iKiosk User Guide

Setup departments

iKiosk using Department, categories and menu items to manage and organize your food & drink itemseffectively. The structures is highly versatile and can be rearrange easily with the graphical UI provided.

Order printing by department

Before you can start selling, it is mandatory to create department(s). Department can be use to segregate different section of a restaurant by kitchen, bar or dessert station. The department can be associated with individual order printer(s) to print the incoming orders taken from cashiers or waiters (for iCafe & iRestaurant). iKiosk will automatically distribute the order items to different department that you have pre-configured.

Create new department

  1. After login as a Manager or Admin,
  2. Go to Order section
  3. Tap on Department function
  4. Tap on + at the upper right corner
  5. Enter Name of the new department
  6. Select Group for department

    1. Chef - Order will display in the Kitchen order display
    2. Cashier - Order will display in the Cashier order display
  7. Select existing categories or leave blank (create categories later)
  8. Configure 1st printer IP address (OPTIONAL)
  9. Configure 2nd printer IP address (OPTIONAL)
  10. Configure 3rd printer IP address (OPTIONAL)

Edit department

  1. login as Manager or Admin,
  2. Go to Order section
  3. Tap on Department function
  4. Tap on Department name to edit
  5. Tap on Group to change to Cashier
  6. Tap on Product category to deselect existing categories
  7. Select printer model and configure IP address
  8. Save changes

Change department order

  1. login as Manager or Admin,
  2. Go to Order section
  3. Tap on Department function
  4. Tap on Finger icon at the top right
  5. Press and hold the handle of the department and move up/down
  6. Press tick icon on the upper right to save

Delete department

  1. login as Manager or Admin,
  2. Go to Order section
  3. Tap on Department function
  4. Choose the department and slide from right to left until Delete button appear
  5. Tap on Delete to remove the department
  6. Done

Department printer setting

Department design to associate with order printer, and each department can support up to 3 printers across other departments. iKiosk currently support following brand and model, Rongta, Star Micronics and Bixolon. We will support more printers in the future. Follow guide explain how to setup order printer for the department.

  1. login as Manager or Admin,
  2. Go to Order section
  3. Tap on Department function
  4. Tap on the Deparment name
  5. Scroll down to the middle of the Department edit screen
  6. Select the printer brand
  7. Select the copy of order chit
  8. Enter the printer IP address
  9. Done

Department inventory management

If you are using ingredient management function, you can track your current ingredient balance on the Department screen. The ingredient balance is showing in real time. You can also assign ingredient to a department based on current available stock.

Check ingredient balance

  1. login as Manager or Admin,
  2. Go to Order section
  3. Tap on Department function
  4. Choose the Department name and tap on the arrow key on the left
  5. Ingredient list will show the current balance
  6. Done

Assign ingredient to department

  1. Expand the ingredient list of the Department
  2. Tap on + icon
  3. Select designated Department
  4. Select designated Receiving employee
  5. Select ingredient from the list
  6. Enter Amount to transfer (capped at the available stock)
  7. Add more ingredient as required
  8. Click Save to confirm
  9. Click Yes to confirm
  10. Done