Average cost per person: an approximate value that represents the average cost of consumption of your food and beverages. It reflects on the consumer app as a number of dollar signs ($) depending on the price of your food and beverages.
Average preparation time: the average time required for food preparation. It'll be displayed in the outlet info box, and the outlet page on the consumer app as the processing time is an important decision factor for customers. It’s very important to always respect it.
Categories: are sections within a menu, such as "Breakfast", "Desserts", "Mains", "Combo Meals", "Drinks", etc. Categories allow you to layer your menu to provide clear segregation of items and optimize the customer browsing & search experience.
Category_code: a unique code that will help map your menu items to a category. Please follow the format provided in the sheet (C1, C2, C3...etc).
Cuisines: on the consumer app, your restaurant cuisines will appear on the homepage of your outlet right under your banner, and in the outlet info box. Cuisines are important when customers perform a search by cuisine, or apply a cuisine filter. You can select up to 5 cuisines. The order of selection is important as only the first 3 cuisines will be visible for your outlet, the rest will be relevant to the search experience.
Dietary restrictions: are the specifications/restrictions of the food you are offering, for example "Gluten Free" or "Vegetarian", etc. Dietary restrictions are relevant to the customer search experience, as they have the ability to filter according to their preferred diet.
Item: an individual component of a category, and it is referred to as one unit (even if composed from more than one element). It could be a food or beverage item, a combo meal, a meal box, a snack, etc. Customers can add an item quantity according to their needs.
Item_code: a unique code that allows us to identify your item. This is used in the Menu Upload Template used for bulk menu uploads.
Menu: a menu constitutes of several categories that you can tie to different schedules in order to run them at a specific time. You can create one or multiple menus which you can choose to link to your outlet(s) at your convenience. Examples of menus can be; "Everyday Menu", "Ramadan Menu", "Weekend Menu", etc. Only one menu can be linked to an outlet.
Modifier groups & modifier items: "modifier groups" contain different "modifier items" that belong to the same type, and which allow the customization of an item. For instance, "Sauces" is a modifier group, and it would contain "modifier items" such as "Mustard", "Mayonnaise", etc. A customer could customize a burger (item) with extra cheese (modifier item).
Schedule_code: this is a code part of the URL of a specific schedule. Schedule_code is a field in the Menu Upload Template, which is used for bulk menu uploads. This field allows you to set a category to a different schedule. If left empty, categories will stay active as long as the outlet is open. Learn more about adding a schedule code below.