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Applying modifiers and pre-modifiers

To specify the custom details for a menu item selection, you add modifiers and pre-modifiers.

A modifier is a type of menu item that is configured as an optional component of another menu item. For example, sugar might be a modifier for a coffee menu item. For items that use size pricing, size is a modifier group.

A pre-modifier applies a text string to a modifier. It is typically displayed before the modifier name on a Toast POS device display and in a modifier description. For example, NO and EXTRA might be pre-modifiers for the sugar modifier.

In the orders API, to include the modifiers and pre-modifiers for a menu item selection, you add a modifiers value to the menu item's Selection object.