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Restricting a Category to Specific Stores

For a variety of reasons, you may want to restrict a category to specific stores, to control whether or not the category will be visible to certain stores within Store Menu Admin. A common use of this feature is when a brand creates a test category and wants to restrict it to only be seen by the demo or lab vendor. This prevents live stores from accidentally adding the test category to their online menus. By restricting a category, you can control whether or not that category appears within a stores' menu in Dashboard.

Prior to restricting a category;

  1. Label the category using the Internal Name field, specifying which stores/group of stores you are restricting the category to (example: "Entrees - CA Stores")
  2. Make sure that the category has not been added to all store menus


Steps to restricting a category:

  1. Go into the Company Menu via Menu Admin.

  2. Click on the appropriate category you would like to restrict (category should expand when clicked).

  3. Click the check icon next to the Edit Category option.


  4. On the next screen, click Restrict stores for the full list of restaurants to open up.


  5. Click Expand all to reveal a full list of the stores.

  6. Uncheck all the stores you would not want the category to be available to (only stores that are checked off will be able to see the category).

    • 2018-05-11_12-20-47.jpg - Store will be able to see the category, and add it on to their menu.

    • 2018-05-11_12-21-17.jpg - Store will not be able to see the category.

  7. Once the appropriate store selections have been made, hit Save at the bottom of the screen.

  8. On the Category Restrictions Saved Successfully screen, click Ok.

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