Add a New Category

How to create a new category and apply it to Menu Items

This How-To goes over creating a new category for your menus and how to apply Menu Items to them! Read on below to become the expert!




  1. Log in at, or log into the Table Needs app!

  2. Navigate to the "Restaurant Admin" section, by clicking the "Menu Icon" that's located on the left side of the screen.

  3. Click on the "Categories" tab, located at the top of the screen.

  4. Click the green "Add a Category" button.

  5. Type the name of your category.

  6. From here, you will be able to select the layout for how items and their images are displayed in the category. Simply click on the desired layout

  7. Add menu items to this category, by clicking "Add Menu Item"

  8. You can then save your changes by clicking the blue "Save" button at the top right of the screen

  9. This will bring you back to the categories tab.



Wondering how you can change the layout of these categories and what each view looks like? Take a look at our "Change or Update Menu Style" guide!


Don't forget! Click the "Menus" tab and the green "Publish Menu" button to see
the changes reflected on your consumer menu!