Specifying a custom schedule for a menu

You can use the When is this menu available settings to specify a specific time period that a menu is available or a specific set of days that the menu is available. By default, the When is this menu available setting is set to Always, meaning the menu is available during all hours that the restaurant is open. If you specify a custom schedule for a menu, a calendar icon appears next to the menu's name to indicate that a custom schedule is in effect:

Use the instructions below to override the default schedule and specify a custom schedule for a menu.

Note

Custom schedules can only be set at the menu level. You cannot specify a custom schedule for menu groups or menu items. Also, currently, you can only set one time period per menu.

To specify a custom schedule for a menu

  1. On a menu's details page, navigate to the Availability section.

  2. In the When is this menu available section, select Specific days and time. A table appears that shows the days and time that the menu will be available.

  3. To edit the availability table, select the pencil icon on the table row. You see the Edit days and time dialog box.

  4. In the Day(s) available section, select the days you want the menu to be available.

  5. In the Time available section, enter Start and End times. Alternatively, select Available at all times if you want the menu to be available during all hours that the restaurant is open on the days you selected in the previous step.

    Note

    If you select Available at all times, the Start and End settings are hidden.

  6. Select Save to save your custom schedule and return to the menu details page.

  7. Select Save again to save your menu changes.

  8. 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.