Day Parts, or Dayparting, is the practice of breaking up an Operations Day in to segments that can then be individually reported on. Restaurant365 gives users the ability to create Day Parts with their corresponding Names and Start / End Times. 


Day Parts can be set up for POS Polling and Scheduling.



Setting Up Day Parts for POS Polling


When set up for POS Polling, Day Parts will help break up POS data in various operational reports. In addition to this, the 'Comments' tab of the Daily Sales Summary will contain a 'Comments' box for each respective Day Part for that Location.

Users can set up these Day Parts on the Location record.



To do this, open the Location record and navigate to the 'Day Parts' tab. On this tab, enter in the Names and Start Times for these Day Parts. Ensure to save the record before closing. 



Setting Up Day Parts for Scheduling


Day Parts can be set up to display on the Schedule Calendar and help determine the amount of Employees that need to be scheduled within each Day Part, if Smart Labor is enabled. Day Parts can be set up on either the Schedule Calendar Day View or the Labor Matrix, if Smart Labor is enabled.



Schedule Calendar – Day View



Day Parts can be set up on the Schedule Calendar by updating the view from 'Week' to 'Day' and then clicking 'Configure Day Parts' under the 'Day Parts' selector that appears.



A 'Configure Day Parts' modal will appear where Day Part Locations/Names, Settings/Hours, and Restaurant Operating Hours can be set. Ensure to save the updates made before closing the modal. Click here for more details on this modal's fields.



Labor Matrix


The Labor Matrix is enabled for databases that have Smart Labor added to their plan. Click here to learn more about the Classic Labor Matrix and the Smart Ops Release Labor Matrix.



Open the Labor Matrix and navigate to the 'Day Parts' tab. From this tab, Users can set up the Day Part Names and Time Frames. Click here to learn more about the 'Day Parts' tab.