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Creating and Converting a Sample Restaurant

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Chapter 1. Introduction

When you open TouchBistro for the first time, you can click on a button called View sample restaurant. This allows you to see how a typical restaurant might be setup in TouchBistro. You are able to modify and use the sample restaurant as you like, but you will not be able to register or purchase a license for it.

This sample restaurant remains available in your list of existing Standard Restaurants in TouchBistro.

Chapter 2. Creating a Sample Restaurant

1. After opening TouchBistro for the first time, tap the View sample restaurant button.

2. The Welcome to TouchBistro window explains some of what you can and cannot do with your Sample Restaurant. Tap OK to continue.

3. When you are finished using your Sample Restaurant, tap the Admin menu in the top right-hand corner, and then tap Admin Settings.

4. When you are finished using your Sample Restaurant, tap the Admin menu in the top right-hand corner, and then tap Admin Settings to exit your restaurant.

At this point, you may come back to look at your sample restaurant in the future. For example, you may wish to refer to settings or changes you made to your sample restaurant when creating your own restaurant.

Chapter 3. Converting a Sample Restaurant

If you wish to use the Sample Restaurant as a template for your own restaurant, you will need to convert it into a “real” restaurant, in order to register and purchase a license for it.

1. From the Restaurants window, tap the Information icon to the right of your Sample Restaurant.

2. Select Create Restaurant from Sample.

3. In the Confirm window, type the name of your restaurant, and click Continue.

4. Tap the name of your restaurant in the Restaurants list.

5. Tap the Terms of Service button.

6. Tap Accept in the top right-hand corner.

7. Tap the Privacy Policy button.

8. Tap Accept in the top right-hand corner.

9. Tap Done in the top right-hand corner.

Chapter 4. Register TouchBistro with a New License

To create a TouchBistro license, proceed to follow the below steps. If you already have a TouchBistro license, proceed to the next section, Register TouchBistro with an Existing License.

1. Tap the Admin menu in the top right-hand corner, and then tap Admin Settings.

2. Tap Licensing.

3. Tap Register.

4. Tap the Terms of Service button.

5. Tap Accept in the top right-hand corner.

6. Tap the Privacy Policy button.

7. Tap Accept in the top right-hand corner.

8. Tap Done in the top right-hand corner.

9. Complete all fields in the Register a New Account window:

  • Account Name: Type your restaurant’s name in here, with no spaces, or apostrophes.
  • First Name: Your first name.
  • Last Name: Your last name.
  • Contact Phone #: The phone number we can most easily reach you at.
  • Email: The email address we can most easily reach you at.
  • Confirm Email: Re-type your email address for confirmation.
  • Password: Select a password with at least 8 characters, one lower-case letter, one upper-case letter, and one numeral.
  • Confirm Password: Re-type your password for confirmation.

10. Tap Register Now.

Chapter 5. Register TouchBistro with an Existing License

1. Tap the Admin menu in the top right-hand corner, and then tap Admin Settings.

2. Tap Licensing.

3. Tap Register with Existing Account.

4. Enter the account name and password emailed to you.

5. Tap Login.

6. Tap OK.