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Assigning prep stations

The details page for each menu, menu group, or menu item, has a Prep stations section, under the Kitchen prep section, that shows the prep stations that have been assigned to it. A prep station represents the location of a kitchen printer or KDS device that receives orders for fulfillment.

You can set prep stations at the menu, menu group, or menu item level. By default, menu groups inherit prep stations from their parent menus and menu items inherit prep stations from their parent menu groups. If you want to override the inherited prep stations for a menu group or item, toggle the link icon to unlink the configuration and then select the prep stations from the list.

If you do not have any prep stations configured yet, you will see a Create prep stations link that you can select to go to the Prep Stations page where you can create them. See Routing to prep stations in the Toast Administrator's Guide for information on creating and using prep stations.