POS Integration Overview

POS Integration Overview

Restaurant365 integrates with many POS systems. Here is an overview what the integrations create in Restaurant365 each time it is run:   System Requirements – The machine housing the integration must have at least .net 4.0 and Internet Explorer 9. Frequency – The integration can be configured to run automatically each night. It can also be run on-demand at the end of the day by one of the store managers. Data Flow – The integration is a one-way integration from the POS system to Restaurant365. Restaurant365 does not pass any information back to the POS system. Data – The integration … Continued
Unit of Measure

Unit of Measure

Unit of Measure – Base Types Units of Measure are used throughout Restaurant365 for Inventory, Purchased/Vendor Items, Recipe Costing, Commissary Items, and Catering Item tracking.  Units of Measure (U of M) are completely customizable and you can have as many, or as few as you need.  There are three Base U of M that all other U of Ms must be equated to either directly, or indirectly through other U of Ms.  These three Base Units of Measure are: Volume Base for this type = OZ-fl Examples: OZ-fl, Cup, Gallon, Quart Weight Base for this type = OZ-wt Examples: OZ-wt, LB, KG, … Continued
Manager Daily Comment

Manager Daily Comment

Restaurant Managers have access to the Manager menu on the top ribbon in Restaurant365.  Currently there are two options on the Manager menu: 1) Daily Comment and 2) Employee Review Note.  As this menu is specific to Operations Managers, and not Accounting Users, only users with the Security Role of Restaurant Manager will see this menu in the top ribbon. Note: for the features in the Manager menu to function properly, Restaurant Managers must have a Default Location assigned on their User record.  If no Default Location is assigned, no comment boxes will appear on the Daily Comment screen.   Daily Comment … Continued
Sell Only Items (Merchandise) sold through the POS with Recipe Costing

Sell Only Items (Merchandise) sold through the POS with Recipe Costing

For Sell Only items, items used exclusively/made available for AR Invoices, some added steps need to be taken to be able to sell those items through the POS and capture the costs using Inventory Counts and Recipe Costing. Preparing the Items First the Sell Only Item needs to be converted to a Purchased Item.  For Sell Only Items that have already been created in Restaurant365, this is a process that requires assistance from the Restaurant365 Support team.  If the items have not yet been created or imported in to Restaurant365, then in place of creating Sell Only Items, Purchased Items can … Continued
Troubleshooting Missing Daily Sales Summary

Troubleshooting Missing Daily Sales Summary

Missing Daily Sales Summary In the event that the Daily Sales Summary (DSS) does not automatically import, following the close of the preceding daily sales, try the following steps before contacting Restaurant365 Support:   1) Ensure that the Back Office Computer is running 2) Ensure that the Back Office Computer has an active internet connection   If the computer was off, or the internet was down, the auto-import tool cannot run.  Continue to the options listed below   Options: Manually import the Daily Sales Summary via the Restaurant365 Auto-Import Tool Note: This option is only available on Non Cloud-based POS … Continued
Manually Delete DSS

Manually Delete DSS

To manually delete a DSS file, a User must have the primary security role of ‘Accounting Manager’ or the secondary security role of ‘Master Record Delete’.  Click here for more information on Security Roles A User with the requisite security would navigate to the Daily Sales Summary list view in the Operations Module, select the DSSs that will be deleted, and click the ‘Delete Selected’ button in the filter ribbon Important Notes / Warnings:  The Deletion process can take several minutes.  Once clicking ‘Delete Selected’, do not refresh the page or hit the refresh arrows on the table.  Many records … Continued
Managing Menu Items

Managing Menu Items

Menu Item Analysis Menu Item Analysis has the following benefits: Visually review the performance of each menu item with ease Analyze menu items with greater efficiency Easily see where you are doing well and where you can improve Setup Menu Items The Menu Item Analysis has two main components that need to be setup – Menu Items and Menu Item Links Menu Items Allows the user to set the details for each Menu Item including: Estimated Cost, Price, Target Margin, etc. Menu Item Links Allows the user to link together more than one item. This is especially helpful when the … Continued
Daily Sales Summary for the Restaurant Manager

Daily Sales Summary for the Restaurant Manager

  In this training, the steps to review the Daily Sales Summary (DSS) will be covered: 1. Close out POS System 2. Upload Daily POS Data to Restaurant365 & Open Daily Sales Summary 3. Open the Daily Sales Summary and Review ‘Totals’ tab 4. Enter Deposits 5. Enter Exceptions (if any) 6. Enter House Account info (if any) 7. Enter Paidouts (if any) 8. Review Labor   Step 1: Close Out POS System Finish the closing steps in your POS system (if applicable) Step 2: Upload Daily POS Data to Restaurant365 Daily Sales Summary data can be uploaded to Restaurant365 in one … Continued
Gift Cards and Certificates

Gift Cards and Certificates

Gift Card Sales Gift card sales are imported from the POS each night on their respective sales tickets. This is imported as a sales item on that ticket with the corresponding category you’ve assigned in the POS. On the DSS journal entry this will credit the GL Account you’ve specified in the R365 Sales Account mapping. This is usually Gift Card Liability and as shown in the screenshot below of your sales accounts where the category is related to gift cards, that is the case. Gift Card Payments When a customer pays with a gift card this also comes over … Continued
Payment Type Accounts Overview

Payment Type Accounts Overview

Purpose & Overview:  Payment Type Accounts are required for all POS integrations to Restaurant365 in the same way Sales Accounts are. A Payment Type Account’s purpose is to tell Restaurant365 what GL Account to debit when accounting for individual sales tickets imported from the POS. It is a ‘mapping’ of tenders, discounts, and other offsets/reductions to the sale of goods in the POS system, to a Restaurant365 GL Account. Here is a diagram & example: The Restaurant365 POS integration automatically creates unique Payment Type Account records (in R365) for every payment & discount from sales tickets imported from the POS … Continued