Management console

Set up the back office of Poster, add the menu, and fix up the food cost to get the full value of our product.

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Products

How to add products and dishes categories

You can combine dishes and products into categories to find them on the register faster.
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How to import products and their modifications

Use the import of products and their modifications to quickly add to Poster products and their varieties that you buy and resell.
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How to make a copy of a dish

You can copy dishes and edit copies to fill up the menu with similar dishes faster.
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How to import products

Use the import of products to quickly add them to Poster.
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How to track the stock of drinks properly

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How to import ingredients

To add your menu to Poster faster, make an import of ingredients and then make dishes and preparations with them.
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How to add preparations

Preparations are pre-cooked dishes that consist of ingredients.
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How to add ingredients

Ingredients are goods that you use to prepare dishes and drinks.
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How to specify gross and net weight manually

You can put gross and net weight for dishes and preparations with weight ingredients.
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How to print a dish

Print dishes with ingredients for your chef.
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How to add a station

The station is the place where dishes are cooked. For example, “Kitchen” or “Bar”.
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Examples of dish modifiers use

Organize menu with dish modifiers to make your service faster and to control your stocks.
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How to add dish modifiers

Modifiers are the extra ingredients, products, size, or cooking methods in your dish.
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What is the difference between a dish and a product?

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How to make a data export from Poster

You can make an export of all sections in the management console which have the Export button.
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How to add categories of ingredients

You can combine goods into categories of ingredients to see the current amount of vegetables, meat, or dairy product in stock.
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How to add product modifications

Modifications are varieties of the same product
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How to import dishes

To add dishes and drinks that are cooked in your locations faster, make an import of dishes and then add ingredients and preparations.
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How to add a dish

Dishes are food and drinks that were cooked according to the recipe in your location.
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How to add a product

Products are items that are ready for selling. They’re not used for the preparation of dishes. For example, a bottle of coke.
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How to add a barcode to products

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How to work with dish modifiers on your POS

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Inventory

How to add supply in the management console

Add supplies to track your stock and ingredients food cost. Before adding supply, create ingredients and products which would be in storage.
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How to run a partial inventory check

To do an inventory check only of several ingredients, products or dishes, run a partial inventory check.
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How to print an inventory checklist

Print a checklist with all ingredients, products, and dishes in storage that were used to make an inventory check. 
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How to run an inventory check

Use inventory checks to compare your expected balance to the actual balance of ingredients in stock by storage locations
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How to add a supply on the POS

Add supplies quickly on the POS register without accessing the management console.
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How to add ordering unit

Supply your ingredients in packages. Like 12 pcs of bottled water or a sack of flour
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How to disable the manufacturing of dishes

Disable manufacturing to switch Poster write offs back to deducting ingredients instead of dishes and preparations cooked in advance
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How to work with ingredients movements report

Run the ingredients movement spreadsheet to control stock supplies, expenses, and average food cost per ingredient.
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How to add a storage

Add storage locations to make supplies, manual write-offs, inventory checks, and control stock.
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How to make a transfer between storages

Move ingredients, products, and manufactured dishes between your storage locations.
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How to make a supply import

Use supply import for fast adding ingredients and products to stock in Poster.
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How to configure storage write-offs

Write-off rules automatically help Poster POS orders to be written off from the correct storage
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How to set the food cost

Poster automatically calculates the food cost according to the supplies and stock balances.
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How to make a manual write-off from the storage

Generally products are written-off from the storage automatically once sold. In case of expiry or other reasons add manual write-off
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How to work with inventory reports on movement of products and ingredients

To control stock deduction, you can view ingredients movement for a selected period.
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How to set up low stock alert

Enable low stock alert to make purchases on time and get notifications about supplies running low
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How the food cost is calculated

Add supplies of the ingredients and products in stock, and Poster will automatically calculate the food cost of the dishes and beverages.
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How to add a supplier

Add suppliers to track their supplies and amounts paid
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What is manufacture and how to use it

Manufacture helps to convert existing ingredients into prepared dishes and track their stock. Mostly used in bakeries or diners.
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Finances

How to work with cash shifts on the POS

Use cash shifts to control cash movements in your location.
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How to add an additional financial account

Create accounts to keep track of your location's revenue
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How to set up payroll accounting

Use payroll accounting to calculate your employees' salaries. Set up staff time tracking, payroll calculation and get the payroll reports
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How to calculate the taxes

Set up taxes and apply them to your dishes and products to take calculation of taxes from sold goods in Poster.
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How to read the financial report

View financial report to control cash flow in your accounts. It’s a spreadsheet with income and expenses transactions sorted by categories
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How to edit cash shifts metrics

To fix incorrect cash shift numbers edit, delete, or add new transactions in the management console.
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How to pay for supplies with the bookkeeping account

Create automatic transactions to withdraw supply funds once a supply is added
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How to track payment processing fees

While using payment gateway to accept card payments or collaborate with delivery service, enable automatic fee tracking.
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How to create taxes and their types

Add Value added or On turnover tax in Poster to sell your product with taxes. Create your own taxes, choose percentage and name them.
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What is expected and actual balance in cash shifts

View the cash movements every shift for security and tracking down the difference between expected and actual money balance in the cash box.
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How to add transaction categories

Categorize transactions to simplify reports. “Rent”, “Labour cost”, “Supplies” are expenses, and “Banquet service” category is an income.
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What is the an adjustment transaction

This transaction adds after the cash shift closure in case of difference between expected and actual shift balances.
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How to add transactions in the management console

Transaction is a movement of money on the accounts. For example, a deposit payment is an income and utility bills is an expense.
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Analytics

How to view receipts with suspicious activity of your staff

To view receipts with potentially suspicious activity or fraud of your staff, use the filter 🙀 Suspicious activity.
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How to view sales reports by payment methods

View sales reports by payment methods to check if customers pay for orders by card or by cash more often.
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How to work with reports by tables reservation

View tables reservation reports to control and analyze hall load.
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How to check customer statistics

To control your revenue, average receipt and amount of sales per each customer, check customers statistics.
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How to view sales report by products

View sales reports by products to control the amount of sold dishes, food cost % and revenue.
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How to view sales reports by tables

View sales reports by each table to control guest count, average receipt and profit of each tables hall of your location.
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How to view waiters sales reports

View waiters reports to control the worked time and sales of employees.
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How to view stations sales reports

View stations sales reports to control amount of sold goods, revenue and profit of kitchen and bar.
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How to work with sales reports by locations

View sales reports by locations to control the revenue and profit of each location.
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How to delete a receipt

Delete incorrect receipts to match revenue and stock to the actual ones.
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How to view taxes report

To control sales of the products with tax, view reports by the tax types.
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How to view sales reports by categories

View sales reports by categories to control gross revenue, profit, and food cost of sold dishes.
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How to work with sales report

View sales report chart to control sales in your location.
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How to work with receipts report

To view detailed history of each receipt and control their amount for the certain period, you can use sales reports in Poster.
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Marketing

How to use discount cards

To let your customers have discounts or collect bonuses use discount cards with barcode or with magnetic stripe.
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How to import customers and their bonuses

Import customers to Poster. That is the quickest way to add your customer list in bulk
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How to add a customer through the management console

Add customer to Poster to allow him a discount or charge bonuses.
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How to set up the discount-based loyalty program

Set up a discount-based loyalty program to provide your customers a discount on the whole menu except the exclusions of course!
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How to set up a birthday bonus

Set up an automatic bonus top up for customers once its their birthday.
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Popular promotions examples

Create popular promotions to increase sales and attract more customers. For example, Happy hours, 2+1, or Free 6th coffee.
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How to make discount exclusions

Exclusions are products and categories which are not covered by discounts and bonus payments.
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How to set up the cash-back rewards program

Set up a cash-back rewards program, so your customers will collect and use bonuses to pay full price or part of the receipt with them.
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How to add a new customer on your POS

You can add a new customers on your POS to make them a discount or add some bonuses.
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How to work with promotions

Create promotions to give discounts at a certain time, products or quantity to increase sales
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Preferences and security

How to pay the Poster subscription

If your account expires, pay the subscription by card in the management console.
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How to add a location

If you have several locations with a similar menu, combine them in one account and monitor the sales of the entire network.
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How to take account of receipts, closed after midnight

If your location is open until the last customer leaves or closes after midnight, set up shift end time.
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How to hide a floor plan on your Point of Sale

If you have a counter service or you serves only a to-go dishes you can hide a floor plan.
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How to set up delivery

To set the service standard, select city areas and set delivery rates for each of them, set up delivery for your location.
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How to add or delete a floor section

Add floor sections to the POS to work several sections of your place or with summer platform.
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How to set up security settings

Change security settings to select actions that can be done on the register only by the hall manager.
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How to arrange tables on the floor plan

Change tables’ location on the floor plan so your waiters could work and sale faster.
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How to change receipt pattern

To make you receipt unique and well-known, set up receipt patten and add some useful information.
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How to set different prices for each location

Set different prices for each of your locations in one account.
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How to account working time of your employees

Account working hours of your employees to calculate their salary.
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How to send notifications for the subscription renewal to multiply emails

If you want to send reminders 3 days before the account expires, write your employee's emails and renew your subscription on time.
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How to create a position

To assign your employees a position we have six default positions with different access rights to management console and POS
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How to add service charge

Set up fixed service charge percent and Poster will automatically recount total sum of order with service charge included.
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How to add an employee

You can add your employees to Poster and give them access to point of sales and different features of management console.
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