Manage Food Categories

Add Food Categories

Set up food categories on the Food Categories page. You can then assign foods you create/edit on the Food List page to these categories.

Required Permissions: You must be assigned to the Director or Administrator role to access the Food Categories page.

To add a food category:

  1. From the menu to the left, click Food Program.
  2. Click Food Tool. The Food List page opens.
  3. Click the Food Categories tab. The Food Categories page opens.
  4. Click Add a Category. A pop-up opens.
  5. Click the Name box and enter a name for this category. This box is required.
  6. Click the Spanish Name box and enter the Spanish name for this category. This box is optional.
  7. Click Save.

Edit Food Categories

To edit a food category:

  1. On the Food Categories page, click the category name to change. A pop-up opens.
  2. Click each box and enter new information over the existing information.
  3. When finished, click Save.

Delete Food Categories

To delete a food category:

  1. On the Food Categories page, click the category to remove. A pop-up opens.
  2. Click Delete.
  3. At the Are You Sure prompt, click Delete.

Note: You must remove all foods from a category before you can delete it.