Create Ingredients by Using Bulk Import

Before you can manage and monitor the ingredient inventory and create a recipe, it is necessary to create the ingredient first. If you have more than 50 ingredients, we advise you to use bulk import to create it.

  1. Go to Ingredient > Ingredient Library.
  2. Click Import/Export > Import Ingredients on the top right corner.
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  3. Select Modify Ingredient Library to add new ingredients and update existing ingredients, or Replace Ingredient Library to delete all existing ingredients and replace them with your uploaded ingredients.

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  4. Click Next > Download Our Template.
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  5. Open the file saved to your computer using Excel.
  6. Fill in the template columns with your ingredient information:
    • Leaving the category field blank will leave the ingredient as Uncategorized.
    • New categories will be created for any new categories identified in the category column.
    • Leaving the “Ingredient - Track Stock” blank in Alert column will default the "Track Stock" to off. Place a "Y" if you would like to track stock for this ingredient.
    • Leaving the "COGS - Track Cost" blank will default the "Track Cost" to off. Place a "Y" if you would like to track cost for this ingredient.
    • Fill in the “Cost Amount” if you track Cost for the ingredient.
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  7. Save the edited CSV file to your computer.
  8. Drag and drop the CSV file into the upload area or click on the upload area.
  9. Click Upload.
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