Key words: Fire mains, mains away

In fine dining services, it is necessary to notify the kitchen that your guests have finished their entrées and are ready for their mains. This is to call mains away, or to "fire mains".

This is a beta function in Abacus.

For you to call mains away, you will need to create a Note on the POS Menu, then download a beta version of Abacus that will send this note on its own.

Usually, a note needs to be attached to an item that is being ordered, which is the limitation of the live version of Abacus. In the beta version, it can send on its own.

Learn via tutorial

  1. Contact Abacus for a copy of Abacus POS Beta to run on your iPad

  2. Sign in to

  3. Click here to launch our tutorial

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