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How Can You Tailor Your Odoo 17 Point of Sale Kitchen Screen for Streamlined Order Management?

The restaurant business is a bustling world where every minute counts. In such a busy setting, managing orders efficiently is crucial to keep customers happy and operations running smoothly. 

The Odoo 17 Point of Sale (POS) Kitchen Screen – a feature designed to make order management a breeze. This digital tool displays all incoming orders to the kitchen staff in real time, ensuring that the right order gets to the right table at the right time. 

However, every restaurant is unique with its own set of needs and challenges. That’s where the ability to customize the Odoo 17 POS Kitchen Screen comes into play, allowing you to adjust it to fit the specific needs of your restaurant like a glove. 

Whether it’s a large diner with a vast menu or a cozy cafe with daily specials, tailoring the Kitchen Screen can help streamline the order process, making life easier for both your kitchen staff and your customers. 

Dive into this blog to discover how customizing the Odoo 17 POS Kitchen Screen can transform your restaurant’s order management process into a model of efficiency and accuracy.


Customizing the kitchen screen in Odoo 17 is not about changing what’s there, but about enhancing and adapting it to align with your operational rhythm :

  • Improved Order Accuracy and Speed : Tailor the screen to display critical information, aiding in quick, error-free order preparation.
  • Streamlined Kitchen Operations : Display information relevant to order types, making it easier for staff to prioritize and process orders swiftly.
  • Enhanced Communication : Bridge the communication gap between the front and back of the house, ensuring everyone is on the same page with any order updates or modifications.


Your pathway to tailoring the POS Kitchen Screen begins with a few simple steps:

1) Installation and Activation :
1. Ensure the Odoo POS Kitchen Screen module is installed​​.

2) Backend Configuration :
2. Navigate to the POS app and under the “POS Kitchen Screen” tab, initiate the ‘POS Kitchen Screen Configuration’ to create or tweak the existing kitchen screen​​.

3) Field Selection and Grouping :
1. Head to Point of Sale > Configuration > Kitchen Screen.

2.Under Order Fields, select and arrange the fields you want displayed.

3. Under Order Groups, categorize orders based on criteria like order type, customer name, or order status.

4) Color Coordination :
1. Under Colors, personalize the color scheme to make the screen visually appealing and easy to read.

5) Save and Review :
1. Once satisfied with the customization, click Save and review the tailored kitchen screen to ensure it meets your expectations.


Customizing the kitchen screen unveils endless possibilities. Here are a few scenarios where personalization proves beneficial:

  • Large Menu Management : Cater to a vast menu by displaying order items based on their types – main course, appetizers or drinks.
  • Busy Bar Scenario : Keep bartenders updated with real-time order information, displaying order number, customer name and drink type.
  • Delivery Optimization : Display delivery addresses to ensure correct routing and timely deliveries.

Tailoring the Odoo 17 POS Kitchen Screen is like having a custom-made suit. It fits your business operations perfectly, enhancing the workflow, reducing errors and ensuring satisfied customers with every order.

Pragmatic Techsoft stands as a beacon of Odoo development and customization expertise. With a legacy of successful Odoo 17 migrations and POS system customizations, we are here to assist you in harnessing the full potential of Odoo 17.

Stay tuned to our website and blogs for more in-depth insights on leveraging Odoo 17 for your business excellence!


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