QuickBooks Restaurant Items Setup

AccuPOS understands that setting up an inventory list is a very time-consuming task but the good thing is that it only needs to be completely setup once.

Setting up the inventory is very important, both for the accounting side of a business as well as the Point of Sale.

This guide will cover the basics of creating items inside QuickBooks and how the inventory list works with AccuPOS Point of Sale.


Explanation of the five general item sale types:


Click on each item type below for step-by-step instructions on how to set it up in QuickBooks

  1. Non-inventory items.
    For example: coffee or fountain drinks
    Non-inventory items



  2. Items that are sold using a different unit of measure as you purchased.
    For example: a case of wine sold as a bottle or glass
    different unit of measure as you purchased



  3. Items that are sold using same unit of measure as you purchased.
    For example: a birthday cake.
    same unit of measure



  4. Items that are sold in a different way than you purchased.
    For example: a hamburger is a collection of its ingredients.
    different way than purchased

  5. Items that a combination of multiple items (for QuickBooks Premier and Enterprise versions only)
    For example: a combo meal of a burger, fries and a soda.
    combination of multiple items