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Example printed tickets with other stations' items

This section uses the example orders and configurations illustrated above to show tickets that include information about items at another prep station.

In the first example, employees at your cold station need to know about items prepared at the hot station. The following illustration shows the tickets that print at the two stations when an order includes a cobb salad (routed to the cold station) and crab cakes (hot station).

The ticket for the cold station prints the cold item first followed by the hot item, and the ticket for the hot station prints only the crab cakes item.A printed ticket with the cold prep station with cold item printed first and hot item second, and Hot station ticket with only the hot item.

The ticket for the cold station prints the cold menu item first followed by the hot item, and the ticket for the hot station prints only the hot item.

In the second example, employees at your cold and hot stations need to coordinate order fulfillment when they both are involved in producing menu items for an order. The following illustration shows the tickets that print at these stations when an order includes a cobb salad (routed to the cold station) and jalapeno poppers (hot station).

A printed ticket for the cold station with the cold then hot items, and one for the Hot station with the same items in hot then cold order.

The ticket for the hot station prints the hot menu item first followed by the cold item (the reverse of the sequence used for the cold station's ticket).

The purpose of configuring a prep station to monitor another station is to make collaboration easier when both stations are involved in fulfilling a single order. In the third example, the order includes only one item. The following illustration shows that when only one prep station is involved in fulfilling an order, a ticket prints only at that station.

A printed ticket for the hot station with only a hot item. No ticket prints at the Cold station.

Employees at the cold station are not distracted by a ticket for an order that does not require work at their station.