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Ingredient Management on Dashboard & POS

A Guide to Managing Ingredients with eatOS

Welcome to the world of eatOS, where you can effortlessly manage your ingredients for a smooth and efficient operation. This help desk article will walk you through the process of adding, creating, editing, and deleting ingredients using eatOS. Follow these steps to ensure a successful implementation of ingredient management.

How to Add or Create a New Ingredient

Navigate to Menu Management: Access the menu management section and select "Ingredients."
Add a New Ingredient: Tap on "+ New Ingredients" to initiate the ingredient creation process.
Enter Ingredient Details:
Provide the ingredient name, such as Bacon, Lettuce, or Carrots.
Select the appropriate ingredient type.
Tap the Save button to preserve the newly created ingredient.### Adding or Editing Ingredients from the Point of Sale:

Adding or Editing Ingredients from the Point of Sale

This section will guide you through the process of adding or updating ingredients directly from the point of sale. Create unique dishes and stand out from the competition with ease.

How to Add a New Ingredient

Access the New Order Screen: From the new order screen, either tap the drop-down arrow or slide down the settings bar.

New Order Screen

Navigate to Menu Management: Tap on "Menu Management."

Menu Management Tab

Go to Ingredients Sub-tab: Find the "Ingredients" sub-tab on the left-hand navigation bar.

Left hand navbar

Add a New Ingredient: Click on "ADD."

Add Tab

5.** Enter Ingredient Information:**

Ingredient Name: Enter a custom ingredient name (e.g., Tomato and Onion).
Ingredient Type: Choose "Normal" as the supported ingredient type.
Save your changes.

Information Field


Within Menu Management, select the "Ingredients" sub-tab and choose the ingredient you wish to edit or delete.


Editing an Ingredient:

Editing an Ingredient: Make changes to the ingredient details.
Deleting an Ingredient: Scroll down and tap "Archive" to remove the ingredient from active use.

Edit/Delete Ingredient]


The illustration below showcases how ingredients appear in your point-of-sale after configuring your POS ingredient settings.

Point of Sale Illustration]

With eatOS, managing ingredients becomes effortless. By following these steps, you'll seamlessly add, create, edit, and delete ingredients, harnessing the power of our platform to enhance your culinary offerings. Should you encounter any challenges or have further inquiries, our dedicated helpdesk team is ready to provide the support you need. Elevate your culinary creations and optimize your operation with eatOS.

Updated on: 11/22/2023

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