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Add the item routing rule for example 2

To send tickets for takeout orders to a different prep station you must have the Web Setup > Kitchen / Dining Room Setup access permission.

After you add your dine-in and takeout prep stations, you set up an item routing rule so that tickets for takeout orders go to the dedicated prep station for takeout only.

A screen shot of an item routing rule to send takeout items to the dedicated station only.
  1. In the Toast administration back-end, choose Kitchen > Kitchen stations > Item routing.

  2. Click the + Add button. The system adds a row to the interactive grid.

  3. Enter an identifying name for the rule. For this example, "Take Out".

  4. Verify that the Category for the rule is set to Dining Option. (This is the default and currently the only rule category available.)

  5. From the Condition list, select the dining option that your rule applies to. For this example, Take Out.

  6. From the Reroute From list, select the dine-in prep station. For this example, Dine In (No Print).

    You can only select one prep station from this list.

  7. From the Reroute To list, select the prep station that should get tickets for takeout orders instead. For this example, Take Out.

    You can select one or more prep stations from this list.

  8. Save and publish your changes.

The system immediately begins routing tickets for takeout orders to the Take Out prep station only.