cafe 5000 location by clicking on its name. To learn more about Creating Locations, click here.
Scroll down to see the Items section. Here you can add existing items to a menu. When adding an Item to a Menu, you can choose its price and Print Group, if applicable.