Create or Import a Menu (Previous Version)
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Written by Sam Fielding
Updated over a week ago

This article contains details about the previous version of the menu editor. All accounts will have access to the new version soon. View this topic for the new menu editor.

In this article, learn how to create a menu from scratch or import one from a delivery channel.

Getting started

Step 1. Navigate to the Menus page in the sidebar.

Step 2. Select the Create menu button.

Step 3. You have four options to choose from:

  • Create menu: Start building a new menu without importing data. Follow the instructions directly below.

  • Create menu group: This allows you to organize your menu page by grouping related menus.

  • Import from channel: Use an existing delivery channel to recreate an existing menu. Follow the instructions under the Import from channel heading.

  • Import from POS: Use your point of sale to create a menu using existing categories. Follow the instructions under the Import from POS heading.

Create menu

Step 4. Complete the following fields:

  • Menu Image: Upload an image to display on your menu.

  • Menu Name: This name will be shown to customers on your channels.

  • Internal Menu Name (optional): By adding a name, you can easily distinguish this menu. This name won't be shown outside of Deliverect.

  • Menu Description (optional): Provide additional information about this menu.

  • Type: How customers will receive their orders (delivery, pickup, etc).

  • Use Products From: Choose which location to use.

Select the Save menu and create categories button once ready.

Step 5. Now is the time to add categories to your menu. Select +Add Category.

Step 6. Enter a name for this category and optionally a description.

Step 7. Once the category has been created, you can add items to it. To do so, select the add menu items button. If you do not yet have any products in Deliverect, view this article on how to sync products from your POS.

Step 8. Choose the products you would like to add to your menu. You can select multiple at once and search for products. Select the Add Products button once ready.

Step 9. You can re-arrange your products by selecting and dragging them. Or you can sort them by name or price with the Sort menu items button.

To save and publish your menu, read the Finishing up section.

Import from channel

Step 4. If you have a compatible channel connected to your Deliverect account, you will be able to choose it in the Import Menu From dropdown. For the Link Products To Location dropdown, choose the location that Deliverect should use to attempt to link products. Select the Import Menu button for it to be recreated in Deliverect.

Import from POS

Step 4. Choose the location to use.

Step 5. Select the categories to import.

Finishing up

To save or publish your menu, select the buttons at the bottom of the page .

Before publishing your menu, remember to first set your menu availability and opening hours.

You can also manage groups, preview your menu, or fine tune it for individual locations or channels Select the More button will allow you to export it as a .csv file . Finally, if you would like to translate your menu to other languages, choose the Edit Translations button .

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