Sept. 17, 2013
Revention has offered a Kitchen Display System since its inception. The company announced this week it has enhanced its tracking menu item preparation times within that system. According to a news release, the enhancement was made because operators are looking to be more efficient and improve the guest experience.
With the upgrades, each menu item can have a defined preparation time. When an order is submitted to the kitchen display, the item with the longest preparation time appears first, and subsequently other items appear based on their required preparation time. All items will then be completed at the same time, preventing a partial order from sitting in the window for an extended period.
Revention has also incorporated production items for the Kitchen Display System. Production items are common prep items required to prepare multiple menu items. For example, breaded chicken tenders will be used to prepare a Small Tenders Basket, Large Tenders Basket, Kids Chicken Tenders and a Chicken Tender Salad. When each one of those items is ordered, the kitchen display will show how many tenders are required to fulfill the preparation. The production items appear at the top of the kitchen display and are a running total of what is required to fulfill all pending orders in the system.
Using production items and prep times can help a kitchen manager focus more on food consistency and prep rather than proper order timing, according to a news release.
Earlier this month, Revention expanded its suite of products to include Table and Guest Management, which provides tools to actively manage table turns, server assignments and food preparation times.
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