[VIDEO] Menu Production Record

The Menu Production Record lists the amount of food you need to serve and purchase to adequately serve participants in your care. It may also include actual quantities served, if recorded. Before printing this report, you should record menus and estimate attendance (at least). Estimating attendance allows you plan ahead of time, so you can purchase the appropriate quantities of food (as listed on the report). If you print this report after recording actual attendance and/or actual quantities served, the quantities needed based on actual attendance display on this report, as do the actual quantities prepared.

For more information, see Estimate Attendance and Record Actual Quantities Served.

Notes: Before printing this report, ensure that you have selected the correct Food Quantity Type in the Food List, as this affects the units of measure used on the Menu Production record when calculating quantities. For more information about selecting a Food Quantity Type, see Add and Edit Foods.

If you are recording individual infant menus, the Menu Production Record for infants only shows quantities for the default infant menu. For infant quantities on individual infant menus, see Print the Infant Feeding Report.

You can print the Menu Production Record from two locations:

  • The Reports page.
  • The Daily Menu page.

Required Permissions: You must have the Meal & Attendance (Reports) permission enabled on your account to run the Menu Production Record.

Printing the Report from the Reports Page

  1. From the menu to the left, click Reports.
  2. On the Reports page, select the following:
    • Category: Meals & Attendance
    • Report: Menu Production Record
    • From/To: Select a start and end date for the report.
  3. Click Run. A PDF downloads.

Printing the Report from the Daily Menu Page

When you print the Menu Production Record from the Daily Menu page, it only prints for one day. You cannot select any additional days to include.

  1. From the menu to the left, click Food Program.
  2. Click Daily Menu.
  3. Click Menu Production Record. A PDF downloads. 

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