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Creating a Menu

14th Jan 2018

Recipes and foods can be organised into menus and cost assessed in the foodservice version of Nutritics or with the foodservice add-on pack.  After a menu is created, there are a number of display options available for use, including a digital interactive menu, a printable allergen & calorie summary report, and full menu cycle overview report. To create any of these reports, a menu must first be produced:


1. Click ‘Start’ then ‘New Menu’ to start creating a menu or menu cycle. Alternatively, click the folder icon below the food search box, then click 'My Menus' > 'New Menu' to create a new menu

2. Enter a name for your menu, for example, Mondays Menu, á la carte, Early Bird, Weekend Specials etc.



3. 
Click ‘My Recipe Groups’, which is located near the top of the Tree Viewer list. This will expand your recipe groups in subfolders below.

4. Click on a recipe group to open all recipes in that group in the workspace to the right:



5
. Drag items from the workspace into the newly created menu in the tree viewer, this will add the item to the menu plan: 


6. Repeat steps 4 & 5 for other recipe groups (eg. breakfasts, lunches).
Pro Tip: Switch the workspace view between the tile and list mode by clicking the toggle in the bottom right of the screen.
7. Next, repeat the process for ‘My Food Groups’, to add any single food items you wish to include on the menu (eg. drinks, confectionery).

8. 
Open the Menu to see the result of the menu plan. Click ‘Choose Monitors’ from the top toolbar to customise the detail that is available on display:



9. Click the digital menu button in the top toolbar to preview your menu in digital format (top picture below) or click the paper menu to generate an allergen and calorie summary sheet (bottom picture below):





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