The UpMenu system offers you an advanced modifiers management module that allows you to give your customers even more options of placing an order in your restaurant.

Adding modifiers is a great way to satisfy your customers and give them the possibility of eating what they really want. Also, it allows you to make more profit.

Adding modifiers to the menu items

Let’s assume that you want to add an option of choosing extra modifiers like cheese and bacon to your burger.

  1. Go to “Menus”.

  2. Create a new section called, for example, “Extra ingredients for burgers”.

  3. Click on the “edit” button (a pencil icon) next to the section and turn on the option “Section is not visible directly on the menu” by moving the slider.

  4. Add new menu items called “Cheese” and “Bacon” and introduce their prices.

  5. Expand the options next to a burger to which you want to offer the modifiers and click on the “Add modifier” button.

  6. Enter the name that will be displayed at the moment of adding the product to the cart. For example, “Extras”.

  7. Select the previously created category in the “Source of modifiers” section and choose “Standard modifier price” in the “Price of modifiers” section.

  8. Save changes.

  9. At the moment of adding the product to the cart, the customer will see a pop-up window with the option of choosing the extra ingredients.

Examples of advanced modifiers configuration

Adding free extras to products

Let’s assume that you want to offer your customer a free choice between a BBQ or cheese sauce for a burger.

The UpMenu system makes it possible to offer a free choice for a customer. The happier the customer is, the more likely they are to return to your restaurant.

  1. Go to “Menus”.

  2. Create a new section called, for example, “Burger sauces”.

  3. Click on the “Edit” button (a pencil icon) next to the section and turn on the option “Section is not visible directly on the menu” by moving the slider.

  4. Add new menu items called “BBQ sauce” and “Cheese sauce” and set their prices as 0.00.

  5. Expand the options next to a burger to which you want to offer the modifiers and click on the “Add modifier” button.

  6. Enter the name that will be displayed at the moment of adding the product to the cart. For example, “Sauces”.

  7. Select the previously created category in the “Source of modifiers” section and turn on the option “Free” by moving the slider in the “Price of modifiers” section.

  8. Expand “Advanced options”.

  9. Set 1 as a minimum and maximum quantity in the “Modifiers quantity” section. This way your customer will have to choose one of the available sauces.

  10. Save changes.

  11. At the moment of adding the product to the cart, the customer will see a pop-up window with the option of choosing one of the sauces. Once the sauce is selected, the customer will be able to add it to the cart.

Offering replacement options for default ingredients

Let’s assume that each burger from your menu is served with BBQ sauce and you would like to offer your customers a free replacement option for cheese sauce.

  1. Go to “Menus”.

  2. Create a new section called, for example, “Burger sauces”.

  3. Click on the “Edit” button (a pencil icon) next to the section and turn on the option “Section is not visible directly on the menu” by moving the slider.

  4. Add new menu items called “BBQ sauce” and “Cheese sauce” and set their prices as 0.00.

  5. Expand the options next to a burger to which you want to offer the modifiers and click on the “Add modifier” button.

  6. Enter the name that will be displayed at the moment of adding the product to the cart. For example, “Sauces”.

  7. Select the previously created category in the “Source of modifiers” section and turn on the option “Free” by moving the slider in the “Price of modifiers” section.

  8. Expand “Advanced options”.

  9. In the “Default modifiers” section, choose the “BBQ sauce” from the “Burger sauces” section.

  10. Set 1 as a minimum and maximum quantity in the “Modifiers quantity” section. This way your customer will have to choose one of the available sauces.

  11. Save changes.

  12. At the moment of adding the product to the cart, the customer will see a pop-up window with the option of choosing one of the sauces, and the “BBQ sauce” will be automatically selected. The customer can select another sauce and add the burger to the cart.

Offering extras at different prices depending on the size

If you use a menu that includes items of different sizes, you can adjust the prices of modifiers for each variant separately.

Let’s assume that you want to configure extra ingredients like cheese, ham, and salami for pizzas of different sizes.

  1. Go to “Menus”.

  2. Create a new section called, for example, “Extra ingredients for pizzas”.

  3. Click on the “Edit” button (a pencil icon) next to the section and turn on the option “Section is not visible directly on the menu” by moving the slider.

  4. Add new menu items called “cheese”, “ham” and “salami”.

  5. Expand the options next to added menu items and then expand the “Manage sizes” section by moving your cursor over it. Choose the product variant.

  6. Introduce the prices of extra ingredients for each size.

  7. Expand the options next to a pizza to which you want to offer the modifiers and click on the “Add modifier” button.

  8. Enter the name that will be displayed at the moment of adding the product to the cart. For example, “Extras”.

  9. Select the previously created category in the “Source of modifiers” section and choose “Standard modifier price” in the “Price of modifiers” section.

  10. Save changes.

  11. At the moment of adding the product to the cart, the customer will see a pop-up window with the option of choosing the extra ingredients. The prices will depend on the size of the pizza.

Upselling recommendation

In UpMenu, you can set the modifier to be a separate item in the order instead of just an addition to another item. This option can be used to facilitate your work at the restaurant in various ways. For example, it may facilitate billing and administration

  1. Go to “Menus”.

  2. Create a new section called, for example, “Accompaniments”.

  3. Click on the “Edit” button (a pencil icon) next to the section and turn on the option “Section is not visible directly on the menu” in the “Advanced Settings” by moving the slider.

  4. Add new menu items, for example: “French fries”, “Onion rings” and “Soda” and set their prices.

  5. Expand the options next to a burger to which you want to offer the modifiers and click on the “Add modifier” button.

  6. Enter the name that will be displayed at the moment of adding the product to the cart. For example, “Create a combo!”.

  7. Select the previously created category in the “Source of modifiers” section.

  8. Expand “Advanced options”.

  9. Activate the “Upselling recommendation” in the “Other settings”.

  10. Save changes.

  11. At the moment of adding the modifiers marked as an upselling recommendation, the modifiers will be presented as a separated menu item in the order summary.

Dividing the order process into steps

The UpMenu system allows you to break down the add-on process into steps. Discover from our example how you can do this.

If you show creativity, by using this option, you can drastically increase the sales of modifiers.

  1. Go to “Menus”.

  2. Create a new section called “Burger doneness”.

  3. Click on the “Edit” button (a pencil icon) next to the created sections and turn on the option “Section is not visible directly on the menu” in the “Advanced Settings” by moving the slider.

  4. Add the following menu items to it: “Rare”, “Medium” and “Well done”. Set prices as 0.00.

  5. Expand the options next to a burger to which you want to offer the modifiers and click on the “Add modifier” button.

  6. Enter the name that will be displayed at the moment of adding the product to the cart. For example, “Burger doneness”.

  7. Select the previously created category in the “Source of modifiers” section and enable the option “Free” in the “Price of modifiers” section.

  8. Expand “Advanced settings” and set the minimum and the maximum quantity as 1. This way the customer will have to choose one of the options.

  9. In the “Process wizard” section, introduce “Free”. All modifiers that share the step ID will be displayed together in one step at the moment of placing an order.

  10. Save changes.

  11. Create another section and name it “Burger sauces”.

  12. Click on the “Edit” button (a pencil icon) next to the created sections and turn on the option “Section is not visible directly on the menu” in the “Advanced Settings” by moving the slider.

  13. Add “BBQ sauce”, “Cheese sauce” and “Classic burger sauce” to it. Set prices as 0.00.

  14. Repeat the steps from 5 to 10.

  15. Create another section. Name it “Paid extras for burgers”.

  16. Click on the “Edit” button (a pencil icon) next to the created sections and turn on the option “Section is not visible directly on the menu” in the “Advanced Settings” by moving the slider.

  17. Add the following menu items: “Extra cheese”, “Extra bacon”, and “Jalapeño”. Set the prices of the products.

  18. Expand the options next to a burger to which you want to offer the modifiers and click on the “Add modifier” button.

  19. Enter the name that will be displayed at the moment of adding the product to the cart. For example, “Make it bigger!”.

  20. Select the previously created category in the “Source of modifiers” section and choose “Standard modifier price” in the “Price of modifiers” section.

  21. Expand “Advanced options”.

  22. In the “Process wizard” section, introduce “Paid”.

  23. Once the product is added to the cart, the customer will have to go through all the steps of choosing modifiers according to the parameters you set.

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