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Example prep station configurations

You configure your prep stations individually to monitor other stations so that only stations that need this additional information see it on their tickets. In the following example, employees at the cold prep station know from looking at the ticket when an order includes menu items routed to the hot station.

The Cold station is configured with the Hot station as its other station. When a guest orders both a cold and a hot item, the ticket at the cold station shows the involvement of the Hot station, but the ticket at the Hot station only shows the hot item.

In this case, the employees at the hot station do not need information about menu items at other stations. The tickets that they see include only the menu items that they are responsible for fulfilling. However, if the employees at the hot station do need to monitor the participation of another station, you can then configure the hot station as well.

The Cold station is configured with the Hot station as its other station and vice versa. When a guest orders both a cold and a hot item, the ticket at the cold station shows the involvement of the Hot station, and the ticket at the Hot station shows the involvement of the Cold station.

Now, the cold station is configured with the hot station as its other station and vice versa.

To limit unnecessary distractions, when an order includes menu items from a single station, a ticket only prints for that station.

A guest orders a cold item and a hot item, the cold station is configured with the hot station as its other station, so the ticket at the cold station shows both items but the ticket at the hot station only shows the hot item.