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Managing Products with eatOS Dashboard - A Comprehensive Guide

With the robust Product Management feature of eatOS Dashboard, businesses can effortlessly create, update, and delete products to maintain a well-organized and up-to-date menu. This feature, powered by the user-friendly eatOS Dashboard, empowers restaurant owners and managers to efficiently manage their product offerings, ensuring accurate inventory tracking and streamlined operations.

Table of Contents

How to Add or Create a New Product
How to Edit a Product
How to Archive a Product
Products Positioning in Point-of-Sale (POS) Menu Illustration

How to add or create a new product:

Adding a new product to your menu is a straightforward process. Follow these steps:

Step 1: Select "Products" in the menu management section.

Step 2: Tap “+ New Products”

Step 3: Enter the required information and tap "Save"

Product ImageAdd a product image
Product ColorSelect a product color
Menu name*Enter the menu name where the products will be assigned
Display nameEnter the product name that you want to display on the menu, you can name the same as the product name based on how you want to reflect
Printer nameEnter a product name that will be shown on the printers/kitchen printers. It can be the same as the product name or can create a custom product name
Assigned printerSelect a printer / assign a printer where you want the product to be routed
CategorySelect the sub-category where the product will be assigned
Product DescriptionEnter a product description to be displayed on all platforms
ActiveThe active button will set the product to be active at the point of sale. You can toggle it off to hide the product
86 this product?If 86 this product is enabled, it will make the product temporarily unavailable to the point of sale
Product VariationThe product variation will enable inventory tracking and enable you to add variant details
IngredientsSelect the ingredients assigned to the product
ModifiersSelect the modifier group and modifiers associated with the products


Varian NameSKU*Inventory*Threshold*Price*
Enter a variant name that describes the product selectionEnter a numeric code associated with the variant nameSet a number for the product inventorySet a number for the product inventory thresholdEnter the product price

Step 4: You can also add multiple products by importing the menu items created using the menu Excel template.

4a. To add products in bulk, tap the 3-dot icon next to the New Product button.

4b. Tap "Multiple Products"

4c. Import the file from your saved location and tap the Upload button.

4d. If managing multiple locations, select the applicable location to apply the menu.

4e. Tap Done to save the menu.

How to Edit a Product

Step 1: To edit, select the products you wish to edit.
Step 2: `Hover to the "Date Created" column
Step 3: Select the pencil to Edit

Step 4: Update the required information

How to Archive a Product

Step 1: Select the products you wish to archive
Step 2: Hover to the "Date Created" column
Step 3: Select Archive

Step 4: Select “Yes, archive it!” to confirm the selection or select “Cancel” to go back without deleting the item

To add multiple products, you can also import items using the menu Excel template.

Products Positioning in Point-of-Sale (POS) Menu Illustration

The following illustration demonstrates the positioning of products within your point-of-sale system after configuring the settings for menu products.

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Updated on: 06/01/2024

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