Diet Type Update

  Table of Contents
  1. Diet Types explained
  2. Payments - Student Diet Types
  3. Menus - Items Diet Types


Diet Types explained

  • Vegan: A diet that includes fruits, vegetables, grains and pulses, but excludes honey, dairy, meat, gelatine, animal stock and fats
  • Vegetarian: A vegetarian diet includes fruits, vegetables, grains and pulses along with eggs, dairy and honey but excludes dairy, meat, gelatine, animal stock and fats
  • Pescatarian: A diet includes fruits, vegetables, grains and pulses along with fish and other seafood, but excludes dairy, meat, gelatine, animal stock and fats
  • Halal: Food which adheres to Islamic law, as defined in the Koran
  • No Beef: A diet that excludes all beef products
  • No Pork: A diet that excludes all pork products.
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Payments - Student Diet Types

If the student has a specific Diet Type (i.e. Halal), click the Student [1] in the Students table, in the Edit Student window click the Diet Type tab [2] and click the Halal check box [3] option before clicking click Save [4].

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Setting a Student’s Diet Type will restrict showing Menu Items that have not been marked as safe for the Diet Type in all Meal Selection channels (Manager App, Whiteboard, Parent Bookings and Tablet).

Vegan Diet Type

If a Student is marked as Vegan, they can select menu items marked as 'Suitable for Vegan'. Menu items 'Suitable for Vegetarian / Halal / Pescatarian' can be selected when 'Suitable for Vegetarian' is also marked.

Vegetarian Diet Type

If a Student is marked as Vegetarian, they can select menu items marked as 'Suitable for Vegetarian / Vegan'. Menu items 'Suitable for Halal / Pescatarian' can be selected when 'Suitable for Vegetarian' is also marked.

Pescatarian Diet Type

If a Student is marked as Pescatarian, they can select menu items marked as 'Suitable for Pescatarian / Vegan / Vegetarian'. Menu items 'Suitable for Halal' can be selected when 'Suitable for Pescatarian' is also marked.

Halal Diet Type

If a Student is marked as Halal, they can select menu items marked as 'Suitable for Halal / Vegetarian / Vegan / Pescatarian'. Menu items marked as 'Contains Beef' can be selected when 'Suitable for Halal' is also marked.

No Beef Diet Type

If a Student is marked as 'No Beef' they cannot select menu items marked as 'Contains Beef'.

No Pork Diet Type

If a Student is marked as 'No Pork' they cannot select menu items marked as 'Contains Pork'.

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Menus - Items Diet Types

To restrict users from being able to select Items with conflicting Diet Types the Diet Type tab [1] contains a check list of dietary restrictions for cultural or religious purposes e.g. Halal.

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When a Diet Type (i.e. Halal [2]) is selected any conflicting Diet Types will be Un-selectable [3] (greyed out), this applied to the following:

  • If Suitable for Vegan is ticked Admin users can also select Suitable for Vegetarian, Suitable for Pescatarian and Suitable for Halal.
  • If Suitable for Vegetarian is ticked Admin users can also select Suitable for Halal, Suitable for Vegan, Suitable for Pescatarian.
  • If Suitable for Pescatarian is ticked Admin users can also select Suitable for Vegan, Suitable for Vegetarian and Suitable for Halal.
  • If Suitable for Halal is ticked Admin users can also select Suitable for Vegetarian, Suitable for Pescatarian, Suitable for Vegan and Contains Beef.
  • If Contains Beef is ticked Admin users can also select Contains Pork and Suitable for Halal.
  • If Contains Pork is ticked Admin users can also select Contains Beef.
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