Online Catering Item Upsell
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Upsell is a free feature enhancement for Online Catering customers.

Upsell allows you to offer additional menu items to diners, directly in the cart drawer, while driving revenue through increased sales of lower price point menu items. 

  • Drive Revenue - Increase sales of lower price point menu items

  • Easy to Use - Manage upsell settings directly in the BentoBox backend

  • Increased Visibility - Enable diners to discover new menu items 

Turning on Upsell 

1. To turn on Diner Upsell, log in to the BentoBox backend, click on Online Catering, and select the menu you would like to offer upsell.

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2. Choose between ‘Best Sellers’ and ‘Custom Items’

Best Sellers are configured automatically based on menu sales data. Once several orders have been placed, your lower-priced best-selling items will be recommended as upsell items to diners.

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Custom Items allows you to choose the exact items you wish to upsell to diners. You must select at least 3 custom items to offer as upsells.  


3. Check performance 

View total upsell revenue for each menu in the BentoBox backend. 

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What Does the Guest Experience Look Like? 

When Upsell is enabled on a menu, the diner will be offered a maximum of 3 upsell items in the cart drawer. Items that are already in the cart will not be offered as upsells. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

What does this cost?

Upsell is a free feature enhancement for all Online Catering customers.

Will it work with POS-integrated customers? 

Yes!

What happens if an upsell item is out of stock? 

Upsell items that are unavailable or out of stock will not be offered to the diner.

What are the requirements for Upsell to work?

  • Have an active Online Catering license assigned to a location

  • Have an Online Catering menu with 15 or more items

  • Item sales history is needed to generate ‘Best Sellers’ -OR- Select ‘Custom Items’ to feature items of your choice 

  • Items with a per dish or per person minimum cannot be added as Upsell items

Can upsell be turned on for a single menu?

Yes— Upsell is controlled at the menu level, so each Online Catering menu can be set up differently

Can upsell be turned off? 

Since upsell is enabled on the menu level it can be turned on and off in the menu settings at any time.