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Creating Simple Products for Hospitality Events

Use the Product Administration screen to create the simple products that can be grouped to create complex products.

This task is a step in Process of Setting Up Products and Assets.

To create a simple product in Hospitality

  1. Navigate to the Administration - Product screen > Products list.
  2. In the Products list, click New and Release to create a new product record and complete the fields.

    NOTE:  If you click New instead of New and Release, once you have created the product you must then click on the Customizable Products view tab to navigate to the Versions view and click the Release New Version button. This is done for version control purposes.

    The following table describes some of the fields.



    The product name.

    Part #

    The part number for the product.


    The type of product. Examples are Menu, Package, Sleeping Room, and Setup Style.


    Automatically populated with the name of the default organization. The user can change the selection, and add more than one organization, specifying one as the primary.

    Unit of Measure

    The unit of measure used for the product. For example, if coffee is the product, the unit of measure might be pounds.

    Revenue Subcategory

    The revenue subcategory for the product.

    Revenue Category

    This field is automatically populated after a revenue subcategory is specified.

    Parent Revenue Category

    This field is automatically populated after a revenue subcategory is specified.

    Resource Type

    Determines whether or not the item is automatically reserved for an event. Available values are Critical, General, and Non-Critical and are drawn from the LOV. For more information about these values, see About Hospitality Assets.

    Set-Up Time

    Minutes needed to set up a product.

    Tear-Down Time

    Minutes needed to tear down a product.


    Select the property at which this product is available.

    Billable Flag

    If you want the customer to be charged for use of the product, then select this flag. For example, you may want to charge customers for bottles of champagne, or you may not want to charge customers for the use of table and chairs at a function.


    Allows you to group products to make it easy for you to search for products of a certain grouping. For example, you may want to find all dinner main courses on available at a particular property.

    Report Header

    Select a report header for the product.

Related Topics

See Product Administration Guide.

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