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Working with menu groups

The sections below describe how to:

To create a menu group

  1. Access the menu builder.

  2. Select the menu you want to add a menu group to.

  3. Select + Add Group. You see the Create new group page.

  4. In the General info section, enter a name for the menu group in the Group name field.

  5. If you use Toast POS devices, you can customize the button restaurant employees see in the Toast POS app by entering a POS nickname and setting the button color. To specify a button color, select the Button color option and then select a color from the color palette.

    Note

    If you don't use Toast POS devices, you won't see the POS nickname and Button color options in the General info section.

  6. In the Pricing and taxes section, use the Tax rates settings to set the tax rates for this menu group.

  7. In the Kitchen prep section, use the Prep stations settings to assign the prep stations for this menu group.

  8. In the Accounting and reporting section, select a sales category for this menu group from the Sales category menu.

  9. In the Availability section, use the Visibility options to select where this menu group is visible. The channels where a menu group is visible are also where the menu group is available for ordering.

  10. Select Save.

  11. Next, add menu items to the menu group.

To edit a menu group

  1. Access the menu builder.

  2. Select the menu that contains the menu group you want to edit, then select the menu group.

  3. Select the overflow menu (the icon) to the right of the menu group's name and choose Edit. You see the Edit menu group page.

  4. Change your menu group's settings, then select Save.

  5. If you are ready for guests and employees to see these menu changes, select Publish all changes, then select Publish again in the Confirm Publish dialog box. See Understanding when to publish your menu for more information.

To remove a menu group

  1. Access the menu builder.

  2. Select the menu you want to remove a menu group from and then select the menu group.

  3. Select the overflow menu (the icon) to the right of the menu group's name and choose Remove. Removing a menu group also removes any menu items that the menu group contains.

  4. Select Remove in the confirmation dialog box.

  5. If you are ready for guests and employees to see these menu changes, select Publish all changes, then select Publish again in the Confirm Publish dialog box. See Understanding when to publish your menu for more information.