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Variant, Modifier and Option in Product Menu

Product Menu of Taptouch Hospitality POS is very strong and flexible supporting different requirement. Variant, Modifier and Options can be used in different scenario

Here is summarize of these 3 which make it easier for restaurant to build a easy to use Menu:

Differential/ChangesVariantModifierOptions
User ScenarioProduct Major changes like: Colors of TV, Size of Coffee, Beef/Lamb with CurrySmall Modifier or add-on, very popular to use and change basedd on product. Like Sugar, milk type in coffee, topping in bubble teaSome none-commonly used options or command like: Spicy level, allergic, special command to kitchen or bar
NameVariant Name is part of product name and print in Receipt and Kitchen with brackets, like “Latte (Large)”Print and display under the name of the product. Multi modifiers will be printed in multi lines.Print and display under product name, after Modifier. Multi options may be printed together and separated by space.
SKU CodeDifferent Variants have different SKU codeNo CodeNo Code
PriceVariant Price will override the product price.Final price = product (Variant) + modifier price + Option PriceAdded to Total Price: Total = Product (Variant) + Modifer + Options
Number of ChoiceOnly one Variant can be choosedNumber of each modifiers and total can be set from 1 to unlimited Number of each and total options can be set from 1 to unlimited
Define and settingAdded in product edit page directly(1) Define modifiers (2) Bundle with product(1) Define options (2) Bundle with categories

Variant

  • Variant is used for different size or color of product. Such as Small, Middle, Large Latte.
    • Used for configuration for the same product with different color, size.
    • Different prices applied for different products.
    • Variant name is just color/size name. Like “Large” , then Product will be displayed as “Latte (large)”
Variant & Modifier on POS

Modifier (Add-on)

  • Modifier (Add-on): small topping, add on or source for dishes. Or Accessories for goods.
    • Modifier is added in product setting on backoffice, bundled to product. One modifier can be bundled to different products.
    • Price for modifier will be added to product price. For example, modifier “Soy milk” is $0.2. Latte is $4.5, total price will be $4.7
    • Modifier will pop up automatically when the product is clicked to add to the shopping cart.
    • Modifier can be added multi time by clicking multi times on POS.
Add Modifier on back-office
Add Modifier on back office
Choose to bundle Modifier in back office
Variant & Modifer

Option

  • Options are used for modifiers or changes that are not popular for normal ordering, such as allergy, no ice for soft drinks, etc.
    • Option is added on back office and bundled to categories but not to product.
    • Option will not pop up if there are only options with a product but no variant or modifier. It can be added by clicking product in shopping cart
    • Option can be added for multiple times with price.
Click Item in Shopping Cart for Options
Options to be choosed on POS

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