Intelli-Kitchen: Kitchen Display Solution (KDS)

Kitchen represents the heart of a restaurant. Kitchen display solution (KDS) have evolved rapidly in the digital era, becoming a key piece of restaurants’ communication strategy. Anewtech has developed a comprehensive kitchen display solution features hardware and software integration to realize digital transformation in F&B sector.

KDS is customizable to support different restaurant service styles and restaurant staff preferences. KDS also support remote management software that enables remote device monitoring, order management and stock management.

Anewtech's KDS combining Kitchen Display Monitor (KDM) and Work In Progress Panel (WIP). Simply put, KDM is a digital screen that displays orders, replacing paper tickets and printers. WIP is an interactive that enable staff to tapping on screen to view recipe and update meal preparation status.

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Kitchen Display Monitor (KDM)
42" All-in-One Stainless Display Monitor + Embedded PC
Work in Progress (WIP)
21.5" All-in-One Touch Stainless Panel PC
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  • POS system delivers order to KDS server
  • KDS server routes food to the appropriate kitchen station KDM: grill, sandwich, fryer, etc. prompting staff to start prepare the ordered meals
  • KDM receives food preparation status from WIP
  • Packaging or dispatch station scan QR code on receipt to
        clear the completed order  from KDM
  • WIP receives order from KDS server
  • KDS server routes food to the appropriate kitchen station
  • Staff update the food preparation status on WIP (waiting,  start cooking, finished cooking). The status updates accordingly on KDM and cook time is recorded
  • Recipe viewer shows a dish’s ingredients, cooking methods and food picture at the touch

Features:

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Systematic order management and routing for efficient back-end operations

  • KDS server automatically dispatch orders to the appropriate kitchen station after categorizing each order item to ensure easy identification.
  • This improves order management by streamlining the cooking process and increasing staff efficiency.
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Seamless food preparation status update

  • Food status (waiting, start cooking, finished cooking) appear in orange, red and green colour icons in both KDM and WIP.
  • Chefs update the status via WIP and the status refresh instantly on KDM.
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Recipe viewer function

  • By tapping on the food item, recipe viewer function displays item image, ingredients and cooking procedure on screen.
  • Recipe viewer also manage quality control since the recipe includes images of what the end product should look like before they get ran to diners or packaging station.

Benefits:

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Optimize process

KDS organize orders for respective kitchen station to ensure smooth preparation and speed up the meal-making process by using recipe images to quickly convey items required for each order.

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Reduce error

A kitchen display system lays out orders in an easy-to-read fashion, not in someone’s handwriting that might be indecipherable. Ordering devices and KDS provide individual item sales data, enabling managers to better manage inventory, and to minimize waste.

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Boost employee satisfaction

Kitchen display systems take some of that pressure off employees who otherwise might have to guess at handwritten orders, remember numerous meals recipe, etc.