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Calculating Prices for Menu Items

The following sections describe how to calculate time-specific and size prices for a menu item. When calculating the price for a menu item, you use the pricingStrategy and pricingRules values for that menu item.


For menu items that use the Base Price or Menu Specific Price pricing strategy, no calculations are required. You retrieve the price from the menu item's price value. For menu items that use the Open Price pricing strategy, the expectation is that the price is provided at the time the item is ordered. See Using Menus API Data to Submit Properly Formed Orders for more information.