System is a collection of interrelated component (subsystem) that function together to achieve some outcomes. It also is a set of object and relationships among the objects viewed as a whole and designed to achieve a purpose.
Cafeteria ordering system is a system specially designed to improve the waiter/waitress work efficiency or customer self-ordering and where customer can place their order and make the payment.
This system is a system that categorized on TPS (Transaction Processing System). TPS is automated handling of data about business activity. The information system characteristic of TPS is high volume, data capture focus, goal is efficiency of data movement and processing and interfacing different TPS’s.
1. PROJECT BACKGROUND
Cafeteria ordering system founded in Alpha College of Technology to provide facilities to student and lecturers. This system is ease of use because customer just can select and order their menu on the screen where it placed at counter. The system also can be efficient because chef wouldn’t confuse to make the order.
The system also needs a system administration whose will have the right to enter the menu with their current prevailing price. He/she can change the menu contents by adding or deleting an item or changing its price.
Quick order entry will make customer do not boring to wait a long time. It is because they can save their time, so customers do not need to wait for waiter/waitress to make order. The customer that come to enjoying the facilities at the cafetaria are students and also among the staff in Alpha College of Technology. Besides that, there are also guest or visitors coming to visit their children’s.
2. PROBLEM STATEMENT
The basic problem in this service is cafeteria is not realizing efficiencies that would result from better application of technology in daily operation. Every order has counters where you can place your order and then make the payment, so it needs an employee to assist preparing the order and payment. Labor rates are increasing every now and then it is difficult to find worker in the middle of the highway. Hence, to solve this problem use the plan to design a “Cafeteria Ordering System”.
For this system, administrator who will have the right to enter the menu with their current prevailing price. He/ she can enter anytime in the system by secured system password to change the menu content by adding or deleting an item or changing its price
Now, when the customer enter the restaurant, he/she will place his order with the help of the touch screen using the intuitive graphical user interface, right from the selection of language till the payment confirmation. He/she will select from the food options according to his/her choice and the system will display the payment amount he/she to make once he/she has finished with his/her order. A receipt will be printed containing the order number and the order will sent in the kitchen for processing.
3. OBJECTIVE OF SYSTEM
1.To make sure the system can take order from the customer as per his/her choice. ~ user can select a combo deal, for example are combination of main food, drink and side dish. User also may want to make up his own order by selecting dishes.
2.To handles the payment for the user-defined order
~ User can make a payment depend on the system. When user make a payment, the system will print out the receipt containing a taken, number, details of the order, bill and the payment method with a terminal message.
3.To reduce the number of worker at the back of the counter. ~ This system can minimize the number of worker when user can make order through the system. This is because the cafeteria don’t need many worker to manage ordering when customer enter in the cafeteria.
4. SCOPE OF THE PROJECT
The cafeteria ordering system is created benefit to student and staff of Alpha College of Technology. The student from another college is...