Ingredients

The food item is made up of materials which are known as ingredients. These ingredients are obtained from different sources. For example, Pizza is made up of Tomato sauce, Crust, Cheese and Toppings.

Ingredient association involves the following steps:

Create Ingredient Item

Associate the ingredients under food item variation

Create Ingredient Item

Navigation: Pos Backend → Items → Item Library → Create Item

The Create Item pop-up opens, fill in the details and save. After that, Press Add Variation, Select the type as Ingredient - To indicate the item is an ingredient.


After creating the Item Variation, inventory is added. If you have queries in item creation, please check the Item library help document.

Associate the ingredients under food item variation

After creating ingredient item, we need to associate the ingredient item under the food item variations. For example, associate the Cheese under Barbecue Chicken Pizza

Backend → Items → Item Library → View Items → Inventory → Ingredients / Recipe tab → Add Ingredients / Recipe button.



The pop opens, Select the type as Ingredients, select the item variation (Ingredient items are listed in this dropdown)



Enter the Quantity, Select the unit of measurement from the dropdown, and Click Save. For example, To make 1 pizza, 15 gram cheese is used. Then enter the quantity as 15 and select the UOM as Gram(g).





Recipe

The recipe is a set of instructions for making something from various ingredients or group of ingredients.

Recipe association involves the following steps:

Create Recipe Item

Associate the ingredients under the recipe

Associate the recipe under food item variation

Create Recipe Item

Navigation: Pos Backend → Items → Item Library → Create Item

The Create Item pop-up opens, fill in the details and save. After that, Press Add Variation, Select the type as Recipe - To indicate the item is a recipe.


After creating the Item Variation, inventory is added. If you have queries in item creation, please check the Item library help document.

Associate the ingredients under the recipe

After creating recipe item, we need to associate the ingredient item under the recipe. For example, associate the Chopped Tomato under Tomato Sauce

Backend → Items → Item Library → View Recipe Item → Inventory → Ingredients tab → Add Ingredients button.



The pop opens, Select the item variation (Ingredient items are listed in this dropdown), Enter the Quantity, Select the unit of measurement from the dropdown, and Click Save.

For example, To make 1l Tomato Sauce, 2 KG chopped tomatoes are used. Then enter the quantity as 2 and select the UOM as Kilogram (kg).





Associate the recipe under food item variation

After completing the associative process of ingredients with recipe item, we need to associate the recipe item under the food item variations. For example, associate the Tomato Sauce under Barbecue Chicken Pizza

Backend → Items → Item Library → View Items → Inventory → Ingredients / Recipe tab → Add Ingredients / Recipe button.



The pop opens, Select the type as Recipe, select the item variation (Recipe items are listed in this dropdown) Click Save.





Import

We could update the Ingredients / Recipe with the use of item sheet. Refer Import Item Ingredient Update help document
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