Menu Items

Use Menu items in Clock POS for all the dishes and drinks you sell at your restaurant, bar, bistro, cafeteria, etc. Any dish and drink listed in your printed menus and wine lists, etc. can appear as a menu item in Clock POS.

How to create

To set up your menu items in Clock POS, go to 'Management ' - ‘Menu items’. On this screen, you’ll find three different options for adding your menu items:

To create a single item, use the 'Create item' button


Menu items in Clock POS


  • Enter the name of the item in the 'Item' field. This name will appear on the posting screen, printouts and reports.
  • 'Revenue Group' and 'Revenue Category' - key info for your reports ('Charge Summary Report', etc.). Through the 'Edit selected' button you can set it at a later stage for single or multiple items at once.
  • Use 'Menu groups' to specify a menu item’s group for easier finding on the posting screen. Simply select a 'Menu Group' from the list or enter a new one.
  • 'Price', 'Currency' and 'Tax %' are not mandatory but when left empty, they will be required when posting the item. This way you can define 'open' price menu items.
  • 'Kitchen' refers to which kitchen printer and kitchen monitor the order to be sent. Through the 'Edit selected' button you can set it later on for single or multiple items at once.
  • 'Inventory code' is an additional field for reporting or data export purposes.
  • 'Images' section: Click 'Add Image' - to upload attractive pictures of your items for the e-menu.

To create multiple items, use the button 'Create multiple items'


Menu items in Clock POS


  • Use this screen to enter the common details for all the items to be added at once. 'Revenue Group' and 'Revenue Category' are used for reporting purposes ('Charge Summary Report', etc.). 'Visual group text' - select the respective 'Menu Group' from the list or enter a new one to which the items below to belong to. When grouped, menu items are easier for finding on the posting screen.
  • Use the fields of the 'Item' column to enter the names of the menu items. These names will appear on the posting screen, printouts and reports.
  • 'Price', 'Currency' and 'Tax %' are not mandatory but when left empty, they will be required when posting the item. This way you can define 'open' price menu items.
  • 'Kitchen' refers to which kitchen printer and kitchen monitor the order to be sent. Through the 'Edit selected' button you can set it later on for single or multiple items at once.
  • 'Inventory code' is an additional field for any reporting or data export purposes.

Use the 'Import from file' option to import menu items from a file


Menu items in Clock POS


Note: Download and test the feature through a sample file, using Excel or another spreadsheet application with 'UTF-8' CHARACTER ENCODING. In the downloaded sample file, fill in your own data, keeping the file structure. Now check the file for consistency errors by ticking 'Test Only' checkbox and clicking the 'Import' button. Otherwise, only clicking the 'Import' will directly import the file.

How to edit

You can can easily edit single or multiple items, by going to 'Management '-> 'Menu Items' and selecting one or more items. Enter the corrections and click the 'Update' button to save the changes.

How to delete

To delete a single item, go to 'Management '-> 'Menu Items'. Select the needed item and click the 'Open' button next to it, and then - the 'Delete' button.

Following the above steps, but selecting multiple items and then - the 'Delete selected' button, you can erase multiple menu items. We strongly advise to delete one file at a time to prevent erasing the wrong menu item.

How to sort

The default sort order of menu items is alphabetical. To change the sort order: 'Management'-> 'Menu Items', then click the 'Sorting' button in the top right corner of the screen. Through dragging and dropping, move each item up or down until you achieve the preferred order.


Menu items in Clock POS


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