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Adding modifier groups and modifiers

The menu builder makes it easy to create and add modifier groups to your Toast menu. A modifier group contains modifiers that allow guests to customize their meals. For example, a salad menu item might have a salad dressing modifier group that contains modifiers such as balsamic vinaigrette.

Here are some important points to keep in mind when working with modifier groups and modifiers:

  • You can add modifier groups to menu groups or menu items.

    • When you add a modifier group to a menu item, it only applies to that menu item.

    • When you add a modifier group to a menu group, by default, it is inherited by all menu items in the menu group.

      You can disable inherited modifier groups for an individual item within the menu group, by setting the item's Use <parent menu group> modifier groups option to No. If you set a menu item's Use <parent menu group> modifier groups option to No, it will not inherit any of the modifier groups assigned to its parent menu group. See Inheriting modifier groups from a parent menu group for more information.

  • To reduce the number of modifier groups you have to manage, add existing modifier groups to menu groups or items whenever possible instead of creating new ones. For example, add the same Salad Dressing modifier group to both the Dinner Salad and Side Salad menu items.

  • If you remove a modifier group from a menu group, it is removed for all of the menu items in that menu group. See Removing a modifier group for more info.

  • If a modifier group is used by more than one menu group or item:

    • When you edit the modifier group, it is edited for all the menu groups and items that use it.

    • When you remove the modifier group from one of the menu groups or items, the other menu groups or items continue to use it.

  • You must add at least one modifier to a modifier group before you can save the group.

The following sections provide more information on adding and working with modifier groups and modifiers: