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Dynamic Customized Menu selection ordering system UI Disclosure Number: IPCOM000248133D
Publication Date: 2016-Oct-28
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Custom Restaurant Menu Selection Application Based Upon Referencing Ingredient Stocks via Cognitive System Recipe Generation

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Dynamic Customized Menu selection ordering system UI

Users wishing to visit a restaurant typically have to order a meal to a predefined menu, when they may wish to avail of more customized options.

    A user can avail of an app on a mobile device or a tablet device to input a set of favoured courses.

    The result inputted by the user will then search a restaurant database, prioritized with appropriate tags, as indicated by the menu selection, plus desired location radius, price range etc. with appropriate results returned to the user based

upon existing stock in a live or a predictive sense and then eligible restaurants who can prepare the meal will be returned for possible selection by the user.

    A recipe database per prioritized restaurant is accessed following user input of desired meal option. This recipe database can be compiled by the active ingredient stock (in a predictive sense) at the anticipated time of the meal reservation.

    A plugged in component such as a cognitive system can scan the available stock and compute eligible recipes for the given desired meal - often producing for example more than one eligible recipe.

For example recipe, a matrix (or other data structure) is produced, with row

and columns indicating a number of ingredient requirements, with a position in the

matrix designating an id for an ingredient from the known possible ingredient list

    A candidate matrix (or other data structure) is compiled for each restaurant to represent a known stock list of ingredients. Each eligible recipe matrix is then compared for a valid result (through transformative matrix operations)

    e.g. taking 8 sample ingredients, an eligible recipe matrix set against a candidate matrix of total ingredients for the r...